Vineet leads the CrunchBase Platform Team as the lead engineer. Prior to transitioning fully to CrunchBase, he worked on both TechCrunch and CrunchBase properties.
Before joining TechCrunch, he worked at Qualcomm’s Enterprise Services Division where he worked on network software for Qualcomm’s line of mobile telematics & tracking solutions for the trucking fleet and construction equipment industry.
Vineet holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Pune, India.CrunchBase profile →
Latest from Vineet Thanedar
Three weeks ago, we had announced that CrunchBase has partnered with Mashery to move the CrunchBase API to a managed solution. At the time, we simply cutover the API calls to their proxy servers. Over the past three weeks, we have been monitoring the API usage and were quite frankly blown away by the volume of calls to the API. The API numbers average nearly 100K calls per hour! Today, we are… Read More
As many of you know, TechCrunch's startup database, CrunchBase, makes a lot of its data freely available through an easy-to-use REST API, which launched about four years ago. The CrunchBase API has been open, free, and without rate limits, which probably explains its success. TechCrunch has made this data easily available so developers can create interesting apps, mashups, and analysis. Read More
All of us at TechCrunch recognize that CrunchBase is a hidden gem. As a resource for finding data about startups, funding activity, acquisitions and exits, it is invaluable, as this recent study supports. To keep you up-to-date on the huge stream of data in Crunchbase, we are launching a weekly email digest of the latest startup news and activity called CrunchBase Weekly. Out first edition goes… Read More