Bitcoin rallies over 18% in 24-hour span in wake of SVB crisis
The value of major cryptocurrencies rose Monday in the wake of U.S. government plans to protect SVB and Signature Bank depositors.
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
Robinhood’s wallet app is now available to all iOS users
Robinhood announced Wednesday that its self-custodial crypto wallet app is now available for all users on iOS. The wallet debuted last September in beta with 10,000 users and no network charges for sw
Ethereum NFT marketplace passes $1B in volume for first time since May as the creator royalties war heats up
The NFT market may be finding its footing again as the market on the Ethereum blockchain surpassed $1 billion for the first time since May 2022.
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.
Former Amazon, Starbucks exec launches Yelp-like platform to review and discover NFTs
Amid signs of life in the NFT market, an NFT-focused startup, Thred, launched today to help users discover new collections, the company exclusively told TechCrunch. “We think of it like a Yelp, Trip
Monad Labs raises $19M to grow its smart contract platform and improve the Ethereum space
Monad Labs, the team supporting the Monad blockchain, has raised $19 million in seed funding led by Dragonfly Capital, it exclusively told TechCrunch. “Monad is an effort to fundamentally optimize s
Caldera raises $9M from two rounds led by Sequoia and Dragonfly Capital
Caldera, a no-code web3 infrastructure platform, raised $9 million across two rounds, its co-founder, Matt Katz, exclusively told TechCrunch. The startup was founded in March 2022 by Katz and Parker J
NFT market shows signs of recovery as January trading volumes hit 7-month high
It appears the NFT market is slowly getting back on its feet. Trading volumes rose for two months straight, with January scoring the highest volumes since June last year, according to the Dapp Industr
Ethereum’s shift to proof-of-stake draws increasing institutional interest
Ethereum’s shift from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake increased interest for staking across a number of parties — including institutions.
Solana co-founder sees potential for devs to lead its network in 2023
Solana saw the highest number of new developers contributing to the ecosystem, with its developer count rising by 83%, the fastest of any major blockchain.
Will Bitcoin and Ethereum prices stagnate, sink or rebound in 2023?
We're taking a look at how significant crypto and global events from this year affected the two biggest cryptocurrencies: Bitcion and Ether.
Top Solana NFT projects DeGods and y00ts to leave the blockchain and ‘explore new opportunities’
Two top Solana NFT projects, DeGods and y00ts, have announced they are leaving the blockchain in 2023, which is stirring up conflicting sentiments in the crypto community. Over the weekend, DeGods ann
Coinbase launches asset recovery tool for unsupported Ethereum-based tokens
The new tool will help Coinbase's customers recover more than 4,000 unsupported Ethereum-based tokens mistakenly sent to wallets.
Solana-focused crypto wallet Phantom adds Ethereum and Polygon support
The new Ethereum and Polygon integrations are live in beta mode on Phantom’s browser and iOS and Android applications.
Matter Labs, the company behind zkSync, raises $200 million to scale Ethereum
Matter Labs has raised a $200 million Series C funding round co-led by Blockchain Capital and Dragonfly. Matter Labs is better known for its work on zkSync, an Ethereum scaling solution that drastical
FTX’s seemingly sluggish withdrawals raise eyebrows
On-chain data shows limited withdrawal requests for users trying to transact on FTX's exchange.
Building the bridge between Web 2.0 and web3
It’s simply practical to view blockchain and ETH as potential back-end solutions for scalability challenges all companies face.
Developers pour into crypto space despite stagnant markets
Although the crypto market capitalization is down about 58% year to date, web3 developers are pouring into the space.
Green shoots appear in crypto land as winter reigns
Let's talk crypto venture capital activity, NFT activity, price changes, DeFi, and, finally, September trading data.