Hinge wants to be Match.com for the next generation

Hinge has redesigned and relaunched itself as a relationships app.Hinge is taking a hard left swipe at its own business model. The dating app relaunched Tuesday from a free swiping app into a members-only...

The heroes who saved the Internet in 2015

2015 changed the Internet.The Federal Communications Commission passed strong net neutrality rules, Congress passed the first major surveillance reform in a generation, the use of encrypted communications has expanded, and activists have harnessed...

Disrupt SF 2017

Alright Bay Area tech fans, the day youve been waiting for is here. Registration for Disrupt SF 2017 is now open, and with it comes your opportunity to score tickets to the best...

Its 2017, and women still arent being funded equally

Gen Teare Contributor Gen Teare is the head of content at Crunchbase. More posts by this contributor: In 2017, only 17% of startups have a female founder...

The future of smart toys and the battle for digital children

As smart toys gain popularity, many are hoping that when technology becomes less visible play will come to the foreMaura Sparks is sitting on stage with a small, blue plastic creature on her lap....

Early stage VC holds up (even as late stage plunges)

Joanna Glasner Crunch Network Contributor Joanna Glasner is a reporter for CrunchBase. More posts by this contributor: CrunchBase Spotlight: Data hints at down rounds, but not...