Colleen Taylor

Colleen Taylor

Colleen Taylor is based in San Francisco. Prior to her position at Y Combinator, she was a reporter for TechCrunch and the editorial director for TechCrunch TV.

Previously she worked as a reporter for GigaOM, the Financial Times’ Mergermarket newswire, and the semiconductor industry newsletter Electronic News.

The Latest from Colleen Taylor

CrunchWeek: Apple Makes Music, Oculus Aims For Mainstream, Twitter CEO Shakeup

It’s Friday afternoon, and that means it’s time for CrunchWeek, the show that brings a few TechCrunch writers together to talk about the biggest stories from the past seven days in tech ne

Pachyderm Raises $2 Million To Power Big Data Processing For The Docker Era

Pachyderm, the startup that has built an open source platform for employing containers, such as those made in Docker, for running big data analytics and processing jobs, has raised $2 million in a new

TC Cribs: Postmates HQ Delivers On Design

This week's episode of Cribs takes us to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.postmates.com">Postmates</a>, the startup that runs an on-demand delivery platform that promises to bring you practically a

CrunchWeek: Facebook Lite, Shopping On Pinterest, Brain-Powered Passwords

Happy Friday! It's time for another episode of CrunchWeek, the show that throws a few of us bloggers in front of TechCrunch TV cameras to chew the fat about some of the more interesting tech news stor

TC Cribs: Venmo’s NYC Headquarters Is On The Money

Today's episode of Cribs had us criss-crossing the country to New York City, where mobile payments juggernaut <a target="_blank" href="http://www.venmo.com">Venmo</a> has made its home. Venmo has beco

Ellen Pao Files Notice Of Appeal For KPCB Discrimination Case

Reddit CEO and former venture capitalist Ellen Pao has filed a notice of appeal in her long-running gender discrimination case against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, accord

Vox Media Acquires Re/code

Digital media conglomerate Vox Media has acquired Re/code, the technology industry news publication led by renowned tech journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. The news was first reported today b

TC Cribs: Lumosity’s Brilliant SOMA Office

Today's episode of Cribs takes us to the San Francisco headquarters of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.lumosity.com">Lumosity</a>, the company that makes online games aimed at keeping your brain a

CrunchWeek: Pebble’s Cash Crunch, Stripe Hits $5B, And NSA Reform’s Uncertain Future

Happy holiday Friday, team, and welcome to another episode of CrunchWeek. This time around, we remain camped out in the CrunchBase offices while TCHQ undergoes reconstructive surgery, Our own Kyle Rus

TC Cribs: Glassdoor’s Sausalito HQ Is A Haven For Hiking, Biking, And Even Kayaking

After a several month hiatus, we’re back with a new season of TechCrunch Cribs, the show that goes inside the doors of tech companies to show what it’s like for the employees who work hard

Watch The Disrupt NY Hackathon Live Stream Here!

More than a thousand hackers descended on the Manhattan Center in New York City over the weekend to build the best apps that can come out of a 20-hour period, and now is the time we see the fruits of

CrunchWeek: Zenefits Loves Cash, Everyone’s Watching Apple, And Amazon’s Epic Quarterly Report

Another week has left us in a miasma of earnings, product releases, and something called the Apple Watch. As such, it’s the perfect time to sit around our little round table we keep in the back

Peer-To-Peer Pet Boarding Marketplace DogVacay Launches Daycare

Have you ever seen a home security video of what dogs do when their owners go to work? I like to imagine that they chill out and celebrate like teenagers whose parents are away, but that’s not u

CrunchWeek: Yahoo+Foursquare, Etsy’s IPO Goes Boom, And Slack Raises Another Chunk Of Capital

We hope you accomplished enough this week. If not, you won't be saving your productivity this Friday afternoon, so we're here to CrunchWeek with you. This time around Sarah Buhr, Colleen Taylor and

Reserve, The Dining Reservation App From Startup Studio Expa, Beefs Up With Two Acquisitions

Reserve, the restaurant reservation company that launched this past fall out of Garrett Camp’s “startup studio” Expa, has acquired two fellow startups in the dining space. Reserve an

Weilos, The YC-Backed Weight Loss Startup, Has Been Acquired By Weight Watchers

Weilos, the startup that runs an online community for people interested in fitness and weight loss, has been acquired by Weight Watchers, TechCrunch has learned. According to a source, the purchase pr

Etsy IPO Price Expected At Between $14-$16 A Share, Starting Roadshow Tomorrow

Today, Etsy gave a few more key details about its upcoming initial public offering. The company, which is known for its marketplace for handmade and vintage objects and plans to trade on NASDAQ under

Ellen Pao’s Statement On Losing The Kleiner Perkins Case: “The Battle Was Worth It”

Directly after the jury announced its final verdict in Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in which it ruled against all four of Pao’s claims of gender discrimination and retalia

In Final Verdict, Jury Rules Against Pao On All Four Claims In Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins

Updated: After several days of deliberations, a San Francisco Superior Court jury has come to a conclusion in Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the gender discrimination trial that b

As Jury Deliberates Pao V. Kleiner Perkins, Allegiances Aren’t Always Based On Gender

“The jury is six men and six women, so this probably won’t be quick,” a man in a suit said to a female colleague as they shuffled out of the court. They were among the dozens of others who have
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