Tag: networks & protocols

Sep 16 2021

Crypto lending app Minterest unveils new protocol to make DeFi fairer

Sep 16 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  networks & protocols

An experienced team of cryptographers and blockchain experts, today unveiled Minterest, a value-capturing lending and borrowing protocol designed to make DeFi fairer for users. Unveiling the new protocol follows a recent private funding round that saw the team behind the project raise USD $6.5 million from top-tier investors, including...

Smart contract upgrade on Hedera brings high-speed programmability to tokenization

Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public network for the decentralized economy, today announced an upgrade to its smart contract service, which will soon allow developers to harness the speed and scalability of the Hedera Token Service (HTS) for fungible and non-fungible tokens with the...

Shinobi: Secret Network launches new bridge protocol to Bitcoin

Secret Network, a blockchain with privacy-preserving smart contacts, today unveiled the testnet launch of Shinobi, its new protocol for bridging Bitcoin and Secret Network. Shinobi is a direct bridge between Bitcoin and Secret Network, soon Secret Bitcoin (sBTC) will unlock...

Axelar enhances its cross-chain liquidity network in partnership with Cosmostation

Axelar, a decentralized interoperability network that connects blockchain ecosystems, applications, and users, today announced a new partnership with Cosmostation, an application provider and one of the genesis validator node operators and application developers in the Cosmos ecosystem. Through this partnership, Cosmostation will work to secure the Axelar network and serve as a top-tier validator for the network. Cosmostation will also support Axelar on...

Sep 15 2021

Vite Labs proposes solution to bring NFT stack to its multi-chain platform

Sep 15 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  networks & protocols vite vite labs

Today, the team of Vite Labs published an outline of an approach that seems "sensible" in order to deliver a non-fungible-token (NFT) stack to the multi- chain decentralized blockchain ecosystem. Vite, using a DAG ledger structure. is a universal dApp platform that can support a set of smart contracts, each of which is a state machine with independent state and different operational logic, which...

Mixin to provide staking services to Avalanche ecosystem as validator

Mixin Network, a layer-2 PoS platform bringing speed and scalability to the blockchain, announced today it has integrated with Avalanche. Starting the partnership, Exin, one of the most active developer teams in the Mixin ecosystem, and which owns the popular staking product ExinPool, will join the Avalanche validator node ecosystem to provide secure and trusted staking and node services to the community. The...

Umbrella to bring real-time data and private asset data to IX Swap’s tokenized stock platform

Umbrella Network, a layer-2 oracle solution, announced today a partnership with IX Swap, a platform that offers automated market-making and liquidity pools for security tokens and tokenized stocks. Under the partnership, Umbrella Network's decentralized oracles will provide...

Sep 14 2021

Eden Block launches $16M fund to grow the Solana ecosystem in Israel & Europe

Eden Block, a blockchain-focused VC firm with offices in London and Tel-Aviv, and the Solana Foundation today announced a funding effort of up to $16 million to advance the Solana ecosystem in Israel. With this specialized new fund, Eden Block and the Solana Foundation will invest in...

Cardano blockchain upgrade sees over 100 smart contracts in the first 24 hours

Sep 14 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  cardano iohk networks & protocols

Cardano, the third-biggest blockchain by market cap, on Sunday, September 12th, successfully executed the Alonzo hard fork, an upgrade to give the blockchain ‘smart contract’ functionality, which gives developers the ability to create decentralized apps with advanced use-cases. Within 24 hours, the platform saw over 100 smart contracts run on the network, with its first decentralized application also already deployed. By building...

Sep 13 2021

Alpha Finance introduces second launchpad incubation project: pSTAKE

Alpha Finance Lab, a DeFi ecosystem and platform, today announced the second Alpha Launchpad project, pSTAKE, a ‘Liquid Staking’ DeFi protocol...

Jet Protocol launches its borrowing and lending alpha product on Solana devnet

Jet Protocol, a borrowing and lending protocol built on Solana, today announced the launch of its alpha product on the Solana devnet introducing the ecosystem to its improved cross-margining borrowing and lending experience. Users of Jet will be able to borrow against or earn a yield on their crypto- assets. Founders of Jet Protocol, Wil Barnes, CEO, and James Moreau, COO, who recently...

Sep 09 2021

Decentral Games to deploy on Polygon to enhance play-to-earn economy in the metaverse

Polygon, a full-stack Ethereum scaling solution, today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Decentral Games, a metaverse gaming decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), to solve challenges around scalability, interoperability, speed, and transaction costs during play-to-earn games....

Sep 08 2021

C.R.E.A.M. Finance begins bridge strategy bringing NFTs and the Metaverse to DeFi

Sep 08 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  cream finance networks & protocols

C.R.E.A.M. Finance, a decentralized lending protocol, is bringing NFTs and the Metaverse to DeFi with phase one of its larger strategy to build the bridges between DeFi, NFT, and the Metaverse ecosystems. In collaboration with Chainlink, C.R.E.A.M. Finance is now the first borrowing/lending DeFi...

Axelar integrates with Avalanche-based DEX Pangolin to extend crypto-asset availability

Axelar, the decentralized interoperability network that connects blockchain ecosystems, applications, and users, has today announced a new integration with Pangolin Exchange, a decentralized exchange (DEX) for Avalanche and Ethereum assets. The...

Sep 07 2021

IOTA selected to participate in the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI) network

The IOTA Foundation, the non-profit supporting the research and development of new distributed ledger technologies (DLT), including the IOTA Tangle, announced today it been selected to participate in the pre-commercial procurement process for the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (...

Sep 02 2021

Crypto derivatives protocol SynFutures to deploy on layer-2 Ethereum solution Arbitrum

SynFutures, a crypto derivatives trading protocol, today announced that it will deploy its protocol on...

DeFi platform EQIFI to offer Tezos (XTZ) staking and borrowing

Sep 02 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  featured networks & protocols tezos

EQIFI, a regulated and licensed decentralized finance platform, today announced new products supporting the Tezos blockchain ecosystem. Powered by EQIBank a licensed and regulated digital bank, EQIFI operates under a community-focused, decentralized standard through its native EQX token. This allows...

Sep 01 2021

Kine integrating its cross-chain crypto derivatives trading protocol on Polygon Network

Sep 01 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  networks & protocols

Kine Protocol, a decentralized protocol that establishes general-purpose liquidity pools backed by a customizable portfolio of digital assets, announced today it has partnered with Polygon to bring high margin, cross- chain derivatives trading to the Polygon Network for further scalability and increased...

Aug 31 2021

Ignition: New Solana hackathon commences with up to $5M in awards

Aug 31 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  featured networks & protocols solana

Solana Labs, the organization managing the Solana blockchain, today announced it will be launching a new hackathon focused on Web3, DeFi, Gaming, and NFTs. The Ignition hackathon is open to teams from around the globe and will feature live events in select cities. Ignition is the fourth Solana hackathon, following the success of its...

Aug 30 2021

New $100 million fund launches to support adoption of Celo blockchain

Aug 30 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  celo featured networks & protocols

Today, a consortium of Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols and projects announced DeFi for the People, a collaboration of crypto organizations united by a common goal: bringing DeFi to the 6 billion smartphone users around the world. Built on Celo, the new initiative counts Aave, Curve, Sushi,...

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