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TechCrunch is an American online newspaper that covers technology and startup companies.[1] It was founded in June 2005 by Archimedes Ventures, led by Michael Arrington and Keith Teare.

In 2010, AOL bought the company for around $25 million.[2] After Verizon bought AOL, it was owned by Verizon Media from 2015 through 2021. In 2021 Verizon sold it to the private equity firm Apollo Global Management.

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  1. Miller, Claire. "Tech Blogger to Invest in Start-Ups". The New York Times.
  2. Ovide, Shira (2010-09-28). "Exactly What is TechCrunch Worth?". The Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2023-12-12.