Tagged: cosmos

Decentralized Finance Oracle Band Protocol Enhances Interoperability within the Cosmos Blockchain Ecosystem

Decentralized finance (DeFi) Oracle Band Protocol is enhancing its interoperability within the Cosmos ecosystem. As of July 22, 2021, the Band Oracle has reportedly been integrated into the Cosmos ecosystem, via Starport, in order to further “the realization of the Internet of Blockchains.” As mentioned… Read More

Canadian Firm Figment Explains how Cosmos based Provenance Blockchain Supports Nascent DeFi Ecosystem

Provenance is a Cosmos-powered blockchain whose goal is to create a “vibrant” ecosystem of decentralized financial (DeFi) services for a variety of financial institutions such as asset originators, fund managers, servicers, banks, and investors. The Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain is “distinguished by three elements:… Read More

Interchain Foundation and BlockScience to Bring Robust and Complex Systems Engineering to Cosmos Stack

The Interchain Foundation and BlockScience are pleased to confirm their new partnership in order to bring “robust” and complex systems engineering to the Cosmos stack. As noted in an update from the Interchain Foundation: “To date, the Interchain Foundation has made significant investments in the… Read More

CoolBitX Introduces Advanced Crypto Wallet with Expansive Digital Asset Staking Features

CoolBitX, the blockchain security firm and developers of CoolWallet, the very first bluetooth-powered hardware wallet, recently announced the release of CoolWallet Pro— which is described as an “all-in-one” crypto wallet that will provide “advanced” users increased coin support as well as “expansive” staking features. As… Read More

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

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