Eric Eldon

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

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After A Year Of Upgrading Yahoo, CEO Marissa Mayer To Join Us At Disrupt SF

After a big first year as CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer will be joining us on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco this September. Tickets are <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrup

Enterprise Leaders Marc Benioff, Jeff Weiner And Doug Leone At Disrupt SF

San Francisco, here comes <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-sf-2013/event-info/">Disrupt</a>. Starting on September 7, our annual conference kicks off at the San Francisco Design Con

Tunebox Is An iTunes Match-Like App For Dropbox Music Files

When <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/12/13/with-audiogalaxy-acquisition-dropbox-signals-its-cloud-music-ambitions/">Dropbox bought Audiogalaxy</a> late last year, <a target="_blank" href="ht

In Writing Platform Push, Draft Lets You Collaborate Then Publish Anywhere

<a target="_blank" href="https://draftin.com">Draft</a>, a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/03/12/draft-is-the-best-word-processor-you-can-write-with-today/">streamlined online word processor

We Want YOU To Be The New TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Editor

One of the most rewarding aspects of TechCrunch's Disrupt events is the <a target="_blank" href="http://disrupt.co/s2010/startup-battlefield/">Startup Battlefield </a> -- like a mini-startup school, t

Business Intelligence Startup RJMetrics Raises $6.25M From Trinity Ventures For Ecommerce Boom

In the big new world of business intelligence, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.rjmetrics.com/">RJMetrics</a> has found a market helping ecommerce companies easily analyze operations data and make

Microsoft Mulling Nook Media LLC Purchase For $1 Billion

Microsoft is offering to pay $1 billion to buy the digital assets of Nook Media LLC, the digital book and college book joint venture with Barnes & Noble and other investors, according to internal

The 7 Disrupt NY Finalists: Enigma, Floored, Glide, Handle, HealthyOut, SupplyShift And Zenefits

More than 2,000 people have filled up the historic Manhattan Center with our biggest hackathon and Startup Alley yet, and a set of incisive discussions with tech leaders. Now it's time for the battle

Allen & Company’s Nancy Peretsman And Kleiner Perkins’ Chi-Hua Chien Are Ready To Disrupt

We're happy to have Allen & Company Managing Director Nancy Peretsman and Kleiner Perkins' Chi-Hua Chien lend their judging expertise to our TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield competition. One of the

Vox Media’s Jim Bankoff To Talk The Business Of High-Quality Media At Disrupt NY

After a long decade of media destruction, no one in the industry was surprised to see “Reporter (Newspaper)” ranked as the worst job of 2013. But life is starting to look better for some o

Chris Dixon To Speak At Disrupt NY, As A VC

Chris Dixon is back in New York quite a bit, he tells me, even though he recently got a place in San Francisco as part of his new job as a partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He'll be at <a href="https://

Actor-Investor Ashton Kutcher To Talk A-Grade Fund, What He’s Into At Disrupt NY

Silicon Valley didn't believe in actor-investors, just a few years ago. Then Ashton Kutcher <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/26/technology/26ashton.html">stepped in</a> and star

Quantcast Passes $100M Run-Rate, Lands Senior Hires As Ads Business Booms

Online display advertising has been a murky business -- who is actually viewing all those ads, and do those ads make a difference to them? <a target="_blank" href="https://www.quantcast.com/">Quantcas

Party In SF, For Charity

The TechCrunch SF staff normally goes to your parties, but tonight you can come <a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/events/156328597868023/">to ours.</a> And this one has a mission beyon

Flipboard’s Mike McCue Talks Mobile Media At Disrupt NY

People want to get their news on their phones, but many publishers are struggling to offer a set of mobile web sites and apps that users truly love. Meanwhile, mobile advertising is currently making m

David Tisch, Naval Ravikant, Mike Abbott And Aaref Hilaly To Talk Future Of Investing At Disrupt NY

A few top venture firms are seeing returns on investments, but most of the industry is struggling to deliver better results than mutual funds. Meanwhile, angel dollars are still flowing at the seed st

Arrington Presents Evidence In Letter Claiming Abuse Allegations Were False

TechCrunch founder <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/michael-arrington">Michael Arrington</a> has made good on <a target="_blank" href="http://uncrunched.com/2013/04/07/respons

Help Kick Path’s Butt (And Support Teach For America)

Some of us in tech are self-taught geniuses who never needed school -- but that's mostly not the case, and you know it. Great teachers in math, science, reading and other core areas have helped this g

Internet Pioneer Dwight Merriman To Speak At Disrupt NY This Month

We're very pleased to announce that Dwight Merriman, the co-founder and former CTO of DoubleClick and now the co-founder of hot New York startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.10gen.com/">10gen</

Gentry Underwood, CEO And Co-Founder Of Mailbox, To Speak At Disrupt NY

Mailbox launched to much fanfare earlier this year. Heralded as "<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/12/13/omg-mailbox-is-amazeballs/">the best email management app you'll ever use</a>", iOS use
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