Erin Griffith

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Erin Griffith  writes about technology, startups and venture capital, primarily for Fortune. Her work is featured in the magazine and on,, and She has a video show called Tech Debate and occasionally appears on Fortune's weekly live show, Fortune Live. She writes a monthly column for the Los Angeles Times and publishes a weekly newsletter for fun.

Prior to joining Fortune, Erin wrote about startups for Pando, a Silicon Valley site where she was the second hire. Before that she worked a staff writer at Adweekreporting on technology and digital media.

Her work has appeared in The AtlanticSalonCosmopolitanBBC, AARP magazine, Time Out New YorkBustThe Huffington PostLong Shot, Got a Girl Crush zine, and Brooklyn Based. She hosted a live radio show for Pando and co-hosted a podcast for the buyout industry called Talking Private Equity

In another life, Erin wore suits and interviewed private equity barons as a Senior Reporter covering private equity, leveraged loans and M&A for and Buyouts magazine. 

She also covered consumer products, retail and apparel for Mergermarket LLC, where her deal scoops appeared on Mergermarket, dealReporter, Debtwire, Deal Drivers, and

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, minors in Philosophy and English, and a Women’s Studies certificate from Ohio University.