Tagged: defi

Algorand (ALGO), VeChain (VET), Kava, Synthetix (SNX) Perpetual Contracts Launch on Crypto Derivatives Platform, Delta Exchange

Delta Exchange, a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that’s not regulated in any jurisdiction, revealed on August 13, 2020 that it is introducing perpetual swaps for Algorand (ALGO), VeChain (VET), Kava (KAVA), and Synthetix Network Token (SNX). The contracts will allow digital asset investors to trade… Read More

Decentralized or Non-Custodial Crypto Exchange Aggregator 1inch Secures $2.8 Million in Capital via Round Led by Binance Labs

Decentralized or non-custodial crypto exchange (DEX) aggregator 1inch.exchange has reportedly secured $2.8 million in capital via an external investment round that was led by Binance Labs. FTX, Galaxy Digital, Dragonfly Capital, and several other investors also took part in the 1inch’s round. Loi Luu, the… Read More

DeFi Service Provider, Kava Labs, Partners with Binance Coin (BNB) Investor Club, BNB48Club, which will Offer Technical Consulting Services

Kava Labs, a developer of the Kava platform, which is a blockchain solution offering decentralized finance (DeFi) services (including stablecoins, bonds, and lending), revealed on August 8, 2020 that it has teamed up with the BNB investor club (BNB48Club). As confirmed in the announcement: “BNB48… Read More

Leading DeFi Protocol Compound (COMP) Introduces its Own Permissionless, Upgradable Price Feed

Leading decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Compound (COMP) has introduced its own permissionless (public), upgradable price feed. A price oracle is a third-party, “decentralized” feed that offers the data needed to process blockchain-based smart contracts. There are currently many Open Finance or DeFi platforms that use… Read More

Top Ethereum Projects by Developer Activity: Augur (REP), Band Protocol (BAND), Gnosis (GNO), Maker (MKR), Status (SNT), New Report Reveals

Santiment, which offers on-chain, social and curated information on over 900 cryptocurrencies, notes that, quite often, development activity is an “underrated” indicator of the success of a blockchain or digital asset project. Santiment believes that developer activity for crypto-related initiatives proves or shows the month-to-month… Read More

All-in-One, Interoperable DeFi Hub, Equilibrium, Partners Polkadot After Creating EOS based Lending Solution, and Stablecoin

Equilibrium, which describes itself as an all-in-one, interoperable decentralized finance (DeFi) Hub that lets users stake (cryptocurrencies) and earn, lend and raise liquidity “all in one place,” has partnered with Polkadot, a leading blockchain protocol that has been founded by Gavin Wood, an Ethereum (ETH)… Read More

Avalanche, which is AVA Labs’ Project led by Professor Emin Gün Sirer, to Work with Whiteblock to Enhance Blockchain Security, Performance

Avalanche, which is AVA Labs‘ project led by Cornell computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer, has teamed up with blockchain network testers from Whiteblock, in order to analyze performance, identify key optimizations, and “ensure the production readiness” of the Avalanche protocol implementation. As mentioned in… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Others Take Part in $11 Million Series A Round for Uniswap, a Non-Custodial Ethereum Token Exchange

Ethereum based Uniswap, a leading non-custodial crypto token exchange, has reportedly secured $11 million through a Series A investment round. Uniswap’s latest funding round was led by giant VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. Union Square Ventures, Version One, Parafi Capital, Variant, SV Angel and A. Capital… Read More

Global DeFi Summit – Virtual

GLOBAL DEFI SUMMIT 2020 Produced by Blockchain Venture Studio Draper Goren Holm, the Global DeFi Summit is 2020’s leading annual gathering of DeFiers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency community. The inaugural one-day event is bringing you an unparalleled group of DeFi innovators and change-makers to share their… Read More

Alex Mashinsky from Celsius Network Argues that the Ethereum based Lending Platform Is Better than its DeFi Competitors

Alex Mashinsky, the founder of several notable startups such as Arbinet, VoiceSmart, GroundLink, and currently the CEO at the Celsius Network, an Ethereum-based lending platform, notes that Celsius is a member organization. He explains during an interview featured on Bloxlive.tv that the company’s job is… Read More

Over $4 Billion Now Locked into Nascent DeFi or Decentralized Finance Market, with Open-Source Lending Protocol MakerDAO Leading the Way

The decentralized finance (DeFi) sector continues to experience significant growth, as the total value locked in its markets has surpassed $4 billion, according to DeFi Pulse data. DeFi markets leverage blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT), crypto-assets, and smart contracts (automated business logic), in order… Read More

Decentralised Information Asset: DeFi Firm DIA Distributes Token Today, Site Struggles to Serve Purchasers

DIA or “Decentralised Information Asset” described as an open-source data and oracle platform for the DeFi ecosystem, has kicked off its public distribution of its governance token. The distribution of the governance token is via an “autonomous bonding curve sale” for the Switzerland based entity…. Read More

More than 1,000 Block Producing Validators Took Part in Avalanche’s Denali Incentivized Test Network for Developing DeFi Apps

The development team at Avalanche, which is AVA Labs‘ project led by Cornell computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer, confirms that it has been a few months now since they opened Avalanche’s Denali testnet to the general public. Avalanche aims to be a scalable, open-source… Read More

$150 Million in ONT Tokens are Being Staked on Ontology, a “High-Performance” Blockchain Development Platform

In June 2020, the Ontology (ONT) team celebrated two years since the launch of the Ontology mainnet, which aims to serve as a “high-performance” enterprise blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform. There are currently 70 decentralized applications (dApps) that are now live on the… Read More

ConsenSys Labs Is Accepting Applications for Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator, will Develop Open, Interoperable Tools

ConsenSys Labs, an organization that aims to solve real-world problems with Ethereum blockchain-based solutions for enterprises, announced on July 30, 2020 that it’s accepting applications for the Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator, which is being powered by Tachyon, an accelerator program by ConsenSys Ventures that takes early-stage… 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

DeFi will Succeed with Only a “Reallocation of Capital” from Top 30 Cryptos which are Mostly Dead Projects, Ethereum Advocate Argues

The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has a market cap that is roughly equivalent to merely 1.5% of the market capitalization of the much-larger cryptocurrency market, according to data from Messari. Messari, a digital asset market analytics company, reveals that the market capitalization of all DeFi… Read More

Injective Protocol, a “Decentralized” Crypto Derivatives Exchange to Support Futures, Margin Trading when Launched

The developers of Injective Protocol, a “decentralized” derivatives exchange, have acquired $2.6 million through a seed funding round that was led by Pantera Capital. Injective Protocol has been incubated by Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange. Injective’s developers have also acquired investments from Axia8… Read More

Ethereum Competitor Polkadot, a Blockchain Interoperability Protocol, Secures Over $43 Million in Funding via Private Token Sale

Blockchain interoperability protocol Polkadot has acquired around $43.7 million in funding through a private token sale. The crypto token sale, which was conducted over the course of three days from July 24 to July 27, 2020, included participation from multiple investors, who provided 3,982 Bitcoins… 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

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