As the digital asset industry picks up steam again, some crypto funds are looking to hone in on specific sectors. Crypto fund Asymmetric Financial is creating its Bitcoin DeFi Venture Fund I to focus
The NFT space may be down substantially from all-time highs, but brands and loyalty programs looking to reach fans in new ways can still find value, said Steve Kaczynski, co-author of the book “The
NFTs don’t always get taken very seriously, particularly now that AI and content creators are hogging the spotlight, but not everyone is so quick to discount crypto’s oft-derided younger sibling.
After disclosing better-than-expected financial results in its fourth-quarter earnings report, U.S.-based Coinbase has big plans. The second-largest crypto exchange told its investors that it intends
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New PitchBook data makes it clear that if the larger startup market is suffering from an exit-drought, crypto startups are possibly even more parched.
Phantom, a crypto wallet heavily used in the Solana ecosystem, has seen its user base more than triple over the past year.
Bitwise runs the Bitwise Bitcoin ETP, currently the fourth-largest spot bitcoin ETF by market cap. But the road to this point wasn’t easy.
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The NFT space has lost a lot of its sparkle over the past few years, but that hasn’t stopped some founders, investors and projects from trucking along in hopes of another surge.
It’s been almost 3 years since SEC commissioner Hester Peirce released her updated Token Safe Harbor Proposal 2.0, but she isn’t giving up.
More often than not, it’s rare for crypto-native users to have an easy, quick onboarding experience. Farcaster wants to change that.
"I’m not anti-speculation, but I think it’s a question of priorities... It’s putting the cart before the horse."
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Polygon Labs, the team focused on building the layer-2 blockchain Polygon, has laid off 60 employees, or about 19% of its staff, according to a post published Thursday by CEO Marc Boiron. The Polygon
Even though the two sectors are reaching different levels of mainstream adoption, they are also facing challenges that the other could potentially help alleviate.
On Tuesday, hackers stole around $112 million of the Ripple-focused cryptocurrency XRP from a crypto wallet, Ripple’s co-founder and executive chairman has disclosed. Ripple’s Chris Larsen sai
Last year, 2023, was especially a home run for Ethereum, which saw SDK installs increase 31% year-over year.
If Solana Mobile’s devices have 100,000 users, Yakovenko views that user base as a stronger distribution channel for dApps than through traditional app stores like Google or Apple.
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