A company is nothing short of a child for its founder, the investor looks at it as just another entity to churn money. It never works out. The confidence is lost.
The startup ecosystem is the biggest energizing factor where people meet ideas, they get inspired and come together to take the big risk of investment
Kalanick said, "Some people don’t like to take responsibility for their own shit,” to the driver and finally had to issue an apology later, so it seems he took or at least tried to take responsibility of his own words.