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The TechCrunch Podcast: Augmented reality’s promise

Welcome back to the TechCrunch Podcast, where we take a deeper dive into the hottest topics coming down tech’s pike. In this episode, Founders Fund partner Cyan Banister and Super Ventures managi

Announcing the 10th Annual Crunchies Board Members

With a little over two weeks until the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards, it is our pleasure to announce the Crunchies Board members. This group of investors, entrepreneurs, business leaders, technologists

Cyan Banister has a new startup, and it’s looking for seed funding

Cyan Banister realized long ago that Zivity, a subscription-based online community of artistic nude, glamour and pin-up photography that she founded in 2007, was never going to be a highly profitable

Cyan Banister joins Founders Fund as partner

Cyan Banister, a renowned angel investor and startup founder, has joined Founders Fund. She’s the 11-year-old firm’s first female investing partner. According to a Bloomberg story, inve

Recharge lets you book a hotel room — for minutes at a time

Call it on-demand on steroids. A 10-month-old San Francisco company called Recharge has developed an app that enables users to book a stay in hotel for just for 67 cents a minute, or $40 an hour. The

And The Winners Of The 9th Annual Crunchies Are…

Silicon Valley is getting dressed up tonight to celebrate startups, their founders and CEOs, VCs and angels, and the products they make during our 9th Annual Crunchies awards show at the San Francisco

Meet The Competitors Vying For The Crunchie For Angel Investor Of The Year

We're getting ready for the 9th Annual Crunchies here at TechCrunch, where some of the brightest startups, companies and leaders hope to win the coveted Crunchie award in one of the 12 categories up f

PayPal Restores Zivity’s Account After Saying It Was Obscene, But Now It’s Not

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/paypal">PayPal</a> restored sexy social network <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/zivity">Zivity's</a> account tonight after a weeklong battle over