Eric Eldon

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

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Statement From Meghan Asha

Following <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/04/05/on-the-michael-arrington-accusations/">our story yesterday</a> about the claims against TechCrunch founder <a target="_blank" href="http://www

On The Michael Arrington Accusations

We normally don't cover criminal accusations against individuals without police reports or other documents filed, or significant evidence like <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/25/rabois-le

Betaworks’ John Borthwick To Join Us For Disrupt NY

With Disrupt drawing closer, we're pleased to announce that John Borthwick will be back for another Disrupt. As the founder and CEO of betaworks, he has a unique vantage point of all parts of the New

The New Flipboard Lets You Create Your Own Mobile Magazine, Adds Search, Etsy And More

TechCrunch is like most other publications founded before 2011 in that our readers have gone mobile way faster than our products have. In 2010, 10 percent of our readers were reading us from mobile d

John Donahoe, eBay President And CEO, To Take The Disrupt NY Stage

We're pleased to announce John Donahoe, President and CEO of eBay, as a Disrupt NY speaker. Under his tutelage, eBay and its subsidiary PayPal have grown tremendously, with both companies <a href="htt

Wealthfront, The Investing Service That Has Made Me Money, Raises $20M From Index, Greylock and Social+Capital Partnership

Wealthfront is one of my favorite startups out there today — because it has actually made me money. I’m not alone. The automated investments company has been growing its user base by 20 pe

Help Us Raise Money For Teach For America

It's our pleasure to announce that TechCrunch and the fundraisers at Causes will take part in <a target="_blank" href="http://www.causes.com/activity_competitions/3">Teach For America's Challenge for

Chamath Palihapitiya To Join Us For Disrupt NY

With <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2013/">Disrupt NY just six weeks out</a>, we're psyched to announce that former Facebook executive and unconventional venture capitalist <a

Draft Is The Best Word Processor You Can Write With Today

The to-do list has gotten Asana, the calendar has gotten Fantastical, and the inbox has gotten Mailbox, but nobody has made a word processor for this decade. Until Draft, which is launching today t

Joe Lonsdale To Take The Disrupt NY Stage

We're very excited to announce that Joe Lonsdale, co-founder of Palantir and Addepar, has been added to our roster of Disrupt speakers. After a stint as a PayPal intern, Lonsdale shook up Silicon Vall

Troy Carter To Bring A Bit Of Gaga’s Social Magic To Disrupt NY

He founded the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.atomfactoryinc.com/">Atom Factory</a> talent agency. He manages Lady Gaga, and when she wanted her very own social network for her millions of "littl

Calling All Startups, Get Ready For TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

For the fourth year in a row, TechCrunch Disrupt will take over the San Francisco Design Center Concourse, and we're bringing the hottest startups and best minds in the industry with us. Block off Sep

Former Square COO Keith Rabois Joins Square Investor Khosla Ventures As Partner

Keith Rabois is going to be a full-time investor after more than a decade in operating roles. And fittingly, he’ll be doing that as a partner at Khosla Ventures — a high-powered firm as fe

Instagram’s Kevin Systrom To Join Us For Disrupt NY 2013

In case you’re not vigorously refreshing our Disrupt NY events page like we are, TechCrunch Disrupt is coming up. We’re receiving a record number of Startup Battlefield applications an

Kevin Ryan, Gilt Groupe Founder, To Speak At Disrupt NY 2013

With each fleeting moment, we inch closer to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2013/">Disrupt NY</a>. Today we're excited to announce that Kevin Ryan will take Disrupt's stage in

Roelof Botha, David Lee And Ron Conway To Speak At Disrupt NY 2013

It's the most wonderful time of year ... Because <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2013/event-info/">Disrupt New York</a> is getting closer! We're now wrapping things up behind t

Big Plans For CrunchBase

CrunchBase has grown like a tree planted in a quiet corner of the yard and left to do its thing. Six years in, our free and editable industry database gets 1.5 million unique visitors a month and has

Fred Wilson, Ken Lerer And Ben Lerer To Speak At TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013

We’re proud of the fact that some of the tech scene’s most innovative thinkers and problem solvers are going to be speaking at <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/events/disrupt-ny-2013/">TechCru

GitHub Wins The 2012 Crunchie For “Best Overall Startup”, May The Fork Be With You

In case you weren't sure that Silicon Valley had moved beyond from consumer web companies, take a look at the top five finalists for the best overall startup of 2012. Only one is even a purely consume

Rabois Left Square Over Sexual Harassment Claim, Calls Accusations “A Shakedown”

In a very surprising twist to Keith Rabois’ departure from Square yesterday, the reason is now known, and it wasn’t about business like everyone speculated. He was charged with sexual hara
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