Elin Blesener

Elin Blesener

Community Manager

Elin is the Community Manager for TechCrunch. Previously, she was one of the first Community Managers at Slide and was in charge of one of their most successful products, SuperPoke! Pets. Slide went on to be acquired by Google for $182 million.

Originally from Huntington Beach, Elin attended California State University, Chico, where she studied Organizational Communications and Art History.

The Latest from Elin Blesener

TechCrunch Giveaway: Three LG G3 Phones #G3G3G3

The LG team is excited to give three TechCrunch readers its newest phones in the G series, the G3. We recently reviewed the G3 phone and its bigger hardware and flatter software. The G3 has a large 5

Want To Attend Google I/O? We Have 15 Registration Codes To Give Out

Happy Friday, friends. In case you missed out on being able to attend Google's I/O 2014 developer conference taking place on June 25-26 at Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, don't fret.

TechCrunch Giveaway: Ben Horowitz’s “The Hard Thing About Hard Things”

Ben Horowitz's story is nothing if not empowering, fascinating, and -- to many in our community -- relatable. In his new book, The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building A Business When There Are No E

TechCrunch Giveaway: Kindle Paperwhite 3G And The Last Free Ticket To Disrupt NY

Believe it or not, Disrupt NY 2014 is just one week away! Crazy, right? As you know, we have an all-star lineup of special guests and speakers who will be joining us, including Michael Arrington, Sequ

TechCrunch Giveaway: Linksys Router And $400 Gift Card

If you're just returning to the daily grind after Spring Break and can’t quite seem to get back into work mode, well we have a giveaway for you. Our friends over at Linksys have sent us one of th

TechCrunch Giveaway: Xbox One And A Free Ticket To Disrupt NY

It is officially spring and Disrupt NY is fast approaching. We have already announced some amazing speakers, which so far include Vine co-founder and GM Colin Kroll, Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler,

TechCrunch Giveaway: Free Tickets To Box’s 2014 #BoxDev Event

Happy Friday! We have something special to give away. Box is hosting its developer conference, Box Dev, on Wednesday, March 26, in San Francisco, and we have some free tickets for you. The company

TechCrunch Giveaway: A Bouquet Of Flowers

What is everyone doing tomorrow? You do know that tomorrow is one of the most romantic days of the year, right? Do you have plans? Dinner? A trip? Is dessert made? Well, thanks to BloomNation, you don

TechCrunch Giveaway: 20 Anki DRIVE Starter Kits And Free Ticket to The Crunchies

The team over at Anki is so thrilled about being a Crunchie Award finalist for <a target="_blank" href="http://crunchies2013.beta.techcrunch.com/voted/?MTk6OTQ">“Best New Startup of 2013"</a> that t

TechCrunch Giveaway: Win Disrupt SF Tickets And Fitbits From New Relic

TechCrunch Giveaway: New Nexus 7 Android Tablet And Free Ticket To Disrupt SF

TechCrunch Disrupt SF is only about a month away! This September we will be taking over San Francisco with the brightest and smartest startups, hackers, influential guests, speakers, and entrepreneurs

A Very Celebratory Giveaway: A Pebble Smartwatch And A Free Ticket To Disrupt SF

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoLywiaM6PA">Happy Fourth of July</a> to everyone who is celebrating today! We hope you are enjoying the sunshine, family and friends, booze, fi

Win A Ticket To DBX, Dropbox’s First Developer’s Conference

On July 9th, Drobox kicks off its first developer's conference. Tickets are no longer available for the invite-only one-day-event, but we have ten tickets to give away. Dropbox told us that the th

Win Admission To creativeLIVE’s “Secrets From Silicon Valley” Workshop

We tend to do a fair number of giveaways here on TechCrunch, but today we’re giving away something extra special: power.  Well, no — it’s more like we’re giving away knowledge, bu

TechCrunch Giveaway: Last Two Free Tickets To Disrupt NY

TechCrunch Disrupt NY is right around the corner. Everything kicks off this weekend in New York with the Hackathon starting on Saturday and going through the night until Sunday afternoon. The main eve

TechCrunch Giveaway: A Parrot AR Drone 2.0 And A Ticket To Disrupt NY

Spring has arrived in New York City. The sun is out (besides today). The snow is finally gone. It's time to shed the winter layers and head outside. And in the spirit of spring, we want to give one of

Giveaway: New Relic Has Four Free Disrupt NY Tickets Plus Free RC Helicopters #Nerdlife

Disrupt NY is less than a month away. Tickets are still available at the early bird discount, but only for one more week. Or you can save some cash and win a ticket here thanks to our partner New Reli

TechCrunch Giveaway: Fitbit One, Aria Smart Scale And A Ticket To Disrupt NY

Happy Friday, everyone. As you know, we love giving things away here at TechCrunch, and this week, we have a Fitbit One Wireless Activity + Sleep Tracker and an Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale to give away. Bu

TechCrunch Giveaway: Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite And A Ticket To Disrupt NY

Want a chance to win a free ticket to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2013/">Disrupt NY</a>, as well as a free Kindle Fire HD <em>and</em> a Kindle Paperwhite? Yes? Who wouldn'

TechCrunch Giveaway: Nest And Free Ticket To Disrupt NY #TCDisrupt

TechCrunch Disrupt NY is right around the corner! We have already announced many influential speakers, including Kevin Systrom of Instagram, Roelof Botha of Sequoia Capital, Ron Conway of SV Angel, Ke
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