DeFi

Circle delays its DeFi API product, citing need for regulatory guidance

Circle delays its DeFi API product, citing need for regulatory guidance

Quick Take Stablecoin issuer and crypto payments company Circle has delayed its DeFi API product.  The product had planned to allow companies easier access to DeFi lending protocols such as Compound on the Ethereum network. advertisement Crypto payments infrastructure provider and stablecoin issuer Circle has delayed its DeFi application programming interface (API) product, citing the …

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DeFi security provider Sherlock aims to raise $100 million in token round

DeFi security provider Sherlock aims to raise $100 million in token round

Quick Take Protocol security solution Sherlock hopes to widen its investor pool beyond VCs and angels.  This follows similar token-based rounds such as the recent $1 billion raise by Luna Foundation Guard. advertisement Sherlock, a startup that promises to protect crypto projects from smart contract hacks, is looking to raise $100 million in a public …

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Genesis reports a downtrend in Bitcoin demand as institutions move on to Ethereum, DeFi

Genesis reports downtrend in BTC demand as institutions prefer ETH, DeFi

‘Tis the season of releasing earnings reports, and the third-quarter growth has not so well for some companies directly engaged in cryptocurrencies. This has been largely thanks to the wild price fluctuations Bitcoin has experienced lately. For instance, Microstrategy, the world’s biggest corporate holder of Bitcoin, witnessed paper losses from holding the digital asset on …

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DeFi Needs Clear Regulation; Or Does it? Feat. PaperImperium

DeFi Needs Clear Regulation; Or Does it? Feat. PaperImperium

This week, “Opinionated” hosts Ben Schiller, Anna Baydakova and Danny Nelson are talking to PaperImperium, the first and only pseudonymous crypto advocate, lobbying on behalf of MakerDAO in the corridors of power. PaperImperium, or Paper, or Chris (his real name, but he’s not keen to publicize his full name), is advocating for a clear regulation …

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