TechCrunch+

As a part of TechCrunch’s refocus to provide our readers around the world access to our industry-leading reporting and content, the TechCrunch+ subscription product will be sunsetting on February 29, 2024. In the interim, we will not be processing any new subscription registrations. 

During this transition period, TechCrunch+ content will continue to be available to our current subscribers and we will continue to create new TechCrunch+ content until February 29, 2024. After February 29, 2024, this content will be incorporated into the wider TechCrunch website to be accessed by any reader globally.

If you are a current subscriber, you will be contacted with more details about your subscription and how this transition will affect you. You can also refer to this Q&A page or reach out to our customer service team via this contact form or at plus@techcrunch.com if you have any questions in the meantime.


Frequently Asked Questions

Why is TechCrunch sunsetting the TechCrunch+ product?

As a part of TechCrunch’s refocus to provide our readers around the world access to our industry-leading reporting and content, we made the decision to remove the paywall and sunset our TechCrunch+ product. This will allow us to provide the startup ecosystem unfettered access to the latest news with valuable insights from our talented pool of writers.

I would like to access TechCrunch+ content but I’m not a subscriber yet. How can I get access to this content?

As a part of TechCrunch’s refocus to provide our readers around the world access to our industry-leading reporting and content, the TechCrunch+ subscription product will be sunsetting on February 29, 2024. In the interim, we will not be processing any new subscription registrations. 

During this transition period, TechCrunch+ content will continue to be available to our current subscribers and we will continue to create new TechCrunch+ content until February 29, 2024. After February 29, 2024, this content will be incorporated into the wider TechCrunch website to be accessed by any reader globally. 

If you do not currently have a subscription, you will be able to access this content after February 29, 2024.

I am a current subscriber and I want a refund. How do I request one?

If you are a current subscriber, you will be contacted with more details about your current subscription and how this transition will affect you. During this transition period, TechCrunch+ content will continue to be available to our current subscribers and we will continue to create new TechCrunch+ content until February 29, 2024. You can also reach out to our customer service team at plus@techcrunch.com if you have any specific questions in the meantime.

I manage a group subscription. How will this affect mine and the child accounts associated with my account?

Similar to individual accounts, you will be contacted with more details about how the transition will affect your group purchase. And our customer support team is also available at plus@techcrunch.com for any specific questions.

I had a free or gifted account? What happens to my access?

TechCrunch+ content will continue to be available to our current subscribers and we will continue to create new TechCrunch+ content until February 29, 2024. After February 29, 2024, this content will be incorporated into the wider TechCrunch website to be accessed by any reader globally. 

I bought a subscription as a gift for someone else? Will I get a refund?

If you purchased a gift subscription for someone else, you will be contacted with more details about your refund. During this transition period, TechCrunch+ content will continue to be available to our current subscribers and we will continue to create new TechCrunch+ content until February 29, 2024. You can also reach out to our customer service team at plus@techcrunch.com if you have any specific questions in the meantime.

I am a current annual or 2-year TechCrunch+ subscriber and want to redeem my 20% off discount on TechCrunch events. What do I need to do?

You can continue to email our customer support team at plus@techcrunch.com for instructions on how to redeem this discount. You must contact them no later than February 29, 2024 and specify which event you would like to attend to receive the discount. Please note, this discount is only for TechCrunch-branded events and does not apply to StrictlyVC events.

Which TechCrunch + features are being discontinued?

As of March 1, 2024, the Rapid Read functionality will be made available to all TechCrunch readers. Although on that date, we will sunset the MyList functionality from the TechCrunch website and display ads will also be enabled for all TechCrunch readers regardless of log-in status.