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Kevin Rose on crypto winters, pseudonymous founders and his buzzy Moonbirds NFT project

On the Chain Reaction podcast this week, we spoke with Kevin Rose, a serial entrepreneur whose efforts — including most famously Digg –have been well covered in TechCrunch over the past co

This week in TechCrunch podcasts: Chain Reaction, Found, Equity and The TechCrunch Live Podcast

TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. To help y

Crypto winter is coming

Hello and welcome back to the Chain Reaction podcast, where we unpack and explain the latest crypto news, drama and trends, breaking it down block by block for the crypto curious. You’ve proba

Crypto VC Jill Gunter on what it will take to beat Ethereum

Jill Gunter is no stranger to crypto — she’s seen the market through its ups and downs, conducting research on blockchain protocols, working at multiple crypto startups and co-founding her

Crypto’s cops get ready for an uneven war

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction. In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Slow Ventures’ Jill Gunter on why there are so many dang blockchains out there

Oops, I think they broke the blockchain

Hello and welcome back to the Chain Reaction podcast, where we unpack and explain the latest crypto news, drama and trends, breaking it down block by block for the crypto curious. On this week’

OK, this one is for the crypto-curious

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to

Why a bipartisan embrace of crypto might never touch Bitcoin

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Sequoia Capital’s Shaun Maguire on why gamers are skeptical of NFTs and where d

Please don’t YOLO your 401(k) into shitcoins

Hello and welcome back to the Chain Reaction podcast, where we unpack and explain the latest crypto news, drama and trends, breaking it down block by block for the crypto curious. It’s been an a

DJ and crypto startup founder 3LAU explains the value behind music NFTs

When people think of NFTs, the first use case most of them likely think of is visual art. From Beeple’s $69 million sale of a digital collage at Christie’s to the Bored Apes Yacht Club col

Nukes, NFTs and Meta’s income tax

Hello, and welcome to Chain Reaction, where we’ll get you up to speed with what’s going on in the weird world of crypto every week so you don’t have to join 1,000 Discord chats or fo

To defeat Elon Musk, Twitter needs … more NFTs

Ahhhh I can’t tell you how much I’m finally excited to say … Welcome to Chain Reaction. This is a new experiment for TechCrunch — it’s a newsletter and a podcast working toge

TechCrunch debuts ‘Chain Reaction,’ a new podcast about the wild world of web3

Few topics in tech are more confusing or intimidating than crypto.  The industry has attracted trillions in investment, but it can still be tough to even buy tokens or NFTs, let alone understand what