Building Web 3 for Everyone — Marginalized Communities Are Defining Their Space in the Metaverse

The core of cryptocurrency is financial freedom and independence. The larger crypto space has also become a place where marginalized communities have empowered themselves, both socially and financially. Sponsored Sponsored Research from the United States shows that minority communities invest more in cryptocurrencies than their majority, white counterparts. A poll published by USA Today conducted … Read more

‘DeFi Doesn’t Protect the Individual, It Protects the System,’ Says Eden Block Founder

BeinCrypto spoke to Lior Messika, Founder of the Venture Capital Fund Eden Block. He discusses Decentralized Finance (DeFi), its current hype, and the importance of responsibility in financial freedom. Sponsored Sponsored There is no doubt that DeFi is booming. This is in no small part thanks to the funding flowing into the large variety of … Read more

Tackling the Exposure Problem in DeFi With Cono Finance

BeinCrypto spoke to Luis Shliesske from Gelato and Marc Zeller from AAVE about their joint project, Cono Finance. They discuss how it helps protect user debt positions and how automation brings a better user experience to DeFi. Sponsored Sponsored Decentralized Finance (DeFi) isn’t always the safest bet for those participating in it. One area that … Read more

‘Tokens That Provide True Underlying Value Will Stand the Test of Time,’ Says Axia CEO

BeinCrypto spoke to Nick Agar, Founder of AXIA, about hyper-deflationary assets and their value to projects and the cryptocurrency space. Sponsored Sponsored AXIA Coin is a hyper-deflationary asset-supported currency. It aims to provide easier access to financial assets for people across socioeconomic and global divides. Unlike some other cryptocurrencies, Agar set out to create a … Read more

‘Being Inclusive Is a Lot About Access,’ Says Hifi Finance CEO

BeinCrypto spoke to Doug Leonard, CEO of HiFi Finance, about picking up audiences where you find them, such as in South Korea. Sponsored Sponsored Despite massive, interested populations globally, the United States and Europe still hold much of the focus when it comes to cryptocurrencies. However, regions like Asia and Africa are starting to prove … Read more

‘There Will Be Many More Versions of BSC to Come,’ Says Binance Smart Chain’s Julian Tan

BeinCrypto spoke to Julian Tan, Business Development & Ecosystem Growth at Binance Smart Chain (BSC), about decentralized finance (DeFi), the success of Binance Smart Chain, and what’s coming in the future. Sponsored Sponsored Binance Smart Chain (BSC) has undoubtedly exploded onto the scene. The platform aims to deal with some of the issues that were being … Read more

Harvest Finance Puts Its Focus On Usability With V2

Harvest Finance recently rolled out Version 2 of its platform. This update zeroed in on user experience in an attempt to make yield farming even more accessible. Sponsored Sponsored Harvest Finance launched in August 2020 as a platform to help people identify the highest yields across decentralized finance. The platform offered a shortcut through the … Read more

Arbitrum Attracts Big DeFi Projects With Easy Layer 2 Solution

Arbitrum is a relatively new solution to Ethereum but has quickly gained popularity with multiple projects onboarding to its platforms. Sponsored Sponsored Arbitrum is a Layer 2 solution for the Ethereum network. It launched in May 2021 by its creators OffChain Labs. The project is the first true Layer 2 with the Ethereum Virtual Machine … Read more

Unpacking WEF DeFi Policy-Maker Toolkit With Professor Kevin Werbach

BeinCrypto spoke to Kevin Werbach, Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at the Wharton School, about the recently released DeFi Policy-Maker Toolkit. Sponsored Sponsored Decentralized Finance has had a pretty impressive year. Following the DeFi Summer of 2020, decentralized apps (dApps) have seemingly popped up everywhere. In addition, it has been lucrative. According to … Read more

‘The audience for DeFi is millions or even billions of people,’ Says Aave’s Marc Zeller

BeinCrypto spoke to Marc Zeller, Integrations Lead at Aave, about where the protocol is headed and how DeFi will change the future financial landscape. Sponsored Sponsored While they’ve been around for a while, the Aave protocol most know launched in 2020. The peer-to-peer lending platform rebranded from its original ETHLend and picked up the liquidity … Read more