Take a look at Wolf’s first cohort of Bitcoin-driven startups
Wolf’s demo day was a refreshing change of pace given that a fair amount of the startups were looking to solve real-world problems that exist today.
Dispersion Capital launches $40M fund focused on decentralized infrastructure
This deep into the crypto winter big venture fund debuts are few and far between, a far cry compared to previous years. But the freeze is not stopping some venture capitalists from launching new funds
Your first look at Alliance DAO’s latest cohort of web3 startups
The crypto industry continues to face myriad headwinds, but there’s no shortage of startups and founders diving into the space. Alliance DAO, a web3 accelerator and builder community, had its most r
LayerZero and Immunefi launch largest crypto bug bounty program with up to $15M in rewards
LayerZero Labs, the team behind cross-chain messaging protocol LayerZero, has partnered with bug bounty and security services platform Immunefi to launch a $15 million bug bounty for its protocol, Bry
Crypto needs a global view to build better regulatory models
Growing concerns in the U.S. crypto industry around regulation is making overseas opportunities look more appealing.
Brett Harrison ‘never lost faith in the business’ while at now-shuttered FTX
At Consensus 2023, Anthony Scaramucci and Brett Harrison shared their experiences during FTX’s downfall and what life has been like since.
So you want funding for your NFT project?
The NFT market may be down from its 2021 peak, but founders, builders and collectors alike are still flooding into the space. And many are looking for fresh capital. Despite NFTs being a part of the w
Avalanche wants to digitize all of the world’s assets on the blockchain
Welcome back to Chain Reaction, a podcast that interviews newsmakers in crypto to better understand the tech behind the hype and the people working to build a decentralized future. For this week’s e
OP3N raises $28M to build ‘WhatsApp meets Amazon’ for web3
OP3N, a web3 AI-powered platform, raised a $28 million Series A round that values the company at $100 million, the startup shared exclusively with TechCrunch. “I wanted to make a connection for crea
Web3 gaming will onboard up to 100M gamers in next 2 years, Polygon and Immutable presidents predict
The web3 gaming space is set to explode over the next few years, Robbie Ferguson of Immutable and Ryan Wyatt of Polygon Labs predict.
Polygon and Immutable partner to help onboard more gamers and developers into web3
Web3 gaming firm Immutable and layer-2 blockchain Polygon partnered to accelerate development and adoption in the crypto gaming space.
SVB’s mess could become stablecoins’ problem
After USDC depegged from $1 last week, many are questioning whether SVB’s collapse has bigger implications on the stablecoin ecosystem
Uncertainty stands around multibillion USDC empire as issuer Circle held reserves at Silicon Valley Bank
Update: After publication and our first update to include Circle’s initial statement regarding USDC’s reserves, the company announced that “3.3 billion of the ~$40 billion of USDC re
Crypto bank Silvergate’s ‘collywobbles’ could add to industry’s woes
Crypto bank Silvergate bit the dust this week, leading some analysts to forecast bigger problems for the overall ecosystem.
Meet the women-led web3 startups from Thousand Faces’ demo day
Thousand Faces, a web3 community-based investment group, hosted its demo day on Wednesday with the top 10 startups from its Female Founder Accelerator program.
Coinbase launches wallet API to help integrate Web 2.0 devs into web3 world
Coinbase, the second largest crypto exchange by trading volume, has launched a new product to help onboard developers into web3, the company shared with TechCrunch on Wednesday. It should be easier to
Arbitrum co-founders see opportunity for continued layer-2 growth through DeFi, gaming
The Ethereum layer-2 space is continuing to see strong demand as one of its largest scaling solutions, Arbitrum, is seeing renewed growth
Alchemy launches tool that allows devs to start building dApps within 4 minutes
Alchemy, a web3 development platform, is releasing a new tool to help developers create web3 applications faster, the company exclusively told TechCrunch. The tool, “create-web3-dapp,” will help b
Coinbase’s layer-2 blockchain may help expand scaling on Ethereum
Coinbase, the second-largest crypto exchange by trading volume, is diving into the blockchain world in a move that some are excited about.
Rollup provider Eclipse launches software to allow Solana apps to be compatible with Polygon
Customizable rollup provider Eclipse is launching a Solana-focused scaling solution, which allows applications to be compatible with Polygon, the companies exclusively told TechCrunch. Rollups, a par