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Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Seems like just yesterday we were ringing in the New Year, but we’ve coasted into February and all seems to be somewhat relaxed (for once) in the crypto world.
BlockJoy, a startup providing white label blockchain nodes as a service, raised a total of $12 million from its seed and Series A rounds, the company exclusi1vely shared with TechCrunch. The Boston-ba
Companies like JP Morgan, IBM, American Express, CVS, Cisco, Visa, Walmart and T-Mobile are using blockchain technology to evolve.
Legal experts say unsecured creditors shouldn't expect much following a number of Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in the crypto space.
Strike, a Bitcoin-based payment network and financial app, is expanding to the Philippines to grow cross-border payments and remittance markets. “The Philippines is one of the biggest remitting mark
Sovereign Labs has raised $7.4 million in seed funding led by Haun Ventures to scale blockchains through ZK-rollups.
Hypernative, a crypto security-focused startup, has raised $9 million in seed funding as it emerges from stealth, co-founder and CEO Gal Sagie exclusively told TechCrunch. The funding round was led by
Welcome back to Chain Reaction, a podcast diving deep into stories, backgrounds and the latest news with the biggest names in crypto. For this week’s episode, I sat down with Mo Shaikh, co-found
This month was filled with announcements from major crypto firms that were laying off employees. Of course, this “trend” is not limited to this industry.
Layoffs continue to spread across the crypto job market, but there are still plenty of startups looking to hire new candidates.
Injective, a layer-1 blockchain focused on building financial applications, has launched a $150 million fund ecosystem initiative, the platform’s CEO and co-founder, Eric Chen, told TechCrunch. “W
Major crypto companies have laid off employees, which is giving startups the opportunity to snatch up new talent.
The crypto gaming industry may look outside of tokenomics to grow and sustain itself for the long haul.
QuickNode, a blockchain deployment platform, has raised $60 million in a Series B round for an $800 million valuation.
It has been nearly four months since Brett Harrison stepped down as president of FTX US, the American division of the now-bankrupt crypto exchange. Now, he has raised $5 million for his own startup, A
Genesis Global Trading, a subsidiary of the crypto conglomerate Digital Currency Group (DCG), filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) court late Thursday night. Gen
Do you believe in second chances? Well, FTX’s new CEO John J. Ray III hopes so.
As FTX news subsided in recent weeks, the new CEO of the crypto exchange shared that he is exploring the possibility of restarting the company, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. John
Ethereum’s shift from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake increased interest for staking across a number of parties — including institutions.
Solana saw the highest number of new developers contributing to the ecosystem, with its developer count rising by 83%, the fastest of any major blockchain.