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North Korean Lazarus hackers linked to $100M Harmony bridge theft

Researchers say the hack was consistent with the activities of the North Korean hackers.

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MoHash raises $6M seed funding to bring sustainable, stable yields to DeFi

The recent collapse of UST has once again demonstrated that many of the so-called stablecoins in the web3 world today are tied to high-risk and often...

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Hacker exploits Harmony blockchain bridge, loots $100M in crypto

Another day, another crypto bridge exploit.

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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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Blockchain gaming unfazed by crypto volatility as gamers ‘seek out entertainment’

While the crypto industry was in freefall over the past few months, web3 games remained fairly stable.

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Uniswap acquires NFT marketplace aggregator Genie

The past few weeks have been a dark time for NFT lovers and players in the cryptocurrency industry, but for startups and executives that are dug into...

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Bitcoin falls below $20,000 and Ethereum sinks past $1,000 as crypto market free fall continues

The crypto market suffered one of its most dramatic selloffs in years this week as the prices of top cryptocurrencies declined as much as 35%...

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As crypto selloff accelerates, how much worse can things get?

The crypto markets buckled this week as fears of cascading failures of key blockchain finance players showed just how fragile things are for the...

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Crisis! On the blockchain

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines....

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Crypto lender Celsius pauses withdrawals, transfers citing ‘extreme market conditions’

Celsius Network, one of the biggest crypto lenders, told customers Sunday evening that it is pausing “withdrawals, swap, and transfers between...

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The NFT slump is real (really)

The data doesn't appear to indicate that there is a more attractive way to view NFT activity today. It is, by a number of measuring methods,...

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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...

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Former OpenSea exec arrested and charged with insider trading of NFTs

A top former executive at the highly valued NFT startup OpenSea was arrested Wednesday and charged “with wire fraud and money laundering in...

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Polygon launches ‘uncapped’ fund to help Terra projects migrate to its blockchain

Polygon, a layer-2 blockchain built on Ethereum, launched a "relatively uncapped multi-million dollar fund" so Terra-built projects can...

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Primitives wants to turn your crypto wallet into a social network

Primitives founder and former Snapchat engineer DJ Gabeau compared the digital wallet of the future to the modern cellphone

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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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‘Move-to-earn’ Solana app StepN is latest crypto gaming craze

Since its launch in December, StepN, an app that lets users walk and run to earn tokens, has quickly become a household name in the play-to-earn...

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Amid crypto’s talent war, Encode Club mints new web3 developers

The profitable London-based startup has trained over 15,000 engineers in web3 skills such as Solidity and Rust

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Drip aims to provide thrill of live commerce to NFTs, physical collectibles

Drip is "Shopify for livestream commerce,” providing tooling so users can run live stream auctions, drops or buy it now formats via Drip’s...

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Blockchain’s youngest billionaire roasts world’s biggest cryptocurrency

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO and co-founder of crypto exchange FTX, thinks Bitcoin's proof-of-work system is inefficient, bad for climate

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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...

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Animoca Brands plans to add education to its multibillion-dollar NFT and gaming business

Animoca Brands has grown into one of the biggest firms in the metaverse, play-to-earn gaming, and NFT worlds, but it wants to enter a new sector:...

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Crypto market bloodbath hits Solana particularly hard

The past several days have been trying times for crypto investors as a broader market pullback has wreaked havoc on token prices. While Bitcoin and...

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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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Bitcoin’s bid to become the “one chain to rule them all”

VCs are pouring millions of dollars into startups expanding the Bitcoin ecosystem through dApps

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Arianee raises $21 million to deliver ownership NFTs with physical luxury goods

Arianee has raised a $21 million Series A round (€20 million) in a round led by Tiger Global. The company issues digital ownership and authenticity...

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