Lora Kolodny is a Reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where she covers Tech and VC activity, and is often the video host for the TechCrunch Disrupt events. She lives in San Francisco. Lora graduated from Williams College. 
Lora writes about technology for Dow Jones , VentureWire, and The Wall Street Journal in San Francisco. Her coverage of areas include early stage startups, innovation hubs like accelerators, incubators or labs, and emerging industries like Crowdfunding, and collaborative consumption. 
Previously, Ms. Kolodny worked as a staff reporter and web editor for TechCrunch, The Hollywood Reporter, and Inc. magazine in New York City. She also wrote a blog for the New York Times called "The Prize", which was about the inventions, Entrepreneurship, and deals at business competitions. 
For WSJ's Venture Capital Dispatch blog, she has also covered food, retail, travel, and education startups, and trends in Silicon Valley.