category: Spotlight Program

The Startup Universe According to Visual.ly
Jul 10, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Editor’s note: Visual.ly is the latest addition to the CrunchBase Spotlight Program which highlights the best applications and research built on the CrunchBase dataset.  Contact us if you’d like to be part of the program. San Francisco-based data visualization and infographics startup Visual.ly, in collaboration with Milan-based design agency Accurat and graphic designer Ben Willers, released The Startup Universe – an…

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CrunchBase Goes Pound for Pound With VentureSource – Insights From Guillaume Goujon
Jul 02, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Editor’s note: Research by Guillaume Goujon (@Inn0vmatt3rs) is the latest addition to the CrunchBase Spotlight Program which highlights the best applications and research built on the CrunchBase dataset. After CrunchBase released the April 2013 Excel Spreadsheet, Guillaume Goujon analyzed the accuracy of CrunchBase in How Accurate is CrunchBase? – Part 1 and Part 2. Goujon concluded that in 2010-2012,…

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Sunrise Update Brings Foursquare, CrunchBase, And Google Maps Integration To The Already-Smart Calendar
Jun 17, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Editor’s note: This is a repost of a TechCrunch article written by Jordan Crook.  Sunrise is the latest addition to the CrunchBase Spotlight Program which highlights the best applications and research built on the CrunchBase dataset.  Contact us if you’d like to be part of the program. Sunrise, the Google-friendly calendar app that focuses on design, may have some competition…

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Introducing BizWiki for CrunchBase
Jun 07, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Editor’s note: Guest author Jeff King is EVP/GM at Mimvi, a search and recommendation start-up located in Sunnyvale and Los Angeles.  His background is in high tech and running large entertainment properties (American Idol, Fox, The Oscars, Emmys, ABC).  You can connect with him directly jking@mimvi.com or @jeffkingla. BizWiki by Mimvi is the latest addition to the CrunchBase…

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6 Degrees of Crunchbase with Wikisway
Mar 21, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Editor’s note: Guest author Huston Hedinger is the Founder and CEO of Wikisway, a Portland Seed Fund alumni company.  He founded Wikisway while finishing his Master’s in Policy, Economics, and Social Network Analysis at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.  Before Wikisway, Huston worked for Village Capital with startups in the Middle East.  You can connect…

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Research with CrunchBase Accelerating
Mar 07, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Editor’s note: Guest blogger Colleen Chien is an Assistant Professor of Law at Santa Clara University of Law.  She does empirical research on the patent system and has testified before Congress and various governmental agencies on the impact of innovation policy on startups. Her recent study on Startups and Patent Trolls was crunched here and here. You can follow her…

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Introducing the Research Spotlight Program
Mar 07, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Today we are introducing the CrunchBase Research Spotlight Program, the companion to the Developer Spotlight Program.  This is our way of featuring great research that’s been done using CrunchBase data. Researchers, academics, and whomever else has a love for CrunchBase data can take part in the Spotlight Program.  If we choose your research, we’ll write…

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Crunching CrunchBase
Feb 14, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Editor’s note: Guest author Bruno Aziza is Vice President of Marketing at SiSense and the author of two books on data and analytics.   Prior to SiSense, Bruno worked at BusinessObjects/SAP, Apple, Microsoft and other data start-ups.  You can connect with him directly at bruno.aziza@sisense.com. This is the first post in our Developer Spotlight Program. Everyone in the Tech Industry knows CrunchBase, the crowd-sourced database…

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Introducing the Developer Spotlight Program
Feb 14, 2013 by Matt Kaufman

Today we are introducing the CrunchBase Developer Spotlight Program, our way of highlighting great applications built with the CrunchBase API. The CrunchBase API was launched in July 2008 and is now used by over one thousand developers to power investment analysis, academic studies, market research, recruiting and more. Developers who take part in the Spotlight…

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