Tagged: distributed ledger technology

Chainalysis Explains Why Authorities Must Look Beyond Direct Counterparties to Understand Risks Associated with Crypto Addresses

Chainalysis, a leading blockchain research firm, says that the best way to assess or determine the risk of a virtual currency address or group of associated addresses (e.g., like a wallet) is to analyze all the other addresses with which it has conducted transactions. According… Read More

Pradeep Goel: CEO at Solve.Care Reveals how Definitize, a DAO for Healthcare Financing, Leverages DeFi to Improve Medical Services

We recently caught up with Pradeep Goel, CEO of Solve.Care, which is a global healthcare blockchain technology platform. Solve.Care recently announced the launch of Definitize, a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) for healthcare financing. Definitize aims to improve access to care, which should enhance healthcare outcomes… Read More

Ontology to Create Infrastructure for Patract Labs, a Solution Developer for Polkadot’s Parachain Contract Ecosystem

Ontology, the “high-performance,” open-source blockchain that’s focused on digital identity and data, will be working with the Polkadot Ecosystem Project, which is described as a “sharded” blockchain that connects multiple chains together in a single network. According to a release, the joint venture will see… Read More

Digital Payments Surge in 2020, while Distributed Ledger Tech is in Focus for Digital Currency Solutions, Efficiency Enhancements: Report

Capgemini has released a new report titled, Payments – Top Trends 2021: Drivers, Opportunities, and Risks Shaping Financial Services. While highlighting key Fintech trends in the payments sector, the extensive report noted that Payments-as-a-Service has gained significant “traction” among small- and mid-tier institutions. It added… Read More

Reef Finance Integrates with Blockchain Platform Kava to Offer “World-Class” DeFi Services

Reef Finance has reportedly integrated with Kava to provide “world-class” decentralized finance (DeFi) services to platform users. As noted in the announcement: “Kava [has] partnered with Reef Finance, the leading DeFi project in the Polkadot ecosystem. The cooperation will bring Kava’s collateralized loans, USDX stablecoins,… Read More

The Sandbox, a Binance Supported “Decentralized” Gaming Virtual World Project, Includes Atari, Smurfs NFTs

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, notes that its decentralized gaming virtual world and Binance Launchpad alumnus The Sandbox has announced that 1,859 premium LANDS NFTs (non-fungible tokens) “adjacent to Binance estates will be available for purchase” during its LAND presale (which reportedly began on… Read More

Dubai Entrepreneur Khurram Shroff’s IBC Group Commits $10 Million to ETH 2.0 Staking to Support Launch of Ethereum Upgrade

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is reportedly leading the MENA region’s Fintech sector with a projected valuation of around $2.5 billion by 2022 (which is still not significant compared to international standards). Regional and multinational financial services providers have been launching digital platforms in order… Read More

Waves Protocol Team Partners OKExChain Developers to Work on Cross-Chain DeFi Projects

The Waves Protocol team has teamed up with the developers of OKExChain in order to work on distributed ledger tech (DLT)-focused projects. The development of a cross-chain decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem and developer-friendly tools will be the primary focus of the collaboration between the Waves… Read More

DeFi Tokens Aave and YFI Continue to Rally as Institutional Investors back Decentralized Finance Intiatives: Report

Analysts are still quite bullish on decentralized finance (DeFi) as increased capital flows indicate that the market is “primed to move higher,” according to a report from OKCoin. Following Bitcoin’s (BTC) ascent to around $18,700, major DeFi tokens have continued to surge as well. OKCoin’s… Read More

Binance Now has Over 13 Blockchain Initiatives being Supported by its $100 Million Accelerator Fund

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange in terms of trading activity and scope of operations, has issued an update regarding its $100 million accelerator fund. The Binance team revealed that there are now more than 13 different projects being supported by the exchange’s $100… Read More

Bruce Pon: CEO at BigChainDB Explains how Ocean Protocol Allows Developers to Build Marketplaces for Sharing Data

  We recently connected with Bruce Pon, Founder of Ocean Protocol (OCEAN), which allows software engineers to build marketplaces and other apps to privately and securely publish, exchange, and consume data. Pon is also the CEO at BigChainDB, which is an organization that allows app… Read More

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, Predicts that the Future Is Compliant Open-Source Programmable Finance, Not Necessarily DeFi

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, the company behind EOS, one of the largest platforms for building blockchain-based decentralized applications (dApps), has acknowledged that the innovation in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space is “revolutionary.” However, the recent guidance provided by global regulatory authorities regarding crypto and… Read More

Business Information Provider IHS Markit to Redistribute Lukka’s Blockchain and Digital Asset Data Products

Lukka, an established digital asset software and data provider, has teamed up with global business information provider IHS Markit in order to redistribute Lukka’s “institutional-grade” blockchain and crypto-asset data products. They include Lukka Prime and Lukka Reference Data, as part of the extensive IHS Markit… Read More

Cypherium, an Interoperability Solution Provider for Blockchain based Digital Currencies, Finalizes Public Sale, Raising $28M in Total

Cypherium, an enterprise-focused distributed ledger tech (DLT) platform that aims to facilitate interoperability between blockchains and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), revealed on November 18, 2020, that it had finalized its public sale round and has now acquired $28 million in capital through the sale… Read More

China’s Public Blockchain Network Nervos Launches sUDT Token Standard to Compete with Ethereum ERC-20

China-based Nervos, a major public blockchain-based network, has reportedly launched its own token standard, sUDT (Simple User-Defined Token), in order to compete with Ethereum’s widely-adopted ERC-20 standard. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the sUDT standard will allow blockchain or distributed ledger… Read More

Ethereum Development Studio ConsenSys Acquires Truffle, a Widely Used Set of Blockchain Developer Tools

New York-based ConsenSys, a company that supports Ethereum (ETH) development and various other blockchain-focused initiatives, has reportedly acquired the team and technology of Truffle. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, Truffle Suite is one of the most widely used blockchain or distributed… Read More

Pavel Bains: CEO at Bluzelle Networks Explains how Decentralized Applications Can Provide More Robust and Reliable Financial Infrastructure

We recently caught up with Pavel Bains, CEO at Bluzelle Networks, a company and platform that aims to develop fast, adaptive, and agile distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based solutions for the finance sector. Bains talked about the challenges associated with working on centralized platforms. He discussed… Read More

Blockchain Platform Sikoba Partners with Horizen to Bring “Transparency” to Decentralized Credit Market

Horizen, a tech platform that allows businesses and developers to launch their own public or private blockchains, has partnered with Sikoba, a “decentralized” blockchain-enabled system for peer-to-peer IOUs. According to a release shared with CI, Horizen and Sikoba will offer their users “the ability to… Read More

Blockchain based Digital Commerce Services Are More Affordable and Accessible than Centralized Solutions, According to Daniel Dabek from Safex

We recently connected with Daniel Dabek, the Executive Director and Chief Software Architect at the Safex Foundation, an organization supporting blockchain-focused e-commerce solutions. Dabek explained how Safex aims to “democratize” the digital commerce engine by leveraging blockchain technology. He believes that distributed ledger technology (DLT)… Read More

IRISnet Team Announces Updates Regarding its Blockchain focused, Foundation Eco-Development Fund

The developers of IRISnet, which aims to serve as an interchain service hub for next-generation distributed applications, noted that in April 2020, the IRIS Foundation had introduced a community-centric delegation campaign and its second 1-Year Token Burn Plan. Delegation campaigns allow crypto token holders to… Read More

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