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Kraken Is Offering 4.75% Yearly for Staking ALGO Tokens

Digital assets firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that it now supports staking for holders of Algorand’s native token, ALGO. You may head into the Earn section of your account to “put your ALGO to work today.” What is Algorand? Algorand is a Proof-of-Stake (PoS)… Read More

Sergey Gorbunov: Co-Founder at Axelar, a Decentralized Interoperability Network, Explains how Platform Connects Blockchains, Apps, Users

We recently connected with Sergey Gorbunov, Co-founder and CEO of Axelar, the decentralized interoperability network that connects blockchain ecosystems, applications and users. In August, Axelar had entered into a strategic partnership with Keplr, the largest Cosmos interchain wallet. The partnership had aimed to integrate the… Read More

Italian Olive Oil Producers Look to Algorand Blockchain to Improve Supply Chain Transparency

Italia Olivicola, the largest organization of olive and olive oil producers in Italy, is working with Euranet, a technology compliance management services provider, to move its supply chain operations onto the Algorand blockchain.  This model was developed employing Euranet’s ChoralChain platform and can be applied… Read More

Algorand Virtual Machine Updates Layer 1 Infrastructure

Blockchain-based app technology provider Algorand today announced the availability of the Algorand Virtual Machine (AVM). This upgrade to Algorand’s Layer-1 protocol, now available on MainNet, provides tools for developers and organizations looking to build applications of the future on fast, scalable, low cost and stable… Read More

Yieldly.Finance Launches Quartet of New Liquidity Pools

Yieldly.Finance, a DeFi platform built atop the Algorand blockchain, today launched four new partnerships and liquidity pools with ASA-based assets: Smile Coin Network (SMILE), the Asia Reserve Currency Coin (ARCC) from the International Blockchain Monetary Reserve, Opulous (OPUL) and Xfinite (XET). The launch of these… Read More

Yieldly DeFi System to Partner With Esports Organizations

Yieldly, a decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem built on the Algorand blockchain, today announced partnerships with esports organizations BOOM esports and Fact Revolution. They will see the release of bespoke esports NFTs that users can win via staking. The partnerships will enable BOOM and Fact Revolution… Read More

Securitze Offers Two Yield Funds: Bitcoin and USD Coin

Securitize has announced two yield funds one for Bitcoin and the other for USDC. The funds are managed by Securitize’s subsidiary, Securitize Capital, LLC, and offered through Securitize Markets, LLC, which is an SEC-registered broker-dealer. According to a release, the fund is recorded on the… Read More

Ripple Better Up Its Technology Game: STASIS CEO

Ripple better up its game if it wants to stay top of mind when it comes to settlement systems, the CEO of tokenization platform STASIS warns. STASIS is a tokenization platform, including smart contract creation, that claims deep expertise in the current regulatory environment. It… Read More

Ledgermatic, a Treasury, Finance, Custody Solution, Is Now Live, Compatible with Algorand Ecosystem

Ledgermatic, the treasury, finance and custody solution, reveals that it’s now live and “compatible for the Algorand ecosystem.” Businesses that use the Algorand network, hold Algo’s and use native ASA tokens are able to “leverage Ledgermatic as their custodian and back-office finance solution with a… Read More

Yieldly Bridges Ties Algorand to Ethereum, Polkadot and Binance

Yieldly, a DeFi platform built atop the Algorand blockchain, today unveiled Yieldly Bridges a mechanism tying the Algorand ecosystem and major chains, including Ethereum, Polkadot, and Binance. The move brings Yieldly Bridges to an estimated 600,000 Ethereum users As denoted by their name, technologies like… Read More

Algorand and Curv Form Partnership

Curv, a digital asset security platform, and Algorand, a speedy blockchain, have announced a partnership where Curv will integrate Algorand in its “asset-agnostic technology infrastructure and Algorand will be leveraging Curv’s solutions for internal use. Josh Schwartz, COO of Curv,  commented on the partnership: “We’re… Read More

Algorand Announces Partner Program and Initial List of Accepted Companies

Enterprise focused blockchain Algorand has launched the Algorand Partner Program (APP). Alogorand hopes that APP participants can differentiate their services and expand their business by benefiting from access to resources and support in building and delivering their Algorand-based offering. Algorand is focusing on the “next… Read More

USDC Now on Algorand Bringing “Major Scalability and Performance Improvements”

The Centre Consortium has announced that USD Coin or USDC is now using Algorand – the second major blockchain after Ethereum to offer native support for the stablecoin. The Centre Consortium was founded by Circle and Coinbase – the creators of USDC which was announced… Read More

Algorand (ALGO), VeChain (VET), Kava, Synthetix (SNX) Perpetual Contracts Launch on Crypto Derivatives Platform, Delta Exchange

Delta Exchange, a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that’s not regulated in any jurisdiction, revealed on August 13, 2020 that it is introducing perpetual swaps for Algorand (ALGO), VeChain (VET), Kava (KAVA), and Synthetix Network Token (SNX). The contracts will allow digital asset investors to trade… Read More

Coinbase Pro to Support Crypto Trading Pairs for Algorand (ALGO), Chainlink (LNK), Tezos (XTZ), XRP on July 21, 2020

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase announced on July 16, 2020, that it will support Algorand (ALGO) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers will be able to purchase, sell, convert, send, receive, or store ALGO. The digital asset exchange confirmed… Read More

Circle Joins with Algorand Foundation on USDC Stablecoin on Algorand Blockchain

The Algorand Foundation and Circle have partnered to bring a stablecoin, USD Coin (USDC) using the Algorand blockchain. The implementation is scheduled for Q3. The move was described as a shift away for Ethereum and its congested network and affiliated high fees and performance limitations…. Read More

Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin Project, Ethereum (ETH), Near, Bitcoin Cash are Currently Most Active Development Projects: Report

  The controversial Facebook-led Libra project is reportedly the most active project in terms of developer activity, according to CoinCodeCap data. There are 41 active developers working on Libra, meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, has 36 active developers, the data site… Read More

Blockchain Platform Algorand Introduces 250 Million ALGO Grants Program to Fund Research, Education, and Community Engagement Initiatives

Algorand (ALGO), a leading proof of stake (PoS)-based blockchain platform, recently revealed that it’s developing a trusted, public, and permissionless infrastructure (with the help of its community members) for the borderless global economy. The Algorand team announced: “In support of our mission, we are launching… Read More

Proof of Stake Blockchain Algorand Releases Survey to Gather Information on Status, Spread, and Symptoms of Coronavirus

Algorand (ALGO), a proof-of-stake (PoS)-based blockchain network, has released a global survey which will be used to compile information into a database. The survey will collect information on the current status, spread, and symptoms of the coronavirus (COVID-19). On March 27, 2020, Algorand’s developers noted… Read More

Algorand Powers First National Digital Currency in Marshall Islands

SFB Technologies, in partnership with Algorand, has launched the first “national digital currency” in the Marshall Islands labeled the Marshallese sovereign or SOV. The Marshall Islands has longed messaged its intent to pursue a digital currency. The SOV is said to circulate alongside the US… Read More

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