Tag: decentralized finance

Ethereum Jumps 21% Higher This Week, Second Largest Crypto Market Nears All-Time High

Ethereum Jumps 21% Higher This Week, Second Largest Crypto Market Nears All-Time High

After bitcoin reached its all-time high (ATH) on Wednesday, the second-largest crypto asset in terms of market capitalization, ethereum, is nearing its own ATH. The last time the crypto asset hit an ATH was five months ago on May 12. Ethereum Climbs 46% in 30 Days, Commands Half Trillion Market Cap The digital currency ethereum […]

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A Slew of Defi Tokens Outperform Bitcoin’s Weekly Gains, Defi TVL and NFT Sales Spike

A Slew of Defi Tokens Outperform Bitcoin’s Weekly Gains, Defi TVL and NFT Sales Spike

October has been a strong month for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin but a number of decentralized finance (defi) tokens have seen higher double-digit gains this past week. Moreover, non-fungible token (NFT) sales have picked up and after the total-value locked (TVL) in defi crossed $200 billion on October 5, two weeks later another $22 billion has […]

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Uniswap Labs hires Democrat communications veteran amid regulatory scrutiny

Uniswap Labs hires Democrat communications veteran amid regulatory scrutiny

Uniswap Labs has hired a Democratic Party communications veteran to handle its public presence.  Hari Sevugan has joined the team of developers behind decentralized exchange developer Uniswap Labs as head of communications. The Washington insider made his name as the senior spokesperson for President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign. He also worked as the deputy campaign […]

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Swiss Bank Seba Now Lets Customers Earn Yield on Crypto Holdings

Swiss Bank Seba Now Lets Customers Earn Yield on Crypto Holdings

A FINMA-licensed Swiss bank, Seba, has launched a program enabling clients to earn yield on their crypto holdings. In addition, the bank will “provide support for centralized lending and borrowing services, enabling investors to generate yield by lending bitcoin and ethereum directly with Seba Bank.” Seba Earn Lets Clients Generate Rewards From Crypto Investments Seba […]

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Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $200 Billion — Fantom, Avalanche, Harmony, Arbitrum TVLs Swell

Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $200 Billion — Fantom, Avalanche, Harmony, Arbitrum TVLs Swell

Decentralized finance (defi) has swelled quite a bit this year and on October 5, the total value locked (TVL) in defi protocols crossed the $200 billion mark. Since January 1, the defi TVL across various blockchains has risen almost 855% from $21.4 billion to today’s $204 billion. Total Value Locked in Defi Jumps Over the […]

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SEC Commissioner: True Decentralized Projects Pose a Challenge to Crypto Regulation

SEC Commissioner: True Decentralized Projects Pose a Challenge to Crypto Regulation

A commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says that true decentralized projects pose a challenge to crypto regulation. Noting that “decentralized finance carries within itself inherently some ability to self regulate,” the commissioner said, “we need to take that into account as we design a regulatory system.” SEC Commissioner Peirce Discusses Crypto […]

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Talent Giant Creative Artists Agency Inks Deal With Pseudonymous NFT Whale 0xb1

Talent Giant Creative Artists Agency Inks Deal With Pseudonymous NFT Whale 0xb1

On October 8, the leading California-based talent agency Creative Artists Agency announced it has inked a deal with the infamous non-fungible token (NFT) asset collector known as “0xb1.” The influential talent agency aims to help the pseudonymous 0xb1 monetize the vast NFT collection and bolster “blue-chip brands looking to enter the NFT space.” 0xb1 Partners […]

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Total Value Locked Across Multiple Defi Chains Nears $200 Billion — Ethereum’s TVL Dominance 69%

Total Value Locked Across Multiple Defi Chains Nears $200 Billion — Ethereum’s TVL Dominance 69%

While the crypto economy has seen a decent uptick in performance during the first week of October, a number of decentralized finance (defi) tokens have seen tremendous gains. Furthermore, the total value locked in defi has risen to $195 billion, jumping more than 14% over the last two weeks from $171 billion. Defi Tokens Skyrocket, […]

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Kevin O’Leary: ‘My Crypto Exposure Is Greater Than Gold for the First Time Ever’

Kevin O’Leary: ‘My Crypto Exposure Is Greater Than Gold for the First Time Ever’

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has revealed that he has more crypto exposure than gold for the first time. He hopes to increase his crypto allocation to 7% in the next few months, emphasizing: “I don’t see a situation where crypto’s ever going away.” Kevin O’Leary Now Has More Crypto Than Gold […]

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