Elin is the Community Manager for TechCrunch. Previously, she was one of the first Community Managers at Slide and was in charge of one of their most successful products, SuperPoke! Pets. Slide went on to be acquired by Google for $182 million.
Originally from Huntington Beach, Elin attended California State University, Chico, where she studied Organizational Communications and Art History.
Disrupt NY is less than a month away. Tickets are still available at the early bird discount, but only for one more week. Or you can save some cash and win a ticket here thanks to our partner New Relic. Fresh off of raising $80 million at a near-billion dollar valuation and announcing its mobile app monitoring offering, New Relic is footing the bill for four lucky winners this week. If that… → Read More
Happy Friday, everyone. As you know, we love giving things away here at TechCrunch, and this week, we have a Fitbit One Wireless Activity + Sleep Tracker and an Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale to give away. But that’s not all! TechCrunch Disrupt NY is right around the corner and tickets are going super fast, so we want to give away another ticket to a deserving person who would like to attend (and… → Read More
TechCrunch Disrupt NY is right around the corner! We have already announced many influential speakers, including Kevin Systrom of Instagram, Roelof Botha of Sequoia Capital, Ron Conway of SV Angel, Kevin Ryan of Gilt Groupe and will be announcing many more soon. You can view the whole list of speakers and special guests we have announced so far here. Disrupt NY is going to be an amazing show. We… → Read More
As you know TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 is right around the corner. This April we will be, as they say, taking over the Big Apple. We have already announced a few of our special guests and speakers, including Instagram’s Kevin Systrom, Sequoia Capital’s Roelof Botha, SV Angel’s Ron Conway and David Lee, Thrillist Media Group’s Ben Lerer, Managing Director of Lerer Ventures… → Read More
TechCrunch Disrupt NY, one of our biggest events of the year, is well on its way! We have already begun to announce which special guests and speakers will be joining us this April, but that’s only the beginning. We have so many exciting guests and speakers to announce, special after-party details to share, startups to meet with, and other surprises up our sleeves. In just a few months… → Read More
The presents are piling, the fire is crackling, the drinks are flowing and in some parts of the world the snow is falling. From all of us at TechCrunch, we hope everyone is having a merry Christmas. For this week’s giveaway, we wanted to do something extra special, because well, it’s Christmas! The lucky winner of this giveaway will win a Nexus 4 and a Nexus 10. Want them both? Details to enter… → Read More
We’ve written numerous posts about the Lytro camera and have done gift guide reviews on it, so we thought — why not give one away? Thanks to Lytro, we have one free 8GB camera to give away.
The Lytro is one of the most sought after cameras out there right now because it’s so different. By using propriary systems, the photograph’s point of focus and now perspective can be altered after its… → Read More
Happy – almost – holidays! As you may have noticed, we have already started our ever-popular TC Gift Guide to hightlight some of the best gifts this year.
Since Thanksgiving is next week (time really does fly by) we wanted to give something away we think many people would love to have – a brand new iRobot Roomba 650 Vacuum Cleaning Robot. These things clean your carpet, tile, basically anything… → Read More
Our first stop for our Northern meetup series was Toronto and it was an absolute blast! Almost 1,000 hungry and thirsty techies poured into the Steam Whistle Brewery to hang out, drink, eat, mingle, meet and talk with us. It was an amazing time and we hope to go back very soon. Thanks again, Toronto, for having us. → Read More
Google had a big day yesterday, for better and for worse. However, one of the most exciting stories to come out of yesterday was Google’s unveiling of a brand new, $249 Samsung Chromebook. Samsung’s new portable has a 11.6-inch screen, weighs only 2.5 pounds, and comes with 100GB of free Google Drive storage for 2 whole years.
So, as we usually do, we wanted to give all of our readers a chance… → Read More
What a day! TechCrunch Disrupt SF day two kicked off with super angel Ron Conway and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Then we had Kevin Rose, Marc Benioff, Aaron Levie and many others. Not to mention Mike Arrington’s epic chat with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Be sure to check out all of our live coverage of Disrupt SF day two here.
Day One of Disrupt SF is officially over, and what a day it’s been. We kicked things off this morning with Bill Campbell and Ben Horowitz, who were followed by Jack Dorsey, Brian Lee and Jessica Alba, and Michael Arrington and Reid Hoffman. Dave Morin, Cory Booker, and so many more took the Disrupt stage today, as well. And that was all before the Disrupt Battlefield!
This afternoon we… → Read More
The Vizio Co-Star is the first Google TV box that features support for OnLive gaming as well as video services like Netflix, Amazon and YouTube. Sounds pretty awesome right? Here is another chance for three lucky winners to win one!
The Vizio Co-Star packs plenty of power in a petite package — it basically fits in the palm of your hand, as does the fancy, dual-sided QWERTY remote it ships… → Read More
Disrupt SF is right around the corner and is shaping up to be one of the biggest events of the year. We have already announced many speakers which include our very own TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Marissa Mayer, The Honest Company’s Jessica Alba and Brian Lee, super angel Ron Conway, Vinod Khosla, Marc Benioff, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Path’s Dave Morin, LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman, Kevin… → Read More
Vizio pulled off something amazing when they introduced the Co-Star, the first Google TV box that features OnLive gaming as well as Netflix, Amazon and YouTube. It’s a set-top box that can literally fit in the palm of your hand and ships with a clever, dual-sided QWERTY remote. Plus, it sold out pre-orders in the first 12 hours it was available. → Read More