Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook is an Editor based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan hosts many of TechCrunch’s live events, including regional TC Pitch-Offs and the world-renowned TechCrunch Disrupt conference. She’s also a co-host on the TechCrunch Radio show on Sirius XM each week.

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

She is now an Editor at TechCrunch.

You can email her at jordan@techcrunch.com.

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  • Kevin Durant, Rich Kleiman, Kirsten Green and Sebastian Thrun to talk shop at Disrupt SF

    Kevin Durant, Rich Kleiman, Kirsten Green and Sebastian Thrun to talk shop at Disrupt SF

    What do Kevin Durant, Rich Kleiman, Kirsten Green and Sebastian Thrun all have in common? Well, they’ll be at Disrupt SF (September 18-20) to tell their stories onstage, and we’re absolutely thrilled to have them join us for the biggest tech startup conference in all the land. We hope to see you at the conference, too. Read More

  • Agentology, the referral network for real estate agents, closes on $4.5 million

    Agentology, the referral network for real estate agents, closes on $4.5 million

    Real estate is one of those industries that has been rather slow on the uptake of technology, which makes a lot of sense. Buying and selling a home is one of the biggest, most personal decisions in a person’s life, and the shift to online browsing, transactions, etc. was bound to take longer than other sectors. Brokers, too, have grown accustomed to their ways and are usually hesitant to… Read More

  • In wake of Amazon/Whole Foods deal, Instacart has a challenging opportunity

    In wake of Amazon/Whole Foods deal, Instacart has a challenging opportunity

    Yesterday, Amazon and Whole Foods ruined a perfectly slow news day on a Friday in June with the announcement that Amazon intends to buy Whole Foods for almost $14 billion. The most obvious victim of the deal was Instacart, in which Whole Foods invested and with whom Whole Foods has a five-year contract. But after talking to a few Instacart investors and other sources close to the company… Read More

  • ClassPass secures $70 million Series C led by Temasek

    ClassPass secures $70 million Series C led by Temasek

    ClassPass, the subscription service that for fitness classes and gyms, has today announced the close of a $70 million Series C funding round led by Temasek. Existing investors such as Acequia Capital, CRV, General Catalyst, GV, M13 and Thrive also participated in the round. According to the press release, ClassPass has doubled its member base in the past year and has now grown to 35… Read More

  • What do E3 attendees think of mobile gaming?

    The smartphone has changed the gaming industry landscape dramatically. As our pocket computers advance, so too does the possibility of fully satisfying mobilegaming experiences. Companies like Nintendo are blurring the lines between portable and console/PC gaming with the Switch. At the same time, big studios have largely moved away from attempts to integrate mobile content into the home… Read More

  • What do true gamers REALLY think of VR?

    The potential for VR truly boggles the mind. In the future, it’s easy to imagine the various use-cases in education, entertainment, business, and social. But like any new technology, VR needs a ‘gateway drug’, and thus far that initial use-case has been gaming. Sony is pushing PlayStation VR hard with a handful of new games, some existing and others brand new. Nintendo is… Read More

  • The Xbox One X: Initial Impressions

    It’s hard to believe that Microsoft was able to make the latest generation Xbox so compact, and yet still so much more powerful. We had the chance to check out the console ourselves, and we were rather impressed. The no-nonsense black box of gaming power is about as simple as it comes where the hardware is concerned, but based on the gameplay we saw at the Microsoft presser yesterday… Read More

  • Watch the Nintendo E3 Showcase live right here

    Watch the Nintendo E3 Showcase live right here

    The Nintendo Switch has invigorated the gaming community, so it goes without saying that the Nintendo Digital Showcase today is one of the more hotly anticipated events of E3 2017. Unlike some of the other press conferences at the event, Nintendo is holding a purely digital experience, which means we’ll be watching this stream at the exact same time as everyone else. We expect to see a… Read More

  • Sony’s E3 2017 PlayStation live blog

    Sony’s E3 2017 PlayStation live blog

    Good evening!! Just over 24 hours after the Xbox One X was revealed, Sony is ready to enter the ring. Of course, the Playstation maker doesn’t seem to have any new hardware to announce, but we expect loads of new games! We’ll be bringing you the action live right here (as long as the Wifi doesn’t crap out). Read More

