Uber lawsuit against Travis Kalanick

Literally hours after we published a (very long!) list of all the execs who have jumped ship from Uber this year, more bad news landed about Uber's management situation. Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm that was an early investor in Uber and holds a seat on the board, has sued Travis Kalanick, Uber's founder and recently-ousted CEO.

The suit, scooped by Axios, alleges breach of contract and fiduciary duty by Kalanick. Basically, Benchmark is accusing Kalanick of pulling strings to try and stack the board in his favor, and eventually orchestrate a triumphant return as Uber's CEO.

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