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A group of Uber investors want Benchmark Capital kicked off the board after the firm sued former CEO Travis Kalanick

A group of Uber shareholders is calling for venture-capital firm Benchmark Capital to be removed from Uber's board. According to Axios' Dan Primack, Shervin Pishevar of Sherpa Capital, Ron Burkle of Yucaipa Companies, and Adam Leber of Maverick sent a petition Friday morning to other Uber investors and Uber's board of directors calling for Benchmark to step aside. The petition also asks that Benchmark divest enough of its shares so it no longer has board appointment rights, according to Axios.
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