Charli Renken
News Reporter at Built In
Expertise: San Francisco and Boston Tech News
Education: B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from Santa Fe University of Art and Design

Charli Renken is a news reporter covering the tech industry in Boston, San Francisco and other markets. Their work has also appeared in publications including Fandom Forward, Block Club Chicago and the Denver Post.

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A white van with the blue Deel logo parked in front of a mountain.
The six-month position is the first of its kind for Deel, a San Francisco-based remote employee management and payroll company.
The founders behind the Future 5 of DC tech companies
Here are five early-stage D.C. tech companies to keep your eye on.
Yearly co-founder and CEO Josh Kligman next to a product example on a green background
Instead of spending hundreds or thousands of dollars a year, Yearly offers digital reports starting at just $75 a month.
Mandiant logo on iPhone on red background
The Reston company will join Google Cloud while maintaining its own branding.
Chrysallis.AI CEO and co-founder Anna London
The startup's “metaversity” creates customized learning plans for tech learners of all ages.
A group of pro-choice protestors sit with signs in front of a technology background
Here’s how tech-enabled reproductive healthcare companies are responding to the overturn of Roe v. Wade.
An aerial view of the Washington monument and surrounding area.
Learn which tech companies brought in the most money in August and find out what they plan to do next.
Worthy Mentoring CEO and co-founder Michael Edmonson in front of a progress pride flag on a blue background with the Built In Future 5 logo
Worthy Mentoring matches users 18 years or older with mentors who have been in their shoes.
shark fins next to money bag icons on a navy background
These five D.C. companies entered the ‘Shark Tank’ and lived to tell the tale.
Citizen Data CEO and founder Mindy Finn.
Citizen Data refers to itself as an “Insights as a Service” (IaaS) platform.
The YouTube app between over-ear headphones
YouTube’s foray into podcasts started in earnest last year and has grown to a dedicated homepage.
Givebutter's founders on a yellow background next to the future five logo
Givebutter says it is a pioneer of the “fee-or-free” model for fundraising online.