Christine Magee

Christine Magee
Christine is Content Admin at CrunchBase and a recent graduate of UC Berkeley with a B.A. in History. CrunchBase profile →

Latest from Christine Magee

  • Investors Say Logistics Companies Are In For The Long Haul

    Investors Say Logistics Companies Are In For The Long Haul

    In a world where consumers are increasingly expecting frictionless, tech-enabled services, snail mail is just not cutting it. Just about anything can be ordered from a smartphone, but shipping it across the country takes days and often costs a small fortune. Read More

  • Israeli Startup Scene Thriving Despite Conflict

    Israeli Startup Scene Thriving Despite Conflict

    Investments in Israeli startups climbed to near record highs in the third quarter, even as the country was in the throes of the worst violence it has seen in years. Venture investments in Israel-based companies have not only increased in number of deals – with a near 40% rise this quarter over last- but more than tripled the total amount invested in Q1 of 2014. And this doesn’t… Read More

  • The Jury Is Out On Legal Startups

    The Jury Is Out On Legal Startups

    Venture capitalists may have rested their case for investing in legal startups, according to data from CrunchBase. Investments in law-related startups declined sharply this year, after peaking last year with over $150 million committed in 57 venture rounds. Aside from large rounds for practice management software provider Clio and legal marketplace Avvo, investors appear to be losing interest… Read More

  • VCs Find Fertile Ground In Women’s Health

    VCs Find Fertile Ground In Women’s Health

    Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors may be predominately male, but they’re fully attuned to the women’s health market. Mobile health apps have become increasingly popular as consumers seek to monitor every aspect of their lives through their mobile devices. In the past few quarters, apps targeting women’s health are topping the charts in terms of popularity and… Read More

  • Startups Surge In South America

    Startups Surge In South America

    Winter is coming in South America, but for investors and entrepreneurs things are starting to heat up across the continent. New tech communities are sprouting up in South America to serve the 200M+ population that is increasingly reliant on internet and mobile technology. Read More

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    Investment Outlook Is Sunny In The Cloud Capital

    Investment Outlook Is Sunny In The Cloud Capital

    Tomorrow TechCrunch will touch down in the Cloud Capital to showcase some local talent in Seattle’s startup scene, where venture capital deals are on the rise. In the last quarter, Seattle-based companies raised over $500 million in venture funding — the highest amount raised in a single quarter to date — according to CrunchBase data. In the past year, the region has seen… Read More

  • Travel Tech Investors Are Ready For Takeoff

    Travel Tech Investors Are Ready For Takeoff

    (Editor’s Note: Christine Magee is an analyst for CrunchBase.) Despite the popularity of travel booking sites like Kayak, TripAdvisor, and Expedia, venture capital firms are still investing in companies selling consumers a better way to travel. 
    In the past few years, investors have poured millions into travel and accommodation companies around the globe like Airbnb and Room 77… Read More