Michael Arrington, founder of TechCrunch

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Arrington started TechCrunch in 2005 to profile the latest and greatest in internet technology and startup companies.

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Nir and Owen talked to Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch, when he visited the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Today his blog is the place on the web where you’re you’ll likely get the early news on major company shakeups, product announcements, and emerging ideas.
Since 2005 the TechCrunch network of content sites has expanded dramatically. Arrington’s empire covers 9 different sites, including a podcast called TalkCrunch, a product review site titled CrunchGear as well as several foreign sites.
Arrington was selected as one of the 50 most important people on the web by PC magazine. TechCrunch recently held it’s annual party “TechCrunch 7”, but the TechCrunch 20 is still open for fans. The conference, which is discussed during the podcast will take place during September 17-18 in San Francisco.
– Owen Tripp and Nir Eyal

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2 Responses to “Michael Arrington, founder of TechCrunch”

  1. Ryan says:

    The best part of about the TechCrunch 20 conference is that Prof. Motwani of the CS department will be on a panel with Caterina Fake, the founder of Flickr, and………. MC Hammer.

  2. Mikkel Errorington says:

    I am sure he is not without his fans can’t wait for the conference you ever going to do one in Canada like YSC? does? TechCrunch should be cool I hear YSC is going to have a open bar though…

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