cryptocurrency

Binance founder Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao shares his vision of web3 opportunities at TC Sessions: Crypto

When it comes to the decentralized world of crypto, few single entities loom larger or carry more weight in the industry than exchange behemoth Binance. The blockchain giant processed $34 trillion in

US senators aim to amend cybersecurity bill to include crypto

The update would provide a voluntary way for crypto companies to report bad actors and protect the industry from “dangerous practices.”

Crypto platform Nexo sued by New York, California and six other US regulators

Crypto platform Nexo is being sued by eight U.S. state securities regulators for allegedly failing to register with the states and lying to investors.

Crypto tax reporting app Binocs helps users navigate regulations

Keeping up with tax compliance for cryptocurrency can be tricky, especially since many laws are new (or haven’t been written yet). That’s why Binocs was founded. Users integrate their exchanges an

Binance CEO sees positive progress for crypto regulation, but it will be a ‘long process’

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, known as "CZ," said governments across the globe are making slow but "positive" progress toward regulating cryptocurrency.

Sardine raises $51.5M led by a16z to sniff out fishy fintech transactions

As fintechs become more efficient, so too do fraudsters. “Faster instant payments mean faster fraud,” Sardine CEO and co-founder Soups Ranjan told TechCrunch. That’s the thesis behin

Chain Reaction x Equity talk the Ethereum Merge

If you are into web3, the biggest news of the week in tech was not the massive Figma-Adobe deal. No, the leading story of the last few days — arguably even the last few weeks — has been th

Daily Crunch: Adobe snaps up Figma in proposed $20B deal that has some scratching their heads

Hello, friends, and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Indonesian crypto platform Reku is built for both new and experienced traders

Cryptocurrency transactions in Indonesia hit $60 billion last year, according to the country’s commodities futures trading agency. Crypto exchange and marketplace Reku has been riding the wave with

Y Combinator is doubling down on crypto founders despite market volatility

Crypto founders have heard the saying a thousand times in the past few months — there’s no better time to build than during a downturn. In Y Combinator’s latest cohort, there are 30 crypto s

Does venture capital need a shot in the arm?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week Alex was back with Grace and our new producer Th

Press and Law v. Adam and Elon

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Want to save some dosh on TechCrunch+? Use the code “EQU

Mural raised $5.6M to help brands deploy DAO treasuries

Mural, a crypto firm focused on decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) infrastructure, has raised $5.6 million in seed funding, the company’s co-founders Sinclair Toffa and Kevin Alvarez-Fung

Crypto, where the fallen seek a fresh start

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about privacy in crypto and how it’s sometimes at odds with regulation. This week, we’re covering a larger-than-life founder who is per

Do Kwon’s Terra trauma and drama lives to see another day

There are some events in your life that you look back on and think to yourself, “Wow, that was a really tough time.” We all have memories like that and I think the crypto community definit

Startup yachts, Adam Neumann and wait what year is it again?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Natasha took over Equity Monday this week alongside Grace, as

Suspected developer of crypto mixer Tornado Cash arrested

The Dutch government agency responsible for investigating financial crimes said it has arrested an individual suspected of being a developer of the U.S.-sanctioned crypto mixing service Tornado Cash 

Launch price TC Sessions: Crypto tix going, going…

If blockchain, cryptocurrency, decentralized finance (DeFi) and web3 get your entrepreneurial motor running, do not miss our TC Sessions: Crypto daylong deep dive on November 17 in Miami. We have spec

5 takeaways from Coinbase’s disappointing Q2 results

Coinbase is having to defend its model to investors who may have bought into its stock when it was trading much higher. And per its own notes, the bad times are not about to end any time soon.

‘Selling Sunset’ star Christine Quinn’s brokerage debuts new crypto credit scoring platform

For fans of both reality television and web3 (hopefully that group includes more than just this reporter), Christine Quinn’s move to leave the Oppenheim Group and co-found a brokerage with her h
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