Tagged: defi

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

Ethereum (ETH) Surges to Year-to-Date High of $500+, but Eth 2.0 Upgrade Experiences Challenges: Report

The Ethereum (ETH) price is up around 25% during the month of November 2020. ETH, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap and adoption, is trading at a little over $500 at the time of writing. During this past week, Ethereum managed to reach a… 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

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

Tel Aviv based Fintech Fuse.io Partners with Ramp to Make it Easier to Buy Cryptocurrencies using Fiat Directly Via Fuse Wallet

The development team at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” recently partnered with Ramp in order to “ease the onboarding process” of… 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

DeFi Tokens AAVE and YFI Surge More than 100% From Recent Lows: Report

After experiencing a strong correction earlier this month, leading decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens have been able to recover strongly, OKCoin reports. The San Francisco-based crypto exchange notes that DeFi tokens crashed in late-October 2020 and were performing poorly earlier this month as investors appeared to… Read More

Humayun Sheikh: CEO at Fetch.ai Reveals what Motivated him to Launch a “Decentralized” Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange

We recently caught up with Humayun Sheikh, CEO of Fetch.ai, an organization that’s focused on developing machine learning and AI-enhanced solutions for the emerging decentralized finance (DeFi) sector along with offering services that may be compatible with traditional financial platforms. Sheikh commented on the recent… Read More

Binance Launchpool Introduces the Unifi Protocol DAO, a Multi-Chain Smart Contract based DeFi Solution

Binance Launchpool, a new project designed to bring the decentralized finance (DeFi) experience to the crypto exchange’s users, has introduced a project, called Unifi Protocol DAO (distributed autonomous organization), which is “a working multi-chain smart-contract based DeFi solution.” As explained by the Binance team, Unifi… Read More

PlasmaPay Teams Up With Internet-Scale Blockchain Elrond to Provide DeFi Opportunities Through Fiat On-Ramp

  PlasmaPay, a global payment and remittance platform for decentralized finance (DeFi), announced on Wednesday it has formed a strategic partnership with Elrond, an internet-scale blockchain. PlasmaPay reported that the partnership will allow Elrond to integrate with the company’s fiat onramp solution and provide DeFi… Read More

Digital Transformation – Where Can DeFi Do Better?

We are now over three years into the decentralized finance market, and although we have renewed enthusiasm, the results haven’t begun to materialize in a meaningful way.  Ryan Selkis: Founder of Messario Crypto tweeted last week saying “You say “DeFi is just tech bros learning… Read More

DeFi Platform UNION, which Offers Risk Management Solutions, Secures Over $3.9 Million in Capital

UNION, an open and “decentralized” tech platform that’s focused on reducing the risks, costs, and other barriers to the decentralized finance (DeFi) market, has secured more than $3.9 million in capital from Alameda Research, Spark Digital Capital, AAM, Solidity Ventures, 3 Commas, Alpha Chain, Black… Read More

Ethereum Ecosystem Gets Boost with New ETH2 Updates, as DeFi Tokens Dropped 75% from All-Time Highs During Past Week

The Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) price continued to increase this past week. Bitcoin had been trading above the $15,500 mark, however, its price has now dropped to around $15,000 at the time of writing. Ethereum is also down over 5% during the past 24… Read More

Binance Predicts that Centralized Crypto Exchanges will Eventually be Replaced by More Decentralized or Non-Custodial Trading Platforms

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has noted in its weekly crypto market report that for most of the past week, Bitcoin (BTC) had been trading between the relatively tight $13,300 and $13,900 range. But then, over the span of just 48 hours, the… Read More

DeFi Protocol MANTRA DAO to Integrate Bluzelle’s Decentralized Database into Products like KARMA Rating Protocol

MANTRA DAO (distributed autonomous organization), a community-governed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that aims to make staking, lending, and governance more accessible to traders and investors, will be integrating Bluzelle’s decentralized database (Bluzelle DB) into future products like the KARMA rating protocol. Bluzelle is powered by… Read More

Dave Hodgson: CIO at NEM Group and MD at NEM Ventures Discusses Plans for Enterprise Blockchain Development and Support for DeFi

  We recently connected with Dave Hodgson, Chief Investment Officer at NEM Group and Managing Director NEM Ventures. NEM (XEM) is a major blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) based platform for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps). Hodgson’s role encompasses group investment management, jurisdictional… Read More

DeFi Protocol Aave Partners with Axie Infinity, a Pokémon Inspired Digital Pet Universe Game, so Players can Earn Rare NFTs

The developers of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol for earning interest on digital asset deposits while also being able to borrow assets, have teamed up with Axie Infinity. Through the partnership, both organizations aim to bring you a “hot new collab”… Read More

Decentralized Crypto Exchange Aggregator 1inch Releases New Version that Offers “Best Rates” on DeFi Token Swaps

1inch, a decentralized (or non-custodial) crypto exchange (DEX) aggregator with competitive prices, has introduced the second version of their software and platform. As mentioned in a blog post by 1inch: “The main highlights are Pathfinder, an API that contains a new discovery and routing algorithm,… Read More

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