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

The Latest from Jordan Crook

Steady’s Adam Roseman and investor Emmalyn Shaw outline what worked (and what was missing) in the Series A deck

Steady founder and CEO Adam Roseman and Flourish Ventures' Emmalyn Shaw joined Jordan Crook for a recent episode of Extra Crunch Live.

Hear how Poshmark went from Series A to the public markets with Manish Chandra and Mayfield’s Navin Chaddha

Poshmark has come a long way over the last decade. Launched in 2011, the social fashion marketplace has raised upwards of $150 million, and has now listed on the public markets. It’s valued at $

Extra Crunch Live’s April slate features speakers from Forerunner, Accel, Fifth Wall, and more

April showers bring May flowers, but in the case of Extra Crunch Live, those showers will come in the form of actionable insights and advice from some of the top minds in tech. We have an incredible l

Huckleberry, offering insurance to SMBs, partners with Berkshire Hathaway

Huckleberry, an insurtech company that offers a variety of insurance to small businesses, has announced a partnership with Berkshire Hathaway GUARD. This represents the biggest partnership with a carr

User Interviews, the CRM for qualitative user research, raises $10 million Series A

User Interviews, the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator-backed company that has built a CRM for product research teams to get user feedback, has closed on a $10 million Series A round. The financing

Fintech investor Emmalyn Shaw will share why she led the Steady Series A

Investors often say they don’t just invest in products, but in the right teams to solve a particular problem. With Steady, Adam Roseman built the platform based on his own personal experience. H

Get feedback on your pitch deck from tech leaders on Extra Crunch Live

The importance of the pitch deck can’t be underestimated. It is often the first point of contact between a company and venture investors… but how investors consume a pitch deck (and what they

Rising Team, with $3 million seed, is a platform that combines management tools with training

Jennifer Dulski has held her fair share of leadership positions, from being president and COO of to serving as head of product for Google’s shopping and product ads to leading the tea

Airtable is now valued at $5.77B with a fresh $270 million in Series E funding

Airtable, the no-code relational database that has amassed a customer base that spans 250,000 different organizations, has today announced the close of $270 million in Series E funding. The valuation

Julia Collins and Sarah Kunst outline how to build a fundraising process

"if you're not a graphic designer, then any incremental minute that you're spending on trying to make your deck pretty is a waste of time."

Everything you missed from TC Sessions: Justice

TechCrunch Sessions: Justice covered a wide variety of topics. From DEI to labor to accessibility, the sessions went deep on the issues that matter most in the tech world. For example, we had an illum

Join Sarah Kunst and Julia Collins for a live Q&A today at noon PT/3pm ET

Julia Collins is the first Black woman to co-found a unicorn, in the form of Zume, a robotics company that cooked pizzas and delivered them at the same time. The company attracted investment from Soft

Announcing the agenda for TC Early Stage — Operations & Fundraising

As an early-stage founder, how do you identify the right investors? Or know how to hire the best possible team to set up your company for growth? Should you bootstrap, and if so, how do you do it succ

Hear how to nail your virtual pitch meeting at Early Stage 2021

On a recent episode of Extra Crunch Live, Bain Capital Ventures’ Matt Harris said that if you had asked him a year ago what would happen to venture capital during a pandemic lockdown, he would h

TechCrunch Early Stage is the startup bootcamp you’ve always needed

Wondering how to nail that virtual pitch meeting and raise VC funding? Or how to build a high-octane sales team? What about recruiting early team members that will fuel future growth? Managing the fin

Get live feedback on your pitch deck from tech leaders on Extra Crunch Live

Extra Crunch Live, the members-only event series that features tech leaders waxing poetic on how to perfect the pitch deck (and more!) has gotten off to a strong start in 2021. Thus far, we’ve s

Justworks’ Series B pitch deck may be the most wonderfully simple deck I’ve ever seen

It may be tough to remember, but there was a time long ago when Justworks wasn’t a household name. Though its monthly revenue growth charts were up and to the right, it had not even broken the $

Bain’s Matt Harris and Justworks’ Isaac Oates to talk through the Series B deal that brought them together

It’s been almost 10 years since Justworks launched. The platform, founded by Isaac Oates, was yet another example of software eating the world; in this particular instance, it was the world of H

Gamified emergency prep startup Harbor inks ADT partnership

Harbor, an app that gamifies emergency preparedness, has today announced the launch of a premium tier that includes features like an emergency button called HarborHELP that it has built in partnership

Airbnb plans for a new kind of travel post-COVID with flexible search

Since going public, most of the news out of Airbnb has been around policy. Today, the company has an announcement that’s all about the product. As the pandemic evolves the way we do everything,
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