Tagged: cosmos

Brent Xu, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Tendermint, Is Leaving Project to Start Cross-Chain DeFi Initiative

Brent Xu, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Tendermint, Contributor to the Cosmos Network, Former ConsenSys & Whiteblock (and a bond trader before entering the decentralized finance and crypto space), recently revealed that he’s leaving Tendermint to start a new cross-chain DeFi project. Xu writes in… Read More

Top Crypto and Blockchain Predictions for 2021 and Beyond – Part 1

Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency platforms such as Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Binance Coin (BNB), Chainlink (LINK), and Polkadot (DOT) are being increasingly adopted by a diverse group of users across the globe. Many more institutions and fairly large publicly listed companies… Read More

DeFi Platform MANTRA DAO Launches Validator Node for Cosmos Ecosystem, Users May Earn KAVA and HARD Tokens

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization), a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, has launched its first (transaction) validator in the Cosmos ecosystem. MANTRA DAO’s new validator node will allow users to earn… Read More

IRISnet’s Decentralized Finance and Interchain Testnet, Bifrost, Is Scheduled to Go Live on October 19, 2020

The first phase of Bifrost, which is IRISnet’s decentralized finance (DeFi) and interchain testnet, is scheduled to go live on October 19, 2020. As noted by IRISnet (which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications), their irishub solution is based… Read More

IRISnet Joins Polkadot, Tezos, Algorand, Ethereum, Cosmos to Work on China’s BSN Open Permissioned Blockchain Initiative

IRISnet, which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, has published its monthly report – which goes over the platform’s main community and technical updates. Daniela Pavin from IRISnet notes that in September 2020, Harriet Cao, the co-founder at IRISnet,… Read More

Cross-Chain DeFi Hub Kava Serves as “Decentralized” Bank for Digital Assets, Provides Access to Stablecoins and Loans

The developers at Kava (KAVA) have noted that Kava.io serves as a cross-chain decentralized finance (DeFi) hub. It provides various applications and services to major cryptocurrency networks. According to its developers, the Kava platform operates as a “decentralized bank” for crypto-assets. It helps users connect… Read More

Coinbase Users May Earn 5% APY in Certain Jurisdictions by Staking Cosmos (ATOM) Tokens via Platform

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has introduced Cosmos (ATOM) staking rewards. The leading digital currency trading platform announced on September 29, 2020 that it will be allowing certain eligible customers to “easily start earning 5% APY” on their Cosmos (ATOM) held on Coinbase. The Coinbase… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Developer Bison Trails will be Powering ZKValidator, which will Operate Cosmos, Polkadot Validator Nodes

Bison Trails, a major blockchain infrastructure-as-a-service firm, revealed on September 24, 2020 that it will be powering ZKValidator, which aims to support privacy and zero-knowledge research by operating community-focused public (transaction) validators on leading proof of stake or PoS protocols such as Cosmos, Polkadot, Kusama,… Read More

Band Protocol Token Holders May Now Stake Digital Assets on DeFi Platform MANTRA DAO

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization), a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, has announced its first Cosmos ecosystem partnership. MANTRA DAO has teamed up with Band Protocol, a cross-chain data oracle platform… Read More

IRISnet’s “Internet of Blockchains” to Use MKEY’s Smart Wallet and Digital Identity Solutions

IRISnet, which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, has teamed up with MYKEY, in order to bring MYKEY’s core technologies, including its Smart Wallet and digital identity, and also MYKEY’s ecosystem to IRISnet’s “internet of blockchains.” Through the partnership,… Read More

Bluzelle, a “Decentralized” Data Network, to Launch Mainnet on August 8, 2020, will Use Latest Tendermint Version

Bluzelle, which aims to serve as s “decentralized” data network, revealed on July 30, 2020, that it will be launching Phase 1 of its mainnet. The network is scheduled to officially go live on August 8, 2020. Once the network is live, Bluzelle’s BLZ token… Read More

Blockchain Driven Social Trading Platform HedgeTrade to Synch with Cosmos and Tendermint powered Bluezelle for Better Trading Experience

Blockchain-driven, social trading platform HedgeTrade will reportedly be synching up with Bluzelle’s “decentralized” database network, in order to provide blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-interoperable trading tools and features to HedgeTrade’s consumer base. Traders that use HedgeTrade are able to post predictions into a smart… Read More

Important Blockchain Software Bug Found and Patched in Tendermint, a Consensus Mechanism for Cosmos’ DLT Interoperability Ecosystem

Bluzelle, a “decentralized” data network, has reportedly found an “important” bug in Tendermint, the consensus mechanism for the Cosmos ecosystem, which aims to facilitate blockchain interoperability (communication between independent or separate blockchain networks). As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider: “The bug was… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Tendermint Appoints New CEO

Tendermint Inc. has appointed Peng Zhong as its new CEO along with a new board of directors, according to a release from the from. The Board of Directors said it will be actively responsible for financial resource allocation, budgeting, and executive compensation in addition to… Read More

Switzerland’s Interchain Foundation Awards Grants to Blockchain Artchitects Looking to Expand Cosmos Network

  Interchain Foundation (ICF), a Switzerland-based foundation that is supporting, promoting, and advancing open and decentralized systems, announced last week it was awarding grants to blockchain architects Althea, Chainsafe, Confio, Lunie, Iqlusion and Regen Network. According to ICF, the funding will help these projects build… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: Kava Labs and IRISnet to Further Promote Decentralized Finance App Development Using Cosmos SDK

IRISnet and Kava Labs have teamed up in order to further support and promote decentralized finance (DeFi) application development on each other’s respective blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) networks. The collaboration between Kava Labs and IRISnet will involve the whole interchain ecosystem that has… Read More

Coinbase Enables Cosmos (ATOM) Staking, Adds OmiseGO (OMG) Support, Becomes Primary Custodian for FTX Crypto Exchange

Coinbase Custody, the digital asset custody solutions offered by San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase, has introduced staking for blockchain interoperability platform Cosmos’ ATOM tokens. Coinbase Custody was reportedly the first digital asset custodian to provide staking and “active governance” for cryptocurrencies residing in cold wallets (offline… Read More

Blockchain Interoperability: World Economic Forum Releases Paper Explaining Importance of Effective Communication Between DLT Networks

During the past few years, blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been adopted by a large number of companies from several major industries. There are currently hundreds of different DLT platforms being operated across the globe. Most of these blockchain-enabled networks are unable to… Read More

Kraken Lists Cosmos (ATOM) on Cryptocurrency Platform

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken announced earlier this week it was listing Cosmo (ATOM) on its platform. Kraken reported it has enabled funding and trading. Clients are now able to place buy orders as soon as trading is enabled, but sell orders will not start appearing until… Read More

Tendermint Scores $9M Series A Round & Leads Interchain Foundation’s New Cosmos Network

The Interchain Foundation, a Swiss non-profit foundation supporting research and development for secure and scalable open-source software, has launched Cosmos Network, a decentralized network of independent, scalable and interoperable blockchains. The Foundation views the Cosmos Network as the next step in the evolution of blockchain… Read More

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