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Data on a street corner

This week on CTRL+T, Megan Rose Dickey and I got into MoviePass’s tracking drama and the way the local world works – media-style. We’re joined in the studio by Eric Eldon, co-founder

Hoodline is trying to fix local news deserts with a new automated news wire

Local news is kind of a mess. While the global platforms have been exploding, making it easier to follow events at a world wide level, local news sources have atrophied. Those two things are, obviousl

Disney puts a new spin on its accelerator

Over the past few years, Disney’s accelerator classes have been transitioning away from what was once a roughly standard early-stage growth framework. Rather than the “adopt-a-company” models pr

Ripple News acquires Hoodline, bringing two local news startups together

Ripple has acquired Hoodline, a deal that combines two different approaches to covering local news. Founded by former Viki CEO Razmig Hovaghimian, Ripple launched earlier this year and taps communi

Hoodline launches Neighborhood Kits that package local news and data for real estate agents

After building out an editorial team focused on using data to cover San Francisco's neighborhood news, Hoodline CEO Andrew Dudley said the startup has begun to explore new ways to make money. Not that

To Go After Local Neighborhood News And Marketplaces, Hoodline Raises $1.6M

One of the most sought-after, but never quite dominated, frontiers in online media and marketplaces has been centered on local communities. Hoodline, a San Francisco-based startup, is trying to tackle

Former TechCrunch Co-Editor In Chief Eric Eldon Heads To Hyper-Local Journalism Site Hoodline

Eric Eldon, who stepped in a few years ago to lead and stabilize TechCrunch after the departure of its founder Michael Arrington and many key staffers, has quietly been been dipping his toes back into