Why Travel Startup Hopper, Founded in 2007, Took So Long To “Launch”

Hopper CEO Frederic Lalonde is bemused by the coverage of his travel startup’s “launch,” which supposedly took place this past week, according to various news stories. The company,

“Creative And Fearless”, Founders Of Skype, Rovio, Spotify, SeedCamp, HackFwd Join European Commission’s Leaders Club

The founders of some of Europe's biggest technology startup hits -- Skype, Rovio, Spotify, and Tuenti -- along with key planks of the ecosystem, including accelerators SeedCamp and HackFwd, are throwi

What Is The Future Of VC? Find Out At Disrupt SF

Many compare the process of picking a partner at a VC firm (or an angel) to back your idea to the process of getting married. You better be ready to be comfortable in the trenches with this person, be

Vdio Opens In The U.S. And UK With No Subs Model For Movies And TV, Rdio Users Targeted First

<a target="_blank" href="http://vdio.com">Vdio</a>, a video streaming service created to complement the Rdio music service, is today making its first public, live appearance. The site -- offering not

FrameBlast Has A Crack At The Instagram For Video Category With A Smart iOS App

A number of startups have attempted to create what might be termed the "Instagram for video". Now, before you throw up in your mouth at such an idea, consider the players so far. Well known Smule ente

With Spotify On The Web Horizon, Rdio Takes Its Browser-Based Music Service To 7 New Markets; Now Reaching 24

The land grab for online music streaming services continues. On the heels of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-03-11/spotify-said-expanding-pandora-like-web-radio-worldwid

Online Video Portal Dailymotion Takes On Brightcove And Ooyala With The Launch Of Dailymotion Cloud

Dailymotion claims to be the second-largest video platform in the world, but it's dwarfed by YouTube, in terms of the number of video views it gets. And even though it's still solvent (but on its way

Former Expedia Employees Raise $8 Million For Travel Search Startup Hopper

<a href="http://www.hopper.travel/about.html">Hopper</a>, a Montreal, Canada-based startup, has raised <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/hopper">$8 million</a> in fresh funding from <a href="

New York Times Still Treading Water With Digital Subcriptions

How is the New York Times doing with the new digital <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/17/all-you-need-to-know-about-the-nytimes-com-paywall/">paywall</a> it put up last March? We found ou


Speakers for Disrupt Beijing 2011 will be announced on a rolling basis over the coming months. We are excited to announce the following speakers for this year’s Disrupt Beijing 2011 conference:


We are pleased to have the following speakers join us for Disrupt SF 2013. Please note: speakers will be announced on a rolling basis. Speakers for Disrupt SF 2013 Michael Abbott Kleiner Perkins Caufi

Apple Schooled Music Execs Then, Here Are The Lessons Online Video Should Learn Now

Apple’s all-in-one <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/04/apple-reportedly-butting-heads-with-content-producers-over-itv/">physical flat-screen iTV is coming</a>, make no mistake. And, when

Demand Media Taps Joost For Video Advertising Sales And Technology

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/joost.png" class="shot2" /> Video distribution and monetization platform provider <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/joost">Joost</a>

Who WIll Be The Next Talisman Of The Tech World?

In soccer (or football outside the U.S.), the term talisman is given to the one player whose genius can turn a game around. With him, his team wins—without him, his team falters. Over the past 25

OpenFlow Startup Big Switch Raises $13.75M From Index, Khosla Ventures

<img src="http://www.techcrunchit.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/big-switch.png" class="shot2" /> <strong>Exclusive -</strong> <a href="http://www.bigswitch.com/">Big Switch Networks</a>, a fledgling

Former Joost CEO Matt Zelesko Joins Inform Technologies As CTO

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/former-joost-ceo-matt-zelesko-joins-inform-technologies-as-cto.png" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/joost">Joost's</a

TripAdvisor Buys Trip Planning Service EveryTrail To Expand Mobile Offering

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/everytrail.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/tripadvisor">TripAdvisor</a>, the Expedia-owned travel site, this

3Crowd's CrowdCache: Reinventing The Content Delivery Network For The Masses

<a href="http://www.3crowd.com"><img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/crowdcache.gif" alt="" /></a>Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) are not sexy. Most people have no
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