This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

NLW counts down the top 5 things to happen in crypto over the last month, including a DAO buying a Wu Tang clan album, top 5 U.S. banks creating new crypto offerings, battles around SEC subpoenas and much more. Listen to find out why we will view October 2021 as a significant transitional month in bitcoin and crypto history.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Dark Crazed Cap” by Isaac Joel. Image credit: CC DF Foto/iStock/Getty Images Plus, modified by CoinDesk.