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The Dogefather sends his regards

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at a crossover episode for meme investing. This week, we’re talking about Musk dumping tokens while holding onto others. You can […]




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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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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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The arrest heard ’round the crypto world

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we discussed $4.5 billion in new crypto funds from a16z. This week, we’re talking about the arrest that has everyone […]




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Crypto forensics startup Chainalysis raises $170M at $8.6B valuation

Chainalysis, a startup that provides crypto investigation and compliance services, has secured $170 million in a Series F funding round led by GIC, a sovereign wealth fund of Singapore. The […]




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DJ and crypto startup founder 3LAU explains the value behind music NFTs

When people think of NFTs, the first use case most of them likely think of is visual art. From Beeple’s $69 million sale of a digital collage at Christie’s to […]




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Daily Crunch: $8.5B Amazon-MGM merger will bring thousands of titles to Prime Video

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. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for […]




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Electric Capital closes $1 billion in funds to back crypto startups, buy tokens

Fervor surrounding the opportunities in the crypto space has seemed to upend the venture world over the past couple years with major players shaking up how their firms are fundamentally […]




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VC-backed DAO startups are racing to define what DAOs actually are

Amid the growth in web3, NFTs, DeFi and tokens, institutional investors are also looking at how they can leverage another crypto structure called DAOs to build a new model for […]




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WTF is .xyz?

If you’ve visited a crypto company’s website recently, you’ve probably visited a URL ending in “.xyz” instead of its cheugier counterpart, .com. From fintech Block, formerly known as Square, to […]