Just a year ago today, the small but wonderful CrunchBase team flipped the switch to launch CrunchBase 2.0, an entirely new front end built on fancy new graph technology to power the world’s definitive, crowd-sourced startup database.

Things were a bit shakey at first, but we got the new platform stabilized and then started to move forward again, earning some bragging rights along the way. Here are some highlights:

That was really fun, but the year ahead will be only better.  In the next quarter alone, we have a line-up of new products and enhancements coming that will be more valuable to the startup community than all we have done to date.


  • Originally published April 23, 2015, updated April 26, 2023