  • Watch Sony’s E3 press conference right here

    Watch Sony’s E3 press conference right here

    Whether or not it has new hardware, Sony always finds a way to surprise us at E3. Expect loads of new games, and then there’s always the gold Playstation 4, which is on sale for $249 at the event. There’s a slight chance that Playstation will make a few price cuts to existing hardware, so keep an eye out for that. We may see a few Playstation VR games, and there will likely be a… Read More

  • Tune in to Ubisoft’s E3 press conference live right here

    Tune in to Ubisoft’s E3 press conference live right here

    E3 is well underway, and Ubisoft is gearing up to share what they’ve been toiling over all year. The Ubisoft E3 press conference comes to us live at 1pm PT, and you can watch the whole thing on Twitch or in the embed below. Look out for Far Cry 5, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, an update to that South Park game we heard about last year, and the long-awaited Mario + Rabbids… Read More

  • The Xbox One X Reveal in two minutes

    In case you missed the reveal of the Xbox One X, we have a recap for you that should inform you on all that you need to know about the console. We’ll be hitting you with initial impressions later in the day, once we’ve gotten the chance to go hands-on with the hardware and some of the games. Read More

  • Watch Bethesda’s E3 live stream right here

    Watch Bethesda’s E3 live stream right here

    Bethesda has made a name for itself with series like The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Doom, and Wolfenstein. And today, the studio is set to show off what it’s been working on for the past year. Bethesda will be live streaming its E3 press conference at 9pm PT / 12am ET, which you can watch below. Watch out for the reveal of Starfield (rumored to be an open-world sci-fi series), Elder… Read More

  • Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” Xbox live blog

    Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” Xbox live blog

    HEY!!! “Project Scorpio” is the most hotly anticipated item at E3 this year, and Microsoft is set to show off the new console today at a 2pm PT / 5pm ET press conference. Darrell and I will be there with bells on to give you all the latest news about the device, as well as anything else Redmond might have up its sleeve. You can also watch the live stream right here. Read More

  • Tune in to Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” live stream

    Tune in to Microsoft’s E3 “Project Scorpio” live stream

    It’s a big week for gamers everywhere, and Xbox loyalists in particular have plenty to be excited about. Microsoft is going live with their E3 press conference today at 2pm PT/5pm ET, and we’ll finally get our first look at Project Scorpio. Some have speculated that Project Scorpio will be a Windows 10 gaming PC built specifically for the living room, converging PC and console… Read More

  • Watch Electronic Arts kick off E3 live right here

    Watch Electronic Arts kick off E3 live right here

    Today, Electronic Arts will kick off E3 2017 with a live press conference, which you can watch right here. EA makes some of the most popular games in the world, like The Sims, Battlefield, Madden, FIFA, Titan Fall, and the studio is sure to deliver even more goodness today. We expect to see at least one Star Wars title, and potentially a new FIFA. But the bigger question remains: Will EA… Read More

  • Where to watch the James Comey testimony online and on TV

    Where to watch the James Comey testimony online and on TV

    Former FBI Director James Comey is set to give testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding his relationship with Trump during the Russia/Mike Flynn investigation. Yesterday, his prepared statement went public — a seven-page document that tells the story of Trump’s pressure for loyalty from the FBI. Needless to say, people are anxious to watch the public testimony. Read More

  • Microsoft trademark filing may reveal ‘Project Scorpio’ logo

    Microsoft trademark filing may reveal ‘Project Scorpio’ logo

    Today in trademark news, Microsoft has filed for a trademark that may give us our first glimpse of the new Project Scorpio… logo. No, it’s not nearly as exciting as pre-E3 leaks/spottings could be, but it’s something. Read More

  • Airbnb makes checking in easier

    Airbnb makes checking in easier

    Airbnb is rolling out a new feature today that will make check-in easier for guests and hosts alike. Up until now, checking in to an Airbnb listing was one of the sloppiest, most human components of the Airbnb user flow. Hosts would point guests to their check-in instructions on their listing page, or send instructions to guests about how to get the key, notes about how to enter the building… Read More

  • Tulip, the app platform for manufacturers, picks up $13 million from NEA

    Tulip, the app platform for manufacturers, picks up $13 million from NEA

    While shop floors at large OEMs are embracing the beginning of the robotics and automation eras, the actual humans working in these shops have been mostly forgotten by technology. But Tulip, a software platform for shop engineers, operators and managers, is looking to change all that. To that end, Tulip has raised $13 million in Series A led by NEA, with participation from Pitango Venture… Read More

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