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Web3 artist Latashá on educating creators about crypto’s ebbs and flows

Latashá, a musician who has sold NFTs of her work for tens of thousands of dollars, joined the Chain Reaction podcast to talk crypto education

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Formerly rich NFT buyers party through the pain

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about infinite pessimism in the crypto markets. This week, we’re talking about parties and...

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Cryptoys banks a16z funding to build NFTs for kids

The past several months haven’t been entirely kind to the NFT market — while transaction volume hasn’t stuttered too significantly,...

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This Ukrainian deeptech startup has trained an AI to paint war art

A Ukrainian deeptech startup is launching a charity NFT project to sell AI-generated artworks with the twin goal of raising money to support people...

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DOJ case against ex-OpenSea exec could label NFTs as securities, former SEC lawyer says

The case could determine whether NFTs are indeed securities — and if that label really matters for the future of the digital assets.

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Four-month-old Doppel is helping some of the biggest NFT projects spot scams

The web3 startup raised $5 million in seed funding led by FTX Ventures and counts Yuga Labs and Dapper Labs as its biggest customers

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a16z, Coatue, USV invest in $725M developer fund for Dapper’s Flow blockchain

The web3 world is continuing to discover that it’s a lot harder to build a developer ecosystem than it is to build a platform. The Flow...

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Co:Create aims to help NFT projects launch their own cryptocurrencies

a16z leads $25 million seed investment into NFT tooling startup Co:Create, alongside Tom Brady's Autograph, FTX's Amy Wu, others

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Polygon among $9.3M investment in Paper to help onboard NFT buyers via email

Paper, a crypto-focused payments processing company launched in February, closed a $7.3 million seed round after a $2 million angel investment for a...

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China’s tech giants are having FOMO on NFTs

In mid-April, a group of industry associations in China issued a warning against the potential financial risks of non-fungible tokens, digital assets...

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Daily Crunch: Startup that transforms real-world items into NFTs raises $6.9M seed round

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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Americana’s chip turns physical objects into NFTs

Americana Technologies raised a $6.9 million seed round from Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six, NFT marketplace OpenSea, and rapper Future

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No one told the crypto world that startup megadeals aren’t as plentiful anymore

Watching the mega-round venture world contract as the crypto world stays silly is a good reminder that the web3 world is in fact siloed from the rest...

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Coinbase launches NFT marketplace in hopes of appealing to crypto and mainstream users

It might be a good morning — or perhaps “gm” — for the hundreds of thousands of NFT community members who will now get another...

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Top NFT collections are bringing in millions of dollars weekly, but which will survive?

Many blue-chip NFT holders said that demand comes with inherent risk and market volatility that play a part in the future of the digital collectibles...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Musk’s Twitter bid, European cannabis survey, borrowing against NFTs

The U.S. is the world’s largest cannabis market, but as more European countries consider legalizing recreational use, investors are looking for...

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China’s banking association proposes restrictions on NFTs

The verdict that China’s web3 community has been waiting for months is here: NFTs, or the tokens used to prove the ownership and authenticity...

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Avatar startup Genies hits $1 billion valuation in latest raise

Only in the current market can one wonder how a celebrity avatar startup that sells NFT accessories took so long to hit a unicorn valuation. Genies,...

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Blue-chip NFT owners explore alternative uses as sales decline

Blue-chip NFT holders who have “strong beliefs” in their NFTs are finding new ways to utilize their assets without selling.

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Will Apple build its own blockchain?

Hello readers, and welcome back! Last week, I wrote about the issues facing Axie Infinity in the wake of a $625 million heist. This week, I’m...

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‘NFT’ app Sticky kicked out of Apple’s App Store after operating for months

Apple’s approach to NFT apps is still something of a gray area. The company permitted NFT marketplace OpenSea to launch an app, but only for...

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VCs scale their bets on Solana’s expanding NFT ecosystem

The voracious rise of NFTs as an asset class has been a bubble that seemingly refuses to pop — at least for the time being — but NFT...

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Visa launches NFT program as it considers the digital art a new form of e-commerce

Credit card giant Visa has launched an NFT creator program in an effort to bring small businesses into the digital economy. “We’ve seen rapid...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Plaid’s staffing story, RevOps for B2B sales, demo day’s demise

There's no textbook-approved technique for building a startup engineering team: in the early days, everyone wears several hats.

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Improving discovery for NFTs will amplify digital creators and marketplaces

NFTs hold a tremendous amount of potential not only for buyers, but for artists as well. Yet, that potential isn’t being fully tapped.

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What Yuga Labs wants to build after raising $450M

With popular NFT projects under its belt, and some evidence of ability to use one collection of digital assets to grow another, Yuga has ambitious...

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Bored Apes NFT startup Yuga Labs raises seed round at monster $4B valuation

Yuga Labs, maker of the multimillion monkey JPEGs that plenty of NFT skeptics love to hate, just raised a $450 million round from Andreessen Horowitz...

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Bored Apes NFT project gets official ‘ApeCoin’ token

Even among the fastest-growing crypto startups, Yuga Labs has had a particularly explosive year. The startup is behind the NFT project Bored Apes...

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