Andjela Radmilac

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Jan 23 2022

The Fed’s proposed CBDC: a dystopian nightmare or a necessary evolution of the dollar?

Jan 23 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  cbdc cbdcs stablecoins

The U.S. Federal Reserve has taken its first step towards issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). And while a digital dollar is still years away even if the Fed decides to move forward with the idea, the prospect of an American CBDC should worry the crypto industry. In its new report, titled "Money and Payments: The U.S. Dollar in the Age...

Jan 20 2022

The NFT sector defined the market last year with returns of nearly 8,000%

Jan 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis nft nfts

It's hard to pinpoint a moment or a movement in the history of the crypto industry that can quite compare to the popularity NFTs have seen last year. The impact the relatively new asset class had was both deep and wide, seeping through to mainstream media and traditional news outlets. The success NFTs have seen in 2021 becomes even greater...

Facebook’s Meta plans to allow users to create and sell NFTs

Jan 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  facebook instagram meta nfts

Facebook's Meta is reportedly working on a feature that will allow users to mint collectible tokens and display their NFTs on their social media profiles. According to sources familiar with the matter, Meta has also discussed launching a marketplace for users to buy and sell NFTs. Meta jumps aboard the NFT train There seems to be no end to corporations that want to...

NGRAVE crypto wallet raises $6 million

Jan 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  raise wallets

NGRAVE, a cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer, announced today that it has completed a $6 million seed funding round. The funding round saw participation from renowned DeFi and Web3 investors, including Woodstock Fund, Morningstar Ventures, DFG Group, Spark Digital Capital, Moonrock Capital, Mapleblock Capital, and multiple angel investors. Funding NGRAVE's global...

Jan 19 2022

2021 was the year of institutional crypto adoption

Jan 19 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption

Despite the volatility the crypto market experienced in 2021, the year turned out to be a net positive for almost every aspect of the crypto industry. The year saw several major developments that accelerated the adoption and success of the broader crypto market and others that served as headwinds that slowed down the market's growth and forced its participants to take their losses...

Bitcoin was the third-worst performer last year as low cap altcoins showed the biggest returns

Jan 19 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis technical analysis

Looking at the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap (excluding stablecoins), altcoins showed the biggest returns leaving Bitcoin in the dust. According to Kraken Intelligence's Crypto-in-Review report, the crypto market had a huge disparity in returns last year, with Shiba Inu (SHIB) amassing a return of 41,800,000%, while...

Jan 17 2022

Web3 will break the Y Combinator business model, and Blockzero Labs is betting big on it

Jan 17 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  blockzero labs daos defi investments web3

The "accelerator" model of startup investing has proven to be hugely successful over the years. Adding technical and marketing support to a relatively small amount of funding turned out to be the most efficient way to get a significant return on investment, benefiting both the investors and the startups. Take, for example, Y Combinator. The company is by far the most successful startup...

Jan 14 2022

Why China’s crackdown on mining is actually good for Bitcoin

China's crackdown on Proof-of-Work mining last year tested the security of the Bitcoin network and showed that it was far more resilient than once thought. Analysts expected that it would take more than a year for Bitcoin's hash rate to recover, but the network managed to rebound in less than a month. The mining ban in China has made Bitcoin more...

Fidelity expects more sovereign nations to acquire Bitcoin in 2022

Jan 14 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption bitcoin fidelity investments

In a recent report, Fidelity said that there was a high chance for more sovereign nation-states to acquire Bitcoin this year. According to the asset manager's 2021 roundup, last year was marked with opposed developments when it comes to cryptocurrency adoption. And while it's still too early to tell which path was more successful, the company said the...

Jan 13 2022

Cross-chain bridge Allbridge raises $2 million from early Solana and FTX investors

Allbridge, a cross-chain bridge between EVM and non-EVM compatible blockchains, announced today that it has raised $2 million in a round led by Race Capital. Betting big on Solana's largest cross-chain bridge One of the most ambitious cross-chain bridges on the market has just closed a $2 million funding round, and it plans on using it to integrate even more networks into...

