Since the market boom of decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible tokens (NFT) in 2021, there have been a number of conferences and summits designed to grow the industry further and promote mainstream adoption. One of such summits is the Stanford DeFi & NFT Summit 2021. The event was conducted by Pledge Finance, a blockchain-powered, decentralized lending protocol with headquarters in Palo Alto, CaliforniaUnited States. Details of the Stanford DeFi and NFT Summit The DeFi & NFT Summit 2021 was conducted by Pledge Finance on September 24 at the Stanford Faculty
Share some Bitpinas love:Sky Mavis, the developers of breakout game Axie Infinity, announces that it has successfully raised $152 million that will be used to build its global team, scale its infrastructure and build a distribution platform that game developers can use to create and distribute their blockchain games. The series B round is led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and participated by Accel and Paradigm. A16z previously invested in play-to-earn gaming group Yield Guild Games, which has more than 3,000 scholars playing Axie Infinity.While the play-to-earn (P2E) model, which means
Atlanta, United States / August 21, 2021 / Memenopoly, a new coming of age gaming NFT solution, has announced a strategic partnership with the first community-owned NFT marketplace Babylon. The partnership would allow Meme-themed Memenopoly NFTs to be auctioned on Babylons NFT marketplace. Memenopoly is a yield generating blockchain “play to earn” game. The platform aims to bring the next evolution of gamified yield generation, leveraging the power of NFTs to reward players and farmers. Memenpoly has made the game of Monopoly more interesting, offering earning opportunities with an NFT
Episode #339: George Davis, Hotchkis & Wiley, “We’re In Unchartered Territory Right Now” Guest: George Davis serves as CEO and is responsible for setting the firm’s strategic direction. Mr. Davis also serves as a portfolio manager on the Large Cap Fundamental Value and Large Cap Diversified Value portfolios. Date Recorded: 7/21/2021 | Run-Time: 49:27 Summary: In today’s episode, we’re talking long term value investing. We start with George’s investment philosophy and then walk through how he views the market today, seeing value in both financials and energy stocks. We talk
Justin Sun has tweeted that incentivized mining output for the SUN token will be reduced by 20%. Is this just another memecoin gimmick, or are the fundamentals sound? The Tron boss seemingly expects this will boost the token’s value. Tron will also add new pairs to the incentivized liquidity mining available on Sun.io beginning Sept. 30. The recent appearance of SUN is supported by the memecoin craze and the rise of DeFi yield farming. The Purpose of the Sun One problem is that the intended use for the SUN token
In 2020, crypto assets have outperformed gold and equities. Stocks have seen a lot of volatility leading up to the 2020 US presidential election. Antoni Trenchev, CEO of the Nexo online lending/borrowing platform, explained why Ethereum and other assets are on the rise. In part, the crypto space is seeing a rocketing interest among baby boomers. Start With Bitcoin Trenchev sat down with Bloomberg TV to share his thoughts on the huge surge in crypto-asset prices. He believes the DeFi craze has powered the market. The Bulgarian told Bloomberg that
Akropolis is an Ethereum-based protocol that provides financial services to the informal economy. Most decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms concentrate on a subset of yield farming or liquidity mining at the top of their menu. This aspect deals with mostly lending and borrowing services, leaving savings, which is also a crucial part of a decentralized financial ecosystem, unattended or not fully developed. Although projects have attempted to close this gap, Akropolis aims to do a better job. Generally, Akropolis flips conventional finance to introduce a fully DeFi-structured world. Table of Contents
Decentralized finance has been crypto’s defining motif this year, thanks in no small part to the ascendance of token mining solutions popularly known as yield farming. However, despite billions of dollars of crypto assets being locked into DeFi protocols, it has still to be determined whether decentralized finance can realize the lofty goals that inspired its creation, like banking the unbanked and providing greater financial inclusion. What’s beyond dispute is that the legacy financial system crippled by excessive regulations and distorted by extremely loose central banks’ monetary policies is badly
Linear Finance (LINA) is a decentralized delta-one asset protocol where users are given the ability to create, manage, and trade synthetic assets. Their synthetic assets, or Liquids, are much like a basket of assets, representing underlying assets without the need for the user to directly hold them. This innovation gives investors exposure to numerous kinds of markets at a much safer and more diversified strategy. Powering the platform is the Linear token (LINA), its native token that can be used for payment, staking, governance, liquidity mining, as well as investing.
New DeFi yield farming platforms have been coming thick and fast over the past month or so with new opportunities popping up almost every day. The latest offering garnering attention is Pickle Finance which aims to help mitigate the relative instability in stablecoins. The majority of DeFi doppelgangers do mostly the same thing with a few slight variations. Essentially, offering a worthless governance token as an incentive to lure liquidity providers. In some cases, the token performs well for some time, while others dump just as quickly as they pump.