Ingrid is a reporter for TechCrunch, joining February 2012, based out of London.
She comes from paidContent.org, where she was a staff writer, and has in the past also written freelance regularly for other publications such as the Financial Times. Ingrid covers mobile, digital media, advertising and the spaces where these intersect.
When it comes to work, she feels most comfortable speaking in English but can also speak Russian, Spanish and French (in descending order of competence).
After months of speculation, the fate of Waze, the social-mapping-location-data startup, is finally decided: Google is buying the company, giving the search giant a social boost to its already-strong mapping and mobile businesses. Speculation has had the sale at $1 billion to $1.3 billion, and so far there is no price on the deal, but a source tells TechCrunch that it was done for $1.1 billion. → Read More
Calling startups from London to Lyon, from Tel Aviv to Trondheim, from Amsterdam to Athens: We want you. For the very first time, TechCrunch Disrupt is coming to Europe and we’re looking for the very best startups to launch on our Berlin stage.
Startup Battlefield is the heart and soul of our conferences. Such companies as Yammer, Dropbox, FitBit, Swype and hundreds more have launched from… → Read More