Greg Kumparak

Greg Kumparak

Editor

Greg Kumparak is an editor at TechCrunch. Greg started at TechCrunch in May of 2008 as the editor of its sister site,MobileCrunch.Greg’s coverage primarily focuses on consumer companies,particularly those involving gadgets, robotics, or augmented reality. Disclosures: Greg holds shares in ETFs/mutual funds and owns a small amount of cryptocurrency (ETH, ADA)

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Another brutal week for crypto and crypto companies

Hi all! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we recap the most read stories to cross TechCrunch over the last week. Our goal: If you’ve had a busy few days, you should be able to

Apple’s big week was not without its flaws

Hi, friends! Welcome back to Week In Review, the newsletter where we recap some of the top stories to cross TechCrunch dot com this week. The most read story this week was . . . well, everything that

Here’s everything Apple just announced at the WWDC 2022 keynote

It’s WWDC keynote time! Each year Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a few hours of back-to-back-to-back announcements, generally covering things from iOS to watchOS to —

Gas?! Where we’re going, we don’t need gas

Hello all! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we recap some of the top stories to cross TechCrunch over the last 7 days. If you want it in your inbox every Saturday, sign up here. Th

The week Jack stepped back

Hey all. Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we recap some of the top stories to cross TC’s front page over the last 7 days. The most read story on our site this week was about

Here are all of the companies presenting at Alchemist Accelerator’s 30th Demo Day today

It’s Demo Day time! Today marks the 30th Demo Day for Alchemist, the enterprise-focused accelerator that helped grow companies like LaunchDarkly, Rigetti Computing and Privacera early on. As an

YC’s letter to founders, Apple’s folding device and the DOJ’s new stance on hackers

Hi all! Welcome back to Week in Review, our newsletter where we wrap up many of the top stories to hit TechCrunch over the last seven days. The big thing this week, based on what people were reading m

Another week of job slashes and crypto crashes

Hi friends! Welcome back to Week In Review, the newsletter where we wrap up many of the top stories to cross TechCrunch’s front page over the last seven days. The big thing this week — at leas

Here’s everything you need to know from the Google I/O 2022 keynote today

It’s Google I/O keynote day! Once a year Google kicks off its developer conference with a rapid-fire stream of announcements, finally unveiling so many of the things they’ve been working o

A brutal week of layoffs

Hi friends. In case you missed it last week: I’m Greg, and I’m handling Week in Review now that Lucas is off with Anita building their new crypto-focused podcast/newsletter, Chain Reaction

Elon’s big week

Hi! I’m Greg Kumparak. I’ll be heading up Week in Review for the foreseeable future, with your former host Lucas Matney diving into cryptoland with the launch of a newsletter and podcast c

How to get into Y Combinator, according to YC’s Dalton Caldwell

At TechCrunch Early Stage, Y Combinator's Dalton Caldwell shared insights on the application process — what works on an application, what doesn't, and the right ways to stand out.

Samsung is making a Pokémon phone because why not

Are you looking to buy a folding smartphone? Do you want it to be Pokémon-themed? And do you live in South Korea? If all those stars are aligned just right, do we have some good news for you: Samsung

Dyte raises $11.6M to help developers build better video calls

If you’re looking to integrate video or audio calls into your product, you don’t necessarily have to build it out from the ground up. Unless you’ve got some super-specific needs, there are SDKs

Built Robotics raises another $64M to make construction equipment autonomous

If you’re still wrapping your head around the idea of self-driving cars, get ready for something that might seem even wilder: self-driving construction equipment exists, and it’s already o

After six months of invite-only sales, Amazon Glow is now available to all in the US

Back in September of last year, Amazon announced a curious-looking device called the Amazon Glow. Part video calling device and part projector, it’s meant to connect kids with distant family mem

Here’s everything Apple announced at today’s ‘Peek Performance’ event

It’s Apple event day! The day when the company takes the (once again remote/virtual) stage to reveal everything it’s been working on behind the scenes lately. Didn’t have time to fo

Fetch raises $3.5M for its self-service truck rental marketplace

Once upon a time, I had a truck. I loved that truck! I didn’t actually use the truck as a truck all that often, so eventually I sold it and bought something more in tune with my daily needs. Som

Celebs back Backbone’s mobile gaming controller with $40M round

Before the pandemic, I traveled a lot for work. My suitcase packing list, honed over the years, was pretty much set in stone. Backbone’s iPhone gaming controller is one of a few new things in re

Schoolytics is a dashboard that keeps teachers, students and parents on the same page

When I was in school — which, judging by how my spine feels most mornings, was fourteen thousand years ago — keeping track of how you were doing on your homework felt, itself, like homework. Paren
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