September 28, 2023

Pudgy Penguins Land At Walmart

Pudgy Penguins are sliding into the physical world. 2,000 Walmarts across the U.S. are stocking up on these cuties—just in time for the holidays.

September 27, 2023

Euro stablecoin by Circle launched on Stellar Network

Circle launches EURC on Stellar Network. Why is this important?

September 26, 2023

Massive Token Unlock Sends $OP Down 10%

Optimism's native OP token is down 10% this week. Why?

September 25, 2023

Mixin Network Loses $200 Million in Hack: What You Need to Know

Another scam in crypto resulted in millions of dollars lost - but every vulnerability is a learning opportunity. Here's everything you need to know.

September 22, 2023

PayPal's PYUSD Stablecoin Now on Venmo

PayPal just announced that its stablecoin, PYUSD, is coming to Venmo within a week. Here's everything you need to know.

September 21, 2023

Watch Hal Finney's 1998 Talk on ZK-proofs.

ZK-proof systems first appeared in a 1985 whitepaper. Watch the video and go through a tech time capsule.

September 20, 2023

Balancer attacked twice in a month

Balancer Exchange hacked, but don't panic just yet. Here's everything that went down.

September 19, 2023

The Merge - did it achieve its goal?

The Merge happened over a year ago on Sept 15, 2022. We re-evaluate if it was a pass or a fail.

September 18, 2023

Why Are We Here?

Last week at Permissionless, Eric Voorhees, gave a passionate talk that got the industry talking.

September 16, 2023

Converting Telegram to Web3 with Toncoin

Telegram integrated TON network’s web3 wallet natively into its app. Here's everything you need to know.

September 14, 2023

How Many L2s Do We Need?

Binance launched the opBNB mainnet - but how many L2s do we really need?

September 13, 2023

WEN Bull?

Eerily accurate BTC price trend predictions by a data scientist!

September 13, 2023

Top 13 NFT Analytical Tools in 2023

Make smart investment decisions using valuable insights and data from NFT analytical tools.

September 5, 2023

Is Friend.Tech Dead?

The newest social app for Web3 is storming the online communities. But, tech crunch said it’s dying. Is it?

August 31, 2023

Loyalty & Referrals In Web3

Loyalty & Referrals have evolved beyond punch cards. But hang on a sec: is this the new golden ticket for businesses or just another fleeting trend on the horizon? Here's a deep dive.

August 24, 2023

Where did VC Dry Powder Go?

In this week's pulse check, we're diving deep into the Q2 startup arena. Here's where VCs are investing their money in.

August 21, 2023

11 Web3 Gaming Tools To Use

Although the bear market has been going on for quite a while, venture capital firms didn’t stop pouring money into web3 games. Here's a list of companies to keep an eye on.

August 17, 2023

Crypto Companies 
Are Profiting, Finally

A bunch of crypto-centric companies just dropped their quarterly figures, and they're lighting up the scoreboard! Here's what you need to know.

August 13, 2023

How Web3 is Rewriting Social Media

Ever wondered what if YOU were in charge of your social media data? Welcome to Web3 Social Networks!

August 9, 2023

What’s in Your Wallet?

Manage your wallet in a click. Here's a guide to the top Wallet Analytics tools.

August 4, 2023

WTF is L2 NFT Minting?

NFT floor prices have crashed, but more poeple are minting NFTs. Here's everything that's going down.

July 31, 2023

What Are Layer 2s and Why Are They Important?

We take a deep dive into the blockchain's secondary protocols.

July 31, 2023

16 Decentralized Exchanges

DEX trading volume is booming. In the last 7 days, it exceeded $11B. Here's everything you need to know.

July 26, 2023

Coinbase or Binance?

Amongst the numerous exchanges available today, two stand out due to their sheer size, credibility, and offerings: Coinbase and Binance. Which one is better?

July 21, 2023

11 On-Chain Analytics Tools You Need To Know

Ever wondered what's happening inside a blockchain? With Chain Analytics, it's like having a map to a treasure chest. Here's a look at its landscape.

July 12, 2023

13 Best Web3 Ad Networks

Ad Networks in web3 promise a more transparent, equitable, and efficient way of running ads on the internet. How?

July 7, 2023

Uniswap vs. Sushiswap

Uniswap versus Sushiswap: what are their differences: market shares, securities, and more? Here's a detailed comparison.

June 23, 2023

Arbitrum VS Optimism

Arbitrum and Optimism are the two largest Optimistic rollups.‍ Let’s see how they are stacked against each other.

