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.
LongHash Ventures, a web3-focused investment firm and accelerator, has launched its second fund for $100 million, its CEO, Emma Cui, told TechCrunch.
Pinata, an NFT-focused media distribution platform, has raised a total of $21.5 million in funding, the company exclusively told TechCrunch. This is the only capital the four-year-old company has rais
Top crypto VCs are constantly touting the potential of video games as one of the most compelling use cases for blockchain technology. Andreessen Horowitz partner Arianna Simpson, for example, who led
Blockchain-based games have seen a surge in popularity, but playing them is getting expensive. Play-to-earn games like StepN require players to purchase an NFT before they can participate, while other
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company is beginning its international expansion of NFT support on Instagram. The expansion follows the social network’s initial NFT test launch
Imagine paying millions of dollars for a JPEG of a monkey just to have it stolen from your digital wallet. That’s exactly what happened to actor Seth Green, who ended up pleading with the hacker
A new web3-focused production hub, Trustless Media, has launched out of stealth mode as it aims to build an NFT community-owned media company.
What if museums were curated and funded by the internet, and allowed pieces to stay close to their cultural roots, displayed in a context that made sense? Native art in native museums, religious artif
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As NFTs work to retain mainstream attention, one founder predicts the digital assets sector will pivot in a new direction.
Everyone’s favorite 2020 meme stock is back in the news, and this time it’s flexing on crypto industry incumbent Coinbase. GameStop, which largely operates brick-and-mortar retail stores f
After flagging concerns over the financial risks associated with non-fungible tokens, some of China’s authorities are putting forward guidance on how to best make use of the novel technology. Th
Bearish sentiment in the crypto markets has trickled down to the NFT subsector.
Nothing, the consumer tech company started by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei and known for its aggressive marketing, unveiled a non-fungible token project called Black Dot. Its fans are skeptical. Black
eBay announced today that it’s acquiring Manchester-based NFT marketplace KnownOrigin. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. eBay says the companies have signed and closed the deal
NFT marketplace Magic Eden, launched just nine months ago, has raised $130 million in a Series B round co-led by Electric Capital and Greylock Partners, bringing its valuation to $1.6 billion. Lightsp
Last month, we learned Nike is accusing StockX of knowingly selling fake Jordans. Originating earlier this year, the now-amended lawsuit was initiated, with Nike suing the marketplace over their relea
VCs are playing with web3 founders’ hearts, wallets and valuations as the market shifts to a VC-friendly landscape
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