Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook is a Senior Writer 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 a writer at TechCrunch.

You can email her at jordan@techcrunch.com.

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  • A look back at a decade of the Crunchies

    It’s hard to believe that the Crunchies is already 10 years old. Time really does fly when you’re having fun, and the Crunchies is (almost) always fun! The 10th Annual Crunchies Awards goes down on February 6 at the SF War Memorial Opera House and tickets are still available. If you want to hang out with our host Chelsea Peretti, our wonderful presenters such as Marissa Mayer… Read More

  • The TC Meetup + Pitch-off is heading to D.C. and Miami! Apply now!

    The TC Meetup + Pitch-off is heading to D.C. and Miami! Apply now!

    The clock is ticking down, and you only have a few more days to submit an application to participate in the TC Meetup + Pitch-offs in D.C. and Miami. The events go down on February 21 (Washington D.C.) and February 23 (Miami) respectively, and only ten companies will be competing, so don’t tarry! If you’re wondering what I’m talking about, let me get you up to speed. The… Read More

  • Marissa Mayer, Sebastian Thrun, and Troy Carter to present awards at 10th Annual Crunchies

    Marissa Mayer, Sebastian Thrun, and Troy Carter to present awards at 10th Annual Crunchies

    Each year, the startup community comes together in the name of innovation to celebrate the highlights and accomplishments of the tech community and to poke some fun at ourselves. There is an incredible group of finalists vying for the coveted Crunchies award in eleven award categories. This is TechCrunch’s 10th Annual Crunchies Award Show and attendees are in for a treat. Chelsea… Read More

  • Betaworks’ Voicecamp is looking to give voice-powered startups $125K each

    Betaworks’ Voicecamp is looking to give voice-powered startups $125K each

    Betaworks startup studio is today announcing the second in its line of accelerator camps in the form of voicecamp. And no, this won’t make you a better chorus member. Earlier this year, betaworks launched botcamp as a way to better understand and fuel growth of the chatbot space. With today’s announcement, betaworks wants to apply the same model to a new vertical with… Read More

  • Chelsea Peretti returns to host the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards

    Chelsea Peretti returns to host the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards

    Good news! Chelsea Peretti, genius comedian, Brooklyn 99 star, and my own personal spirit animal, will be joining us once again to host the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards. The Crunchies is the one night a year where the tech elite and up-and-coming members of the startup community can come together to celebrate their achievements (not to mention, dress up in fancy clothes). The awards show is… Read More

  • Samsung opens up iOS compatibility for its wearables

    Samsung opens up iOS compatibility for its wearables

    After a long stint as a closed ecosystem, Samsung’s wearables are now opening up to make some new friends. The Korean tech giant today announced, on the heels of CES 2017, that Samsung wearables would now come with iOS compatibility, allowing iPhone owners to use the smart watches and fitness bands whether or not they have a Samsung smartphone. The news includes iOS compatibility for… Read More

  • Watch TechCrunch’s last day at CES 2017

    Watch TechCrunch’s last day at CES 2017

    We’re cold and we’re tired. But we’re nearing the end, and we saved the best for last. We’ll be making Crepes live on stage. We’re chatting with the CEO of Arduino, and we’re also hanging out with LeEco and will chat about their global plans. Then, at 2:00, we will have the final round of Hardware Battlefield where four hardware companies will pitch four… Read More

  • Live from CES 2017 in Las Vegas with TechCrunch (Day 2)

    Watch CES Day 2 LIVE right here!

    Boy, do we have a show for you today! We’ve got a fireside chat with FitBit’s James Park, as well as a fireside with the French conservative presidential candidate (who is leading in the polls) and former Prime Minister François Fillon. And if that’s not enough French for you, we’re also holding a panel on the resurgence of French startups — did you know… Read More

  • BloomLife wearable helps pregnant women track their contractions

    BloomLife wearable helps pregnant women track their contractions

    Today’s wearables are only scratching the surface of what we can learn about our health. BloomLife, makers of a clinically validated wearable for pregnant mothers, wants to dig deeper when it comes to the health of the baby and the mother during pregnancy. The company demonstrated its wearable onstage today at Hardware Battlefield at CES. Women experience all kinds of crazy sensations… Read More

  • Meet the companies vying for Hardware of the Year at the Crunchies

    Meet the companies vying for Hardware of the Year at the Crunchies

    The forthcoming 10th Annual Crunchies Awards are exactly one month away. Coincidentally, the gadgets here at CES are a fond reminder of our incredible finalists for the Hardware of the Year award. Given the timing — we’ve all got gadgets on our mind — we thought it fitting to properly introduce you to the products that have been nominated for Best Hardware at the… Read More

  • Live from CES 2017 in Las Vegas with TechCrunch (Day 1)

    Watch our live coverage of CES Day 1 right here!