June 16, 2023

AI Meets Crypto: A Game-Changing Confluence

Catch up on the trends with these AI x Crypto applications.

June 16, 2023

What is zksync & its top products?

A short guide to understanding zksync and its ecosystem.

June 8, 2023

How to Price Your Web3 Service

Thinking of ways to monetize your web3 product? Here’s a quick pricing guide with examples to learn from.

June 1, 2023

What is Yield Farming?

Understand the risks and find high yield opportunities in Yield Farming.

June 1, 2023

What's in VC Wallets?

Let's dive in and see where VCs are placing their bets!

May 25, 2023

B2B in Crypto World

What are the B2B opportunities in web3? Here are 8 startup ideas you can get started with.

May 18, 2023

Is The Bull Market Coming Back?

Is the bullish crypto market coming back? Half the VCs said yes, and the others disagreed.

May 16, 2023

Why Stablecoins Depeg?

Silicon Valley Bank collapsed on March 10. What’s the ripple effect?

May 2, 2023

Find Valuable Airdrops $$$

Many airdrops are going on. Here's how to identify the truly “valuable” ones.

April 25, 2023

Crypto State: Good or Bad?

State of Crypto Index is a tool that tracks the development of web3. a16z just released its results. Here are the key takeaways.

April 18, 2023

7 Facts about Crypto Investing

There was $26.8B+ in blockchain funding in 2022. Here are 7 crypto investing facts from @CBinsights.

April 5, 2023

1 Million Crypto Bet

The craziest bet in crypto ever… What’s more about it?‍ Here's some in-depth analysis.

March 31, 2023

ERC-4337 Wallets Explained

ERC-4337 crypto wallets could bring the next 1B+ users to web3. Here's why.

March 23, 2023

$1B+ Airdrop Today

Arbitrum will airdrop 1B+ tokens ($ARB). And they will transition to become a DAO. Here are the key things you need to know.

March 22, 2023

Top 10 DeFi Trends

Inspired by @MessariCrypto report, we make analysis easy with visuals and examples.

March 8, 2023

WTF is a Bitcoin NFT

What are Ordinals aka Bitcoin NFTs? Should you get one? Chances are, you’ve heard about them. Let’s break them down.

March 1, 2023

Blur V.S. OpenSea

Blur surpassed Opensea to become the largest NFT marketplace. Is Blur going to kill Opensea?

February 22, 2023

Messari Report | Unicorn Ideas

Build products that solve problems. Look at these biggest problems in 2022. And find the next unicorn solutions:

February 9, 2023

Bear Market Stage Three

In 2022, Crypto market lost over $2 trillion in the bear market. We got fucked by Terra, 3AC, FTX. We’re now entering stage 3 of the bear market. “Bottomless Exhaustion”:

February 7, 2023

Deep Dive on Opensea

@opensea went from a seed-stage startup to a $13 billion business in under 4 years. How did they do it? The little known secret about Opensea’s history:

February 1, 2023

Crypto Women to Watch

37% of crypto owners globally are women. You could not imagine what it’s like without women in web3. More women in web3 mean more players, various products, and a complete ecosystem.

January 25, 2023

21 Crypto Newsletter

Reading web3 newsletter gives you an edge in crypto. Top 21 newsletter recommendations in 2023.

January 18, 2023

Crypto Predictions in 2023

Are you ready for the wild ride of crypto predictions in 2023? Buckle up👇🏻 Top 10 trends in the cryptocurrency market:

January 11, 2023

Self-custody to Keep Crypto Safe

“Not your keys, not your crypto.” A quick guide on keeping your crypto safe with a “self-custody” wallet:

December 21, 2022

Top 22 Smoothie products

Top 22 products from 2022 that people loved on Smoothie: (NFTs fractionalization, web3 CRM, DeFi yield platform, Metaverse builders, cross-chain bridges, and more…) Keep reading 👇

December 14, 2022

Top Smoothie Articles

In 2022, our team wrote 45 articles, with visuals. We covered web3 growth, crypto learnings, and analysis. Here are the top 12 smoothie articles of the year:

December 7, 2022

20 Web3 Service DAOs

Web3 organizations operate differently. Service DAOs have emerged to support the changing landscape. Here are 21 service DAOs to know:

November 30, 2022

Top 26 VCs For Web3 Founders

$23B+ was invested into web3 in 2022. Who are top VCs in the space? Here are 26 to know:

