Aave Launches Web3, Smart Contracts-Based Social Media Platform Built on Polygon

Aave Launches Web3, Smart Contracts-Based Social Media Platform Built on PolygonThe decentralized finance (defi) lending platform Aave has revealed the launch of a Web3 social media platform called the Lens Protocol. According to the team, Lens is a “Web3, smart contracts-based social graph” that is built using the Polygon blockchain. Defi Project Aave Drops the Lens Protocol, Platform’s Intent Is to ‘Empower Creators to Own […]

Relatively Unknown Protocols Push TVL in Defi Above the $200 Billion Range

On February 15, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) platforms is just above the $200 billion range, after a brief slump below that region last week. Out of the entire TVL in defi today, Ethereum commands 59.22% of that value with 532 defi protocols. Metrics during the last seven days show a […]

Ambrosus Core Launches a $10 Million Developer Grant to Scale Its Open-Source Blockchain Ecosystem

PRESS RELEASE. Zug, Switzerland — Ambrosus Core, the technical foundation of Ambrosus Ecosystem, has announced the launch of a substantial developer funding program — $10 million for developers deploying decentralized finance (DeFi) applications and other decentralized solutions on the Ambrosus blockchain. Ambrosus is a fully operational Layer 1 EVM-compatible blockchain protocol providing scalability, zero-knowledge proof […]

SEC Commissioner: New Proposal Could Give SEC Expansive Power to Regulate Crypto, Defi Platforms

SEC Commissioner: New Proposal Could Give SEC Expansive Power to Regulate Crypto, Defi PlatformsA commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has voiced concerns regarding a new proposal that could give the securities regulator new powers to regulate cryptocurrency platforms and decentralized finance (defi) protocols. New SEC Proposal Could Hurt the Crypto Industry, Commissioner Peirce Cautions U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Hester Peirce has […]

Value Locked in Defi Climbs 13% Higher Since Last Week’s Low, SOL Price Jumps 25%, AVAX TVL Spikes

Value Locked in Defi Climbs 13% Higher Since Last Week's Low, SOL Price Jumps 25%, AVAX TVL SpikesThe total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has jumped back above the $200 billion range, hovering around $216.49 billion on Saturday morning (EST). The TVL in defi has increased 13.60% since tapping a low of $190.57 billion 13 days ago on January 23. The decentralized exchange (dex) Curve’s $19.41 billion TVL dominates the […]

Value Locked in Defi Climbs Higher, Polkadot TVL Spikes, Terra’s LUNA Sheds 21%

On Sunday, January 30, 2022, the top smart contract protocol tokens by market capitalization is $592 billion or 32.66% of the $1.8 trillion crypto economy. Meanwhile, the total-value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) protocols is $192.42 billion up 5.28% since January 23. Defi TVL Climbs More Than 5%, Ethereum Defi Dominance Still 60%, Cross-Chain […]

Rebase Market Carnage: TIME Slips 61%, Wonderland Admin Allegedly Co-Founded Quadrigacx

While reserve-based crypto assets like gold tokens and stablecoins have been able to weather the crypto market carnage over the last two weeks, rebase tokens like wonderland (TIME), and Olympus (OHM) have seen massive losses. Wonderland is down more than 96% since the crypto asset’s all-time high (ATH), and OHM is down over 95% since […]

Fantom Surpasses Binance Smart Chain as the Third-Largest Defi Blockchain

Fantom Surpasses Binance Smart Chain as the Third-Largest Defi BlockchainThe total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) protocols has lost ​​6.8% during the last 24 hours as crypto markets have experienced more losses. However, the Fantom blockchain has seen a TVL increase, jumping 46.62% over the last week. Fantom has managed to knock Binance Smart Chain (BSC) down a notch, as it now […]

Value Locked in Defi Slides 21% in 2 Weeks, $200B TVL Still 10x Larger Than This Time Last Year

Value Locked in Defi Slides 21% in 2 Weeks, $200B TVL Still 9x Larger Than This Time Last YearThe value locked in decentralized finance (defi) has dropped 21.22% since January 4, 2022. At the time, the total value locked (TVL) in defi was $255.84 billion and today, the TVL is around $201.55 billion. TVL in Defi Loses $54 Billion in 2 Weeks While digital currency markets shed significant value during the last two […]