Tagged: distributed ledger technology

Decentralized Finance Oracle Band Protocol Enhances Interoperability within the Cosmos Blockchain Ecosystem

Decentralized finance (DeFi) Oracle Band Protocol is enhancing its interoperability within the Cosmos ecosystem. As of July 22, 2021, the Band Oracle has reportedly been integrated into the Cosmos ecosystem, via Starport, in order to further “the realization of the Internet of Blockchains.” As mentioned… Read More

Digital Asset Risk Management Platform Elliptic Chosen by Fintech Paysafe to Help Manage Crypto Exposure

Elliptic, a company focused on crypto-asset risk management, has been chosen by Paysafe, a specialized payments platform, for its Elliptic Lens solution. Paysafe is now able “to manage indirect exposure to cryptocurrency-related risks and bolster their cryptocurrency controls,” according to an update from Elliptic. Paysafe,… Read More

KPMG has Been Awarded Patent for Chain Fusion, a Suite of Analytics Capabilities for Crypto-Asset Data, Infrastructure Products

KPMG has been awarded a patent for Chain Fusion. KPMG LLP confirms that the patent was provided by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for Chain FusionTM, which is a suite of advanced analytics capabilities developed on crypto-asset data and infrastructure products. The solution… Read More

Canadian Firm Figment Explains how Cosmos based Provenance Blockchain Supports Nascent DeFi Ecosystem

Provenance is a Cosmos-powered blockchain whose goal is to create a “vibrant” ecosystem of decentralized financial (DeFi) services for a variety of financial institutions such as asset originators, fund managers, servicers, banks, and investors. The Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain is “distinguished by three elements:… Read More

Crypto.com Introduces New Testnet Cronos, the Crypto.org EVM Chain Running Alongside Crypto.org Chain

Crypto.com is introducing the new testnet of Cronos, the Crypto.org Ethereum Virtual Machine or EVM chain, today on July 20, 2021. As noted in an update shared with CI, Cronos is the EVM chain that is running in parallel to the Crypto.org Chain. It has… Read More

Enjin, a Blockchain for NFTs, Becomes First NFT Firm Accepted into UN Global Compact for Sustainability

Enjin has reportedly joined the United Nations Global Compact in order to promote sustainability and equality. Enjin says that it is committed to the UN Global Compact corporate responsibility initiative and its principles “in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.” Enjin,… Read More

Global Fintech Circle, which will Go Public, Explains how DeFi Lending Is Similar to Traditional Lending Processes

The team at global Fintech Circle, which will go public in a $4.5 billion SPAC deal, notes that the promise of decentralized finance (DeFi) is to transform or fundamentally improve financial services by offering greater transparency, security, and community governance by leveraging blockchain or distributed… Read More

Blockchain Analysis Providers’ Data Reveals Dramatic Variations on Details About P2P Crypto Transactions: Report

Leading blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has released an update titled, “Not All Blockchain Analysis Providers Are the Same and Other Insights from FATF’s Second 12-Month Review.” The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is the inter-governmental entity that’s responsible for establishing international standards relating to anti-money… Read More

DeFi focused Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Reports Strong H1 2021, with 45,000+ Users

The team at YIELD App, the developers of a fast-growing wealth management platform for digital assets, has published their second progress report – which reveals that users for their app have doubled while assets have increased by 3x since the last update. The YIELD App… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Liquid Group and Stellar Development Foundation Offering Stellar USDC to Liquid’s Clients

Digital currency exchange platform Liquid Group, Inc. and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) have revealed that Stellar USDC, a major stablecoin, is now available to Liquid’s exchange clients. Liquid is adding multi-chain support for USDC by expanding its products into a Stellar-enabled version. By bringing… Read More

Ethereum Scaling Solution Polygon Partners Community Gaming to Support Instant Payments in E-Sports

Polygon has partnered with Community Gaming in order to enable scalable E-sports tournaments. Built for grassroots tournament organizers, Community Gaming’s platform has been designed to  make it easier to develop custom e-sports tournaments within minutes with preconfigured payments. As noted in a release shared with… Read More

Coinbase Ventures, Shunwei Capital, Coatue Join Blockchain Security Auditing Firm CertiK’s $37M Series B

CertiK reports that it has finalized a Series B funding round, raising more than $37 million in capital. The CertiK Family of investors continues to grow with backing from Coatue Management, Shunwei Capital, and Coinbase Ventures. As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “We… Read More

Tokenized Real Estate Market Exceeds $32.7M, Security Token Market Approaching $750M: Report

The team at the Security Token Group (STG), which is focused on supporting the fast-evolving blockchain or DLT-based security tokens space, has released their June 2021’s edition of the Security Token Market Real Estate report. The STG states as you may notice, a new structure… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Polkadot Project’s DOT Token Now Available for Trading on CoinList

Polkadot (DOT) is now available for trading on digital asset platform CoinList. The CoinList team says they are pleased to confirm that users are now able to trade Polkadot (DOT) on their platform. Eligible or qualified CoinList users can trade DOT via CoinList Pro, CoinList.co,… Read More

High-Performance DLT Platform Telos, Powered by EOS.IO Software, Says it Wants to Become Leading ESG Blockchain

Telos (TLOS), which is one of the fastest blockchains according to Blocktivity data, is now claiming that it’s “the ESG Blockchain.” As noted by the Telos team, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investments & business practices are becoming an “increasingly important criteria” when weighing the… Read More

Faster, Cheaper Avalanche Ethereum Bridge Coming Soon, Should Offer Improved User Experience

The team at Avalanche, a organization developing decentralized finance protocols and other distributed ledger tech (DLT)-based solutions, reveals that it’s preparing for the next generation Avalanche Bridge (AB). AB will be “10x faster and 5x cheaper” than the Avalanche-Ethereum Bridge (AEB), according to an update… Read More

Bitcoin and other Crypto Addresses Associated with Hamas Donation Campaigns Now Seized by Israeli Government: Report

Israel’s National Bureau for Counter Terror Financing (NBCTF) has shared information on the “seizure” of virtual currency held by several different crypto wallets that are believed to be associated with donation campaigns “carried out by Hamas.” As noted in a report from Chainalysis, the seizure… Read More

Interchain Foundation and BlockScience to Bring Robust and Complex Systems Engineering to Cosmos Stack

The Interchain Foundation and BlockScience are pleased to confirm their new partnership in order to bring “robust” and complex systems engineering to the Cosmos stack. As noted in an update from the Interchain Foundation: “To date, the Interchain Foundation has made significant investments in the… Read More

Qtum Chain Foundation, which Supports Qtum Blockchain Development, Reports Solid Performance in June 2021

The Qtum Chain Foundation, which supports the ongoing development of Qtum (QTUM), a leading blockchain platform, reports financial expenditures quarterly “for transparency and openness with the community.” The Qtum Chain Foundation’s latest report, published on June 6, 2021, notes that they have covered (as usual)… Read More

Decentralized, High-Throughput, Gas Efficient IOST Platform Reports Steady Growth and Adoption for 2021

The team at IOST recently released their Ecosystem Growth Report for H1 2021. As mentioned in an update, dated July 6, 2021, by the IOST team: “Amid the spike in interest, IOST continues to witness important partnerships and asserting our position as a leader in… Read More

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