Eric Eldon

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

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Is your startup the next TikTok?

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. And I don’t mean building an app that gets the

From Unity to Disrupt, tech has an especially optimistic week

Snowflake, Jfrog, Sumo Logic and Unity each raised price ranges days before IPO, to meet what had seemed like growing enthusiasm from public markets. Each one still popped.

With Goat Capital, Justin Kan and Robin Chan want to keep founding alongside the right teams

Justin Kan and Robin Chan have each been angel investing for more than a decade. They’re starting a new fund together now, though, to stay involved as cofounders of more startups. Goat Capital is a

Snowflake, Unity, JFrog move towards IPOs despite public market turmoil

Warren Buffet is eager to invest in a money-burning SaaS unicorn that is about to IPO.

How to think about growth strategically in 2020

You have more ways than ever to find the right users for your startup — if you know what you’re doing.  Today, you can pick from a selection of self-serve ad tools across large consumer platf

9 proptech investors talk co-living, home offices and other pandemic trends

The real estate industry — like so many other sectors — was forced to adapt this year. Now, investors are ready to pour capital into the startups they believe are best-positioned in this new era,

The future of retail and office space is up in the air, and proptech investors are optimistic

The malls and grocery stores of the 20th century are being converted into industrial conveyor belts of goods and services traveling from the internet to your home.

How to craft the right pitch deck for your company at Disrupt 2020

Your startup is special and different, and you need to explain that to distracted investors in just a few short slides. The pandemic has added to your challenge, because more investors have been looki

9 top real estate and proptech investors: Cities and offices still have a future

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, many U.S. workers will eventually return to their offices. But when they do, their big-city workplace will not only have a smaller footprint and operational strategy, it

Startups Weekly: With Asana, JFrog, Palantir, Snowflake, Sumo and Unity, we’re in peak season for tech IPOs

Pandemic numbers are looking better, it's still a couple months before US elections, and a growing line of tech companies have already ventured out into public markets successfully this summer.

Startups Weekly: Will future unicorns go public sooner?

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. The public markets are staying receptive to tech IPO

Startups Weekly: The US is finally getting serious about 5G

There are few things that US political leaders can agree on these days, but one of them thankfully appears to be 5G. Manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, health care and many other industries a

Startups Weekly: What countries want your startup?

They say business needs certainty to succeed, but new tech startups are still getting funded aggressively despite the pandemic, recession, trade wars and various large disasters....

Startups Weekly: Qualtrics IPO to be even more exciting this time around

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. German software giant SAP bought experience manageme

Startups Weekly: What education do you need to build a great tech company?

The easy startup ideas have all been done — the ones that just required some homebrew hardware hacking or PHP dorm-room coding to get off the ground. These days, you might need multiple advanced tec

Startups Weekly: The TechCrunch List reveals investors who founders love to work with

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. We’re pleased to kick off this week’s ne

Startups Weekly: The world is eating tech

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. You could almost hear the internet cracking apart th

Startups Weekly: Tech unicorns look to IPOs as Lemonade, Accolade boom

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. Hundreds of tech-oriented startups worth a billion o

Startups Weekly: US visa freeze is latest reason to build remote-first

While the US tech industry relentlessly tries to do business with the rest of the world, this week it became further embroiled in national politics. High-skill immigration visas have been suspended un

Startups Weekly: Which investor wrote the first check?

Which startups investors are actually first to backing the best companies? If you know this information before fundraising, you can avoid pitching investors who were always going to tell you that you'
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