The risks and benefits of VCs for crypto communities

Traditional venture capital funds drive valuations through multiple funding rounds. Startups aim for initial public offerings or other exits. Then the sharemarket decides upon a more realistic valuation.  But in cryptoland, tokens introduce market capitalization while a company is being built. This means there are a lot of competing interests and agendas. Token sales for […]

Powers On… Summer musings after two particularly bad months in cryptoland

This column’s goal has never been to provide investment advice on cryptocurrencies or other digital assets, nor has it been to provide individualized legal advice. It has mostly been about my desire to freely set forth in writing my thoughts on the state of the crypto market and the legal affairs surrounding it. Powers On… […]

Australia’s world-leading crypto laws are at the crossroads: The inside story

As crypto winter sets in once more, industry players in Australia, one of the world’s most crypto-friendly nations, watch closely for a shift in the regulatory climate. Anthony Albanese, the new Australian Labor Party prime minister, has made regulating crypto a top priority. However, neither he nor his cabinet has given a clear indication of […]

6 Questions for Alyssa Tsai of Panony

We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!   This week, our 6 Questions go to Alyssa Tsai, founder and CEO of Panony — an incubator, investor and adviser for blockchain and Web3 business. […]

Thailand’s Crypto Utopia — ‘90% of a cult, without all the weird stuff’

The story of how a Bitcoin OG set up a Libertarian crypto community and commune for digital nomads on beautiful islands in Thailand three times — and why he hasn’t yet given up on the dream. It’s a wild tale involving “unchecked merrymaking,” crypto-influencers, police grillings, seasteading, a reported $20,000-a-month burn rate, rumors about shamans […]

Better than Axie Infinity: Kieran Warwick’s 2032 plan for Illuvium

Kieran Warwick created the play-to-earn game Illuvium with his brothers Aaron and Grant — all siblings of DeFi maverick Kain, the founder of Synthetix. He shares his alpha on how NFT game mechanics can be designed in such a way that playing them can be fun and profitable in the long term. Warwick entered the […]

CryptoArt News Featuring FEWOCIOUS, SuperRare Shows, MoCA Moves

SuperTrans at SuperRare NFT performance creator Laurel Charleston curates the SuperTrans show at SuperRare including CryptoArtNet members samj and FEWOCiOUS. A profile in Bitcoinist discusses the early struggles of FEWOCiOUS during a time many of us were getting to know them. Clears up some ambiguity around their identity at that time when they were still […]

Future Art Is Vivid: Immersive One Night CryptoArt Event

Future Art Is Vivid – Sydney May 27th 2022 Future Art holds a one-night event in Sydney, Australia featuring cryptoart, Future Art Is Vivid. For more on Future Art, see their Linktree. Future Art x The Sarah Show (Sarah Zucker) – 2020 Participating CryptoArtNet Members: Sarah Zucker EM! Giant Swan Spaced Painter Jay Delay Jess […]