    The biggest tech trade show in the world is off and running, and TechCrunch has descended on Las Vegas to bring the show to you live. Some of us will be roaming the show floor live, while others will be back at the TC Booth conducting live interviews with some of hardware’s biggest names, including GoPro’s Nick Woodman, Dan Gilbert (founder of Quicken Loans and Detroit Venture… Read More

  • LIVE from Samsung’s 2017 CES press conference

    LIVE from Samsung’s 2017 CES press conference

    CES is off and running, but nothing truly begins until Samsung gets on stage for its annual show-opening press conference. The Korean tech giant has historically put on quite a show at CES — I’m still trying to scrub Michael Bay’s on-stage meltdown from my memory. However, Samsung has had an explosive year, to say the least. How will they respond to exploding Galaxy Note 7s… Read More

  • Applications are now open for the TC Meetup + Pitch-off in D.C. and Miami!

    Applications are now open for the TC Meetup + Pitch-off in D.C. and Miami!

    It’s a new year, and with it comes brand new locations for the world-renowned TC Meetup + Pitch-off. This year, we’re coming to Washington D.C. on February 21 and Miami on February 23! For those of you that don’t know, the TC Meetup + Pitch-off is our opportunity to get to know the local tech scene in your area. And a big part of that is the pitch-off. Ten companies will… Read More

  • Coffee Meets Bagel extends into relationships with DateSpots.co and Mixtape

    Coffee Meets Bagel extends into relationships with DateSpots.co and Mixtape

    Coffee Meets Bagel, the dating app that shows you one match per day, is unveiling a few new tools to help newborn relationships flourish. These new products are web apps, built in collaboration with Yelp and Spotify. The first is called DateSpots.co and it lets people search for the perfect spot for a first date. The CMB team worked closely with Yelp engineers, following the launch of… Read More

  • Meet the five startups vying for Best App at the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards

    Meet the five startups vying for Best App at the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards

    2016 sucked, if we’re being honest with ourselves. But the year wasn’t a total waste. The world of tech offered up a few shining stars in 2016, and in the era of apps, five standouts were nominated as finalists for The Best App of 2016 award. As the show grows nigh, we thought it might be helpful to let you get to know some of these startups. So without any further ado, here are… Read More

  • These are the 5 videos vying for Best Startup Video at the 10th Annual Crunchies

    These are the 5 videos vying for Best Startup Video at the 10th Annual Crunchies

    The 10th Annual Crunchies Awards show is right around the corner, and this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever. As a part of that, we’re including a brand new category: Best Startup Video! You might have the coolest technology, service, or gadget in the world, but without a fun video to show it off, does it really count? Pics or it didn’t happen, amirite? That… Read More

  • Amigo helps you stop texting and start hanging with your friends

    Amigo helps you stop texting and start hanging with your friends

    Social planning is a tough nut to crack, but a new app called Amigo is looking to make a difference when it comes to how we hang out with our friends. The premise behind Amigo is that we spend too much time in back-and-forth communication with our friends about what we want to do, where we want to go, and when. But Amigo aims to be a social secretary of sorts, helping out with all that… Read More

  • Managed By Q lands $30 million in Series C funding

    Managed By Q lands $30 million in Series C funding

    Managed By Q, a service that automates office management, has raised $30 million in Series C funding, according to SEC filings. Managed By Q started off as a NY-based platform that let office administrators more efficiently deal with the tedious housekeeping of an office, from cleanings to supplies to IT to handy work, all from the web. From there, office managers and admins can schedule… Read More

  • HyperScience, with $18m in Series A funding, offers AI to solve back-office problems

    HyperScience, with $18m in Series A funding, offers AI to solve back-office problems

    You can’t swing a bag of cats these days without hitting a company that’s working on AI. The latest, HyperScience, is today coming out of stealth for the first time. Based in New York city, HyperScience is bringing relatively general-purpose AI to market to solve the problem of data processing for its clients. Sometimes, problems aren’t actually too complex to solve, but… Read More

  • Simple Habit launches out of Y Combinator to be the Netflix of meditation

    Simple Habit launches out of Y Combinator to be the Netflix of meditation

    Simple Habit, the Netflix for meditation and mindfulness, is today launching publicly out of Y Combinator. The company has been around since June of this year, and has since launched an Android app and a web app. Simple Habit focuses on making mindfulness as accessible as possible so that it will eventually turn into a habit. The company does this by acquiring experts in the field of… Read More