Tag: lending

Mar 30 2021

Deconstructing The Bitcoin Lending Landscape in 2021: How To Lend Wisely And Avoid Disaster

Mar 30 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  lending markets

Juicy interest rates on lending platforms are attracting Bitcoiners who are looking to stack more sats. But the devil is in the details.Bitcoiners have dreamed of lending and earning interest on their coins for over a decade. With companies such as BlockFi offering juicy 6 percent interest rates, has this dream...

Mar 12 2021

DeFi Loans: Use Your Crypto to Earn More Crypto

Mar 12 2021 Published at AirdropAlert under tags  cryptocurrency defi earn lending news

Things change in a blink of an eye in the crypto space. Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and DeFi loans are the current trends. It's referred to as financial applications developed on blockchain technology using smart contracts. Ethereum was the first to discover smart contracts, which is the core reason for using Ethereum blockchain for most DeFi […] The post...

Crypto bank BlockFi reaches $3 billion valuation after $350m raise

Mar 12 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd investments lending

BlockFi, one of the leading crypto lenders, raised the mammoth amount in a recent Series D round. BlockFi’s big day Crypto lender BlockFi has raised over $350 million in a Series D round and is now valued at over $3 billion, the firm said in a release today. The firm...

Mar 04 2021

Aave CEO Says Yield Farming “Craze” Is Coming to an End

Mar 04 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  defi interview lending people

Stani Kulechov, the CEO of Aave, highlighted some of the problems with the copy-and-paste nature of today's DeFi space, adding that the overall fundamentals are still strong. Aave CEO Defines Decentralization The DeFi economy can be imbalanced, often...

Mar 02 2021

BlockFi Adds LINK Token, Interest Rate Pending

BlockFi answers the Chainlink army's calls. BlockFi to Add LINK BlockFi said it would add LINK-the native token of decentralized oracle project Chainlink. LINK is the ninth-most...

Feb 16 2021

Crypto Lending Has Become a Pillar of the Cryptosphere

Feb 16 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  crypto industry lending

The evolution of crypto lending is continuing at pace, with new projects regularly coming onstream. These platforms, most of which exist in the decentralized finance (DeFi) realm, offer users the ability to obtain loans without having to contend with intermediaries and accept counterparty risk. In concert with asset issuance, payments, governance, and insurance, crypto lending is helping to construct a new and fairer...

Feb 11 2021

Nexo Adds Exchange Feature To Compete with BlockFi

Nexo is one of the most popular centralized crypto lending and borrowing platform along with BlockFi and Celsius. With over $4 Billion assets under management and Ledger vault as custodial service, Nexo is making a lot of news in recent times....

Feb 08 2021

Bitcoin-Based Lending And Savings Platform Ledn Raises $2.7 Million

Feb 08 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  funding investing ledn lending

This morning, Toronto-based bitcoin lending and saving company Ledn announced a $2.7 million financing round led by White Star’s Digital Asset Fund, with participation from Darrow Holdings, Coinbase Ventures, Global Founders Capital, CMT Digital and Kingsway. The Toronto-based company serves clients in over 100 countries by offering interest-paying savings accounts for bitcoin and USDC, as well as bitcoin-backed loans that provide borrowers with...

Canadian Crypto Lender Ledn Raises $2.7M for Emerging Markets Expansion

Feb 08 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  africa business funding rounds ledn lending

After growing in Latin America, the firm wants to bring its micro-loans and stablecoin savings features to other emerging markets.

Feb 06 2021

Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky announces self-insurance all its users’ coins

Feb 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  insurance lending people

Crypto banking and financial services platform Celsius Network (CEL) plans to self-insure its users’ funds against unforeseeable losses, its co-founder and CEO Alex Mashinsky announced on Twitter today. “You asked for it and we listened....

Feb 04 2021

Japan’s SBI Adds XRP to Cryptocurrency Lending Service

Feb 04 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash japan lending news

Users of SBI's cryptocurrency exchange can lend XRP for a return of 0.1% per annum.

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 26 2021

Traditional Lenders Extended Millions in Loans to the Crypto Space Through Genesis in Q4

Jan 26 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business genesis capital lending news

The average loan size for a first time lender on the platform is $3.2 million, Genesis said.

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.

Jan 12 2021

Babel Finance Is Letting Crypto Mining Firms Use Machines as Loan Collateral

Jan 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  babel finance business china lending mining

A clever way for bitcoin miners to get better loan terms.

Dec 24 2020

Here Comes the Open Lending Era

Dec 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business defi lending year in review 2020

Open lending grew from a fringe use-case to a burgeoning engine powering the next phase of the digital economy.

Dec 22 2020

Dec 17 2020

DeFi Startup Brings Corporate Lending Terms to Miners, Traders and Market Makers

Dec 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business defi lending

Maple Finance is a new firm out of Australia releasing a token-governed platform for institutional lending.

Dec 15 2020

Spring Labs Develops Data-Sharing Network for US Home Energy Projects

Dec 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business data sharing energy lending news

Firms handling loans for home energy projects in California, Florida and Missouri are using a blockchain system from Spring Labs that could save up to $10 million in fraud.

Dec 09 2020

Nexo founder on importance of crypto lending insurance and the differences between the 2017 and 2020 Bitcoin bull run

Dec 09 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  interview lending

CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with the Managing Director of Nexo, Antoni Trenchev. Nexo is a leading digital asset company best known for providing the world's first instant crypto credit lines. Prior to catching the blockchain bug in early 2013, Trenchev studied finance law at King’s College London and Humboldt...

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