Eric Eldon

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

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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

Josh Elman, A Product Manager’s Product Manager, Becomes Greylock’s Newest Partner

A key secret to Silicon Valley’s success is its professional class of employees who help build hit startup after hit startup in its formative stages. This know-how in engineering, product design

Flipboard Brings Its Mobile Magazines To The Web

Flipboard started on mobile devices, but the magazine app is moving to the web today with the launch of a new site. Its 75 million registered users will be getting access to its superior formatting an

Happy Birthday To Alex Wilhelm, Our Newest TechCrunch Writer

Alex Wilhelm is turning 24 today, but he’s been writing about tech since his sophomore year of college. So he’s joining us now with four solid years at The Next Web, where he wrote about M

CrunchBase And AngelList Have A Partnership

It used to be that you had to pay a bunch of money to get basic information about private tech companies, like how much they've raised and who they've acquired. CrunchBase made that free. And it used
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