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  • TechCrunch is coming to Austin and Seattle in June

    TechCrunch is coming to Austin and Seattle in June

    It’s that time again. TechCrunch is headed to Austin and Seattle for the 2016 TC Meetup + Pitch-off. If you were looking to pitch your startup to the TechCrunch team, local VCs and your local community, this is the moment you’ve been waiting for. Ten companies will be selected to participate in the pitch-off. Each will have exactly 60 seconds to pitch their wares to a panel of… Read More

  • TechCrunch Pitch-Off Stockholm applications are open right now!

    TechCrunch Pitch-Off Stockholm applications are open right now!

    TechCrunch is hitting the road for the Summer and checking out some key global tech hubs to spread our Crunchie love all over you guys. Our world-famous TechCrunch Pitch-Off is a two-piece event. We invite a panel of investor judges to check out the very best startups in each city we visit. Each company has exactly 2 minutes to pitch their startup with no demos allowed. If you want to pitch… Read More

  • Announcing the Judges for the Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield

    Announcing the Judges for the Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield

    TechCrunch is excited to announce the judges of the next round of Startup Battlefield. These are the folks tasked with picking the finalists and winner of the startup competition held at Disrupt NY. It’s a big task, but these judges are up to the challenge. This year the competition will feature 20 young companies vying for attention and funding. At stake is the Disrupt Cup and… Read More

  • Box CEO Aaron Levie weighs in on markets, privacy

    Box has come a long way since Aaron Levie founded it as a student at USC in 2005. The cloud storage company ultimately went public last year, in what turned out to be a difficult period for tech stocks.  Recent IPOs like Box have been facing added scrutiny, and its shares are currently trading below the IPO price.   TechCrunch sat down with Box CEO Aaron Levie to get his take on… Read More

  • TechCrunch is hiring an ambitious web developer. Could it be you?

    TechCrunch is hiring an ambitious web developer. Could it be you?

    If you’re a web developer who wants to make a big impact on TechCrunch, here’s your chance! In preparation for tackling some ambitious projects, our product team has grown rapidly in recent months and we are still looking for one more. There couldn’t be a more exciting time to join us. Read More

  • Attention VCs, here are the Startup Alley companies at Disrupt NY

    Attention VCs, here are the Startup Alley companies at Disrupt NY

    Hey all you investors out there, we’re excited to announce the companies that will be on display in the Startup Alley at Disrupt NY, and you can check out every single one of them on our brand-new Startup Alley Hub. In addition to all sorts of great information on Startup Alley companies, the Startup Alley Hub lets you easily follow the companies you’re interested in meeting up… Read More

  • Media mogul Soledad O’Brien is coming to Disrupt NY 2016

    Media mogul Soledad O’Brien is coming to Disrupt NY 2016

    Well-known broadcast journalist turned media production startup founder Soledad O’Brien will join us on stage in just a few weeks at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC. O’Brien is a powerhouse of a TV personality and has built a solid career over the last 25+ years as a television anchor, producer and correspondent for CNN, HBO, MSNBC, Al Jazeera America and many other prestigious outlets. On… Read More

  • Leaked Postmates financials suggest company might be doing better than everyone thought

    Leaked Postmates financials suggest company might be doing better than everyone thought

    Postmates, the delivery app, is often seen as emblematic of the struggling on-demand businesses. Countless venture capitalists have told TechCrunch that the company, despite its popularity with consumers, is doomed because its unit economics don’t add up. The costs of paying the couriers is greater than the money generated from delivery fees, according to the narrative.  And naysayers… Read More

  • Why you should attend the Disrupt NY Hackathon

    Why you should attend the Disrupt NY Hackathon

    The Disrupt NY Hackathon at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal is so close we can almost taste the greasy pizza and beer. The best Hackathon in the Big Apple is just over two weeks away, and we’re thrilled to announce that the next wave of free tickets to the Hackathon is available now. Read More

  • TechCrunch launches a personalized news recommendations bot on Facebook Messenger

    TechCrunch launches a personalized news recommendations bot on Facebook Messenger

    We’re excited to announce the launch of the first cross-platform and personalized news recommendations bot on Facebook Messenger. The bot is part of Facebook’s “Agents for Messenger” program revealed at F8, and it will help our readers get the news they want from us in a more conversational way. Read More

  • Please welcome Brian Heater, Kate Conger and more to TechCrunch

    Please welcome Brian Heater, Kate Conger and more to TechCrunch

    We aren’t done yet. We’ve got some more new faces for you here at TechCrunch, and they’re good ones. First up, Brian Heater has worked at a number of tech pubs, including PCMag, Laptop and Engadget, where he served as the Director of Media. Most recently, he was the Managing Editor of TechTimes.com. His writing has appeared in Spin, Wired, Playboy, Entertainment Weekly… Read More

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