November 23, 2022

Tokenomics Learning Resources

Tokenomics changes how web3 startups scale. But how does it work? Here are the 20 tokenomics learning resources you need to know 🧵

November 17, 2022

How FTX Collapsed

FTX, once valued at $32B, announced bankruptcy on Nov 11th. What happened? Here’s the whole story:

November 9, 2022

Reddit Web3 Strategy

Reddit has 3M+ wallets, 99% unique, and $100m market cap. Their web3 strategy is working. Here is what you need to know 🧵

November 2, 2022

Web3 Growth Tech

The market for web3 growth tools are changing 🚀 Here are 26 web3 growth startups you need to know:

October 26, 2022

Manage your DAOs

DAOs are the future of companies. @deworkxyz talked to 100+ DAO operators. And here’s what they found:

October 19, 2022

19 Lessons of Crypto Fundraising

Smoothie just raised $1.2M! Our cofounder @withmattkim shares his 19 lessons for crypto fundraising: There are many ways to raise venture capital.Use this as a reference to find your own style.

October 12, 2022

5 Dashboards for Analyzing NFTs

What are the next big NFTs? Dune Analytics has 30K+ free dashboards to analyze trends. Here are 5 dashboards you have to know:

October 5, 2022

What’s Post-Merge World be Like?

The Ethereum merge happened 3 weeks ago! (**Sept. 15, change it before posting)** But what’s next? Here’s how the merge will change crypto:

September 21, 2022

What Do You Know About Stablecoins?

for future’s deep dive what is tether ?—stable coin 2014 pegged to USD why do you care?

September 14, 2022

The Secret About Utility Tokens

Utility tokens will be the next big thing for real-world companies. To adopt them, you need to know about tokenization. And how to boost growth via the concept:

September 7, 2022

3 Stages of a Bear Market

There are 3 stages of a crypto bear market. Read on to see where we are at now. This thread is inspired by @JasonYanowitz, founder of @blockworks_. Follow Yano to learn more about crypto trends.

September 1, 2022

Form Systems Thinking for Crypto

Making too many decisions in Crypto is exhausting. Systems Thinking can help you with that! Here's your playbook for creating Systems in Crypto:

August 24, 2022

A Beginners’ Guide to Cold Wallet

Metamask is not enough. You need a cold wallet to keep your money safe. Here is everything you should know about cold wallets.

August 17, 2022

19 NFT Investing Lessons I Learned

I made (and lost) a lot of money in NFTs. I wish I knew these lessons earlier. 19 NFT investing tips you need to know:

August 10, 2022

Top 17 Best Crypto Exchanges

Among 600+ crypto exchanges, which one should you pick? Crypto exchanges vary with transaction fees, coin availability, and level of safety. Here are our Top 16 exchange recommendations for you:

July 20, 2022

24 Tips to Protect your Crypto Funds from Scammers

Crypto Scammers stole $14 billion from people last year. Proper management of your crypto funds can stop that. 24 tips to protect you and your funds:

July 18, 2022

7 Strategies for Web3 Marketing

Web3 marketing is different. It’s enabled by crypto and true ownership for users. Here are 9 strategies for web3 marketing

July 6, 2022

How to Design Smart Contracts

How to design smart contracts. The article is inspired by @kazsatamai. Follow him for more web3 design insights.

June 29, 2022

To be a Crypto Investor: Say No to 14 Cognitive Biases

If you want to be a better crypto investor, you need to master cognitive biases. They are subconscious errors in thinking that cost you money. Here are 14 cognitive biases that a better crypto investor would avoid: This was inspired by @thedefiedge. Check out his tweets to learn more about DeFi.

June 22, 2022

9 Fun Facts About Soulbound NFTs

Ethereum co-founder @VitalikButerin believes that soulbound tokens (SBTs) will be “very important” in web3.

June 15, 2022

Top3 Crypto Passive Income Strategies

Here are 3 strategies to earn crypto passive income. A step-by-step guide 💰

June 8, 2022

Everyone is Wrong About the Metaverse

Shaan Puri is an entrepreneur and investor. He is the podcast host of @myfirstmilpod. He even sold his company Bebo to Twitch for $25M dollars!

June 1, 2022

The Crypto Fear & Greed Index

Prices are plunging. And the Crypto Fear and Greed Index (FGI) has dropped to 8/100. What does that even mean though?

May 25, 2022

Are We Entering A Crypto Bear Market? 6 Charts You Need To Know

Are we entering a crypto bear market? Here are 6 charts you need to know:

May 18, 2022

Why Web3 Matters

“Web 3.0, the future of the internet.” But what does it even mean for us? Chris Dixon (general partner of a16z) explains why web3 matters.

