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

‘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

Beta Finance to Launch DeFi Asset Shorting Platform

The latest new idea to come out of the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector is a platform that makes it easier to short crypto assets. Sponsored Sponsored Beta Finance claims that the extreme price volatility for cryptocurrencies triggers instability, and harms the long-term adoption of DeFi by both retail and institutional users. In a blog post … Read more

Elrond to Launch Gold and Silver Backed DeFi

High-throughput blockchain platform Elrond is delving deeper into decentralized finance with its latest offering which will tokenize precious metals. Sponsored Sponsored Elrond has gone into partnership with U.K. fintech firm Aurus that facilitates the tokenization of precious metals and commodities. Three tokens for gold, silver, and platinum — AWG, AWS, and AWP — will be issued … Read more