Senior Reporter

San Francisco or remote /
Marketing /
About Crunchbase
Crunchbase is the best place to discover innovative companies, connect with the people behind them, and uncover new opportunities. Over 50 million professionals—including entrepreneurs, investors, market researchers, and salespeople—trust Crunchbase to inform their business decisions. We believe diverse thinking fosters the discovery of new solutions and surfaces old problems that need answers. We are democratizing access to opportunities so that people and companies with different perspectives can accelerate innovation for a better future. We are proud to build products that will shape how companies and people connect for the future.

Crunchbase is committed to a positive, diverse, and inclusive culture by hiring for potential, focused on the inclusion of people who have different ways of thinking, different viewpoints, different backgrounds, and different skill sets. We value a transparent and open culture that positively impacts our teams and our products.

The Crunchbase Marketing and Media Team
Our team is instrumental across the entire user journey, from brand awareness through user retention. We combine creativity with decisions based on data and are always thinking about how we can better connect and inform our audience. Crunchbase News, the news division of Crunchbase, is looking for a late-stage venture capital reporter. This is a role for a journalist who loves breaking news and doing enterprise reporting — and has the clips to prove it. 

This role is remote-friendly, but if you are based in a startup-hub (the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, New York, Boston, Austin, or Boulder) that's a big plus. 

What You'll Do

    • Proficient in the world of startups and passionate about innovation and innovators
    • Enjoys writing stories of varying length, and want to break news as often as you can
    • Ready to take your career to the next level with a crew of journalists dedicated to editorial integrity and fact-based analysis and features
    • Eager to know (and be known) in the VC community and participate in networking, panels, and source-development

What We're Looking For

    • 3-5 years of experience as a reporter
    • Willing to partner with a majority-remote team
    • Experience using modern communications tools like Slack, Zoom, and Google Docs
    • You are a team-oriented person who is excited to join a collaborative team
    • WordPress experience a plus
    • Knowledge of common SEC filings relating to startup finance a plus
Why Crunchbase
Crunchbase values fostering growth and developing our craft by offering a generous Learning and Development reimbursement policy for all employees to use towards classes, events, conferences, and more. We look for ways to give back to our community by giving 4 days off for volunteering per year. We understand the value of taking time to refresh and offer flexible paid time off. We are working to build a better future for everyone, and offer an annual carbon-offset paid by Crunchbase for all employees. These are just a few examples of our generous benefits package, check out our careers page to find out more.

Crunchbase does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status. Every day our team is honored to work with entrepreneurs and innovators from every corner of the globe, and we aim to build a team that reflects the diversity of our customers. Each individual at Crunchbase brings their own perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures with them, and we believe that a more diverse team creates more innovative products, provides a better service to its customers, and helps us all grow and learn as individuals.