Tagged: smart contracts

DeFi Platform Lattice Exchange Introduces Launchpad for Helping Crypto Entrepreneurs Take Business to “Next Level”

On Wednesday, August 4, 2021, Lattice Exchange, a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that connects all blockchain or DLT networks and enables users to transfer cryptocurrency in a seamless manner between each other, introduced the Lattice Launchpad, which is described as a “one-stop” shop for blockchain… Read More

Ethereum based NFTs Axie Infinity, NFT Bots, Mirror Making Considerable Impact on Blockchain Space: Report

Spencer Noon, an investor in Variant, a first-check cryptocurrency venture capital fund, has released their latest Network report, which covers Axie Infinity, NFT Bots, and Mirror. Spencer Noon notes in their weekly update that Axie Infinity has “steadily” seen about 25,000 daily users “with on-chain transactions”… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) London Upgrade to Enhance User Experience, As Smart Contract Platform Gets Ready for PoS Transition in Coming Months

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second-largest crypto platform, behind only Bitcoin (BTC) in terms of market capitalization, is set to undergo one of the most significant upgrades in its history. The major Ethereum blockchain network upgrade is set to take place in a few hours (at… Read More

Jacobo Toll-Messia: Ethereum Scaling Solution Nahmii Founder Reveals They’re Focused on Real-World, Commercial Use-Cases for Blockchain

We recently caught up with Jacobo Toll-Messia, the Founder and CEO at Nahmii AS, which is focused on providing layer-2 scalability solutions for Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform. Jacobo talked about the different approaches taken to effectively scale enterprise-grade blockchain or distributed… Read More

Open Earth Foundation has Been Awarded a Chainlink Grant to Develop Open-Source, Planetary CO2 Concentration Oracle

The Open Earth Foundation has reportedly been awarded a Chainlink Grant to develop am open-source, planetary CO2 concentration Oracle. As mentioned in the announcement, Climate impacts everyone, from multinational corporations overseeing complex supply chains to individual farmers “managing unpredictable crop yields.” While the totality of… Read More

Secured Finance, a Platform for Crypto Loans and Derivatives, Secures $4M via Seed Round led by GSR Markets

Secured Finance, a platform provider for the crypto loans and the derivatives market, says it has acquired $4 million in capital as part of its “oversubscribed” seed round. The successful raise, with demand of “more than double” of Secured Finance’s initial target, has been co-led… Read More

NEO Blockchain Developers Announce New Codebase Modifications, and Frontier Launchpad Results

The developers of NEO, a blockchain platform supporting an open network and smart economy, reveal that the Neo Frontier Launchpad winners were recently announced. Around two months back, the NEO team had put out a call for “trailblazers” who were “up to the challenge” of… Read More

Fernando Martinelli: Balancer Co-Founder Says DeFi Is Going to Be the Rails of Every Financial Application in Next 10-20 Years

We recently connected with Fernando Martinelli, the Co-founder and CEO at Balancer Labs, which supports the ongoing development of Balancer, an automated portfolio manager and digital asset liquidity provider. As covered in May 2021, Balancer Version 2.0, the “most flexible” and efficient automated market maker… Read More

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

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