Tagged: stablecoin

Coinbase Adds Trading Support for COTI, a Protocol for Decentralized Payment Networks, Stablecoins

Beginning on Friday, August 27, 2021, COTI (COTI) will be available on Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase clients are now able to trade, send, receive, or store COTI in “most Coinbase-supported regions, with certain exceptions” (certain jurisdictions excluded due to… Read More

Crypto Earning, Borrowing Platform Celsius Network Digital Assets Now Over $20B

Celsius, the international digital currency earning and borrowing platform, recently revealed that it’s now managing $20,366,621,718 in crypto-assets as of August 13, 2021. Celsius carried out its quarterly internal audit using tech provided by third-party blockchain analysis company, Chainalysis, and using an internally developed methodology… Read More

Bob Reid: CEO at Everest Explains How They Offer DeFi Services, Cross-Border Payments, ID Verification, Seamless Account Creation

Bob Reid, CEO at Everest, a company focused on providing identity verification, account creation, and DeFi-related financial services, has shared key updates with Crowdfund Insider. Bob Reid talked about how his company successfully partners with established tech industry participants in order to provide seamless decentralized… Read More

Recent Tether Disclosures Answer Some Questions, Raise New Ones

Cryptocurrency investors this week learned more about how Tether shared more information on how it manages its reserves, as its seeks to reassure investors it can safely manage its role as a stablecoin linked to the US dollar. The third biggest cryptocurrency after BTC and… Read More

Crypto Bug Bounty Platform Immunefi Forms Security Core Unit, a Contracted Team in Maker Ecosystem

Immunefi, the cryptocurrency bug bounty and security services platform that protects more than $25 billion in users’ funds, is establishing the Immunefi Security Core Unit (CU), which is a contracted team within the Maker ecosystem. According to a release shared with CI, the team will… Read More

Circle Wants to Become a Full-Reserve National Commercial Bank

Stablecoin creator and payments rails operator Circle says it intends on becoming “a full-reserve national commercial bank.” In a blog post, Circle founder and CEO Jeremy Allaire expanded on their mission to become a federally chartered bank. Allaire stated: “We are embarking on this journey alongside the… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Might Soon be Held by Governments and Nation States, As Crypto Adoption Rises Globally: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, has shared their August Market Outlook report, titled, The Final Crypto Adoption Frontier. Bitcoin or BTC adoption as an investment asset began with what is “often characterized as ‘retail’ (smaller… Read More

Celsius Secures Backend Pricing of Digital Assets using Chainlink, with Goal to Decentralize Crypto Lending Platform

Celsius has secured the backend pricing of crypto-assets using Chainlink, which is considered a major leap in CeFi “decentralization.” As stated in the update from Celsius: “In one of the most ambitious moves towards decentralization, Celsius is now leveraging the industry-leading Chainlink Price Feeds to… Read More

BlockFi to Offer the World’s First Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card, Now Available to All Eligible US Residents

The team at BlockFi, a company that allows users to earn interest and offers services including purchasing Bitcoin (BTC), borrowing USD, while growing their wealth. notes that they’re pleased to confirm that the “world’s first” Bitcoin rewards credit card is now available to all “eligible… Read More

Curve Finance, Adds Support for Tether Stablecoin Pegged to Euros – EURt

Curve Finance, an automated market maker protocol developed for swapping between stablecoins and various other crypto tokens with low fees and slippage, reveals that it will be supporting Tether tokens pegged to the euro (EURt). The addition of EURt to Curve — a protocol developed… Read More

William Callahan, Director of Government and Strategic Affairs at Blockchain Intelligence Group, Says Money Launderers Benefit from Volatility

William Callahan, Director of Government & Strategic Affairs at Blockchain Intelligence Group,  has noted that Tether CTO and General Counsel had made an appearance live on CNBC last week. William has asked us whether we think the U.S. Department of Justice was watching this “slow… Read More

Decentralized Lending Protocol C.R.E.A.M Finance to Offer Euro backed Tether Tokens, EURt

C.R.E.A.M. Finance, a decentralized lending protocol, has revealed that it will be “the first” protocol in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space to provide a Euro-backed stablecoin in, “with the addition of Tether tokens pegged to the euro (EURt).” Paolo Ardoino, CTO at Tether Operations Limited,… Read More

Fuse Network, a Blockchain Infrastructure Provider for Mobile Payments, Partners ICHI to Give Users Control Over their Funds

Fuse Network, a blockchain or DLT infrastructure supporting mobile payments, reveals that it has teamed up with ICHI in order to empower any community to “fully control its own money.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “Fuse Network has grown quickly by lowering… 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

Binance USD Exceeds $11B Market Cap, as Binance CEO Commits to Working with Authorities to Ensure Compliance

Binance USD, a major stablecoin issued by crypto exchange Binance, has reached its $10B market cap milestone and has entered the top 10 digital currency rankings, the company confirmed in a blog post on July 15, 2021. Binance USD has already exceeded $11 billion in… Read More

DeFi focused Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Reports Strong H1 2021, with 45,000+ Users

The team at YIELD App, the developers of a fast-growing wealth management platform for digital assets, has published their second progress report – which reveals that users for their app have doubled while assets have increased by 3x since the last update. The YIELD App… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Liquid Group and Stellar Development Foundation Offering Stellar USDC to Liquid’s Clients

Digital currency exchange platform Liquid Group, Inc. and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) have revealed that Stellar USDC, a major stablecoin, is now available to Liquid’s exchange clients. Liquid is adding multi-chain support for USDC by expanding its products into a Stellar-enabled version. By bringing… Read More

BIS Says Volatile Cryptos like Bitcoin Failed as Payment Method, but Stablecoins, CBDCs May be Effective for Transactions

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global financial institution that’s owned by reserve banks and aims to “foster international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks,” notes that advancements in technology, along with rising demand for digital payment methods… Read More

Stablecoin Report: Greater Risks Posed by Stablecoins Using Only Fractional Reserves or Higher-Risk Asset Allocations

The dramatic growth of stablecoin issuance may eventually have implications for the overall functioning of short-term credit markets, according to Fitch Ratings. The statement by Fitch follows comments late last month by Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren stating that Tether is a looming risk for… Read More

Stablecoins Surpass $111B in Aggregate Value, Now Making up 7.7% of Total Digital Assets Market: Report

Spencer Noon, an investor in Variant, a first-check cryptocurrency venture capital fund, has released their latest Network report, which covers stablecoins and Instadapp. Spencer Noon notes in their weekly update that The Graph recently launched 43 RFPs for different ecosystem initiatives. You may submit an… Read More

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