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New Ethereum Smart Wallet from Loopring Feels like Traditional Fintech Apps but Also Self-Custodial and Privacy focused

The developers at Loopring, which allows anyone to create “high-throughput,” non-custodial, orderbook-based exchanges on Ethereum by leveraging Zero-Knowledge Proofs or ZKPs (for financial privacy), have introduced a beta version of the Loopring Wallet – which is notably the first Ethereum smart wallet with built-in zkRollup… Read More

Anchorage Teams Up with Tokensoft to Offer Wrapped Filecoin (wFIL) on Ethereum Blockchain

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has partnered with Tokensoft to bring wrapped Filecoin (wFIL) to the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage, states that his organization is looking forward to welcoming wrapped Filecoin… Read More

Waves Protocol Team Partners OKExChain Developers to Work on Cross-Chain DeFi Projects

The Waves Protocol team has teamed up with the developers of OKExChain in order to work on distributed ledger tech (DLT)-focused projects. The development of a cross-chain decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem and developer-friendly tools will be the primary focus of the collaboration between the Waves… Read More

Binance Now has Over 13 Blockchain Initiatives being Supported by its $100 Million Accelerator Fund

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange in terms of trading activity and scope of operations, has issued an update regarding its $100 million accelerator fund. The Binance team revealed that there are now more than 13 different projects being supported by the exchange’s $100… Read More

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, Predicts that the Future Is Compliant Open-Source Programmable Finance, Not Necessarily DeFi

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, the company behind EOS, one of the largest platforms for building blockchain-based decentralized applications (dApps), has acknowledged that the innovation in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space is “revolutionary.” However, the recent guidance provided by global regulatory authorities regarding crypto and… Read More

China’s Public Blockchain Network Nervos Launches sUDT Token Standard to Compete with Ethereum ERC-20

China-based Nervos, a major public blockchain-based network, has reportedly launched its own token standard, sUDT (Simple User-Defined Token), in order to compete with Ethereum’s widely-adopted ERC-20 standard. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the sUDT standard will allow blockchain or distributed ledger… Read More

Ethereum Development Studio ConsenSys Acquires Truffle, a Widely Used Set of Blockchain Developer Tools

New York-based ConsenSys, a company that supports Ethereum (ETH) development and various other blockchain-focused initiatives, has reportedly acquired the team and technology of Truffle. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, Truffle Suite is one of the most widely used blockchain or distributed… Read More

Tel Aviv based Fintech Fuse.io Partners with Ramp to Make it Easier to Buy Cryptocurrencies using Fiat Directly Via Fuse Wallet

The development team at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” recently partnered with Ramp in order to “ease the onboarding process” of… Read More

Pavel Bains: CEO at Bluzelle Networks Explains how Decentralized Applications Can Provide More Robust and Reliable Financial Infrastructure

We recently caught up with Pavel Bains, CEO at Bluzelle Networks, a company and platform that aims to develop fast, adaptive, and agile distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based solutions for the finance sector. Bains talked about the challenges associated with working on centralized platforms. He discussed… Read More

DeFi Protocol MANTRA DAO to Integrate Bluzelle’s Decentralized Database into Products like KARMA Rating Protocol

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, will be integrating Bluzelle’s decentralized database (Bluzelle DB) into future products like the KARMA rating protocol. Bluzelle is powered by… Read More

“Ultra Fast” Blockchain Network IOST Connects Gravity Network to Support Cross-Chain Functionality

IOST, an “ultra-fast” and “decentralized” blockchain network based on the “next-generation consensus algorithm “Proof of Believability,” recently connected with the Gravity Network in order to support cross-chain functionality. As mentioned in a blog post by Waves Protocol developers: “As Gravity expands the list of its… Read More

DeFi Experienced Explosive Growth in 2020, but Sector Needs More Regulatory Clarity and Better Compliance Programs: Chainalysis

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis confirms that decentralized finance (DeFi) is growing at “warp speed,” however, regulatory guidelines and compliance requirements still remain unclear. The Chainalysis team states in a blog post that DeFi’s explosive growth has been one of cryptocurrency’s “biggest stories” of 2020. The… Read More

Decentralized Storage and Computing Network Aleph.im to Run Automated Price Reserve for its Token on Kyber Network

Aleph.im, a “decentralized” network that aims to offer secure storage and computing power to decentralized applications (dApps), will be running an Automated Price Reserve for the ALEPH token on Kyber Network, a protocol that facilitates automated, “decentralized,” instant, and low-cost exchanges of Ethereum-based digital assets…. Read More

IRIS Foundation Introduces Technology Grants Program to Support Blockchain Developers and DLT Projects

IRIS Foundation, which supports the ongoing development of IRISnet (which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications), has introduced the Tech-Grants Program to fund application developers, teams, and initiatives that contribute to the development of IRISnet and the wider ecosystem…. Read More

Layer-One DeFi Protocol Radix Secures $12.7 Million to Support Growth, “Decentralization”, Ongoing Development

Radix, a layer-one protocol for decentralized finance (DeFi), has reportedly secured $12.7 million in funding to support the growth, “decentralization,” and ongoing development of its platform. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, Radix allows software engineers to build and deploy various DeFi applications…. Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Provider Bloq to Allow Users to Launch Cluster of Avalanche Nodes within Minutes

Bloq has launched support for managed Avalanche nodes. Users will now be able to set up a cluster of Avalanche nodes (or transaction validators) in a few minutes through the Bloq platform. Avalanche is a blockchain-enabled platform for creating “an open, simple, and democratic Internet… Read More

Kyber Network Adds Support for Indorse (IND), a Platform for Supporting Great Software Engineering Teams

Indorse (IND) is now available on Kyber Network, a protocol that facilitates automated, “decentralized,” instant, and low-cost exchanges of Ethereum-based digital assets. As noted in the announcement, Indorse will be running an Automated Price Reserve for the IND token on Kyber Network. As confirmed by… Read More

Dr. Amrit Kumar: President at Zilliqa Explains How Platform’s Scilla Smart Contract Language Is Used to Develop Secure Applications

We recently caught up with Dr. Amrit Kumar, President and Chief Scientific Officer of Zilliqa, an enterprise-grade blockchain development platform. Many of the more popular iterations of blockchain are not sufficiently robust to handle the high transaction rates needed today – not to mention what… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain Platform Waves Launches ERC-20 WAVES Token to Enable Access to Ethereum Network Apps

Waves (WAVES), a blockchain-based platform for developing enterprise-grade applications, will be issuing an ERC-20 compliant token as part of its collaboration with the Ethereum (ETH) network. The Waves development team noted: “As Waves continues to foster interoperability between various protocols, the WAVES token has been… Read More

DeFi Solution Provider Avalanche Integrates Magic to Bring Passwordless Authentication to its Blockchain based Platform

Ava Labs, an organization focused on building Avalanche so that the platform can empower people to create “an open, simple, and democratic internet of finance,” notes that Avalanche has integrated with Magic to bring passwordless authentication to the blockchain based platform. The Ava Labs team… Read More

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