Tagged: decentralized finance

Peer to Peer DeFi Payment Protocol Roxe Goes Live, Will Offer Competitive Wholesale FX Rates

Roxe, a global payment network, revealed on Friday (June 11, 2021) that it has officially launched  the Roxe Payment Protocol (RPP), which is described as an open, decentralized and peer-to-peer payments protocol developed to offer wholesale foreign exchange rates to individuals, payment firms, banking institutions… Read More

Kraken Announces Parachain Slot Auctions for Kusama, a Scalable Network of Specialized Blockchains

Digital asset firm Kraken notes that customers looking to support their “favorite” Kusama projects can now, “for the first time,” take part in Parachain Slot Auctions (or “Parachain Auctions”) directly via the Kraken platform. Kusama is described as a “scalable” network of specialized or purpose-built… Read More

Global Fintech Circle to Offer Competitive New Yield Product, Developed on Major Stablecoin USDC

Global Fintech Circle is now providing what it claims to be a “market-leading” Yield product developed on major stablecoin USDC. The new product is currently available for certain clients through an Early Access Program, the Circle team confirmed in a recent blog post. As mentioned… Read More

Justin Giudicia: Head of Product at Telos Foundation Reveals What Makes Telos (TLOS) Unique and How it Outperforms Competitors like BSC

We recently connected with Justin Giudici, Head of Product at the Telos Foundation, which supports the development of Telos (TLOS), a high-performance blockchain that has evolved into one of the most promising crypto-focused platforms in the digital assets space. Guidici talked about what makes Telos… Read More

Digital Asset Hedge Funds Surge from $2B in 2019 to $3.8B in 2020, with 184% Increase in Median Performance: Report

During 2020, crypto-asset hedge funds almost doubled to reach an all-time record as the nascent industry continued to deliver a solid overall performance. As part of the recent Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and wider digital currency market bull run, total assets under management (AUM) of… Read More

CoinList to Facilitate Token Sale for Swarm, a System of P2P Nodes Supporting Decentralized Storage, Communication

Digital asset platform CoinList notes that they are pleased to confirm that the registrations for the Swarm Token Sale are now open (as of June 3, 2021). The CoinList team describes Swarm as a system of peer-to-peer (P2P) networked computing nodes that create a “decentralized”… Read More

China’s Public Blockchain Nervos and IOHK to Offer Cross-Chain Bridge linking Cardano and Nervos Networks

Nervos, China’s leading public blockchain, and the team at IOHK, a global blockchain engineering firm and creators of the Cardano (ADA) blockchain, recently revealed that they are  forming a cross-chain bridge that will link the Cardano and Nervos networks. As mentioned in a release shared… Read More

High-Performance Blockchain Solana Developers Announce Solverse Accelerator to Support Talented Software Engineers

The Solverse Accelerator aims to unite leading blockchain mentors with talented entrepreneurs in order to develop “groundbreaking” Solana projects. Solana is a “high-performance” blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) platform supporting builders across the globe that are creating crypto apps that “scale today.” As mentioned… Read More

Bitcoin DeFi Protocol Sovryn Introduces Hackathon Offering $500,000 in Financial Assistance to Blockchain Developers

Sovryn, a protocol for decentralized finance (DeFi) on Bitcoin, has introduced Sovrython, which is a virtual or online conference and hackathon that is scheduled to take place from June 4 to July 18, 2021. There will be $250,000 in bounties and another $250,000 in post-hackathon… Read More

Recent Bitcoin, Ethereum, Wider Crypto Market Crash Was “Big Test” for Nascent Stablecoin Market: Report

The cryptocurrency market has really been tested during the past few weeks following “a cascade of negative news,” the Coin Metrics team notes in its latest report. The resulting crypto market price crash has also been “a big test” for stablecoins, which are becoming a… Read More

US Fintech Current Partners with Polkadot based DeFi Platform Acala to Launch Hybrid Finance Solutions

Current, a leading US-based Fintech firm serving Americans who are working to “create a better future for themselves,” recently revealed that it had teamed up with Acala, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform developed on the Polkadot blockchain network. The partnership, which is reportedly the first… Read More

Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink… Read More

Shruti Appiah, Senior Product Manager at IOHK, Explains how the Cardano Project will Democratize Financial Services

Shruti Appiah, Senior Product Manager at IOHK, an organization focused on the ongoing development of Cardano (ADA) and various other initiatives, notes that when she logs into her stock trading apps to acquire exchange-traded funds (ETFs), she may face issues like the platform not being… Read More

DeFi: Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Publishes Comprehensive Report on Decentralized Finance

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, a private Ivy League university in Philadelphia, has released a report titled, “DeFi Beyond the Hype – The Emerging World of Decentralized Finance.” The extensive report, which has been… Read More

Crypto Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Partners Steady State, a DeFi Insurance Protocol

YIELD App, which provides a convenient way to invest in decentralized finance (DeFi) using crypto-assets or traditional currencies (regardless of your financial or tech expertise), has teamed up with DeFi insurance protocol Steady State. As noted in an update from YIELD App, they’re looking forward… Read More

DeFi: Kava Labs Hard Money Market V2 to Add Support for More Digital Assets, Stablecoins

Adam Turman, Developer Support Engineer at Kava Labs, which is focused on “democratizing” financial services and making them more accessible to “anyone, anywhere” across the globe, notes that when Hard Money Market V2 was introduced on April 8, 2021, Binance USD (BUSD) had been the… Read More

DeFi Insurance Protocol InsurAce Introduces Multi-Chain Coverage Services on its Ethereum dApp

InsurAce, a DeFi insurance protocol, is introducing multi-chain insurance services on its Ethereum dApp (app.insurace.io), in order to offer insurance coverage to protocols and blockchain platforms like Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain (BSC), Huobi Eco Chain (HECO), Solana, Polygon, and Fantom. As mentioned in the announcement,… Read More

Ontology Successfully Integrates with OKExChain, an Open-Source, Public Blockchain Project

Ontology (ONT), a high-throughput and high-performance blockchain platform for decentralized, digital ID solutions, reports that it has successfully integrated with OKExChain. OKExChain is a set of open-source public chain projects implemented by digital asset firm OKEx. The chain has managed to achieve high performance and… Read More

DeFi Aggregator PlasmaFinance Introduces “Industry-First” Limit Order Functionality for PlasmaSwap

Decentralized finance (DeFi) aggregator PlasmaFinance has introduced what it claims to be an “industry-first” Limit Order functionality for its native DeFi (decentralized or non-custodial) (DEX), PlasmaSwap, which lets users make swaps at “precise” price points, thus enabling “safer, stress-free DeFi trading.” As mentioned in a… Read More

DeFi Hack Analysis: Project PancakeBunny Attacked via Major $200 Million Flash Loan Vulnerability

SlowMist, which focuses on blockchain ecosystem security, and has served major digital asset firms such as Huobi, OKEx, Binance, imToken (with around 1,000 commercial customers), has conducted an analysis on the recent PancakeBunny hack. SlowMist Zone had reported that PancakeBunny, the decentralized finance (DeFi) revenue… Read More

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