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Sequoia backs blockchain scaling startup StarkWare at $2 billion valuation – TechCrunch

As the crypto world continues to heat up, developers are clinging to the Ethereum network despite its general struggle to meet the stresses...

South Africa’s NFTfi raises $5M so people can use their NFTs as collateral for loans – TechCrunch

Once regarded as a fad (for some, it still is), NFTs, digital assets that depict real-world objects, are becoming increasingly popular within and...

Matter Labs scores $50M from a16z to bring zero-knowledge rollup scaling to Ethereum – TechCrunch

As some of the most popular cryptocurrencies reach all-time highs, plenty of new users and decentralized app developers are embracing the Ethereum network...

Chipper Cash gets $2B valuation with $150M extension round led by FTX – TechCrunch

Chipper Cash, an African cross-border payments company, has raised $150 million in a Series C extension round led by Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency exchange...

Tala grabs $145M to offer more financial services in emerging markets – TechCrunch

Tala, an emerging markets digital lender that offers loans between $10 to $500 to consumers and small business owners, has raised $145 million...

Cameroon’s Ejara raises $2M to offer crypto and investment services in Francophone Africa – TechCrunch

The adoption of cryptocurrency in Africa varies regionally. While countries with currently unstable currencies like the naira are seeing immense usage, other regions...

CoinSwitch Kuber valued at $1.9B in A16z and Coinbase-led investment – TechCrunch

Andreessen Horowitz and Coinbase Ventures have minted a new unicorn in India: CoinSwitch Kuber. The two firms have co-led a $260 million investment...

Utopia Labs is building an operating system for DAOs – TechCrunch

Decentralized autonomous organizations, or DAOs, are all the rage at the moment. We’re seeing explosive growth in this sector as people experiment with...

Crypto asset management platform Cobo bags $40M Series B – TechCrunch

Cobo, a Singapore-based crypto asset management platform, raised a $40 million Series B to accelerate the development of decentralized finance as a service...

Avalanche raises $230 million from private sale of AVAX tokens – TechCrunch

Avalanche, a relatively new blockchain with a focus on speed and low transactions costs, has completed a $230 million private sale of AVAX...

Arianna Simpson of a16z on Yield Guild Games, the firm’s newest bet on crypto + gaming – TechCrunch

As one of four general partners at Andreessen Horowitz who are investing the venture firm’s new $2.2 billion crypto fund, Arianna Simpson is...

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