Tagged: defi

Binance May Add Stock Tokens Coinbase (COIN), after Tesla (TSLA), Also Reports Record-Breaking BNB Token Burn

Leading crypto exchange Binance notes in its weekly report that it completed a record-breaking Binance Coin (BNB) token burn. The weekly report (April 10 – 16, 2021) from Binance reveals that the digital assets firm burned “a record $593 million in BNB.” The digital currency… Read More

RedBlock Teams Up with NFT Bazaar to Promote Development of Non-Fungible Token Space

RedBlock and NFT Bazaar have announced a strategic partnership in an “embrace” of the fast-evolving NFT industry. As noted in a blog post by RedBlock: “We are very pleased to announce that RedBlock and NFT Bazaar have officially entered into a strategic partnership, leveraging our… Read More

Kava Labs, which Aims to Democratize Financial Services, Reveals Kava 5, Hard V2 are Live, Supporting Fully-Functional Lending Platform

Adam Turman, Developer Support Engineer at Kava Labs Inc, which is focused on “democratizing” financial services and making them more accessible to “anyone, anywhere” across the globe, notes that Kava Labs is pleased to introduce new features and enhancements they’ve been working on recently. Turman… Read More

Crypto Intelligence Firm CipherTrace Is Using Chainlink to Help DeFi Apps Follow OFAC Sanctions Requirements

Cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace is reportedly using Chainlink to release CipherTrace DeFi Compli: a compliance solution enabling decentralized or non-custodial exchanges (DEXs) and other DeFi apps to adhere to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions requirements. As part of its decentralized finance (DeFi)… Read More

DeFi Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Reports Over 25,000 Users, Appr. $46M AUM

YIELD App, a decentralized finance (DeFi) wealth management platform, has revealed that they’ve seen “strong” growth during their first quarter of trading, with the total number of users reaching almost 26,000 as assets under management (AUM) surged to around $46 million “between week one and… Read More

Cardano Smart Contracts Update to Allow Blockchain Devs to Work with Auctions, Collectibles, Crowdfunding Use-Cases

Alonzo will be developing on Cardano’s (ADA) token upgrades in order to give application developers the tools needed for creating business applications. IOHK, which supports Cardano development, notes in a blog post that at the beginning of March 2021, they implemented Mary ‒ which is… Read More

Binance Smart Chain Reaches All-Time High Transaction Volume, Binance Launchpad Announces Support for Tokocrypto

The blockchain-based decentralized applications (dApp) industry has seen “tremendous” growth, according to a report from DappRadar. There’s been a 639% increase in active wallets across all blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled platforms during Q1 2020. The report reveals that there were around 458,000 daily… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Poloniex Lists Bitcoin Standard Hashrate Token or BTST, Platform Supports Over 80 DeFi Coins

Crypto exchange Poloniex has announced a new DeFi listing. The Poloniex team writes in a blog post published on April 6, 2021 that they’re pleased to support BTCST in their decentralized finance or DeFi Innovation Zone, beginning today (April 6). BTCST joins more than 80… Read More

Waiting for Crowdfunding Boom 3.0

It seems hard to believe, especially after a decade where it dominated new finance, but equity crowdfunding is still just in its infancy. Originally coined by entrepreneur Michael Sullivan in 2006, the true modern crowdfunding boom kicked off at the start of the previous decade… Read More

Sasha Ivanov from Waves Blockchain Platform Reveals DLT Project’s Extensive New Roadmap

Sasha Ivanov, the Founder of the Waves Platform, an open blockchain protocol and development toolset for Web 3.0 apps and decentralized finance (DeFi), notes that while facing the different challenges of mass adoption, Waves, as an ecosystem, “must step it up a notch, working on… Read More

DeFi Startup Gro Secures $7.1M in Seed Funding to Make Decentralized Finance Market More Accessible

Gro has acquired $7.1 million via a seed round in order to make DeFi more accessible The Gro team writes in a blog post that they’re pleased to confirm that some great business partners and investors have helped them with building their vision of “simple”… Read More

Cross-Chain DeFi Money Market HARD Protocol Now Offering +25% APY “Without Counterparty Risk”

HARD Protocol, a cross-chain (decentralized finance) DeFi money market developed on the Kava platform, has performed a Version 2 upgrade. In addition to enabling lending and borrowing of cross-chain assets, a number of other new enhancements will now be accessible to financial institutions seeking to… Read More

High-Interest DeFi Token Clever (CLVA) Listed on Uniswap, an Ethereum Token Exchange that Recently Launched New Features

The developers of Clever DeFi (CLVA), a crypto token that claims to offer 307% returns during the first year and 445% during the second year, state that they’re the first “pure-DeFi” initiative  with “zero team tokens and complete decentralization.” Clever DeFi also claims that it’s… Read More

IOHK Reports Successful Decentralization of Cardano

IOHK, a blockchain research and development company and the developers of the Cardano blockchain, reports that as of today (22:44:51 BST) Cardano block production has been successfully decentralized. IOHK states that they will no longer produce any blocks on Cardano, with the responsibility now fully… Read More

DeFiChain, a Blockchain Platform on the Bitcoin Network, Introduces ERC-20 Token Standard DFI on Ethereum

DeFiChain, a blockchain platform on the Bitcoin network that is focused on “decentralized monetary applications,” has revealed the launch of an ERC-20 standard token called DFI on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the new ERC-20 token aims to… Read More

Uniswap V3 Launch Animation by Digital Artist Sells for $525K to DAO formed for Buying NFTs

Last week, the developers of Uniswap, a leading non-custodial Ethereum token exchange, announced that they had officially launched Version 3.0 of the platform. The Uniswap team reminded users that Version 1.0 was introduced back in November 2018 as a proof of concept for automated market… Read More

Waves Developer Advocate Vladimir Zhuravlev Explains why You Should Build DeFi Apps on Waves

  Vladimir Zhuravlev recently commented on why we should consider using the Waves protocol for building decentralized finance or DeFi apps. Zhuravlev, who’s a Waves developer advocate, has discussed in a blog post what the advantages might be of using the Waves protocol for creating… Read More

Ethereum “Fee Burn Proposal” May Lead to ETH Price Skyrocketing, but Many Challenges Remain, YIELD App Team Explains

The developers of YIELD App, which allows users to deposit various crypto-assets and earn competitive returns, have published a blog post that covers the controversial Ethereum Improvement Proposal or EIP 1559, the ongoing Ethereum “miner revolt” and “what it all means” for decentralized finance (DeFi)…. Read More

Bitcoin ETF: Pending US BTC Exchange Traded Fund Applications include WisdomTree, VanEck, NYDIG Asset Mgmt, Skybridge, First Trust 

The researchers at Bloqport have confirmed that only a month after launch, the first-ever Bitcoin ETF has reached $1 billion CAD in assets under management or AUM (as of March 20, 2021). Just one month after launch, the first ever #Bitcoin ETF has hit $1… Read More

CipherTrace and Blockchain Industry Insiders Comment on Updated FATF Guidelines on Virtual Assets and VASPs

Blockchain security firm CipherTrace has provided an analysis on the proposed Financial Action Task Force (FATF) guidance for digital assets and virtual asset service providers (VASPs). On March 19, 2021, global anti-money laundering watchdog, the FATF, released a public consultation for its latest Draft Guidance… Read More

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