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Uber ex-CEO Travis Kalanick joins Irvine medical software start-up’s board

Travis Kalanick was an early investor in Kareo.
(Jeff Chiu / Associated Press)

Travis Kalanick has found his first known gig since the former Uber Technologies Inc. chief executive was ousted from the company he co-founded. Kalanick is joining the board of his friend’s medical office software company.

The Irvine start-up, Kareo Inc., has raised $125 million in venture capital. Kalanick was an early investor in the company, which was started by Dan Rodrigues. Kalanick and Rodrigues co-founded music search company Scour together in 1997.

News website Axios earlier reported Kalanick’s decision to join Kareo’s board. A spokesman for the company confirmed the appointment.

Rob Reid, another early investor, also joined Kareo’s board.

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Although Kalanick resigned as Uber’s CEO in June, he remains on the board of the ride-hailing giant. Kalanick has been involved in the search for board members and helped pick his successor, Dara Khosrowshahi. In February, he testified in Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car lawsuit against Uber; Uber settled the suit for $245 million in equity.


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