Jordan Crook

Jordan Crook

Managing Editor

Jordan Crook is a Managing Editor based out of Brooklyn, NY. She writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan leads programming on TechCrunch’s flagship event, the world-renowned Disrupt conference. You may recognize her from her appearances hosting that event and moderating panels and fireside chats.

She has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

She is now a Managing Editor at TechCrunch.

You can email her at jordan@techcrunch.com.

The Latest from Jordan Crook

Original Content podcast: Reasons to be thankful for streaming and Star Wars

Since it’s a holiday week for those of us in the United States, we’ve put together an (even more) unstructured episode of the Original Content podcast. Among other things, this gives us a

Announcing the complete Disrupt Berlin agenda!

Disrupt Berlin is right around the corner. And there is plenty to look forward to. Join us December 11 and December 12 to hear from industry leaders, investors and bright stars in the startup world. W

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Rhythm + Flow’ tweaks the music competition formula

“Rhythm + Flow” is Netflix’s take on a reality TV staple — the music competition show. With Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and Tip “T.I.” Harris on-board as judges, the ser

Inhabitr raises $4 million to let you rent furniture

Inhabitr, a Chicago-based furniture rental platform, has today announced the close of $4 million in Series A funding, led by Great North Labs. Inhabitr launched in 2016 after the co-founders, who have

Bunch, the Discord for mobile games, raises $3.85M from Supercell, Tencent, Riot Games

Growing up, Selcuk Atli spent a good deal of his free time playing video games with his friends. And when I say with his friends, I mean actually with them. They’re called LAN parties, where eve

Eden office management platform raises $25 million Series B

Eden, the workplace management platform that connects office managers with service providers, today announced the close of a $25 million Series B round led by Reshape. Participants in the round also i

Ohi raises $2.75M to power same-day delivery for brands that aren’t Amazon

The world has gotten so much faster. Amazon has made two-day shipping the standard and same- or next-day shipping commonplace. And that doesn’t even include the collection of on-demand players t

Original Content podcast: Disney’s ‘Mandalorian’ is never boring

Disney’s shift to streaming is officially underway with this week’s launch of Disney+, along with its flagship show, the Star Wars series “The Mandalorian.” On the latest episo

These sneakers vibrate

Sometimes it seems like you can hear a song all the way in your toes. With these new sneakers, you actually can. Meet the new EP 01 sneakers out of DropLabs. Yes, you read that right. We’re talk

S’More is a new dating app that looks to suspend physical attraction for something more

According to former Chappy Managing Director Adam Cohen-Aslatei, “something more” is one of the most common pieces of feedback that dating apps get from their users. That’s where S&#

Loop Returns picks up $10 million in Series A led by FirstMark Capital

Loop Returns, the startup that helps brands handle returns from online purchases, has today announced the close of a $10 million Series A funding round led by FirstMark Capital. Lerer Hippeau and Ridg

Original Content podcast: Apple’s star-studded ‘Morning Show’ gets off to a bumpy-but-promising start

We weren’t sure what to expect from the launch of Apple’s new subscription streaming service. There were reports that the company was committed to staying family friendly, rather than exploring th

Wardrobe picks up $1.5 million for a new fashion rental marketplace

Wardrobe, a new peer-to-peer fashion rental marketplace, has today announced the close of a $1.5 million seed round and its public launch out of beta. The funding was led by angel investor Cyan Banist

Friended is a new social network that wants to get real

Though the social media landscape is dominated by a few major players, consumers still seem to want something new and different. Just look at TikTok. Today, a new social app is launching. Called Frien

New York’s ERA invests in esports org Gen.G

Esports are the Wild West right now. There’s clearly a huge potential for the industry to become incredibly lucrative, but everything from the infrastructure of competition to the overall cultur

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Living with Yourself’ delivers a surprisingly emotional punchline

The following post contains no major spoilers for “Living With Yourself,” but it does describe the show’s big concept — which can be a fun surprise if you manage to watch without l

Learn how to scale your startup globally at Disrupt Berlin

The rise of the internet has given every company the chance to be a global company. But as a founder, growing from your garage to the worldwide markets can be tricky business. That’s why we&#821

Stampli raises $25 million in Series B to bring AI to invoice management

Stampli, the Mountain View-based company looking to automate invoice management, has today announced the close of a $25 million Series B round. The funding round was led by SignalFire, with participat

CampusReel uses GenZ’s obsession with video to help them choose a college

One of the toughest and earliest decisions many people make as an adult is where to spend thousands of dollars on a degree. Identifying a college or university with the right culture, campus, communit

Original Content podcast: If you haven’t watched ‘Succession’ yet, what are you even doing?

You’ve probably already heard that HBO’s “Succession” (which recently completed its second season) is amazing. And as three East Coast tech reporters, we were probably the easi
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