Tagged: ethereum

First AMF Licensed Tokenized Money Market Fund Provider Spiko Raises €4 Million in Pre-Seed Funding

Spiko, co-founded in 2023 by Paul-Adrien Hyppolite and Antoine Michon, has raised €4 million in pre-seed funding. Spiko is a tokenization platform that claims to be the first provider in the world to offer fully tokenized Money Market Funds (MMFs). The digital assets leverage both… Read More

M^0 Reports $35M Series A to Enhance Digital Money Issuance Network

M^0, which is described ss a “decentralized” infrastructure layer for the issuance of cryptodollar assets, announced a Series A fundraise totaling $35 million, in conjunction with the deployment of the M^0 core protocol and on-chain governance mechanism on Ethereum Mainnet. The Series A investment round… Read More

Gnosis Celebrates Launch of On-Chain Wallet Metri

Gnosis, the architects of the fully EVM-compatible Layer-1 Gnosis Chain, this week announced the launch of Metri, an on-chain self-custodial wallet operating within the Gnosis ecosystem, allowing a wider set of users to access a realm of decentralized finance applications. Built on the Gnosis Chain,… Read More

Ethereum ETFs Coming Soon to US Markets

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is poised to green-light Ethereum (Ether) ETFs after years of pushback. As of this writing, it was not clear as to when these products would commence trading. Earlier this year, the SEC approved spot Bitcoin ETFs for trading after… Read More

House Members Push SEC for Information on Prometheum’s Ability to Custody Ether

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Patrick McHenry, along with Digital Assets, Financial Technology and Inclusion Subcommittee Chairman French Hill, and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Bill Huizenga, have joined to ask the Securities and Exchange Commission to provide information on Prometheum’s move to provide custody… Read More

Ethereum and Solana Staking for Institutions Enabled via Maple Finance and Figment Partnership

Figment has collaborated its protocol staking solutions with Maple Finance, which claims to set itself apart as an innovator in the digital asset lending space with its diversified lending solutions. Now that Maple Finance can stake their client’s digital assets, it will “provide more security… Read More

Elliptic Integrates zkSync to Improve Blockchain Support, Enhance the Holistic Network

In a significant move to enhance its holistic blockchain analytics proposition, Elliptic, the global enabler of cryptoasset risk management solutions, has announced that it has added support for zkSync, a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum. Organizations building applications on zkSync will have “access to… Read More

Stablecoin Transactions Across Tron, Ethereum, Solana Serve As Crucial Proxy for L1 Blockchain Usage – Report

Innovation once more appears to be heating up in the digital asset space as old paradigms are set aside and new horizons become realized, the team at Coin Metrics noted. Coin Metrics also mentioned that Bitcoin is evolving “from a specialized chain whose primary purpose… Read More

Ethereum Blockchain Reportedly Has the Most Trading Volume with 37.1% of all Activity in March 2024

The team at CoinGecko has examined the market share of blockchains in terms of their trading volume in a new report. CoinGecko has shared insights on which blockchain has the most trading volume in an extensive research study. As stated in the research report, Ethereum… Read More

ConsenSys Is Reportedly Suing the SEC to “Defend” Ethereum Ecosystem

Consensys is reportedly suing the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in an attempt to defend the Ethereum ecosystem. Joe Lubin, Co-founder of Ethereum and Founder/CEO of Consensys, notes in a blog post that ConsenSys “took an important step towards preserving access to the Ethereum… Read More

Dubai: Tokenize Xchange and Titan Lab Launch New Blockchain Network Titan Chain

Digital asset platform Tokenize Xchange, together with its affiliate, Web3 specialist Titan Lab, unveiled the Titan Chain at the Token2049 event in Dubai, according to a Business News Asia report. This new blockchain network, also referred to as the TKX Mainnet, marks a major leap… Read More

Bitcoin Halving to Significantly Impact Crypto Markets while Ethereum Faces Unprecedented Competition from Other Smart Contract Platforms – Report

The upcoming Bitcoin halving is expected to make a significant impact on cryptocurrency trading markets while a maturing digital assets ecosystem sees Ethereum (ETH) facing considerable competition from other smart contract platforms. A lot has changed since the BTC halving of 2020. In an environment… Read More

Bitcoin Continued Rally in 2024 Q1 as Ethereum DEX Trading Volume Fell Below 40% – Crypto Market Report

After a strong 2023 Q4, the total crypto market cap continued rallying by +64.5% in 2024 Q1, reaching a high of $2.9 trillion on March 13, 2024, the team at CoinGecko noted in a new research report. CoinGecko has explained that in absolute terms, “the… Read More

Obligate and Mikro Kapital to Enable Bond Issuance on Base, an Ethereum L2 Incubated by Coinbase

Obligate announces a new digital bond issuance by Mikro Kapital, one of the  international groups of companies engaged in supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets. This move marks the first deployment on Base, an Ethereum L2 incubated by Coinbase, for Obligate. Mikro… Read More

Digital Assets Report: Stablecoin USDT Dominates Centralized Exchange Volumes as USDC Trading Pairs Gain Large Presence Across Spot Markets

In the latest Coin Metrics State of the Network, the researchers take a data-driven look at the most important events that impacted the digital assets industry in Q1 2024. The demand and strength of inflows into bitcoin exchange-traded products “have been unprecedented, catching many by… Read More

Ethereum Layer 2 Blockchain LightLink Raises $6.2 Million Seed Round

Ethereum Layer 2 blockchain LightLink has closed on a $6.2 million seed round, according to a note from the company. The funding came from MH Ventures and NxGen as well as several “high-profile individual crypto investors.” LightLink aims to provide dApps and enterprise users with… Read More

Paxful to Support Ethereum Around the World

Payments and transfers provider Paxful says they will now support Ethereum in more than 150 different countries. Paxful was founded in 2015 and reports more than12 million users globally. Paxful offers traders access foreign and digital currencies using more than 450 on-ramps. Roshan Dharia, Paxful… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Staking Now Supported via Ledger and Figment Partnership

The team at Figment is pleased to announce a continuation of our collaboration with Ledger, bringing Ethereum staking to the Ledger Live application. This collaboration gives ETH token holders “the ability to stake their Ethereum in increments of 32, directly through their Ledger devices.” The… Read More

CFTC Commissioner Caroline Pham Claims Regulatory Agency Could Be Infringing on the SEC’s Authority in KuCoin Case

Caroline Pham from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been critical of the actions of her own regulatory agency, noting that the CFTC could be interfering on its partner agency in the recent charges it made against digital currency exchange KuCoin this past week…. Read More

House Financial Services and Agriculture Committees Demands the SEC Clarify Treatment of Ether (ETH). Is it a Security?

Republicans on the House Financial Services Committee and the House Committee on Agriculture are demanding that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) clarify whether Ether (ETH—Ethereum) is a security or something else. In recent years, the SEC has publicly stated ETH is not a security…. Read More

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