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  • Original research and reporting
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  • Annual members save 20% on event tickets

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What is your cancellation and refund policy?

You may cancel your membership anytime by sending an email to extracrunch@techcrunch.com or log in to TechCrunch.com and visit My Account to turn off automatic renewal. Charges are non-refundable and you will have subscription access until the end of the current subscription period.

If you cancel during a trial period, you will not be charged at the end of your trial period. If you cancel after a trial period or during a regular billing cycle, your membership will be discontinued at the end of your billing cycle. If you accidentally cancel, you can always head back to My Account to reinstate your membership.

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You will receive exclusive access to analysis of successful startups, guides in company building, lists of verified experts in key services, enhanced reader tools, conference calls hosted by TechCrunch writers and more. If you have questions about your free trial benefits, please send an email to extracrunch@techcrunch.com.

Which types of events will I receive ticket discounts for?

Annual members enjoy a 20% off discount towards TechCrunch event tickets, along with access to member-only experiences at select events. Click here for a complete list of event tickets eligible for discount.

As an annual subscriber, contact extracrunch@techcrunch.com to request your event ticket discount code. Some exclusions apply. Sorry, free trial and monthly members are not eligible for ticket discounts.

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Annual Extra Crunch members can get 100,000 Brex Rewards points after signing up for a Brex corporate credit card. This exclusive offer is worth about $1,000 in credit card points. After signing up for an annual Extra Crunch plan, you’ll receive an email with a link to the offer. You must have at least $100K and be located in the US to claim the deal with Brex.