Hello and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. We are nearly at the end of the year, so your friendly, loca
Solana's co-founders see this downturn as an opportunity for its team and developers to build and ignore the noise.
If you’re keeping up with the news cycle, then you know FTX’s former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has gone on quite a bit of a media campaign.
Metagood, a for-profit social impact NFT startup, has raised $5 million in its pre-seed round, the team exclusively told TechCrunch. “We launched the company on the concept of using NFTs as an expre
After FTX collapsed and filed for bankruptcy, some market participants aren’t worried about institutional interest in crypto wavering.
FTX and Alameda Research had their hands in a bunch of different startups. The depth of its roster of investments wasn’t very transparent until now.
Payment giant Stripe is going to offer a new product that makes it easier to hold cryptocurrencies without signing up to a cryptocurrency exchange. The company’s new fiat-to-crypto widget can be emb
Time flies when you’re reading crypto news, am I right? Feels like every day something is going down in the crypto world and this week continued to prove that.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried talked from an undisclosed location in the Bahamas today with reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin for a DealBook event, a discussion that his legal team “very much” d
“I didn’t ever try to commit fraud on anyone, I was shocked by what happened this month,” Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), the founder and former chief executive of the fallen FTX, said at The New York
Crypto exchange Kraken today announced it’s letting go of 1,100 staffers. The announcement came from a company blog post and follows similar news from DoorDash that it was also cutting staff. N
Binance’s sprawling empire is about to get bigger as it eyes expansion in Japan. The world’s largest crypto trading platform has acquired 100% of Sakura Exchange BitCoin for an undisclosed
European Central Bank officials alleged on Wednesday that bitcoin is “rarely used for legal transactions,” is fueled by speculation and the recent erosion in its value indicates that it is on the
South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday they have requested arrest warrants for eight people related to Terraform Labs for the alleged fraud as the local authorities widen their investigation into the
The new Ethereum and Polygon integrations are live in beta mode on Phantom’s browser and iOS and Android applications.
India will undertake the first pilot for retail digital currency on December 1, the central bank said Tuesday, extending the test to evaluate the creation and distribution of the e-rupee in the South
This past year has been hectic for the crypto lending platform BlockFi, and today is no different as the company shared an announcement that it filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Ba
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week on the podcast, we talked about the FTX collapse, which is still ongoing. This week, we’re taking a break from our Thursday news episode for Thanksgiving, b
Bitcoin could potentially capture roughly 3.5% of the global monetary market in aggregate over the next 17 years, according to CoinShares.
Startups serving startups feels a bit riskier in a post-FTX cryptocurrency era. Here's how Ramp, Brex and Rain are thinking.