Crunchbase health reporter Vedantam laid off

Keerthi Vedantam, a health technology reporter at Crunchbase, wrote on Twitter: “I was part of staff-wide layoffs at Crunchbase. Can’t lie, I’m still devastated. I’m looking for freelance gigs, job leads and mentorship — it’s a tough time for journalism but I’m so proud to be a tech reporter and I’d love some advice on […]

Tech news site Crunchbase raises $50 million

Crunchbase, which has a database of startups and financial reports, along with a growing news division, has raised $50 million from investors, reports Kyle Wiggers of TechCrunch. Wiggers writes, “The core of Crunchbase as it exists today is a research suite for sales teams. Entries show when a company was founded, its founders and executive leadership, and […]

Crunchbase seeks a reporter covering VCs and startups

Crunchbase is the best place to discover innovative companies, connect with the people behind them, and uncover new opportunities. Over 50 million professionals—including entrepreneurs, investors, market researchers, and salespeople—trust Crunchbase to inform their business decisions. We believe diverse thinking fosters the discovery of new solutions and surfaces old problems that need answers. We are democratizing […]

TechCrunch copy editor Page set to depart

Holden Page, copy editor at TechCrunch, is leaving the organization. He tweets: “Today is my last day @TechCrunch as I start a new role next week (TBA). The whole team has been incredibly kind and fun to work with, and I’m going to miss them. This will also end a ~4-year run of editing @alex‘s […]

Crunchbase seeks a managing editor

Crunchbase is looking to hire a Managing Editor to lead our News team with a focus on the planning and performance of editorial content. This will involve managing a high-performing team of journalists while maintaining quality and consistency in breaking news and feature reporting. The Crunchbase Marketing and Media team: Our Crunchbase Marketing and Media […]

Crunchbase News reporter Mascarenhas to join TechCrunch

Natasha Mascarenhas, a reporter covering venture capital and startups in Silicon Valley and beyond for Crunchbase, will be leaving the company to join TechCrunch covering the same beat. Her new job begins next month. Previously, she was a business reporting intern for the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGATE. Before that, she was with Boston Globe […]