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Down bad

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about layoffs and the Winklevoss rock gods. This week, we’re looking at a new layer of crypto doom and gloom. Get […]




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Bitcoin falls below $20,000 and Ethereum sinks past $1,000 as crypto market free fall continues

The crypto market suffered one of its most dramatic selloffs in years this week as the prices of top cryptocurrencies declined as much as 35% week-over-week as fears of a […]




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Brex leaving adrift some SMB customers roils corporate spend market

Brex’s decision to largely exit the SMB market has caught its customers, market observers and even its competitors by surprise. And while the affected customers scramble to move their assets […]




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Is consolidation on the horizon for Southeast Asia’s tech industry?

Amit Anand Contributor Amit Anand is a founding partner of Jungle Ventures and an early pioneer and leader in the development of Southeast Asia’s venture capital industry. More posts by […]




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Can Andreessen Horowitz prevent the next crypto winter?

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about the rough road ahead for Coinbase. This week, we’re talking a bit about Andreessen Horowitz’s multibillion-dollar bet […]




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Stripe and Plaid suit up for battle

Recent product news from Stripe and Plaid indicate the two private companies are gunning for one another as the market for B2B financial technology matures, expands and individual players increasingly […]




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Gradient Ventures backs Mentum’s goal to democratize investment services in LatAm

Investment in stocks or retirement accounts can seem like a complicated process if you are not sure where to begin. Mentum is out to change that in Latin America, and […]




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Crypto’s cops get ready for an uneven war

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction. In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Slow Ventures’ Jill Gunter on why there are so many […]




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Why a bipartisan embrace of crypto might never extend to Bitcoin

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Sequoia Capital’s Shaun Maguire on why gamers are skeptical of […]




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Daily Crunch: Elon Musk unveils three-pronged strategy to fund his $43B Twitter purchase

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT, subscribe here. On this fine day of April 21, […]