Eric Eldon

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

The Latest from Eric Eldon

Announcing Extra Crunch

I won’t bury the lede. TechCrunch is launching a subscription product called, appropriately and deliciously, Extra Crunch. Extra Crunch, as it says on the tin, is an additional layer of content, cov

How we’re finding the best lawyers for early-stage startups

We’re nearing 1,000 submissions from startup founders and leaders in Silicon Valley and across the world about the best early-stage tech lawyers to work with. As we’ve sorted through survey respon

Help us find the best startup lawyers

We’re looking for the best lawyers who are working with startups today, and we’d like your recommendations. Right now, it’s hard to find the sort of attorney who can help you see around corners

Help TechCrunch find the best lawyers for startups

TechCrunch is working on a new project to help you build a better company. We’re looking for the great service providers in the startup world: the lawyers, accountants, recruiters, human resource ma

Fixing cities

It’s Never Too Early To Say Goodbye

“You can’t just quietly slip out the door,” I’ve been told by too many people I trust. So okay, fine, here’s this post about my departure! Since you asked, TechCrunch is

Announcing The 2013 Crunchies Finalists, Vote Now

After a rush of nominations, TechCrunch and our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, are proud to announce the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/7th-annual-crunchies-awards/">the 7th Annual Crun

Crunchies Nominations Close Next Sunday

The <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/7th-annual-crunchies-awards/">Crunchies</a> are almost here and time is running out to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/7th-annual-crunchies-

Announcing The 7th Annual Crunchies Awards

The glitz. The glamour. The nerds. It’s nearly time for the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards, where TechCrunch, Gigaom, and VentureBeat put aside the day-to-day blood sport of blogging and celebrate

TechCrunch Has Redesigned, Again

A while back, we were at a dinner, and when one of us mentioned that we were an editor at TechCrunch, the guy across the table from us chimed in, without introducing himself, with a well-worn complain

Why Accel Is Leading A $40M Round In Vox Media, A Digital Content Company (!)

“At some level, it is still contrarian,” Accel Partners’ Andrew Braccia admits about leading a $40 million fourth round of funding in Vox Media, the publisher of hundreds of major le

Announcing The Agenda For TechCrunch Disrupt Europe

On October 26th, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-europe-berlin-2013/disrupteurope2013/">TechCrunch Disrupt hits Europe</a> for the first time and we're excited to announce the full

Everyone Should Be Welcome In Tech

Sexism in tech can be as subtle as a false assumption about engineering competence or as blatant as a couple of hackathon apps that made it onto our stage last week. Changing our hackathon rules will

The Final 6 Disrupt SF Startups: Cota, Dryft, Fates Forever, Layer, Regalii And Soil IQ

This year's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2012/event-info/">TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco</a> has hit attendance records and  been one of the most exciting we've ever ha

An Apology From TechCrunch

Normally our hackathons are a showcase for developers of all stripes to create and share something cool. But earlier today, the spirit of our event was marred by two misogynistic presentations. Sexism

CrunchBase Has A New Mobile Site, Is Bigger Than Ever

We have some updates today from the other side of the TechCrunch office. The growing team at CrunchBase, our free database of tech companies, has a new mobile site available for your browsing pleasure

Announcing Your Disrupt SF Finals Judges: Marissa Mayer, Roelof Botha, Keith Rabois, David Lee, Chris Dixon And Michael Arrington

You'll see some startups trying to solve big problems in networking, business software and security next week during our Battlefield competition at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/">Disrup

Matthew Panzarino Joins TechCrunch As Senior Editor

Matthew Panzarino has been a professional photographer, hobbyist chef, hardware tinkerer, independent Apple blogger, and most recently the Managing Editor at The Next Web. He has made a name for himse

TechCrunch China Is Our Latest International Expansion, And It’s Live Now

We’ve been busy expanding our coverage around the world and today our latest project is ready for you — if you’d prefer TechCrunch written in Chinese that is. You can now find transl

Angels Get Carry For Helping A Startup Raise Money With AngelList Syndicates

AngelList is testing out a new service that lets angel investors syndicate deals with each other, a feature that could allow startups to raise venture-sized rounds of money with relative ease. Called
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