Category : Techcrunch

Techcrunch / Startups - 1 month ago

BrideClick acquires Mode Media

& The Mode Media story refuses to end — following its abrupt shut down last year, the company’s assets have been acquired by wedding-focused advertising company BrideClick. Mode previously operated lifestyle sites including Glam and Foodi...

Techcrunch / Startups - 2 months ago

Designing better conversations online

& Automattic, MIT Center for Civic Media, and The Mash-Up Americans have been working together to have honest dialogues, build empathy, and help make the world a more inclusive and compassionate place. So far, we’ve laid out the problem and exp...

Techcrunch / Startups - 2 months ago

At AI bot startups, cool kids rule

& You would think at least one AI-powered humanoid bot would have a properly nerdy name. Maybe a Poindexter or Hildegarde to add some natural language processing to your customer chat app? No such luck. Instead, it sounds like the cool kids are in ch...

Techcrunch / Startups - 2 months ago

Here comes PragueCrunch V

& I’ve been visiting Central Europe almost every year and almost every year my buddy Jack Deneut has been setting up PragueCrunch, our kind-of-semi-annual celebration of Czech startups. And it’s happening again this year! The event is on...

Techcrunch / Startups - 2 months ago

Columbus could be the next startup city

& Ever since I wrote about the Midwest last year I’ve been keeping my eyes on Columbus. I decided to hold a small pitch-off to meet some of the startups I saw last time I had driven through. The pitch-off was a success and a company called Wyzz...

Techcrunch / Startups - 2 months ago

What do E3 attendees think of mobile gaming?

& The smartphone has changed the gaming industry landscape dramatically. As our pocket computers advance, so too does the possibility of fully satisfying mobilegaming experiences. Companies like Nintendo are blurring the lines between portable and co...