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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washington dc tech startup news
Mar 14, 2022
Read about last week’s D.C. tech news you might have missed.
google acquires mandiant for $5m
Mar 09, 2022
Google Cloud will add Mandiant’s Advantage SaaS platform to its suite of security offerings.
blockmetrix raises $43m
Mar 08, 2022
Blockmetrix has rapidly scaled its business in just a few months of operation.
dc weekly refresh
Mar 07, 2022
Learn more about last week’s latest news in the D.C. tech scene.
legends of learning $5m
Mar 03, 2022
The D.C. company is working to meet students where they’re most engaged: video games.
chris brickler myndvr
Mar 03, 2022
The metaverse isn’t just a young person’s domain. Senior living residents are increasingly benefitting from VR technology.
gridpoint raises $75m
Mar 02, 2022
Reston-based GridPoint helps companies identify building energy inefficiently to capitalize on energy savings and lower carbon emissions.
Photo description: Potomac bridge in Washington, D.C.
Mar 01, 2022
Learn how these local companies are investing last month's largest funding rounds.
Image description: A pattern or a legal scale followed by a head profile with wires coming out of it to represent artificial intelligence.
Feb 28, 2022
The self-described “Moneyball” of litigation aims to help organizations hit legal home runs by leveraging AI and machine learning.
People walk a city street, looking at their phones. On the pavement is the Waymap logo and in the left hand corner, the Built In Weekly Refresh logo
Feb 22, 2022
Catch up on the latest news from the D.C. tech scene.
Eyrus gives stakeholders key jobsite intelligence in real time.
Feb 17, 2022
D.C.-based Eyrus provides stakeholders in the construction and energy industries with key jobsite intelligence in real time.
hurdle expansion BIPOC therapy
Feb 16, 2022
The D.C.-based company is working to address the mental healthcare gap BIPOC communities face.