Will Rising Interest Rates Sink the Crypto Ecosystem?

But there are also significant structural and transparency differences in crypto that make an impact. Most of all, a conventional startup with high spending in excess of income, or “burn rate,” will see its equity value drop faster in a higher interest rate environment because “burn” implies future borrowing. But in crypto, the “burn rate” […]

The many layers of crypto staking in the DeFi ecosystem

Staking has been used fluently to describe several actions within the world of crypto, from locking your tokens on a decentralized finance (DeFi) application or centralized exchange (CEX) to using tokens to run a validator node infrastructure on a proof-of-stake (PoS) network. PoS is one of the most popular mechanisms that allows blockchains to validate […]

Congressmen tell SEC redefining long-standing concepts would be bad for digital ecosystem

Ranking member of the United States House Financial Services Committee Patrick McHenry and ranking member of the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets Bill Huizenga sent a letter Monday to Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler to express their concerns about proposed SEC amendments to the Exchange Act of 1934 that would […]

Tether’s USDT Stablecoin Enters Polkadot Ecosystem With Kusama Launch

Tether’s USDT is also live on Ethereum, Solana, Algorand, EOS, Liquid Network, Omni, Tron, and Bitcoin Cash’s Standard Ledger Protocol. Polkadot will join that list soon after Kusama (the Polkadot parachain auctions followed Kusama by a few months.) Source link

WonderFi Announces Strategic Investments in Solana Ecosystem and FTX

Vancouver, British Columbia – November 8, 2021- WonderFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: WNDR)(OTC:WONDF) (the “Company” or “WonderFi”) today announced its investment in the Solana ecosystem through the Incentive Ecosystem Foundation, which includes Solana and Serum as the two largest weighted assets. Solana is a high performance programmable blockchain capable of executing up to 50,000 transactions per […]

Ecosystem expansion and $45M funding round boost Boba Network (BOBA) price by 30%

The institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies has been gaining momentum over the past couple of years due to venture capitalists and money managers looking to the crypto market as the next investment class that will offer the greatest return.  The Boba Network (BOBA) is the most recent protocol to benefit from institutional interest and the long […]

Ethereum’s Strength Is the Ecosystem, not Its Roadmap

In the second part of the interview with Skale Network CTO Konstantin Kladko, he explains why he believes that Ethereum (ETH) is more than just the Eth 2.0 roadmap, and what he believes to be the best use case for it. Kladko is quite vocal about the failures of other layer two solutions, though Skale […]

Key DeFi Ecosystem Problems, Explained

The DeFi market is made up of many different actors and subsectors, some of which simply don’t exist in traditional finance. While a large majority of participants include lenders looking to loan out assets, borrowers looking for quick access to those assets and exchanges that can act as a medium for lenders and borrowers, there […]