Investors unfazed by Q1 crypto funding decline
Crypto-focused venture capital investors remain confident in the market as total capital raised dropped in the first quarter.
Crypto market cap unaffected on the week amid more US lawsuits
If you thought last week was crazy with the SEC clamping down on major crypto companies like Coinbase and Tron, you should buckle up for this week’s news.
Smoakland is testing a loophole to sell cannabis by credit card
What do you do when you have a very successful and popular product (marijuana) that is legal in some places, but federally has been a Schedule 1 drug since 1970? Well, you can’t rely on any nati
Crypto wallet company Ledger raises another $108 million
French startup Ledger has added more money to its Series C funding round. The company designs and manufactures so-called hardware wallets to secure crypto assets. In 2021, the company raised €356 mi
Web3 protocol Polytrade raises $3.8M to improve global trade
Polytrade, a web3 protocol focused on global trade, has raised $3.8 million in a seed round led by Alpha Wave, Matrix Partners, Polygon Ventures and CoinSwitch Ventures, the startup exclusively told T
Blockchain startup Fetch.ai grabs $40M to provide monetization and other tooling for AI-generated information
AI is riding high on a curve of hype, which means some of the practical questions that might grow louder over time — the many costs (financial and social), the business models — may not be
Are cryptocurrencies commodities or securities? Depends on which US agency you ask
As the CFTC and SEC diverge over whether cryptocurrencies are commodities or securities, market players feel confusion and want clarity.
Binance CFTC suit shows that ‘regulators will keep regulating and regulate more’
Binance's CFTC lawsuit may bring about more regulation for the crypto space and affect market players' confidence.
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried charged for allegedly bribing Chinese officials
U.S. prosecutors today filed a superseding indictment against former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried alleging he bribed Chinese officials.
Binance and CEO Changpeng Zhao sued by CFTC over trading and derivative violations
Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by volume; its CEO Changpeng Zhao; and Chief Compliance Officer Samuel Lim, are being sued by the U.S. Commodity Futures and Trading Commission, accordin
Ticketmaster sucks. Can blockchain be the cure?
Is there still hope for concertgoers?
Avalanche wants to digitize all of the world’s assets on the blockchain
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SEC puts Coinbase on notice and other TC news
Welcome to another episode of The TechCrunch Podcast where we break down the biggest stories in tech news with the people who cover it. This week, I talk with Taylor Hatmaker about the TikTok CEO’s
Crypto giant Binance resumes withdrawals and spot trading after glitch caused outage
Binance has temporarily suspended all spot trading, deposits and withdrawals on the world's largest crypto exchange citing an "issue."
US, South Korea both seek Do Kwon’s extradition to face charges
A spokesperson for South Korean prosecutors told TechCrunch that they are discussing Kwon's extradition with "related parties."
Coinbase execs weigh in on the crypto’s future in US amid regulatory scrutiny
If the crypto industry doesn’t get clear rules of the road, expertise will move offshore, experts say.
SEC clamps down on Coinbase and Tron, while Do Kwon is arrested overseas
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Bears abound, but none in sight at Denver’s crypto fest
Many entrepreneurs and investors believe the market downturn is constructive to the long-term health of the web3 space.
Terra creator Do Kwon reportedly arrested at Montenegro airport
Do Kwon, the founder of Terraform Labs, has reportedly been arrested in Montenegro, according to a local government official.
As TikTok and Coinbase face regulators, some questions are simpler than others
While regulatory action against TikTok feels rather simple, Coinbase's case has far more gray area.