Tagged: smart contracts

Chainlink (LINK) Price Feeds Now Live on Avalanche Mainnet, Paving Wave for High-Performance Decentralized Finance Apps

Chainlink (LINK) price feeds are now live on Avalanche mainnet, which should help pave the wave for advanced decentralized finance (DeFi) apps. Developers are now able to create externally connected smart contracts on Avalanche mainnet by utilizing Chainlink-based decentralized Oracle networks. As noted in an… 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

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

Cryptex Finance (CTX), Total Crypto Market Cap (TCAP) Trading Now Supported by Gemini

Digital assets firm Gemini notes that it’s pleased to announce support for Cryptex Finance (CTX) and Total Crypto Market Cap (TCAP). CTX is currently available for trading and custody on Gemini, as of July 13, 2021. Trading for CTX is available on the crypto exchange’s… 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 Upgrade Taproot Now Locked In, Should Support Significantly Cheaper and More Private BTC Transactions: Report

Taproot has now been locked in and should activate in November of this year. Taproot is the name of various technological innovations that have all been bundled together. When they are activated, they should make Bitcoin (BTC) transactions significantly cheaper and also more private, along… 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

Efinity Token Sale on CoinList Draws Second-Highest Number of Unique Registrations, Platform Also Announces Qredo Token Sale

Digital asset platform CoinList says it’s pleased to confirm that the Efinity Token Sale on CoinList has added over 40,000 new token holders to the Efinity community, with “more than $19M in EFI tokens purchased throughout the course of the sale.” CoinList also mentioned that… Read More

Kraken Now Offering Solana Trading, Staking in US, Canada, Australia, Covalent Trading Starts July 6 in Certain Areas

Following digital asset firm Kraken’s listing of Solana (SOL) on June 17, 2021 for most jurisdictions, the company is pleased to confirm that Solana trading and staking will be available to US, Canada and Australia residents as well. As mentioned in an update from Kraken:… Read More

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd to Welcome Participants to Test Synapse, a Stock Connect Settlement Platform

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) will be welcoming the first group of participants to take part in its pilot for HKEX Synapse, which is HKEX’s new Stock Connect settlement acceleration solution. As part of the pilot, industry participants such as fund managers, brokers,… Read More

Yearn Finance, a Group of Products Managing $3.75B+ in Capital, Launches DeFi Bug Bounty with Immunefi

Yearn Finance, a group of products managing more than $3.75 billion worth of capital that allow users to “optimize” their earnings on crypto-assets via lending and trading services, revealed on July 1, 2021, that it has launched its bounty program with Immunefi, which is one… Read More

Top Blockchain or DLT based Smart Contract Risks Shared by Digital Assets Firm Coinbase

The team at digital assets firm Coinbase (COIN:Nasdaq) notes that securing smart contracts from risks still remains a significant challenge. As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, Coinbase noted that unaddressed security vulnerabilities are “readily turning into existential threats to your token’s viability.”… Read More

Mysterium Network will Integrate PARSIQ’s Collateral-Free Staking Service, the IQ Protocol

The Mysterium Network will be integrating PARSIQ‘s “collateral-free” staking service, called the IQ Protocol Node operators and MYST token holders will be able to take advantage of the benefits of an “industry-first” staking solution developed by IQ Protocol integration, according to a release shared with… Read More

NEM Ventures Expands Early-Stage Ecosystem after Launch of Symbol, a Next-Gen Enterprise Blockchain

NEM Ventures has expanded its early-stage ecosystem after the launch of Symbol. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the NEM Ignite Incubator Program is now preparing promising or high-potential blockchain startups for market entry on Symbol. NEM Ventures, which is the VC… Read More

Anchorage Digital Adds Custody and Staking Support for Flow (FLOW) Tokens

Diogo Mónica, Co-founder and President of Anchorage, notes that Anchorage Digital is pleased to confirm custody and staking support for Flow (FLOW). Diogo writes in a blog post, dated Tuesday (June 22, 2021), that for as long as Anchorage has existed as a company, it… Read More

Singapore’s UOB Leverages Marketnode’s Digital Issuance Platform to Issue SGD 600M Bond Offering, with SGD 1B Final Order Book

Singapore‘s United Overseas Bank (UOB), a multinational banking organization with branches mostly based in Southeast Asian countries, has reportedly used Marketnode’s digital asset issuance, depository and servicing platform to issue a new bond offering valued at SGD 600 million (appr. $446 million), with a final… Read More

Kraken Adds Solana (SOL), Serum (SRM) Trading, Staking Support for SOL Tokens with Up to 6.5% APY Also Available

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that they’re listing Solana (SOL) and Serum (SRM) along with staking support for Solana (SOL) “with up to 6.5% in yearly rewards.” As noted in the announcement from Kraken, deposits and withdrawals for SOL, SRM tokens are… Read More

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

Professor and Computer Scientist Aggelos Kiayias Explains how Cardano May add “Stablefees” and Support Decentralized Reserve System

Professor Aggelos Kiayias, a Greek computer scientist, currently a professor at the University of Edinburgh, has published a blog post titled “Stablefees and the Decentralized Reserve System.” Kiayias notes in a blog posted by IOHK, the company supporting Cardano development, that  facilitating transactions via crypto… 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

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