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

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Role
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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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News

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Anthony Ha
April 9, 2021
TechCrunch
Efforts to unionize an Amazon warehouse in Alabama appear to have failed, Facebook takes down fake review groups and a monkey plays Pong with its brain. This is your Daily Crunch for April 9, 2021. The big story: Amazon beats back union push Union organizers lost a much-publicized election at Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama warehouse, with [...]
Matt Burns
April 9, 2021
TechCrunch
TechCrunch is hosting a small virtual event on April 15 for startups in Detroit and we're still looking for a few startups to pitch at the event. The deadline is today, Friday, April 9th. Apply below. Want to attend the free event? Register here. TechCrunch just published a feature on Detroit-darling StockX and this meetup [...]
Darrell Etherington
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Here at TechCrunch, we spend most of our time talking to founders. Investors probably come a close second, but it's definitely founders at the top of the list. That comes through in our articles and our events, but even with all we do there, it only begins to scratch the surface on the many, many [...]
Kirsten Korosec
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
General Motors is idling more plants and extending shutdowns at other facilities in North America due to a continued shortage of semiconductor chips that are used to control myriad operations in vehicles, including the infotainment, power steering and brake systems. In an update Thursday, GM indicated that eight assembly plants are affected by the temporary [...]
Neesha A. Tambe
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Do you have what it takes to be a Startup Battlefield champion? All you need is a killer pitch, an MVP, nerves of steel and the drive and determination to take on all comers to claim the coveted Disrupt Cup. If you fit the description, apply to compete in Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt 2021 [...]
Zack Whittaker
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
The server stored spreadsheets containing private student data.
Manish Singh
April 8, 2021
TechCrunch
ShareChat said on Thursday it has raised a new financing round that values it at over $2 billion, joining four other local startups in attaining the unicorn status this week. The Indian social network said it has raised $502 million in a new financing round -- Series E -- led by Tiger Global that valued [...]
Anthony Ha
April 7, 2021
TechCrunch
Google announces its I/O plans, Facebook tests an audio Q&A feature and Patreon triples its valuation. This is your Daily Crunch for April 7, 2021. The big story: Google I/O will return virtually next month Google canceled its giant developer conference last year during the pandemic. This year, the show will return in virtual form, [...]
Alex Wilhelm
April 7, 2021
TechCrunch
Zoom Chief Revenue Officer Ryan Azus gives tips on when founders should step aside from leading their startup's sales org, how to build a working sales culture, hiring diversely, and more.
Brian Heater
April 7, 2021
TechCrunch
With 17 startups participating, Berkeley SkyDeck's Demo Day isn't the largest cohort we've seen by any stretch. The collection of companies is, however, defined by a wide range of focuses, from pioneering diabetes treatments to retrofitting autonomous trucking, curated by the SkyDeck's small team and a number of advisors. Founded in 2012, the accelerator is [...]
Natasha Mascarenhas
April 7, 2021
TechCrunch
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week's deep dive, the Equity team sat down not with external investors or founders, but with two of our own. Yes, this week, for the first time Natasha and Alex got to break a little internal [...]
Matt Burns
April 7, 2021
TechCrunch
TechCrunch is coming to Detroit -- virtually, at least. On April 15, TechCrunch is hosting a small online event with local venture capitalists, founders and those curious about the growing ecosystem. There will also be a small pitch-off event where Detroit-based startups have three minutes to pitch their companies to Detroit-based VCs. TechCrunch just published [...]
Mike Butcher
April 7, 2021
TechCrunch
TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. This is your chance to put Zagreb on the Techcrunch Map! If you [...]
Mike Butcher
April 7, 2021
TechCrunch
TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. This is your chance to put Zagreb on the Techcrunch Map! If you [...]
Lily Hay Newman
April 6, 2021
Wired
The company's explanations have been confusing and inconsistent, but there are finally some answers.
Anthony Ha
April 6, 2021
TechCrunch
European regulators have questions about a Facebook data breach, Clubhouse adds payments and a robotics company has SPAC plans. This is your Daily Crunch for April 6, 2021. The big story: Facebook faces questions over data breach A data breach involving personal data (such as email addresses and phone numbers) of more than 500 million [...]
Mike Butcher
April 6, 2021
TechCrunch
TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. This is your chance to put Belfast on the Techcrunch Map! If you [...]
Mike Butcher
April 6, 2021
TechCrunch
TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these cities to talk about their ecosystems, in their own words. This is your chance to put Belfast on the Techcrunch Map! If you [...]
Mary Ann Azevedo
April 6, 2021
TechCrunch
Today, in a twist, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has announced a proposal for a $10 million allocation in the state budget to create a seed fund for Black and Latinx startups, TechCrunch has learned exclusively. The Black and Latinx Seed Fund will be administered by the New Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). NJEDA CEO Tim [...]
Aria Alamalhodaei
April 6, 2021
TechCrunch
Instead of sending batteries straight to recycling -- and leaving unrealized value on the table -- startups and automakers are finding ways to reuse batteries in a small and growing market.
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