Eric Eldon

Eric Eldon is the editor-in-chief of Hoodline and a former co-editor of TechCrunch.

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As remote work becomes normal, Ukio raises $9M for premium long-term rentals

The art of startup storytelling with Julian Shapiro

"Signal is more important than frequency in an era where we're overloaded with content."

Susan Su on how to approach growth as your startup raises each round

'At each layer of your growth model, you don't want to just be relying on ads or just be relying on SEO or just be relying on email marketing … you really want to have your eggs in multiple baskets.

The pandemic showed why product and brand design need to sit together

We caught up with Scott Tong, a startup design expert who advises early-stage companies, to learn more about the marriage of products and brands.

To win post-pandemic, startups need remote-first growth teams

Growth marketer and investor Susan Su says that after the pandemic, startup founders will need to develop a mentality that places growth at the center of company strategy.

Help TechCrunch find the best growth marketers for startups

Keeping up with the latest problems and solutions in growth is literally a full-time job, but TechCrunch is here to help.

Domain experts wanted: Submit your guest articles to Extra Crunch

Guest articles are hugely popular with our startup audience, but right now, we are prioritizing submissions from authors who have expertise in the following areas …

Growth expert Susan Su shares insights for marketing in 2021 at TC Early Stage

It’s 2021. Contact importers are old history, and everyone’s a creator, building for their own audience. How can early-stage startups find meaningful traction at the velocity they need when the di

Help TechCrunch find the best email marketers for startups

Email marketing has been with us for decades, but today it has been refined to a science and an art form. If you’re an early-stage founder, it is one of the best ways to build and grow your direct r

Extra Crunch roundup: How Duolingo became an edtech leader

The pandemic has just pushed edtech mainstream, but language-learning startup Duolingo had already spent the past decade figuring out how to build a successful edtech app. In our latest installment of

Extra Crunch roundup: Fintech stays hot, Brex doubles, and startup IRR is up all over

Tech companies in Silicon Valley, the geography, have had an incredible year. But one indicator points to longer-term changes. The internal rate of return (IRR) for companies in other startup hub citi

The return of neighborhood retail and other surprising real estate trends

As shocking as it sounds, we could be entering a much better era for small, local businesses.

10 proptech investors see better era for residential and retail after pandemic

The pandemic made the internet a lifeline for shopping, earning a living and maintaining personal relationships. Now, as lockdowns start to lift, the real estate industry has to figure out what that m

How top startup lawyer Dawn Belt thinks about company-building in the age of SPACs

Dawn Belt has been working with top tech companies for two decades, most recently helping commercial electric vehicle company Proterra go public as a SPAC in January. Now she’ll be joining us at

2 years in, Extra Crunch is helping readers build and grow companies around the world

Now, as the world glimpses a brighter, post-pandemic future, we are doubling down on the news and analysis that’s helped many early-stage companies make better decisions.

3 adtech and martech VCs see major opportunities in privacy and compliance

There seems to be plenty of activity in adtech and martech, particularly across the commerce ecosystem with tools that support monetization for small merchants.

Extra Crunch is now hiring for reporter, editor and project manager positions

Extra Crunch is about to turn two years old and we now have a lot of demanding subscribers. Readers say they want more articles — in even more depth — about the latest trends in early-stage startu

Letterhead wants to be the Shopify of email newsletters

You’re probably investing in an email newsletter these days, whether you’re an international brand, a nonprofit or a local news publisher. Maybe email is even your focus now, because you got burne

Investors double down on tech stocks in massive DoorDash, Airbnb, C3.ai IPOs

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here. Maybe it is a stock market bubble, or a tech-stoc

It’s holiday season for tech unicorns

Did you follow all of the unicorn news from the last couple of weeks? No? Here’s a list of headlines to catch you up....
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