ReadWrite was founded on April 20, 2003, by Richard MacManus, as ReadWriteWeb; it took its current name in 2012. ReadWrite is now one of the most widely read and respected tech news sites in the world. In 2015, Forbes named ReadWrite one of the top 100 websites for entrepreneurs.

ReadWrite Team

Christopher Caen Editor-in-Chief
Christopher has been involved in Silicon Valley for over two decades. He has worked with startups, Fortune 500 technology companies, and marketing agencies. His teams have launched innovative new products in data mining, virtual reality, and gaming In addition, he has covered the tech industry and more for publications such as TWICE, The San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Atlantic, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine. Christopher was the founding editor for AWARE Magazine, a publication dedicated to the world of philanthropy, working with writers from around the country, and building the local magazine into a national presence.

Trevor Curwin Associate Editor
Trevor has been a research analyst and editor in New York and San Francisco for over 15 years, where he has worked in advisory, marketing and capital formation for alternative investments and renewable energy infrastructure projects. In addition, he’s an award-winning journalist who’s worked for CNBC, DVICE.com and other NBCUniversal web properties, as well as the Toronto Star, Outside, GigaOm, AWARE Magazine and Environmental Finance. He’s also a successful angel investor and start-up advisor.


Richard MacManus New Zealander Richard MacManus founded this site as ReadWriteWeb in 2003 and grew his blog about the changing Internet into an international team of journalists. From the early days of blogging, social networks and YouTube to the future of machine learning, aggregate data analysis and other meta-trends, MacManus remains widely recognized as a leader in articulating what’s next in technology and what it means for society at large. Look here for more information about Richard, including media citations.

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