Tag: crypto lending

Apr 13 2021

Is Hodling CRYPTOS enough? NOT REALLY, Here’s why

Many have been wanting to jump on the cryptocurrency craze. When Bitcoin first made its headlines, people started throwing money left and right just to own a small piece of that Blockchain. Despite this crypto rush, many people still don’t understand critical...

Mar 05 2021

Aave vs. Compound: Which DeFi Lending Platform is Better?

Aave and Compound are two of the most popular cryptocurrency lending protocols with competitive rates. As such, Aave and Compound are frequently compared. Aave’s rise from its early days as ETHlend and its growing influence in the DeFi (Decentralized Finance) space makes for an impressive narrative. The upstart platform often battles and sometimes even bests the upper echelon of...

Mar 01 2021

Forget about NEXO, here are our Top 5 NEXO Alternatives

The world of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is growing day by day. Many projects are capitalizing on this untapped market. They basically bring digital banking and their services to the world, with no discrimination in any way. Banks usually let...

Feb 02 2021

Gemini Partners With Crypto Lender Genesis to Offer 7.4% Yield on Customer Deposits

Feb 02 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business crypto lending gemini genesis lending

The product is part of Gemini’s attempt to bring in new crypto investors with bank-like products.

Jan 15 2021

Why Celsius Thinks CEL Won’t Receive the Same SEC Treatment as XRP

In an interview with CoinDesk TV, CEO Alex Mashinsky explained why CEL has drawn recent interest from altcoin investors.

Dec 18 2020

Here’s What Happened at Crypto Lender Cred’s Latest Bankruptcy Hearing

Dec 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bankruptcy business cred crypto lending

Judge John Dorsey of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court rejected a motion to appoint a Chapter 11 trustee to oversee Cred’s restructuring.

Dec 03 2020

Aave Launches V2 in Bid to Make Borrowing Against Volatile Assets Less Risky

Dec 03 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aave crypto lending defi tech

DeFi platform Aave has rolled out its second version, with several features that should make it more flexible and more capital efficient.

Dec 01 2020

BlockFi Announces Early 2021 Launch for Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card

BlockFi CEO Zac Prince said it will be the first credit (not debit) card in the cryptocurrency industry.

Nov 24 2020

Leading Japanese Financial Firm SBI Holdings Rolls Out Crypto Lending Services

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crypto lending japan news sbi holdings

A subsidiary of SBI Holdings said it's launched a service allowing users to ‘lend’ bitcoin to the firm and earn an interest at the rate of 1% annually in return.

Nov 12 2020

Bad Loans, Bad Bets, Bad Blood: How Crypto Lender Cred Really Went Bankrupt

Nov 12 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bankruptcy business cred crypto lending news

Cred’s bankruptcy filing mainly blames fraud by an outside party. The full picture painted by former employees is more complex, and highlights the risks of the budding crypto lending market.

Aug 20 2020

What is Celsius Network | Cryptocurrency Interest Accounts and Lending Review

Cryptocurrency interest accounts and lending programs are all the rage in the blockchain space right now. Replacing greedy intermediaries, these companies enable interest-bearing cryptocurrency accounts and low-fee lending that utilizes cryptocurrency as collateral....

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