Gené is the Director of Content at CrunchBase.
She is an early team member at TechCrunch joining in 2008 to run CrunchBase. Working from the Atherton ranch Gené she was also involved with the set up of TechCrunch50 and TechCrunch Disrupt events from 2008 to 2012.
Prior to joining TechCrunch, she was a Director of Marketing and Key Partnerships at RealNames, the company that provided natural language navigation in the browser bar.
She began her early Internet career in the 90s by co-founding Cyberia the original CyberCafe in London with Eva Pascoe.CrunchBase profile →
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These days, everyone seems to have a unicorn list. And why wouldn’t they? The number of privately held companies to pass the billion-dollar valuation mark has soared so dramatically in recent years that it’s nearly impossible to keep track of them or make sense of their unprecedented financing rounds. Will most of them explode? Are private and public markets converging in a… Read More
Editor’s note: Gené Teare (@geneteare), a past female founder, heads up the CrunchBase Venture Program and CrunchBase’s data work. Ned Desmond (@neddesmond) is the COO of TechCrunch and CrunchBase. Cory Cox, an analyst at CrunchBase, contributed to this post. CrunchBase Female Founders Study (Part 2) In May this year, CrunchBase published its first report on female… Read More
Anyone working in the startup world knows intuitively that women are not well represented in technical or founder roles — and that quantifying the issue is difficult because data is so scarce. In 2013, Pinterest technologist Tracy Chou famously highlighted the issue in her post, “Where are the numbers?, which exposed the lack of published data from startups and mainstream tech… Read More
If Battlefield is the soul of Disrupt, Startup Alley is the ever-beating heart. It’s a wild marketplace where startups gather on the showfloor to demo their creations. And this year, at Disrupt NYC held on April 29-May 1, there will be pavilions dedicated to Indian, Brazilian and Israeli startups. Read More
TechCrunch Disrupt is now one week away. We are excited to say that Startup Alley is now SOLD OUT. We have over 200 early stage companies joining us over two days on Monday and Tuesday. Thirty five percent of these companies are joining us from outside of the U.S. On Monday and Tuesday, the audience votes for their “Audience Choice Winner” among all of the Startup Alley… Read More
At Disrupt San Francisco, which is just around the corner, September 8-12, we will be welcoming for the first time the Brazilian, Argentinian, Mexican and Chilean Pavilions. In previous years we have hosted the Israeli Pavilion with much success with the help of Roi Carthy from Initial.vc We are very excited to have so many startups coming from around the globe to launch and show their products. Read More
Check out the jobs on CrunchBoard. Jobs from New York to San Francisco to Germany. See jobs in Europe here. In the last couple of weeks we have added more than 50 jobs on CrunchBoard, including a Ruby Developer and student intern here at TechCrunch. Click through to see a quick sample of some jobs posted. Read More