Home / Chain Reaction podcast

NFT summer in New York is in full swing amid crypto winter

Anita and Lucas discuss the NFT NYC conference and dive into recent DAO and dogecoin drama

Read more

Box CEO Aaron Levie on where web3 doesn’t make sense

It’s been a rough week for the crypto community as top tokens have seen massive selloffs, pushing some in the space to double down while...

Read more

Andreessen Horowitz’s Sriram Krishnan on crypto social networking

Web3 has plenty of money going for it — well, yes quite a bit less than a few months ago — but it’s still hard to argue that...

Read more

Barely outpacing snails, US lawmakers ponder regulating crypto

A bipartisan U.S. Senate bill to keep crypto in check, layoffs at Coinbase and Gemini, and a chat with a16z crypto's Sriram Krishnan

Read more

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...

Read more

Athleisure icon Ty Haney raises $9.8M in fresh funding for her blockchain rewards startup

The Outdoor Voices founder's latest venture, Try Your Best, helps consumer brands engage customers through crypto-based perks

Read more

Why web3 companies get hacked so often, according to crypto VC Grace Isford

Isford, a venture investor at Lux focused on crypto infrastructure, shares her predictions for startups in the space

Read more

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...

Read more

Does WeWork’s Adam Neumann really deserve his second chance?

Plenty of entrepreneurs have used the crypto boom to plot the next step of their Silicon Valley character arcs, but few of them have an active...

Read more

Lightspeed’s Mercedes Bent on why the metaverse isn’t overhyped

Bent, a consumer-focused investor, explained why backing early-stage crypto companies can often involve a "leap of faith"

Read more

A blockchain billionaire’s big bet

Anita and Lucas discuss Sam Bankman-Fried's investment in Robinhood, Coinbase's hiring slowdown, and what's up with Terra's UST

Read more

Kevin Rose on crypto winters, pseudonymous founders and his buzzy Moonbirds NFT project

On the Chain Reaction podcast this week, we spoke with Kevin Rose, a serial entrepreneur whose efforts — including most famously Digg...

Read more

Crypto winter is coming

Lucas and Anita talk about what a crypto downturn means for public and private companies, and what's going on with Terra's UST

Read more

Oops, I think they broke the blockchain

Yuga Labs' NFT sale breaks Ethereum; Wikipedia stops taking crypto donations; The SEC prepares for a crypto crackdown

Read more

Sequoia’s Shaun Maguire on competition and conviction in crypto venture — ‘A lot of VCs… are going to pull back’

As crypto continues its wild rise, storied venture firm Sequoia is not just competing with the a16z’s of the world but with a rising crop of...

Read more

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...

Read more

Please don’t YOLO your 401(k) into shitcoins

Bitcoin comes to retirement plans, Coinbase CEO throws shade at Apple, and what an Elon buyout means for crypto Twitter

Read more

TechCrunch debuts ‘Chain Reaction,’ a new podcast about the wild world of web3

Few topics in tech are more confusing or intimidating than crypto.  The industry has attracted trillions in investment, but it can still be tough to...

Read more

Latest 20