Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook

Managing Editor

Jordan Crook is a Managing Editor based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan leads programming on TechCrunch\’s flagship event, the world-renowned Disrupt conference. You may recognize her from her appearances hosting that event and moderating panels and fireside chats.

She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

She is now a Managing Editor at TechCrunch.

You can email her at jordan@techcrunch.com.

The Latest from Jordan Crook

Mindbody acquires ClassPass in all-stock deal and secures $500 million investment

ClassPass, the subscription-based fitness marketplace most recently valued at $1 billion, is today announcing that it has been acquired by Mindbody. Mindbody is a bit like the OpenTable of the fitness

Chime’s Chris Britt and Menlo Ventures’ Shawn Carolan to talk fintech on TechCrunch Live

In a world where fintech is so hot right now, and investors are being swept up by their excitement for the space, Chime has managed to ride the wave to near perfection. The company has raised upwards

Pilot’s Jessica McKellar and Index’s Mark Goldberg will outline how to become a unicorn on TechCrunch Live

Pilot, a unicorn fintech company looking to bring bookkeeping into the 21st century, has raised more than $160 million in funding from investors that include Stripe, Sequoia, Index and more. On an upc

Canva is getting into video

Canva, the $40 billion software startup looking to make design accessible to everyone, has today announced a video editing suite. Launched in 2013, Canva emerged during the design renaissance, around

Bond Vet stitches up $170 million from Warburg Pincus

Bond Vet, the New York-based veterinary care clinic, has announced the close of a $170 million investment from Warburg Pincus. The veterinary startup raised $17 million toward the end of 2020, explain

Medley, the coaching platform for personal and professional development, gets $3.7M led by a16z

Medley, the group coaching platform that focuses on both personal and professional development, announced the close of a $3.7 million seed round led by a16z today. Connie Chan and Anne Lee Skates of A

Stephanie Zhan walks through the Rec Room pitch deck that won Sequoia’s investment

Sequoia partner Stephanie Zhan and Nick Fajt, founder and CEO of social gaming platform Rec Room, explained what the venture capital firm looks for in consumer-facing startups.

Meet the 14 companies launching out of the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

Today, 14 new companies launched out of the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator in New York City. The companies span a handful of different sectors including healthcare, fintech, enterprise and consu

Carrot, a plug-in that automatically categorizes what you’ve added to your cart, raises $5.5 million

While the growth of e-commerce has left us browsing and shopping more than ever, that doesn’t mean we’re actually buying all that much. In fact, the Baymard Institute, as cited by Shopify,

Check out the amazing speakers joining us on Extra Cru… ahem, TechCrunch Live

It’s been an Extra Crunch summer. We’ve heard how to craft your pitch deck around the one thing that really hooks an investor, and how the industry experience of Retail Zipline’s Mel

How Ryan Reynolds has mastered authentic marketing

Most people know Ryan Reynolds from his movies, but the actor has his hands in a number of entrepreneurial ventures. He owns a majority stake in Mint Mobile, a mobile virtual network operator, which h

What Canva CEO Melanie Perkins looks for in a potential acquisition

We sat down with Canva co-founder Melanie Perkins at Disrupt 2021 to talk about how she has approached fundraising, and how she's managed to grow Canva's free and paid user base at a rapid clip.

Canva raises $200 million at a $40 billion valuation

Canva is now valued at $40 billion following a fresh capital injection of $200 million (USD) in a round led by T. Rowe Price. New and existing investors participated in the round, including Franklin T

The Disrupt Desk will help you catch everything you missed at Disrupt 2021

This year at TechCrunch Disrupt (happening just next week), there is more to explore than ever before. From the scores of Startup Alley companies to the Startup Battlefield presentations to the Disrup

Get your pitch-off on with our Disrupt Startup Alley companies on upcoming episodes of Extra Crunch Live

Disrupt is right around the corner, and this year the show is packed to the brim with incredible panels and conversations, an absolutely stacked Startup Battlefield cohort of companies launching on ou

Anima, a no-code tool that turns designs into code, raises $10 million Series A

Anima, the YC-backed platform that turns designs into code, has today announced the close of a $10 million Series A financing. The round was led by MizMaa Ventures with participation from INcapital an

Ryan Reynolds is coming to Disrupt

Ryan Reynolds is America’s sweetheart, despite being both Canadian and somewhat irreverent. The actor, producer, screenwriter and entrepreneur has been nominated for a Golden Globe and Grammy fo

Canva CEO Melanie Perkins will tell us about the journey to a $15B valuation at Disrupt

The design space has undergone major changes in the last decade. What once was dominated by a single player in Adobe has now become a burgeoning software landscape, with a handful of major players ans

Aileen Lee and Guild Education’s Rachel Carlson will share how to get to yes on Extra Crunch Live

Aileen Lee is one of the most prestigious and successful venture capitalists of the past decade. Before starting her own firm in Cowboy Ventures, Lee was a partner at KPCB for more than 12 years. Her

Macro relaunches its Zoom skin to focus on self-expression and inclusion

Productivity has been a focal point for many enterprise businesses since before the pandemic hit, and even more so since its onset. But Macro founders Ankith Harathi and John Keck are taking a differe
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