TechCrunch

TechCrunch

An online publisher of startup and technology industry news. It was founded in 2005 and is located in San Francisco, California.

About

TechCrunch is an online publisher of news and analysis covering the technology industry and startup ecosystem. It is a subsidiary of Verizon Media Group, the publishing arm of United States telecommunications company Verizon Communications. As of 2020, its Editor-In-Chief is Matthew Panzarino.

Product

The company's product is website dedicated to startup and technology news. The news can be obtained in various forms including print, videos, newsletters, and events. TechCrunch also has multiple podcasts available covering various themes. Content on the website covers topics including startups, venture capital, gadgets, mobile applications, and more. In addition to content, there is a database known as 'The TechCrunch List' which contains information about venture capital companies.

The website is free to use and there is a premium option known as 'Extra Crunch'. This option allows for users to access more information regarding startups for a monthly, annual, or biennial subscription fee. The website is also available via mobile application for both Android and iOS systems.

Timeline

May 29, 2019

Crunchbase Unicorn Leaderboard re-launches

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

AJ Arora

Employee

Angela Medina

Employee

Ben Schaechter

Employee

Blake Robinson

Employee

Dan Romero

Employee

Daniel Kimerling

Employee

Daniel Levine

Employee

Danny Crichton

Employee

Gene Teare

Employee

Greg Kumparak

Employee

Henry Pickavet

Employee

J. Bryan Scott

Employee

Jasmine Stoy

Employee

Jason Tusman

Employee

Jeff Widman

Employee

John Biggs

Employee

Jon Russell

Employee

Keith Teare

Founder

Kerem Ozkan

Employee

Keyan Sarrafzadeh

Employee

Kishin Manglani

Employee

Kyle Thibaut

Employee

Lucas Matney

Employee

Marina Zaliznyak

Employee

Mark Hendrickson

Employee

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Further reading

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News

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Matt Burns
November 25, 2020
TechCrunch
It's never been easier to build a smart home. Beyond the same Google/Amazon/Apple/etc. voice-powered assistant speakers you've probably seen on every gift guide for years, there's a world of wonderful smart home products that can delight, surprise, and maybe make your life a little easier. The following list is void of those usual suspects and features unique products that would be perfect for anyone trying to make their home just a little bit smarter. Or for you. Whatever works.
Hillary Hoffower and Natasha Solo-Lyons
November 25, 2020
Business Insider
Silicon Valley investor (and TV star) Ashton Kutcher is full of investing advice: invest in what you know, pay attention, and ask stupid questions.
Brian Heater
November 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Let's just get this out of the way: for the past several years, I've contributed the "Best Gifts for Frequent Travelers" segment to TechCrunch's annual gift guide. I love it. It was easily my favorite gift guide to write, and it was an audience favorite, as well. But I am no longer a frequent traveler. [...]
Kirsten Korosec
November 23, 2020
TechCrunch
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here -- just click The Station -- to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi folks, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Let's get [...]
Eric Eldon
November 21, 2020
TechCrunch
For some of the most awaited Silicon Valley tech companies of the decade, this week looked good enough to file for IPOs
Alexandra Ames
November 20, 2020
TechCrunch
"Space, the final frontier..." You can probably recite the "Star Trek" opening monologue in your sleep. But we're talking science fact, not fiction, and TC Sessions: Space 2020 provides real opportunity to connect with the people, information and funding you need to boldly build the future of space technology. Go boldly, yes. But why pay [...]
Zack Whittaker
November 19, 2020
TechCrunch
The app has over 100 million installs, but has not fixed the vulnerability.
Tyler Sonnemaker
November 14, 2020
Business Insider
Despite ambitious goals, Uber's ATG has been hobbled by a deadly crash, infighting, and unreliable tech -- and investors are losing patience.
Kirsten Korosec
November 13, 2020
TechCrunch
Eighteen months ago, Uber's self-driving car unit, Uber Advanced Technologies Group, was valued at $7.25 billion following a $1 billion investment from Toyota, DENSO and Softbank's Vision Fund. Now, it's up for sale and a competing autonomous vehicle technology startup is in talks with Uber to buy it, according to three sources familiar with the [...]
Natasha Mascarenhas
November 13, 2020
TechCrunch
Silicon Valley peer-to-peer car rental startup Getaround has secured a $25 million loan from Horizon Technology Finance Corporation. The financing announcement comes one month after Getaround raised $140 million from investors, including SoftBank Vision Fund, Menlo Ventures, Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus' Reinvent Capital. Getaround's raise signals that the company is looking for new ways [...]
Natasha Mascarenhas
November 12, 2020
TechCrunch
Reports on November 9 that a COVID-19 vaccine looks incredibly effective moved the market. Software stocks sold off and long-suffering industries hammered by the pandemic saw their fortunes rise. It was odd to see airlines soaring and 2020 high-fliers like Zoom taking blows. But amidst all that noise, another sector that has great import for startups [...]
Anthony Ha
November 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Apple announces "One More Thing" before the holiday season, Uber lets you reserve rides 30 days in advance and Spotify makes another podcast acquisition. This is your Daily Crunch for November 10, 2020. The big story: Apple unveils new Macs During an unusually brief and focused "One More Thing" event, Apple announced three new Macs [...]
Ned Desmond
November 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Sight Tech Global goes live the week after Thanksgiving on December 2-3, and now's the time to pick up a free pass! The agenda for this virtual, global event on AI-related technology and accessibility for people who are blind or visually impaired just keeps getting better. Today we're delighted to announce two new sessions [...]
Berber Jin
November 9, 2020
Business Insider
These 100 venture capitalists don't work for the big-name Silicon Valley firms, but are changing the face of early-stage startups.
Eric Eldon
November 7, 2020
TechCrunch
As the US settles in for some new form of national gridlock, state and local propositions are busy defining how technology businesses will be allowed to work (legally) in the US.
Walter Thompson
November 6, 2020
TechCrunch
I've worked at TechCrunch for a little over a year, but this was one of the hardest weeks on the job so far. Like many people, I've been distracted in recent days. As I write this, I have one eye on my keyboard and another on a TV that sporadically broadcasts election results from battleground [...]
November 1, 2020
DNA India
iPhones can now alert visually impaired how far away others are - Apart from detecting the presence of people, it also measures the distance to people in the view of the iPhone`s camera, TechCrunch reported on Saturday.
Danny Crichton
September 30, 2020
TechCrunch
It's a big day for Asana, the work management tool that debuted on the NYSE this morning in a direct listing. Founded back in 2009 by Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein, the company has assiduously grown over the years, taking in about $213 million in venture capital the past decade and reaching almost $100 million [...]
Catherine Shu
September 29, 2020
TechCrunch
A month after completing Y Combinator's accelerator program, BukuWarung, an financial tech startup that serves small businesses in Indonesia, announced it has raised new funding from a roster of high-profile investors, including partners of DST Global, Soma Capital and 20VC. The amount of the funding was undisclosed, but a source told TechCrunch that it was [...]
Alex Wilhelm
September 28, 2020
TechCrunch
This morning, Noyo, a startup that provides APIs that link players in the health insurance space, announced that it has closed a $12.5 million Series A round of funding. The new capital comes less than a year after the startup disclosed that it had raised around $4 million in pre-seed and seed capital, and that [...]
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