CrunchBase

  • CrunchBase Now Has An API, So Grab Our Data

    CrunchBase Now Has An API, So Grab Our Data

    Today we’re excited to announce a free, open, and easily-accessible API for all data included in CrunchBase, our tech company database. It is available immediately to all developers. Since we relaunched the property five months ago, we’ve focused on accumulating and structuring the world’s most useful data about technology. And we’ve worked to make this data available in… Read More

  • CrunchBase: Now With Maps, Advanced Search, Jobs, And Milestones

    CrunchBase: Now With Maps, Advanced Search, Jobs, And Milestones

    We’re proud to announce today a slew of new improvements to CrunchBase, our directory for information about the tech startup ecosystem. Maps Company and financial organization headquarters are now geocoded and locatable on an interactive map using the Google Maps API. Say you’re checking out Yelp and want to see just where the company is located and what other startups are nearby. Read More

  • CrunchBase Now Integrated With LinkedIn API

    We will shortly be releasing a new version of CrunchBase, the company and people database wiki that you often see linked to here on TechCrunch. In the meantime, though, we’ve added a few new features to the product, including integration with LinkedIn via their API. You can now click a button and see if you are linked to any of the employees at any particular startup. The image to the… Read More

  • TechCrunch Labs: Our Experience Building And Launching An App On Google App Engine

    TechCrunch Labs: Our Experience Building And Launching An App On Google App Engine

    Last night, Google announced App Engine, a hosted web application platform. We’ve now tested the service directly by writing and deploying a test application called appengine.crunchbase.com—a HotorNot popularity contest for startups. Our experience with building and launching an app is below. Google promises developers two things with App Engine: to reduce the time from writing… Read More

  • Version 2 Of CrunchBase Released

    Over the weekend we relaunched CrunchBase, our online database of startup, investor and entrepreneur information. We first launched the site last year as a simple place to dump all the structured data about startups that we get our hands on. Our interns work to add all the data that flows into our inboxes every day to keep it updated, and the site now tracks 1,515 companies, 4,499 people and… Read More