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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 US telecommunications company Verizon Communications. Its current Editor-In-Chief is Matthew Panzarino.

Timeline

May 29, 2019

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Funded Companies

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Revolut is a London-based Fintech startup and bank offering mobile banking, card payments, money remittance, and foreign exchange services.

Orchid Labs is a company developing the open source Orchid protocol, which is a peer-to-peer network and online marketplace for selling and buying internet bandwidth.

Atom Bank is a digital financial company offering personal and business banking products.

Go-Jek is an Indonesian technology company providing ride-hailing, logistics and digital payments services.

Gobble is a company designing gourmet dinner kits for clients. It sources ingredients from local Bay Area farmers and prepares dinner kits delivered to customers. It participated in the W14 cohort of Y Combinator.

Heetch is a France-based company founded by Teddy Pellerin, Mathieu Jacob, Aylic Petit and Nicolas Lapomarda.

Cognata is an Israel-based company founded by Dan Atsmon, Amiad Solomon and Danny Atsmon.

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AJ Arora

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Angela Medina

Employee

Ben Schaechter

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Blake Robinson

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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

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Keith Teare

Founder

Kerem Ozkan

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Keyan Sarrafzadeh

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Kishin Manglani

Employee

Kyle Thibaut

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Lucas Matney

Employee

Marina Zaliznyak

Employee

Mark Hendrickson

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Eric Eldon
August 8, 2020
TechCrunch
They say business needs certainty to succeed, but new tech startups are still getting funded aggressively despite the pandemic, recession, trade wars and various large disasters....
J.M. Donaldson
August 7, 2020
TechCrunch
Extra Crunch is excited to announce an update to our Partner Perk from design and publishing platform Canva. Starting today, annual and two-year members of Extra Crunch can receive 20% off an annual Canva Pro plan. You must be new to Canva to claim this offer, and reside in the U.S., Canada or U.K. Canva [...]
Ned Desmond
August 3, 2020
TechCrunch
Few challenges have excited technologists more than building tools to help people who are blind or visually impaired. It was Silicon Valley legend Ray Kurzweil, for example, who in 1976 launched the first commercially available text-to-speech reading device. He unveiled the $50,000 Kurzweil Reading Machine, a boxy device that covered a tabletop, at a press [...]
Eric Eldon
August 1, 2020
TechCrunch
Editor's note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. German software giant SAP bought experience management platform Qualtrics for $8 billion days before the unicorn's IPO, back in November of 2018. But last weekend it decided to spin out the experience management [...]
Sarah Perez
August 1, 2020
TechCrunch
This week, we're focused on rounding up the news from the U.S. antitrust investigation into Apple, as it pertains to apps, the App Store and developers.
Marquise Foster
July 28, 2020
TechCrunch
Looking for ways to keep your business moving forward? Exhibiting in Startup Alley at Disrupt 2020 can be one of the smartest investments you'll ever make. But don't take our word for it. Instead, register to attend our Ask Me Anything Session (Startup Alley Edition) scheduled for July 30 at 4 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. [...]
Eric Eldon
July 25, 2020
TechCrunch
The easy startup ideas have all been done -- the ones that just required some homebrew hardware hacking or PHP dorm-room coding to get off the ground. These days, you might need multiple advanced technical degrees to accomplish something significant. At least that's what Danny Crichton muses grimly this week, in an essay entitled "The two PhD problem of startups today." Here's one newsy example:
Matt Burns
July 24, 2020
TechCrunch
Have you ever taken something apart, like a clock or a motor? The method is particularly useful when it comes to learning how things work -- or how they don't, in some cases. During TechCrunch's Early Stage event, two venture capitalists took pitch decks and evaluated them with a critical eye on content, presentation and [...]
Anthony Ha
July 20, 2020
TechCrunch
Vaccine researchers have some good news, Google Maps adds end-to-end bikesharing directions and Roblox launches a new virtual event platform. Here's your Daily Crunch for July 20, 2020. The big story: COVID-19 vaccine trials show promise Two vaccine trials -- one conducted at the University of Oxford, and another by researchers in Wuhan -- both [...]
Ned Desmond
July 20, 2020
TechCrunch
Let me lead with the news: After more than eight years as TechCrunch's COO, I am leaving on August 21. My decision is as much about my appetite for a green field as it is a recognition that TechCrunch's team is ready to put a fresh stamp on our remarkable brand. TechCrunch's leadership is now [...]
Alex Wilhelm
July 20, 2020
TechCrunch
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest big news, chats about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds, and mulls over a larger theme or narrative from the private markets. You can [...]
Sarah Perez
July 18, 2020
TechCrunch
This week we look at the political intersections between the app stores and international relations. There's other news around regulations and lawsuits, and for fun we look at some new emoji.
Alex Wilhelm
July 18, 2020
TechCrunch
Welcome to The Exchange, an upcoming weekly newsletter featuring TechCrunch and Extra Crunch reporting on startups, money and markets. You can sign up for it here to receive it regularly when it launches on July 25th, and catch up on prior editions of the column and newsletter here. It's Saturday, July 18, and this is The [...]
Joey Hinson
July 16, 2020
TechCrunch
As you may have heard, we're taking our entire events lineup fully virtual in 2020. This is of course in response to Covid-19. We're working hard to make sure that, despite limitations, this year's events will be some of the best we've ever produced. To make that happen, we're partnering with virtual event masterminds like [...]
Marquise Foster
July 16, 2020
TechCrunch
Can one minute really make a difference in your startup success? If we're talking about your 60-second pitch (and we are), then heck yeah! A crisp, concise and compelling pitch opens doors to opportunity, and we're here to help you pump up your pitch. Join us online for the next Pitchers & Pitches competition on [...]
Alex Wilhelm
July 16, 2020
TechCrunch
The Q2 2020 venture capital market did not bring a catastrophic slowdown to either the global private investment scene or the U.S.'s own VC scene. But inside the rosier-than-anticipated private capital results of the second quarter, there were pockets of weakness, and strength, that we should understand as we look to the rest of 2020 and [...]
Eric Eldon
July 11, 2020
TechCrunch
Editor's note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. You could almost hear the internet cracking apart this week as international businesses pulled away from Hong Kong and the US considered a ban on TikTok. Software can no longer eat the entire [...]
Alex Wilhelm
July 11, 2020
TechCrunch
Welcome to The Exchange, an upcoming weekly newsletter featuring TechCrunch and Extra Crunch reporting on startups, money, and markets. You can sign up for it here to receive it regularly when it launches on July 25th. You can email me about it here, or talk to me about it on Twitter. Let's go! Ahead of parsing [...]
Jordan Crook
July 10, 2020
TechCrunch
In its first few weeks of release, the latest game from QuizUp founder Thor Fridriksson took the top spot in the Games Section of Apple's App Store and was the top app (for a brief time) in the App Store at large. Since its launch on June 17, Trivia Royale has been downloaded more than [...]
Alex Wilhelm
July 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We wound up having more to talk about than we had time for but we packed as much as we could into 34 minutes. So, climb aboard with Danny, Natasha, and myself for another episode of Equity. Before [...]
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