May 11, 2022

Eco-friendly Crypto: Web3 Environmental Impact

Transactions with Bitcoin burn up A LOT OF energy. Each transaction consumes almost twice the monthly amount used by the average U.S. home. Here’s what you need to know.

May 4, 2022

6 Steps to Creating Successful NFTs By Wilson K. Lee

The most valuable NFT is worth up to $91.8M. As of 2021, there are around 360,000 NFT owners. However, only 9% is contributing to ~80% of the market value (Financial Times and Chainalysis). Interested in creating your own NFT? Read this.👇

April 27, 2022

Crypto Investing Playbook: 13 Steps To Know

15 steps to crypto investing 🧵 The Crypto Investing Playbook was written by Karthik Senthil Use these opinions as lamp posts to help inform your thinking and portfolio strategy, not rules that must be followed.

April 20, 2022

The 24 Best Crypto Learning Resources

There is 100+ crypto content out there. But most of the learning happens on just a few of them. Here are 24 of the best crypto learning resources you should know.

April 13, 2022

6 Reasons Why People Are Bullish On Terra (LUNA)

$LUNA grew like crazy. Creating a $37B market capitalization. But why is everyone so bullish on it?

April 6, 2022

13 Crypto Tweets you Can't Miss

As you may find, the crypto world is so confusing! Well, Twitter is a good place to learn! You can find a lot of know-how about crypto. Here are 13 tweets about crypto that Smoothie picks for you!

March 30, 2022

Bored Ape Yacht Club: Everything You Need To Know

Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) just raised $450M on a $4B valuation.

March 23, 2022

WTF is a POAP?

POAP just raised $10M. The company has now worked with over 100 events, sending out 7,000 badges as of March 2020.

March 16, 2022

18 NFT Predictions by Chris Cantino

If you are looking for thought leaders in Web3, Chris Cantino is the person you should know! Chris Cantino is the co-owner of Color Capital, investing across consumer, commerce, media, and marketplaces. Remarkably, his insights draw 100K followers’ attention on Twitter, that’s something.

March 9, 2022

33 Crypto Communities You Should Join

The world of crypto is fast paced. It can be difficult to find your place to start. To simplify your journey in the space, here are 40 communities that you should join!

March 2, 2022

7 Fundraising Methods for Crypto Startups

In 2021, Venture Capitals poured $30B into crypto startups. That’s a 400% increase compared to 2020! To get more “fuel” on the way, crypto startups have 7 ways to raise funds.

February 24, 2022

6 Insane Crypto Scams and Controversies

$14 billion in cryptocurrency was scammed in 2021. That’s an increase of 80% than last year. Web3 created bountiful opportunities for entrepreneurs and cryptocurrency users. But it also left ajar crypto’s pandora box. Here are 6 *interesting* scams to date.

February 16, 2022

Airdrops: Supercharge Crypto With Tokens

Did you buy an NFT in the last year? Then you might get a piece of a $400 million “airdrop.” Here’s everything you need to know about how token airdrops work. This article was inspired by Coinvise.

February 9, 2022

The Rise of Women in Crypto

Only 6% of women in the U.S. have purchased crypto. But female user growth had an increase of 43%, according to CoinMarketCap. Crypto is not a boy’s club anymore. Women are making impacts in web3.

February 2, 2022

6 Strategies for NFT Marketing

You want to launch your own NFT. And you want to sell 10,000 of them. But how do you do it? Here are 6 strategies that you need to know.

January 26, 2022

5 Things To Look For When Buying An NFT

The NFT market surpassed $40B 😮 More people are buying NFTs than ever before. But how do you decide which NFT to buy? Here are the 5 things to look for when buying an NFT.

January 18, 2022

4 Types Of Layer 2 Scaling Solutions

Startups are building for web3. But Ethereum is really slow and expensive. Gas fees can be $500+ at times! Here is how “Layer 2” might be able to solve this.

January 11, 2022

8 Solana Tools You Should Know

Solana (SOL) has been called the Ethereum (ETH) killer. Solana is another layer 1 blockchain that is known to be faster and cheaper than Ethereum. In the last year, Solana’s market cap has grown by ~62,000% to $53B.

January 4, 2022

21 DAO Tools You Need To Know

DAOs are the future of companies. DAO = Decentralized Autonomous Organization. They are organizations run by code and a community of users.

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