Kevin Rose gets targeted by anti-tech protesters in San Francisco

Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose says that his San Francisco home was visited by protesters today, who held up a banner calling him a “parasite” and distributed leaflets with the same message. What did he do to deserve this? Well, he invested in startups. While Rose didn’t sound happy about the protest, he also tweeted, “I did agree w/ them that we need to solve rising rents, keep the SF culture, and crack down on landlords booting folks out.”

Google Ventures partner and Digg cofounder Kevin Rose was under siege at his home yesterday. Sign-wielding protesters calling him a “professional asshole” demanded money. Protesters claim that Rose invests in startups who then wreak havoc in Silicon Valley and the surrounding area by causing prices to raise. According to a flyer posted by Rose on Instagram, the protesters claim that “young entrepreneurs ravaged the landscapes of San Francisco and Oakland.” It continues: “We are the ones who serve them coffee, deliver them food, suck their cocks, watch their kids, and mop their floors, nearly all of them are just like Kevin Rose and we are tired of this miserable and untenable situation.”

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