Crypto, where the fallen seek a fresh start

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about privacy in crypto and how it’s sometimes at odds with regulation. This week, we’re covering a larger-than-life founder who is perhaps seeking redemption through web3. If someone forwarded you this message, you can subscribe on TechCrunch’s newsletter page. there’s always a crypto angle A weekly … Read more

A return and an ousting

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. It’s been a week of people trying to make sense of what’s happening in tech. If you’ve been compartmentalizing: Cheers! Now let me walk you through what’s been going on. On Monday, … Read more

VTubers are making millions on YouTube and Twitch

It was the world’s largest gathering of internet celebrities. As I waited to meet Twitch streamer Code Miko in a hotel lobby at VidCon, I spotted an Instagram-famous husky, a fan favorite contestant from Netflix’s “The Circle,” and a controversial beauty blogger. But when a fashionable Korean American woman approached me, I realized I was … Read more

Go mining for opportunity at TC Sessions: Crypto

Mining cryptocurrency is no easy task, but neither is finding a co-founder who is savvy and resilient enough to withstand the sector’s volatile nature. Whether you’re mining for a co-founder or your next round of funding, TC Sessions: Crypto, which takes place on November 17 in Miami, provides fertile ground for all your networking needs. … Read more

Adam Neumann, Kimberly Bryant and the importance of nuance

It’s been a week of people trying to make sense of what’s happening in tech. If you’ve been compartmentalizing: Cheers! Now let me walk you through what’s been going on. On Monday, WeWork founder Adam Neumann raised a seed round from Andreessen Horowitz for a new real estate company, reportedly at an over $1 billion … Read more