Walter Thompson

Walter Thompson

Senior Editor

Senior Editor Walter Thompson manages Extra Crunch and TechCrunch’s guest post program. Previously, he was City Editor for Hoodline and managed content development, marketing and community management for a number of startups.

He also hosts The Golden City, a podcast that presents stories from San Francisco’s past, present and future.

The Latest from Walter Thompson

Extra Crunch Friday roundup: Edtech funding surges, Poland VC survey, inside Shift’s SPAC plan, more

A look back at Extra Crunch's top stories over the last few days.

Four views: How will the work visa ban affect tech and which changes will last?

Four TechCrunch staffers discuss the potential impacts of the government's decision to halt all new work visas through the end of the year.

Four perspectives: Will Apple trim App Store fees?

The fact that Apple takes a 30% cut of subscriptions purchased via the App Store isn’t news. But since the company threatened to boot email app Hey from the platform last week unless its develop

Trump’s worker visa ban will hit Silicon Valley hard

"This would be a blow to very early-stage tech companies trying to get off the ground."

‘Thinking out loud’ with TechCrunch senior editor Alex Wilhelm

"TechCrunch as an organization is now doing three things at once. We've always done news and events. And now we're doing something a little bit different at the same time."

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