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

Giveaway: Four Free Disrupt SF Tickets, T-Shirts And Skullcandy Earbuds #DataNerd

Hey guess what? It's Friday! This year's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/">Disrupt SF</a> is going to be action-packed, filled with interesting talks with <a href="https:/

TechCrunch Giveaway: Phosphor Watch And A Free Ticket To Disrupt SF #TCDisrupt

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/event-info/">Disrupt SF</a> is right around the corner and is shaping up to be one of the biggest events of the year. We have already announ

TechCrunch Giveaway: 3 Vizio Co-Stars #TechCrunch

Vizio pulled off something amazing when they introduced the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.vizio.com/costar/overview">Co-Star</a>, the first Google TV box that features OnLive gaming as well as N

TechCrunch Giveaway: A Nest Thermostat Plus Free Ticket To Disrupt SF #TCDisrupt

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/">Disrupt SF</a> is right around the corner and here's another chance for you (or someone you know) to win a ticket! This is going to be one

TechCrunch Giveaway: Nexus 7 Plus Free Ticket To Disrupt SF #TCDisrupt

It's that time again. We are super excited to give away not only a free ticket to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/event-info/">Disrupt SF</a>, but we are also giving away a

Introducing Office Hours And Happy Hour With Facebook At This Year’s Crunchup

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/crunchup-august-capital-party-2012/">The Facebook Ecosystem Crunchup</a> is closer than we think -- just a little more than one week away! We have revealed

The Facebook Ecosystem CrunchUp/August Capital Party Agenda Is Here, Get Your Tickets Now

It's that time of the week again! We've released another set of August Capital Summer Party tickets - and we expect them to sell out quickly. If you can't click fast enough to purchase a ticket to the

Vinod Khosla Is Ready To Disrupt SF. Get Your Extra Early Bird Tickets Now

We're excited to announce that Vinod Khosla will speak at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/event-info/">Disrupt SF</a>! Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures and is o

Facebook’s Peter Deng And Greg Badros To Join Us At CrunchUp 2012

We're excited to announce that Facebook's Peter Deng and Greg Badros are joining <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/07/05/facebooks-doug-purdy-and-mike-schroepfer-to-join-us-at-this-years-crunc

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee And Ron Conway Are Ready To Rock Out At Disrupt SF

We are pleased to announce our latest additions to the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/">Disrupt SF</a> agenda, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the ultimate angel, Ron Con

TechCrunch Giveaway: A New iPad And Free Ticket To Disrupt SF! #TCDisrupt

We hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July and an awesome weekend. You may have noticed that we didn't have a Disrupt SF ticket giveaway last Friday. That is because we wanted to wait since we have s

Facebook’s Doug Purdy And Mike Schroepfer To Join Us At This Year’s CrunchUp

Summer is here and our annual CrunchUp mini-conference is just a month away. The <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/06/27/the-facebook-ecosystem-crunchup-our-7th-annual-august-capital-party-aug

TechCrunch Giveaway: Another Free Ticket To Disrupt SF! #TCDisrupt

TechCrunch Disrupt SF is back and everything is shaping up nicely behind the scenes. Actually, I was in a Disrupt meeting all day and that's why this post is going out so late. So, you will have an ex

TechCrunch Giveaway: Free Ticket To Disrupt SF #TCDisrupt

Here's another chance for one lucky reader to win tickets to this year's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/">Disrupt in San Francisco</a>! Congratulations to last week's winn

Why You Should Apply For The TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield

TechCrunch Disrupt is one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year, and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/battlefield/">Startup Battlefield</a> (Click <a ta

TechCrunch Giveaway: One Free Ticket To Disrupt SF #TCDisrupt

TechCrunch Disrupt SF last year was a huge hit and we are all ready to do it again! <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/">Disrupt SF</a> is coming up, quicker than we realize,

The 15 Startups That Launched At Disrupt NYC Day 2. Who’s Your Favorite?

Disrupt NYC day two has just wrapped up. During the conference today, Michael Arrington demanded to know from Ron Conway when he was going to run for Mayor of San Francisco (he kept saying he would <a

Disrupt NYC Day 1: Your Startup Battlefield Companies

Our very first day of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2012/">Disrupt NYC</a> is over and the conference started off with a bang. We had memorable chats, dove into fashion for a

Getaround Wants To Get You To TechCrunch Disrupt

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/05/25/and-the-winner-of-techcrunch-disrupt-nyc-is-getaround/">Getaround was the big winner</a> at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2012/

TechCrunch Giveaway: Last Chance To Win Tickets To Disrupt NYC #TCDisrupt

Happy Friday! In less than one week, my colleagues and I (along with <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2012/speakers-judges/">many, many others</a>) will be flying to New York to
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