Solana’s co-founder sees potential for his blockchain to become the “Apple of crypto.”

While some crypto companies are going mainstream through partnerships, alliances or deals with big brand names, others operate to the beat of their own drum and don’t worry about having a big label with them. Solana, a layer-1 blockchain launched in 2020, is one of the largest chains developers build on. Excluding stablecoins, Solana is … Read more

MinRegion+’s Holiday Reading List | MinRegion

It is” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Memorial Day here in the United States, which means the flow of tech news is slower than usual, which can leave you feeling deprived, adrift without the usual 3,239 individual items that happen every day in startup land, but never fear because MinRegion+ is here with a quick rewind of our work … Read more

Sam Altman’s crypto project Worldcoin has gained more coins in its latest $115 million raise

follow me on twitter @Jacqmelinek for breaking crypto news, memes and more. Welcome back to Chain reaction. Do you have a coin? No? Well, Worldcoin did. Tools for Humanity, the team building Worldcoin, has raised $115 million in a Series C round led by Blockchain Capital. The crypto-focused project was co-founded by Sam Altman, CEO … Read more

Check out Wolf’s first cohort of Bitcoin-powered startups

Historically, startups have built their products on blockchains outside of the Bitcoin network to avoid the slow transaction speeds, high fees, and inability to communicate cross-chain. But thanks to efforts like the Lightning Network and Taproot Assets (formerly Taro), which have improved the accessibility, speed, and scalability of the Bitcoin network, a number of enthusiasts … Read more

NFT avatar enabler GoodGang has the blessings of Korean giants Kakao and Naver

Critics have long discredited non-fungible tokens as overpriced JPEGs sold by people looking to make a quick buck. NFT believers want to prove them wrong and show that these certificates of digital art stored on the blockchain, a distributed, immutable database, have real use cases. Their efforts often include integrating NFTs into applications that are … Read more

Mastercard sees “a lot of promise” in blockchain technology if security and simplicity are paramount

Mainstream brands and financial services companies are testing the waters of crypto, but many are hesitant to fully dive into the blockchain realm due to uncertainty and a general lack of confidence. Every industry has its hiccups and bumps, but crypto has been hit particularly hard recently, with plenty of headwinds from regulators and its … Read more

Dispersion Capital Launches $40 Million Fund Focused on Decentralized Infrastructure

This deep into the crypto winter has seen few debuts from major venture capital funds, a far cry from previous years. But the freeze hasn’t stopped some venture capitalists from launching new funds aimed at the decentralized technology market. Dispersion Capital has assembled an initial $40 million fund to invest in decentralized infrastructure, the company … Read more