web3

Damus pulled from Apple’s App Store in China after two days

Damus, one of the fastest-growing Twitter alternatives, has been pulled from China’s App Store just two days after the app was approved by Apple. The app, which runs atop the Jack Dorsey-backed

VC funding to Black web3 founders popped last year, bucking trends

Funding for Black web3 founders has only increased, and the crypto winter proved the most fruitful year.

Laid off from your crypto job? Here’s what founders are looking for in new talent

Layoffs continue to spread across the crypto job market, but there are still plenty of startups looking to hire new candidates.

Crypto recruiters see opportunity to snatch up talent amid Big Tech layoffs

Major crypto companies have laid off employees, which is giving startups the opportunity to snatch up new talent.

Web3 gaming needs to focus on sustainable economies, Immutable co-founder says

The crypto gaming industry may look outside of tokenomics to grow and sustain itself for the long haul.

QuickNode raises $60M at $800M valuation to become the ‘AWS or Azure of blockchain’

QuickNode, a blockchain deployment platform, has raised $60 million in a Series B round for an $800 million valuation.

Deal Box’s venture arm to invest $125M in startups using web3 technology

Deal Box, a capital markets advisory and token offering packaging platform, has launched its venture arm with plans to invest $125 million in startups using web3 technology, the company shared Wednesd

Luxury fashion meets blockchain on Syky, the Seven Seven Six-backed web3 platform

Syky will serve as an incubator, marketplace and social community for the next generation of fashion designers and consumers.

Web3 could help fashion become more sustainable

Fashion is one of the most polluting sectors in the world, accounting for up to 10% of the world’s carbon dioxide output. Can web3 help?

Clouds might be scattering in China’s venture capital world

The outlook of investing in China is suddenly brightening up as the country gradually phases out its draconian zero-COVID policy, which has caused disruptions in businesses of all kinds and kept the c

When it comes to web3, investors say they’re in it for the long haul

Even though the hype around web3 faded in 2022, many investors are still bullish that the technology could be transformational.

Venom Foundation and Iceberg Capital launch $1B venture fund to invest in web3

Venom Foundation, a layer-1 blockchain licensed and regulated by the Abu Dhabi Global Market, and investment manager Iceberg Capital have partnered to launch a $1 billion venture fund, the two firms a

Web3-focused Beacon launches flagship demo day with 13 crypto startups

We’re only in the second week of 2023, but demo days have already begun as founders try to keep momentum alive in the ever-changing crypto market. Beacon, a web3-focused early-stage accelerator prog

Check out the final four startups pitching tomorrow at CCC Web3 Demo Day

Tomorrow, January 11, is a big day in the web3 universe. It’s The Cross Chain Coalition Web3 Demo Day, a showcase of 12 boundary-pushing early-stage startups building projects across web3, DeFi, NFT

The Easy Company raised $14.2M to build an easy-to-use ‘social’ crypto wallet

The Easy Company has raised $14.2 million in a seed round and launched its “social” crypto wallet to help onboard more mainstream audiences, it shared exclusively with TechCrunch. Easy aims to com

Mastercard launches web3-focused artist incubator with Polygon

Mastercard is launching a web3-focused incubator with Ethereum scaling layer-2 blockchain Polygon to help artists connect with fans.

Meet four more startups pitching at the CCC Web3 Demo Day

We have so many (12, in fact) outstanding early-stage startups ready to pitch at the Cross Chain Coalition Web3 Demo Day on January 11. If you want to learn more about who’s on the cutting edge of b

Investors say web3 and hype are in for 2023, high valuations are out — maybe?

It's unlikely that many investors came close to predicting what would play out in 2022. But, hey, there's always next year.

Sneak peek: Look who’s pitching at the CCC Web3 Demo Day

We’re excited to announce two more early-stage startups participating in the Cross Chain Coalition Web3 Demo Day on January 11. If you haven’t heard, this free online showcase features more than 1

Uniswap Labs’ COO will judge pitches at the CCC Web3 Demo Day

Here comes the New Year and with it, resolution season. Why not resolve to do whatever it takes to build a stronger startup? Here’s one easy, fun and effective step. Tune in — for free — to the
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