Turkey embraces Bitcoin and Tether as the lira keeps spiraling down

Jan 13 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption bitcoin inflation lira stablecoins

The volatility of the Turkish lira is pushing Turks to adopt cryptocurrencies as both a means of payment and a store of value. The country's national currency has lost 40% of its value against the dollar since September 2021, leading many to turn to Bitcoin and Tether as alternatives. Turks ditch the lira,...

Looking to move? Arkansas will give you $10,000 in BTC to relocate there

Jan 13 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption arkansas bitcoin technology walmart

The Northwest Arkansas Council announced that it will begin offering $10,000 in BTC to tech professionals and entrepreneurs looking to relocate to the region. This is part of the non-profit's wider incentive offer, called...

Jan 12 2022

Top Layer-1 EVMs to watch in 2022

Jan 12 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis

Blockchain scalability has been a hot topic in the crypto industry for quite a while. With Ethereum suffering from congestion that caused transaction fees to skyrocket, there has been a surge of Layer-1 EVM-compatible blockchains on the market. We take a look at some of the most popular and most promising Layer-1 EVMs that are expected to make big strides in 2022 as...

Elrond acquires payments provider Utrust in a bid to bring crypto to millions of merchants

Jan 12 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  crypto payments elrond payments utrust

Elrond, a high-throughput blockchain platform, announced today that it has acquired Utrust, a global cryptocurrency payment solution. In a press release shared with CryptoSlate, the company said that acquiring Utrust will enable it to revolutionize e-commerce and payments. Elrond bets big on Web3 payments...

Jan 11 2022

Binance is embracing regulation as it eyes UAE for its next global hub

Jan 11 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  enterprise regulation

The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange has had a turbulent year when it comes to regulation. With market authorities around the globe clamping down on Binance for its alleged failure to comply with local AML laws, the exchange has been on the lookout for new headquarters. Its CEO Changpeng Zhao, known as CZ in the crypto sphere, is yet to announce where the...

Jan 10 2022

Sons of Singapore billionaires jump aboard the NFT train with ARC

Jan 10 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  arc metaverse nft nfts

Sons of two Singapore billionaires have teamed up to create ARC, a private social network based on NFTs. Kiat Lim, the son of financier Peter Lim, and Elroy Cheo, the heir of the edible oil business Mewah International, are behind the project which they believe is much more than just an NFT club. ARC is memeing itself into the mainstream According to a...

[Updated] Pollen’s PLN becomes the first Avalanche token to list on AscendEX

Jan 10 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  ascendex avalanche defi pln pollen

Pollen, a DeFi protocol based on Avalanche, is getting its governance token PLN listed on AscendEX. According to a press release shared with CryptoSlate, PLN is the first Avalanche chain token to list on the Singapore-based exchange. Decentralizing portfolio management with Pollen The Pollen ecosystem is starting the year on a high note after...

Jan 08 2022

Pollen’s PLN becomes the first Avalanche token to list on AscendEX

Jan 08 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  ascendex avalanche defi pln pollen

Pollen, a DeFi protocol based on Avalanche, is getting its governance token PLN listed on AscendEX. According to a press release shared with CryptoSlate, PLN is the first Avalanche chain token to list on the Singapore-based exchange. Decentralizing portfolio management with Pollen The Pollen ecosystem is starting the year on a high note after...

Jan 07 2022

Initial Litigation Offerings (ILOs) show blockchain isn’t a solution looking for a problem

Jan 07 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  legal

The case of Apothio, a hemp grower embroiled in a $1 billion lawsuit against a California county, has put Initial Litigation Offerings (ILOs) into the spotlight. And while not a new thing in the world of blockchain, ILOs show the potential the technology can have when employed as a solution to a very persisting and very expensive problem—lawsuits. Apothio and the problem with...

Jan 06 2022

Europe’s leading esports organization partners with Tezos

Jan 06 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  gamefi team vitality tezos xtz

Team Vitality, a leading European esports, and gaming organization announced that it has partnered with Tezos. According to a press release shared with CryptoSlate, the three-year technical partnership is the largest in Team Vitality's history. Tezos is tapping into the gaming industry with a landmark...

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