Tag: collateral

Sep 14 2022

Why Bitcoin Is Pristine Collateral For Lending

Bitcoin’s attributes will lead to its inevitable usage as collateral for lending, mainly due to its superiority over real estate’s properties.This is an opinion editorial by Leon Wankum, one of the first financial economics students to write a thesis about Bitcoin in 2015.Today, the most common form of collateral used by a borrower to secure repayment of a loan to a...

Jun 17 2022

Fears Of Further Contagion In The Bitcoin Market

With the closing of withdrawals at Celsius and the news of Three Arrows Capital being insolvent, it is more important than ever to hold your own keys....

Jun 08 2022

NYDIG Paper Claims Algorithmic Stablecoins Are Impossible And DeFi Too Risky

In “On Impossible Things Before Breakfast,” NYDIG uses the Terra/ LUNA collapse as a case study. The paper aims to prove that the algorithmic stablecoin concept is flawed in nature. It also takes aim at the current state of the DeFi stack and...

May 20 2022

State Of The Bitcoin Derivative Market

The bitcoin derivatives landscape plays a major role in the bitcoin price in the short term. We have yet to see signs of a bitcoin macro bottom....

Apr 13 2022

Bitcoin-Backed Mortgages And Pristine Collateral Discussed At Bitcoin 2022

Bitcoin as an asset is a perfect form of collateral and will likely be used to provide financial backing for mortgages and other forms of debt.Bitcoin 2022 hosted a panel at the Enterprise Stage on the use of bitcoin as collateral for mortgages and other debt-based instruments. The panel kicked off with moderator George Mekhail introducing the panelists: Edward Rodriguez, the co- founder...

Apr 06 2022

Mar 21 2022

Bold Credit Card: Spend Against Bitcoin Collateral

The Bold card will allow users to spend U.S. dollars on a line of credit collateralized by their bitcoin holdings.Bitcoin company Bold announced on Thursday it would launch a credit card to enable customers to spend against bitcoin held as collateral and earn BTC rewards on every purchase.The offering differs from products made popular over the past couple of years...

Jan 18 2022

Milo Launches Bitcoin Mortgage In The U.S.

The fintech announced U.S. and non-U.S. customers alike would soon be able to use bitcoin as collateral to invest in real estate.Real estate fintech Milo will launch the first U.S. bitcoin mortgage offering, enabling customers to leverage their BTC holdings to purchase properties in the country, the company said in a...

Oct 22 2021

Discussing The Revenge Of The Nodes

A conversation exploring topics from Aaron Segal's "The Revenge Of The Nodes", such as decentralization, declining fiat credit quality, and Bitcoin as pristine collateral.Watch This Episode on YouTubeWatch/Listen To This EpisodeBitcoinTV...

Apr 22 2021

Apr 19 2021

Feb 19 2021

Money Market Platform Teller Testnet Goes Live

Teller Network has announced the official launch of its testnet. The open- source platform will make it possible for users to earn interest from loans while also providing liquidity to Teller's lending pools. According to an official blog post, Teller protocol also helps analyze consumer information; subsequently, evaluating...

Dec 18 2020

Union Finance Raises $3M To Bring Zero Collateral Credit To DeFi

Union, a decentralized finance protocol, has completed a funding round for the development of a global, permissionless credit network base for Ethereum-based platforms. Union is a little different from the majority of DeFi protocols in that it works without the need for collateral or any of the things associated with...

Dec 16 2020

Fidelity Digital To Allow Bitcoin Collateral for Cash Loans

Fidelity Digital Assets have revealed plans to establish the use of Bitcoin as collateral for cash loans. A report revealed that institutional customers of Fidelity Digital Assets would be allowed to pledge Bitcoin as...

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