Tagged: defi

Gemini Adds DeFi, Infrastructure Data Management Crypto Tokens: ALCX, ANKR, FTM, MIR, API3, DDX

The team at digital asset firm Gemini notes that they are adding trading support for a new set of decentralized finance (DeFi), infrastructure, and data management tokens. Gemini is adding Alchemix (ALCX), Ankr Network (ANKR), Fantom (FTM), Mirror Protocol (MIR), API3 (API3), and DerivaDAO (DDX)…. Read More

Chainlink to Offer Free Blockchain Developer Training for Writing Ethereum based Solidity Smart Contracts, Implementing Secure dApps

The team at Chainlink (LINK), the developers for decentralized Oracles and various other solutions for blockchain and smart contract platforms, are announcing that registration is currently open for Chainlink’s Summer 2021 Smart Contract Developer Bootcamp. The Chainlink team notes that the program is designed to… Read More

Decentralized, Community-Owned Digital Currency Platform MUNCH Establishes Bridge to Binance Smart Chain

The MUNCH Project, which is described as a decentralized and community-owned currency (a charitable project that has reportedly given away $2.7 million in four weeks), with a “deflationary” model that gives back to the community, recently revealed that they have made MUNCH “more available” and… Read More

Yieldly Bridges Ties Algorand to Ethereum, Polkadot and Binance

Yieldly, a DeFi platform built atop the Algorand blockchain, today unveiled Yieldly Bridges a mechanism tying the Algorand ecosystem and major chains, including Ethereum, Polkadot, and Binance. The move brings Yieldly Bridges to an estimated 600,000 Ethereum users As denoted by their name, technologies like… Read More

Blockchain-Based Revenue to Grow 50-Fold by 2030: GlobalData

Revenue from blockchain-based platforms and services is expected to grow 50-fold over the next decade, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData. That will take it from $4 billion in 2020 to $199 billion in 2030, they predict. While businesses have been warned of the… Read More

Crypto Platform Ramp Raises $10 Million from US investors NFX and Galaxy Digital

UK-based crypto platform Ramp has raised $10.1 million in funding from California-based venture firm NFX and financial services firm Galaxy Digital along with some Fintech and crypto entrepreneurs such as Coinbase’s CTO Balaji S Srinivasan. Mozilla, Seedcamp, firstminute capital, and Fabric Ventures also participated in… Read More

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

Oliver Xie: Founder at DeFi Insurance Protocol InsurAce Explains how Platform Addresses Risks from Smart Contract Vulnerabilities

  We recently connected with Oliver Xie, the Founder at InsurAce, a DeFi insurance protocol, that 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… 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

Hossein Azari of cmorq Discusses Meme Stocks, Sees DeFi as an Answer to Retail Desires

The rise of the “meme stocks” has been a fascinating adventure with the combination of ubiquitous technology and the ability to drive trading by retail investors in a way that has never been experienced before. While a certain amount of manipulation of markets has always… 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

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