What to Look for in a Board Member | Ask A VC

Leena Rao asks Mike Volpi, Partner at Index Ventures, what his biggest challenge is as the board member of a startup and what entrepreneurs should be looking from their board. Volpi, who makes investments in both enterprise software and consumer … Read More

Job Hunt | The Down Round E4

As the market in Silicon Valley has slowed and softened, so has the job market. Companies hired too aggressively, and cutbacks have begun. For job seekers, competition rules the day. Who is in demand? How does the interview process work? … Read More

Inside RocketSpace’s New San Francisco Workplace

RocketSpace, a San Francisco office company that has hosted companies like Uber, Zaarly, Podio, and Pocket Gems (though not always the main team) recently moved into a new, bigger space — two spaces, actually, one for early-stage startups and one … Read More

Maker’s Row Manufacturing | Built in Brooklyn

For the first episode of our new show Built In Brooklyn, we took the “built” part of the title pretty seriously. We met with Maker’s Row, the manufacturing sourcing experts based in DUMBO Brooklyn. Maker’s Row isn’t a manufacturer itself. … Read More

Sqwiggle Offers Collaborative Video Coworking For Remote Teams

Sqwiggle, a startup that makes a web application that aims to close that communication gap between remote workers, has just closed on $1.1 million in a brand new seed funding round. Sqwiggle itself was built while the founding team was … Read More

Parse’s Ilya Sukhar On Founding A Startup With Strangers | Founder Stories

KPCB’s Michael Abbot sat down with Ilya Sukhar, co-founder and CEO of Parse days before Parse was acquired by Facebook. Parse is a cloud app platform that provides a set of SDKs that enable developers to focus on the execution … Read More

Sensay Connects You to a Cloud of Human Experts | Startup Battlefield

Ask Sensay anything and it’ll match you to the right human somewhere on the planet who can answer your question. Presented at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 Startup Battlefield competition.

Ragtagd reinvents the lost and found

Using ultra-simple RFID tags, Ragtagd makes sure your kid never loses stuff at school.

Nexla: a datacenter for actual data | Startup Battlefield Disrupt NY 2017

Nexla is an easy way for businesses to monitor and make use of big data sources that don’t necessarily talk to each other directly. Subscribe to TechCrunch today: http://bit.ly/18J0X2e TechCrunch is excited to announce the 19 startups pitching in the … Read More

Giftbit: Promo Codes as a Service | Startup Battlefield

Giftbit provides an easy way for companies to create and integrate gift currency solutions into their ecommerce platforms. Presented at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 Startup Battlefield competition.