Philadelphia

The Infatuation raises $30M from Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo to bring Zagat into the digital age

WndrCo, the consumer tech investment and holding company founded by longtime Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, has invested $30 million in The Infatuation, a restaurant discovery platform.

VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be

In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has &#8

Uber, Lyft hit with injunction in Philadelphia (updated)

Ride-sharing apps' rumble with regulation keeps on clocking up the mileage... Both Uber and Lyft have been hit with a court injunction banning their activity in Philadelphia, following complaints by t

Govberg’s OnTime App Lets You Keep A Virtual Watch Box On Your Phone

Watch collectors are weird. Sometimes they plan meetups where they get together with their entire watch collections and fondle each others' timepieces, breathless with excitement. If you ever see a bu

NBA Champion And Finals MVP Andre Iguodala Will Speak At Disrupt SF 2015

The Golden State Warriors were the hometown favorite here in Silicon Valley during their championship run, so naturally we’re ecstatic to announce that NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala will be join

OnlineMechanix Makes It Easier To Hire A Wrench Monkey

We all have a horror story: you picked a mechanic from the phone book, made an appointment, took the car in for a minor repair, and got it back with three wheels missing and the roof on fire. That's w

TCTV: Interact’s Anthony Coombs Talks About The Philly Tech Scene

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.interactapp.me/about.htm">Anthony Coombs is CEO of Interact</a> and a passionate Philly tech booster who helped us gather a great group of people last week to our M

TalkFavorites.me Is A Hyper-Local, Hyper-Objective Reviews Engine

While the name may be a bit unruly, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.talkfavorites.me/">TalkFavorites.me</a> is a rating system for the best stuff near you. There are no reviews to AstroTurf, no bu

TC Mini Meetup Philly: The Recap

Oh what a night. The TechCrunch Mini Meetup in Philadelphia has officially come to a close, but it will surely live on in our hearts and minds. (At least for those of us who were sober enough to s

TC Mini-Meet Up: We’ll See You At 6pm In The Field House In Downtown Philadelphia

After a late start we arrived in Philly and talked to a number of cool folks at Office Hours. Now it's time to party. Josh Zelman, Jordan Crook, Chris Velazco, and myself will be at the Field Ho

Don’t Forget: TechCrunch Is In Philadelphia Tomorrow

Tomorrow we're invading Philly for an evening of networking, fun, and bacchanalian pleasure. Are you coming? Josh Zelman, Jordan Crook, Chris Velazco, and myself will be rolling into Philadelphia o

Uber Wants To Drive You To The Philly Mini Meet-Up

Next Tuesday we're invading Philly for an evening of networking, fun, and bacchanalian pleasure. Are you coming? Josh Zelman, Jordan Crook, Chris Velazco, and myself will be rolling into Philadelp

Get Ready For The TC Mini-Meetup In Philadelphia On June 19

Everything is in readiness for our upcoming Philly meet-up where we'll imbibe fine beverages, eat some DiNics, and talk about what you're working on. The goal of this meet-up is networking and pitches

Surprise! Announcing The TC Mini-Meet Up In Philadelphia On June 19

If you're in the City of Brotherly Love, you're in a for a treat. Thanks to constant entreaties by one of your own, <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/acecoombs">Anthony Coombs</a>, we're going to hold a

Uber Feels The Brotherly Love, Begins Testing Its On-Demand Car Service In Philadelphia

I use Uber all the time when I travel, and it's always sort of a bummer to come back home knowing it'll be weeks before I get to ride in another Uber towncar. Well, that's thankfully no longer the cas

If you live in Philadelphia, you have plenty to do this weekend

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/mapdata.gif">Philadelphites (Philadelphanaes? Philadelphonistas? Philadelphonzos?) – Philadelphians! You have your weekend all mapped o

Geek Weekend: Philadelphia, PA

In this new series we’ll be offering you a list of cool things to do in cities across America and around the globe. This Geek Weekend we present Philadelphia, the city of geek love, where you ca

Attention East Coast Star Trek fans

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/800px-star_trek_convention_106.jpg" alt="" />We have some good news, Trekkies. We’ve got the inside scoop that the Franklin Institute i

T-Mobile’s 3G turned on early in Philadelphia

Know what I learned the last time I was in Philadelphia? Ben Franklin invented EVERYTHING. So it may be that Mr. Franklin is behind the surprise early launch of T-Mobile’s 3G service in his fair cit

T-Mobile’s 3G turned on early in Philadelphia

Know what I learned the last time I was in Philadelphia? Ben Franklin invented EVERYTHING. So it may be that Mr. Franklin is behind the surprise early launch of T-Mobile’s 3G service in his fair cit
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