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Binance and WazirX disagree over ownership two years after acquisition announcement

Binance chief executive Changpeng Zhao said the company has been trying to acquire WazirX for years but it's still grappling with a "few...

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Binance says it doesn’t own Indian exchange WazirX, years after acquisition announcement

Binance chief executive Changpeng Zhao said the company has been trying to acquire WazirX for years but it's still grappling with a "few...

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SEC spears ‘Crypto Crusaders’ over alleged pyramid scheme

Popular Ethereum dApp Forsage is the latest crypto project to find itself in the crosshairs of U.S. regulators for alleged fraud

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Can VCs game crypto out of this downturn?

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at Musk holding onto doge. This week, we’re talking about where all of this crypto VC...

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As Coinbase falters, Binance.US is waiting in the wings

The US retail crypto market is up for grabs. Binance.US CEO and ex-Uber exec Brian Shroder thinks his exchange can win the race

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Binance.US hires former Acorns, PayPal exec Jasmine Lee as CFO

Lee's background will help Binance.US prepare for an IPO in the next two to three years, CEO Brian Shroder said

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Binance taps TikTok’s mostly silent superstar Khaby Lame to explain how crypto works

After surpassing Charli D'Amelio as the most-followed TikToker, the Italian Senegalese comedian signed on as an ambassador for Binance,

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This feels like a SoftBank deal from 4 years ago

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Equity is back...

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Amid market turmoil, crypto exchange Kraken says it’s filling 500+ roles

While several major crypto trading platforms are making large-scale layoffs and freezing hiring, some of their rivals have rushed to reassure their...

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Binance.US CEO tells employees the company is “growing faster than ever”

The crypto exchange has $250 million in the bank and plans to double headcount on its product and tech team, CEO Brian Shroder said

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Former Binance executives launch $100M crypto fund

A group of former executives from Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges globally, has created a $100 million venture fund, the team...

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Binance halts Luna and UST trading across most of its spot pairs following meltdown

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has suspended trading of Terraform Labs’ Terra (Luna) and TerraUSD (UST)...

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SEC chair Gary Gensler takes aim at crypto exchanges for trading against their customers

Gensler expressed concern that major crypto exchanges are "front-running" customer trades

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Crypto exchange KuCoin raises funds at $10 billion valuation

The four-year-old Seychelles-based crypto exchange is valued at $10 billion in the new round, up from $100 million in its $20 million Series A in...

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Daily Crunch: Larry Ellison leads investor group chipping in $7.1B toward Musk’s Twitter buyout

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Sequoia, Binance and a16z back Elon Musk’s $44 billion bid for Twitter

A group investors including Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Binance and Fidelity are backing Elon Musk's $44 billion bid to acquire...

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Binance gets regulatory nod in France, paving the way for Europe push

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by volume, has gained regulatory approval to provide digital asset services in France, the first...

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Cheq hopes an easy-to-use app for stablecoins will appeal to inflation-wracked countries

People in the Global South are often subject to terrible fluctuations in their currencies, as well as hyperinflation. At the same time, many are...

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‘Decentralized’ web3 startups find out the hard way there’s no safety net

When the Vietnam-based outfit behind the crypto game Axie Infinity was hacked last month — hackers stole upward of $625 million in Ethereum...

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Indian crypto exchange CoinDCX tops $2.1 billion valuation in new $135 million funding

CoinDCX raised $135M in an oversubscribed round at a valuation of $2.15B, as the Indian cryptocurrency exchange looks to expand its product offerings...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Psychedelic biotech, Gogoro’s SPAC, H-1Bs for Ukrainians

You may not have heard of Amadeus, but if you've taken a trip, you've probably interacted with its tech stack.

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What the Binance bailout of Axie Infinity means for crypto’s future

The stakes are high for Axie’s response to the biggest known DeFi hack, and all of crypto is invested in its success.

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Axie Infinity creator raises $150M round to compensate victims of ~$625M Ronin hack

Axie Infinity developer Sky Mavis gets cash infusion led by Binance to reimburse victims of Ronin hack, one of crypto's biggest

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Binance.US raises over $200M in first seed round, hitting a $4.5B valuation as it preps for IPO

Binance.US raised over $200 million in its first external funding round, putting its pre-money valuation to $4.5 billion as it builds out a roadmap...

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Lightning Labs raises funding to enable stablecoin transfers through Bitcoin network

Lightning Labs raises funds from Robinhood CEO, others to enable stablecoin transactions through Bitcoin network

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FTX in talks to invest in Indian gaming startup MPL, sources say

India’s Mobile Premier League, or MPL, is in talks to raise capital from a number of investors including the crypto exchange FTX as the mobile...

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Coinbase makes India push with support for UPI payments

Coinbase is beginning to add support for payment instruments UPI and IMPS in India, making its crypto exchange broadly functional in the world’s...

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Open source project Tea is brew2 for web3

Homebrew creator Max Howell's next act will help open source developers in web3 get paid for their work.

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