Dropbox took home two of the big awards at this year’s Crunchies: Best Cloud Service and Best Overall Startup. Both times, CEO Drew Houston came backstage to talk about the company’s growth and its future.
When asked about what he’s planning for 2012, Houston offered some very broad thoughts, saying that “one of the most exciting things that’s happened” recently is the explosion of devices that… → Read More
LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner won this year’s Best CEO award at the Crunchies, and backstage he talked about LinkedIn’s big milestone from the past year — its IPO.
“The event itself was memorable, but for us it was really just a stepping stone,” Weiner said. It’s a common theme from Weiner’s interviews before the IPO, when he would dodge questions about the timing and emphasize that it was just… → Read More
Online pinboard Pinterest, the hot new startup that’s growing at a phenomenal rate, won the Crunchie for the Best New Startup of 2011 at this year’s Crunchies. (This, despite the fact that it actually launched in 2010). The reason? Crazy, crazy traffic and growth. In November, the site had reportedly seen a 2,000% increase in pageviews, according to comScore. That wasn’t year-over-year growth… → Read More
After Twitter creator, executive chairman, and product lead Jack Dorsey accepted the company’s award for Biggest Social Impact at the Crunchies, TechCrunch’s Alexia Tsotsis asked him about a recent, controversial decision to block individual tweets on a country-by-country basis. Will that hurt Twitter’s ability to make a positive impact on the future? → Read More