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
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at the near-term future for crypto gaming as VCs zero in on where to place consumer bets. This week, we’re looking at hardware wallets and th
Whether you love it, hate it or barely understand it, you can’t escape the wild world of blockchain. It’s one of the buzziest technologies going due to both its potential and its volatility. Will
Beware: The same people who welcomed you aboard when you signed your offer letter are now looking for places to save money so they can keep your company afloat.
It seems like every time a demo day ends, there’s a new one waiting around the corner — and as you know, TechCrunch is no stranger to covering them. Oftentimes these events are filled with traditi
To understand how Latin American startups are preparing to weather the crypto winter, we talked to five investors who have bet on companies that are going a step further than traditional finance.
From high poverty rates to low financial inclusion, there are common threads throughout LatAm that explain why trends such as play-to-earn crypto gaming have seen widespread adoption.
The recent collapse of UST has once again demonstrated that many of the so-called stablecoins in the web3 world today are tied to high-risk and often unsustainable assets. As decentralized finance att
Celsius Network, one of the biggest crypto lenders, told customers Sunday evening that it is pausing withdrawals, swap and transfers between accounts in a move that has sparked discussions and prompte
TerraUSD (UST) fell from grace after it depegged from its $1 value on Monday and since dropped as much as 70% to $0.2998, when it was never supposed to deviate from the dollar-equivalent value.
Private investment platform Republic’s ~$1 billion venture arm is reportedly in talks to raise $700 million for two new crypto-focused funds, according to Axios. The funds include a $200 million
The last few months have seen a wave of VC firms dedicating entire multimillion-dollar funds to the advancement of technology in the crypto, blockchain and web3 space. Most recently, Dragonfly Capital
Digital banking startup Cogni is joining the ranks of companies hopping on the crypto bandwagon. The mobile-based platform, founded in 2018 out of Barclays’ accelerator program (which is operate
Uniswap Labs, the company behind the popular decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol, has launched a venture capital arm to invest in web3 projects. Uniswap Labs Ventures, the new division, will invest
Tomorrow’s the big day for friends and fans of alternative finance across the globe and around the world. Yep, the DeFi & The Future of Programmable Money online event is that big. A truly globa
Buckle up degens, diamond hands, whales, lobsters, apes and crypto-curious creatures of every genus. The DeFi & The Future of Programmable Money online summit kicks off this week on March 30. Dece
If investors don't deliver on their promise to add value for investors, why are pro-rata clauses standard terms?
Total value locked across all decentralized finance (DeFi) chains is down from all time highs, but that hasn’t been true for most of the major protocols over the past week.
As decentralized finance (DeFi) moves closer to becoming a mainstream reality, rather than an alternative parallel financial system, can government regulators be far behind? In a word, no. But how do
Crypto developer ConsenSys, which owns the popular Ethereum-based MetaMask wallet, announced a $450 million Series D round today that values the company at $7 billion, nearly double in worth since its