Tag: sidechains

Feb 26 2021

Bitcoin Has No Real Use For DeFi In Its Current Form

Feb 26 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  defi markets rsk sidechains

The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem continues to attract billions of dollars from cryptocurrency enthusiasts. Though the term “decentralized finance” could certainly apply directly to Bitcoin in and of itself, the growth of the DeFi industry lately refers to an umbrella of projects, mostly based on Ethereum smart contracts, that support cryptocurrency-based lending, prediction markets or other financial services. While the emphasis on Ethereum...

Bitcoin Has No Real Use For DeFi In Its Current Form

Feb 26 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  defi markets rsk sidechains

A wave of decentralized finance (DeFi) products, mostly built on Ethereum, has some wondering if Bitcoin could benefit from the ecosystem.In worldwide surveys on Facebook’s Libra, respondents have...

Feb 18 2021

Feb 12 2021

Jan 11 2021

Blockstream Adds Six Members To Liquid Federation

Today, Blockstream has announced the addition of six members to Liquid, its federated Bitcoin sidechain. These members include Bitcoin wallet app Coinos, institutional digital asset custody provider Komainu, privacy infrastructure developer Nym Technologies, Liquid swap infrastructure provider SideSwap, Bitcoin-native financial...

Jan 05 2021

Dec 15 2020

DeFi on Bitcoin Gets a Boost as Sovryn Launches on RSK Sidechain

Dec 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin defi rsk sidechains sovryn

Sovryn is launching a lending and derivatives market on the RSK Bitcoin sidechain in a bid to promote DeFi on Bitcoin.

Dec 11 2020

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