Eric Eldon

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

The Latest from Eric Eldon

Startups Weekly: What the E-Trade deal says about Robinhood

How well do Robinhood's financials stack up against incumbent online brokerages? While we wait for the seven-year-old company's long-planned IPO, Alex Wilhelm examined Morgan Stanley's big $13 billion

Startups Weekly: A pre-IPO list of unicorn companies that also generate lots of revenue(!)

My colleague Alex Wilhelm has been researching the companies that are both getting impressive valuations and also generating annual recurring revenues of around $100 million on more.

Startups Weekly: Asana numbers likely to be what the market wants

[Editor’s note: Want to get this weekly review of news that startups can use? Just subscribe here.]  Asana may get more attention than the average SaaS company due to the Facebook pedigrees and

Startups Weekly: One Medical IPO raises unicorn hopes

Maybe ‘tech-enabled’ is good enough for public markets? Everybody’s talking about revenues after WeWork, but maybe you still don’t need to have all the right numbers in place t

Startups Weekly: Tech layoffs spread (a bit)

Are January layoffs just a few post-WeWork jitters? TechCrunch has found itself writing about layoffs at a few notable tech companies this week — and not just SoftBank-backed ones. The focus is very

Startups Weekly: Plaid’s $5.3B acquisition is a textbook Silicon Valley win

Hi everyone, my name is Eric Eldon and I’m the new writer of the Startups Weekly newsletter.  I’ll be picking my favorite explicitly startup-focused articles of the week for you from Extra Cr

Get personalized expert help for your startup at Disrupt Berlin

Want to get professional feedback about your pitch deck, marketing assets, or immigration issues? Attending Disrupt Berlin? We’ve brought in experts from around Europe (and Silicon Valley) to he

Submit a guest column to Extra Crunch (and TechCrunch)

We're changing how guest columns work here at TechCrunch, with the goal of publishing more about key topics for our startup founder audience.

Attending Disrupt Berlin? Have top investors critique your pitch deck onstage

Having trouble pitching your startup to investors? This year at Disrupt Berlin, we’re going to help you solve that problem. We’ve invited a panel of experts to tear down real pitch decks l

Founders, get advice from top experts at Disrupt Berlin this Dec. 11-12

What are the best strategies today for raising your startup’s first funding round, finding users and building your team? How can you best handle major new challenges like Brexit and global trade

Get your immigration questions answered by expert lawyer Sophie Alcorn at Disrupt SF

If you’re a founder facing a tough immigration question, we have a special workshop session for you next week at Disrupt SF. One of our resident legal experts, Sophie Alcorn, is going to be host

Serial founder David Cancel to share people-first, SaaS insights at Disrupt SF next week

What do you wish you’d known about building a company beforehand? It’s a question that haunts many a startup founder their first time around. Serial SaaS-focused entrepreneur David Cancel

Disrupt Berlin: Get advice on the latest growth tactics from Demand Curve

We’re going to try something new at Disrupt Berlin this year, based on the great response we’ve been getting to our startup how-to coverage. We’re going to put experts who work closely with star

Get advice on the latest growth tactics from Demand Curve at Disrupt SF

We’re going to try something new at Disrupt this year, based on the great response we’ve been getting to our startup how-to coverage. We’re going to put service provider experts on o

Help TechCrunch offer a valuable new tool for startups (by taking this quick survey)

It’s hard to find the expert help you need right at the clutch moment when you’re building your startup. We’re trying to solve that problem through a product we’ve been develop

Y Combinator’s Michael Seibel, Ali Rowghani to reveal new YC top 100 list, talk startups at Disrupt SF

Y Combinator has become its own economy since its founding in 2005, as the formative seed-stage venture fund has nurtured leading startups across industries. Today, you’ll often see newer YC sta

Holloway launches in-depth startup guides, aims to rewrite publishing with $4.6M from NYT, tech VCs

Founders need to get smart quickly about the many nuanced aspects of building a company, from understanding weird language in a big term sheet to hiring a key software developer. But the best practica

Verified Expert Lawyer: Sophie Alcorn

Sophie Alcorn founded her own immigration-focused boutique law firm a few years ago, that has quickly become a go-to resource for founders and tech workers in the Bay Area and beyond. While immigratio

Xprize seeks high-tech solutions to California’s fire problems

The fire season is just a few weeks away here in California, and it’s expected to be worse than ever. But there’s a new plan in the works to help catch fires before they get out of control. Xp

Verified Expert Lawyer: Adam Zagaris

Adam Zagaris prides himself on being an outside general counsel who helps startups get day-to-day paperwork done efficiently and well — particularly when they are facing off against tough, bigger pa
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