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

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

While the growth of ecommerce 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

Sequoia’s Stephanie Zhan and Rec Room’s Nick Fajt are joining us on Extra Crunch Live

Sequoia is one of the most prestigious and successful venture firms to ever exist. The firm’s portfolio includes Airbnb, 23andMe, Docker, Dropbox, Figma and GitHub — and that barely covers

Surfside, a marketing technology for the cannabis space, inhales $4 million

Surfside, a data and marketing platform aimed directly at the cannabis industry, has today announced the close of a $4 million seed round led by Casa Verde. The firm’s managing partner, Karan Wa

Hear Startup Alley companies pitch expert VC judges on the next episode of Extra Crunch Live

We know how much you love a good startup pitch-off. Who doesn’t? It combines the thrill of live, high-stakes entertainment with learning about the hottest new thing. Plus, you get to hear feedback f

Calendly CEO Tope Awotona is joining us at Disrupt 2021

Early Bird Tickets to Disrupt end today, Friday, July 30. Book your tickets now! 

Design expert Scott Tong outlines 4 concepts founders should consider when designing products

At Early Stage 2021, design expert Scott Tong walked us through some of the ways founders should think about design, what design means and the steps that come before focusing on the pixels.

Hear Startup Alley companies pitch expert VC judges in upcoming episodes of Extra Crunch Live

We know how much you love a good startup pitch-off. Who doesn’t? It combines the thrill of live, high-stakes entertainment with learning about the hottest new thing. Plus, you get to hear feedba

Relief looks to negotiate on behalf of users struggling with debt

Jason Saltzman is a serial entrepreneur. He first co-founded SeamlessDocs and then went on to found The Alley, a coworking space based out of New York City. Following Alley’s joint venture partn

iAngels raises $55 million, anchored by the European Investment Fund, for first institutional fund

iAngels, the private investment platform founded and helmed by Mor Assia and Shelly Hod Moyal, has today announced the close of its first institutional fund. The firm has raised $55.5 million, which w
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