Philz Coffee CEO Jacob Jaber is wildly enthusiastic when he explains that the company’s new order-ahead app is a revelation for the young coffee store going up against giants like Starbucks —
Each massive exit in the tech ecosystem usually follows the same cycle: an upstart becomes a huge business, it goes public or sells for a huge sum of money, many of the best people that built it take
Another week in tech has come and gone, bringing a fresh crop of stories for us to talk about on CrunchWeek, the show that brings a few TechCrunch writers together to talk about some of the most inter
A lot of coffee shops would love to claim that they’re not *just* a coffee shop. But that can actually be said about Philz Coffee. Philz has become an institution of sorts in its native San Fran
In the conflict between advocates of consumer privacy and those promoting the benefits of wide-reaching data collection, it's not often we hear about the former getting a win. Yet it appears that's ex
I've found that when people visit San Francisco, it's not unusual to hear them ask something like: "No seriously, is there a coffee shop on every block in this city?" Yes, San Francisco likes coffee.