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

Original Content podcast: ‘Tiger King’ might be the wildest show on Netflix

Netflix’s “Tiger King” is a docuseries focusing on the man who calls himself Joe Exotic — owner of a private park full of tigers and other big cats. We learn in the opening minutes

John Borthwick & Matt Hartman of betaworks discuss coronavirus adaptation strategies

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of hopping on Zoom with betaworks’ John Borthwick and Matt Hartman to discuss the tech world’s adaptation to this new locked-down world, the future of new med

Original Content podcast: Hulu’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ is agonizing in all the right ways

“Little Fires Everywhere,” a new miniseries on Hulu, can be hard to watch. Based on Celeste Ng’s novel of the same name, it takes place in the planned community of Shaker Heights dur

Join betaworks’ John Borthwick and Matt Hartman on a live WFH conference call tomorrow at 3pm EDT

The world is changing fast. With the spread of the coronavirus keeping folks in their homes, there’s no time like the present to connect with people online. Tomorrow at 3pm EDT, betaworks’

ClassPass now offers live streamed workouts for those house-bound by coronavirus

ClassPass, the fitness platform that connects gym-goers with the right studio/fitness class, has today announced that it’s dusting off its shuttered video product in the wake of the coronavirus

Original Content podcast: Apple’s ‘Amazing Stories’ is thoroughly unamazing

It’s been two-and-a-half years since the news first broke that Steven Spielberg would be rebooting his ’80s anthology series “Amazing Stories” for Apple’s then-unnamed st

Announcing the Disrupt SF Digital Pass

At TechCrunch, we aim to deliver a great show no matter what. We’re constantly looking at ways to broaden the reach of Disrupt — in 2018, for instance, we added several new pricing tiers to ma

Original Content podcast: Hulu’s ‘Hillary’ retraces a controversial career and a heartbreaking election

While Hillary Clinton’s comments about Bernie Sanders (“Nobody likes him”) have prompted more headlines than anything else in Hulu’s “Hillary,” there’s a lot

Quit Genius raises $11M Series A to expand into opioid, alcohol addiction treatment

Quit Genius, the YC-backed startup that uses cognitive behavioral therapy to help folks quit smoking and vaping tobacco products, has today announced the close of an $11 million Series A round. The ne

Varsity Tutors launches Virtual School Day for free amid COVID-19 school closures

Varsity Tutors, the edtech company looking to connect students with tutors live and on-demand, is today releasing a free product called Virtual School Day for students and parents, as schools close ac

Original Content podcast: ‘Devs’ is a strange and delightful technothriller

Given its name, you might expect “Devs” — which launched earlier this month on the new FX on Hulu — to be a “Silicon Valley”-style sitcom about the tech industry. And ther

This startup got a meeting with Mark Suster by getting clever with Google ads

Startups have done some wild things to get the attention of VCs. In fact, Instacart founder Apoorva Mehta sent YC partner (at the time) Garry Tan a six-pack of beer through the service after missing t

TechCrunch is postponing Early Stage SF and Sessions: Mobility

Just like you, we at TechCrunch have been keeping a close eye on the developing situation around the novel coronavirus outbreak. This is indeed a challenging time for families and businesses across th

YC-backed Giveaway is a peer-to-peer marketplace that uses virtual currency

YC-backed Giveaway lets folks give away their unused or unnecessary items in a marketplace. Unlike other buy and sell or donation platforms, Giveaway uses a virtual currency on the platform to reward

YC-backed Legionfarm lets competitive gamers pay to play with pro coaches

Legionfarm, a YC-backed company, is looking to bring coaches to the competitive gaming world. Esports teams at the very top often have coaches, but the rest of the massive competitive gaming scene has

Real estate platform Orchard adds new features to home search portal

Orchard, formerly Perch, is sprinting towards its goal of having a fully integrated home buying and selling platform, from title and mortgage services to its tech-focused real estate brokerage to a co

YC-backed Snapboard is a no-code platform for building internal tools

No-code tools are on the rise, and a YC-backed company called Snapboard is looking to join the fight. Snapboard, led by solo founder Calum Moore, started when Moore decided to build one product a week

Electric reopens Series B to make room for Dick Costolo and Adam Bain

Electric, the platform that delivers IT services to small and medium businesses, has today announced that it has raised an additional $14.5 million on its Series B from 01 Advisors, the fund led by Tw

YC-backed Cleanly merges with NextCleaners to vertically integrate

Cleanly, the YC-backed company that looked to bring tech to the laundry industry, has today announced a merger with NextCleaners. The New York-based companies signed an all-stock deal after more than

TFLiving, with $4.8M in seed funding, wants to be the Uber for amenities

TFLiving, looking to bring amenities to residential and commercial spaces, has today announced the close of a $4.8 million seed financing led by Camber Creek. Courtside Ventures, and other strategic i
Load More