Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum Needs to Grow Beyond DeFi for Degens

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has stated that the network needs to expand beyond its current state, urging the community to help it grow. Sponsored Sponsored Speaking at the EthCC conference in Paris, the lead developer stated that the network needs to grow and innovate beyond decentralized finance (DeFi). Buterin outlined his vision for the future … Read more

Moving DeFi Assets Quickly and Cheaply With Umbria’s Oscar Chambers

BeinCrypto spoke to Oscar Chambers, one of the founders of Umbria. He dives into the DeFi platform, how he came to DeFi and moving to crypto interoperability. Sponsored Sponsored DeFi solutions are everywhere. Each protocol and project is addressing issues and building on resources to further this impressive decentralized project. Two such innovators are Barney … Read more

Terraform Labs Gets $150M Investments from Major Crypto Players

South Korean company Terraform Labs has secured $150 million worth of investment funding from several high-flyers in the crypto space. Sponsored Sponsored The “all-star team” of investors included Arrington XRP Capital, Pantera Capital, plus Galaxy Digital and BlockTower Capital. Galaxy had previously co-led the Series A funding round for Terra back in January. A round … Read more

DeFi Deep Dive — Komodo, the Blockchain Unifier

Komodo is the next step in the DeFi evolution by freeing DeFi products from blockchain-specific ecosystems. Sponsored Sponsored As the blockchain space matures, we are moving past individual blockchains that are competing for the piece of the DeFi pie as self-contained ecosystems. Instead, the future of blockchain-based products and platforms is clearly one in which … Read more

The Travel Rule Vs. Decentralization: A Moral Paradox?

As the decentralized economy continues to grow, the question of “how much centralization is too much?” continues to persist. Sponsored Sponsored Some argue that decentralization is a conduit for nefarious activity. Others argue that the traditional financial system brings just as many problems, if not more. This piece explores the moral quandary that accompanies wholesale … Read more

‘African Governments Have an Erratic Relationship With Crypto,’ Says KamPay CEO

BeinCrypto spoke to Chris Cleverly, CEO of Kamari and the founder of the Made In Africa Foundation. He dived into Kamari and KamPay, which aim to become key in cryptocurrency for African countries. Sponsored Sponsored Kamari began in 2018. It has focused on easier access to banking solutions on the continent. As a result, “allowing … 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

‘I Call It the Monetary Revolution,’ Says Kraken’s Maximilian Marenbach

BeinCrypto spoke to Maximilian Marenbach from Kraken about bitcoin as a store of value, IEOs and the future for cryptocurrencies. Sponsored Sponsored Kraken is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. It has a 24-hour trading volume of $907.26 million at the time of writing. As such it has been front and center … Read more

Dogecoin Is More Than a Meme Coin When It Comes to DeFi

The meme-inspired dogecoin remains a much-talked-about cryptocurrency asset. Especially having soared to an all-time high of $0.72 on May 8. Yet, despite making headlines this year due to its volatility, doge is still considered a meme to many serious investors. Sponsored Sponsored This is partly because of its instability, lack of liquidity and utility, and … Read more