Gené Teare is Head of Content at Crunchbase. She is responsible for data on the Crunchbase platform, the community and venture partnerships who contribute to the accuracy of the dataset. She has been writing and presenting on the issue of gender equity, providing reports using Crunchbase data. Ms. Teare joined TechCrunch in 2008 to run Crunchbase within six months of its founding. Working from the Atherton ranch, Ms. Teare was also involved with the setup of TechCrunch50 and TechCrunch Disrupt events from 2008 to 2012.
Prior to joining TechCrunch, she was a Director of Marketing and Key Partnerships at RealNames, the company that provided natural language navigation in the browser bar. Ms. Teare began her early Internet career in the '90s by co-founding Cyberia, the original CyberCafe in London, with Eva Pascoe.