Umee Raises $6.3M to Connect Cosmos and Ethereum With Cross-Chain DeFi

The project, led by Tendermint’s former strategy lead, secured backing from Polychain Capital, Coinbase Ventures and others.

Tech  ·  15 June 2021

Bitcoin, Ether Dive While Some Alternative Cryptocurrencies Hit Record Highs

The balance of bitcoin held on major exchanges is on the rise in what some analysts say is a bearish sign.

Markets  ·  15 May 2021

Blockchain Firm Figment Launches $16M Investment Arm to Fund Cosmos, Polkadot Projects

The Figment Capital fund will be dedicated to a number of emerging base layers.

News  ·  27 April 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin in Neutral at $55.5K as Ether Continues Bull Run

The price of bitcoin has changed little over the past 24 hours, despite the asset’s notorious volatility.

Markets  ·  21 April 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Flat at $56.7K, Ether Rises and It Wasn’t Dogeday’s Afternoon

Bitcoin price takes a pit stop with ether and dogecoin stealing the spotlight.

Markets  ·  20 April 2021

Thorchain Is Ready to Grease the Wheels of Crypto-to-Crypto Trading

Set to launch Tuesday, the network would allow trading of assets from different blockchains without middlemen or synthetic “wrapped” substitutes.

Tech  ·  13 April 2021

Visa and PayPal Can Be the Cosmos and Polkadot of CBDCs

Existing payment players have a head start in the race to integrate central bank digital currencies worldwide, says our columnist.

Business  ·  9 April 2021

Tendermint Acquisition Takes Aim at New Interoperable DEX for Cosmos

Tendermint enters the decentralized exchange arena with the ambitious goal of creating a one-stop DEX for trading any and all coins.

News  ·  7 April 2021

Tendermint Launches $20M Venture Fund to Boost Development Across Cosmos

Tendermint says the fund will be the largest investment vehicle for the Cosmos ecosystem.

Business  ·  29 March 2021

Cosmos Investors Vote to Approve Inter-Blockchain Communication

Allowing tokens to zip between chains could open up opportunities in decentralized finance; a service on one network could lend an asset from another.

Tech  ·  29 March 2021

Staking as an Asset Class? This Swiss Institutional Fund Is Jumping In

Persistence is helping institutions find yield with its white-labeled staking service.

Business  ·  26 March 2021

Zaki Manian’s Sommelier Finance Raises $3.5M to Help DeFi Investors Avoid Impermanent Loss

A cross-chain balm to help DeFi minnows swim with the whales.

Tech  ·  10 March 2021

Cardano’s ADA Token Tripled in February to Outperform CoinDesk 20

Traders are betting on the "smart-contract" blockchain, which aims to compete with market leader Ethereum, even though it doesn't yet have smart-contract functionality.

Markets  ·  1 March 2021

Cosmos Upgrades to Stargate: Another 2017 ICO Very Nearly Completes Its Vision

The last step before inter-blockchain communication goes live early Thursday.

Tech  ·  17 February 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Rises to $38.3K While Ether’s New High Takes Spotlight

DeFi and the prospect of trading futures have crypto investors scooping up ETH.

Markets  ·  5 February 2021