Gené Teare runs research at Crunchbase. Teare covers venture markets, female founders, women in venture, and is a writer of The Seed Series. She is an experienced public speaker and moderator connecting with startup communities around the globe. She joined Crunchbase over 11 years ago, leading the data teams and partnering with the venture community. Teare is a TechCrunch alumn, involved with the setup of TechCrunch50 and TechCrunch Disrupt events.