Tag: decentralized finance

Oct 25 2021

Total Value Locked on Solana (SOL) Blockchain Has Increased 10x Since August

Decentralized finance (DeFi) activity in the Solana ecosystem has been surging since the beginning of August. The total value locked (TVL) on the Solana blockchain has reached an all-time high of $13.62 billion on October 25 and shows no signs of slowing down.

Oct 18 2021

Terra (LUNA) Ecosystem Will See Explosive Growth in 2022

Columbus-5 upgrade that launched on September 30 is the most significant mainnet update to the Terra ecosystem to date. It laid the foundation for the upcoming launch of inter-blockchain communication (IBC) protocol and Wormhole interoperability solution, which will significantly expand Terra’s functionality.

Oct 16 2021

Bloom Brings the Power of Reusable, Verifiable Credentials to DeFi

Oct 16 2021 Published at Blockmanity under tags  android bitcoin blockchain credit crypto

After the successful launching of Bloom Radar — the feature which allows you to use your BloomID to monitor data breaches and alerts you when your information has been involved in a breach. Bloom is now bringing the power...

Oct 11 2021

Why The China Crackdown May Be Just The Push The DeFi Market Needs

China’s crackdown on crypto has had negative effects on the crypto space as a whole and decentralized finance (DeFi) has not been left out. The news of China’s crypto ban saw prices go down across the board, given that China has always been a big part of the crypto space. Despite the negative effects the crackdown has had on the space, many believe...

Sep 29 2021

Europe Becomes The World’s Biggest Crypto Economy, Thanks To DeFi

According to a recent Chainalysis report, Central, Northern, and Western Europe (CNWE) have become the biggest crypto economy in the world. Over the last year, the...

Sep 20 2021

DeFi Protocol Loses Over $12M In Bitcoin In Recent Hack

DeFi bridging Protocol, pNetwork, is the most recent protocol to be targeted by a cyber attack. An unknown hacker has stolen about $12.7 million worth of tokenized Bitcoin from the Binance Smart Chain-based cross-chain platform. According to a Twitter thread published by pNetwork on September 20, the hacker exploited a bug in the network's codebase. As a result, they got away with...

Sep 02 2021

Leading Digital Bank Chooses Tezos to Expand DeFi Offerings

EQIFI is a leading DeFi platform powered by the global digital bank, EQIBank and it has chosen Tezos to launch new yield and lending products.

Aug 25 2021

Aug 21 2021

Ethereum Founder States Token-Based Decentralized Governance Stops DeFi Sector From Growing

Ethereum Creator suggests “proof-of-participation” and “proof-of-humanity” as the alternatives for the present coin voting. However, there is more to DeFi than what is happening now, he asserts. Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has taken an in-depth assessment of the token-based decentralized government. He suggests that the present voting structure is defective. As a result, the governance may be a limiting factor to...

Aug 20 2021

Bloomberg and Galaxy Digital Launch DeFi Index, Expand Crypto Offering

On Thursday, Bloomberg, along with Galaxy Digital, announced the expansion of its crypto offering. Bloomberg is a global business, financial information, and news leader. It connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people, and ideas. Specifically leveraging technology, Bloomberg allows customers to...

Aug 14 2021

Kaszek, Leading Latin American Venture Firm, Makes First DeFi Investment

Latin American venture firm, Kaszek, has recently dipped its feet into the DeFi space. Kaszek, founded in 2011 by Hernan Kazah and Nicolas Szekasy, is a venture capital firm that invests in high-impact technology-based companies. The firm is industry and stage-agnostic, mainly investing in Seed, Series A, and Series B. In addition to capital, it provides first-hand expertise and insights in strategy, operational...

Does DeFi Make Ethereum Unforkable? Here Are The Facts

This is an interesting thought experiment. Is the current Ethereum unforkable? Do all the Decentralized Finance products and instruments built on top of it make an Ethereum fork an instrument of the past? Also, in the rare case of a hard fork, do the backers of the stablecoins DeFi depends on hold too much power? A staple of decentralization, a fork is one...

Aug 10 2021

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Accused Of Banking Corruption Following Move Against DeFi Space

Janet Yellen has recently been accused of corruption. The U.S. Treasury Secretary was accused of accepting ‘speaking fees’ from banks. The Secretary filed an earnings limited disclosure which showed that Yellen had received millions in...

Jul 31 2021

Why This Company Left “The ETH DeFi Jenga Tower” To Build Over Bitcoin

At the moment, most of the decentralized finance services run over the Ethereum network. In Bitcoin land, DeFi is almost non-existent. However, there’s a case to be made for it. And Atomic.Finance started the conversation with an article about how and why they pivoted from building over Ethereum to the arguably biggest challenge of building over Bitcoin. Since this is not a common...

Jul 28 2021

NFT Gaming Market Puts A Strong Competition to the DeFi Market

Jul 28 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur btcgbp

The summer of 2020 became popular as...

Jul 05 2021

Institutional Investors Could Soon Enter DeFi Through “Aave Pro”

"Aave Pro" could act as a rail for institutional investors to enter into the world of decentralized finance.

Jun 26 2021

Bitcoin Is Our Best Shot At Decentralized Finance

Jun 26 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture decentralized finance defi

The only way to actually accomplish decentralized finance is via structurally sound money.DeFi, a shortened version of the mouthful “decentralized finance”, is a hot buzzword these days. The term is often associated with crypto tokens and networks, as well as the applications built on top of them for lending, borrowing, asset trading and other financial contracts to be executed without intermediaries. Most...

Jun 18 2021

Ledger Integrates Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Platform – ParaSwap

Ledger, a cryptocurrency hardware wallet maker announced the integration of a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform, ParaSwap, into its Ledger Live app. With this integration, the Ledger Live trading app will give users the opportunity to access the decentralized finance (DeFi) markets using ParaSwap. Users of the Ledger Live app will be able to swap tokens on Ethereum from...

Jun 16 2021

Bridging DeFi & Traditional Finance: A Chat with EQIFI & EQIBANK

Jason Blick & Brad Yasar on building the bridge between decentralized finance and institutional money.

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