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Why Twitter anons are sending crypto to celebrities

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about a hack that gave new, ironic meaning to the word “trustless.” This week, we’ll get into one of the most […]




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Solana co-founder says NFTs have ’50 different use cases’ that can onboard millions this year

It feels like yesterday that the NFT boom captured the attention of the crypto community, making waves even outside the web3 world. But a year or so down the line, […]




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Investors cheer Coinbase’s new partnerships and attempts to reignite growth

In the wake of the Robinhood earnings anti-hype cycle, you might imagine that investors are a bit over the consumer trading game. Robinhood rode the pandemic-induced consumer savings and investing […]




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Upstream’s new vault could help NFT holders sleep at night

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 […]




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An actionable framework for founders bridging into web3

Doug Petkanics Contributor Doug Petkanics is the co-founder and CEO of Livepeer, an open video infrastructure for livestreaming. More posts by this contributor Web 3.0 can repair the attention-driven digital […]




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The SEC takes a long-feared position in Coinbase insider trading suit

A former product manager at Coinbase has been arrested, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday, after being charged in a cryptocurrency insider trading scheme related to the listing of new […]




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GameStop looks to diversify its meme money

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at web3 without web2’s winners. This week, we’re looking at a crossover episode for meme investing. You can get this in […]




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NFTs have the potential to become media companies, Rarible co-founder says

As NFTs work to retain mainstream attention, one founder predicts the digital asset sector will pivot in a new direction. “I think NFT collections will evolve as media companies [into […]




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NFT brand loyalty platform Hang banks $16M from Paradigm

Crypto startups — fresh off a mind-boggling bull run — are preparing for the next phase of life where the mere mention of “NFT,” “DAO” or “DeFi” may not tempt […]




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China’s tech giants promise speculation-free NFTs

The future of non-fungible tokens is getting more clarity in China as the country’s tech giants come together to formulate standards for the nascent industry. The China Cultural Industry Association, […]