Australian Lending Startup Loda Gets $15M to Further Crypto Collateralization Efforts

Loda is among the first of its kind in the country that allows users to borrow Australian dollars against crypto, its CEO said.

News  ·  30 July 2021

Anchorage to Offer Ethereum-Backed Loans Through BankProv

This is the first time Anchorage has extended ETH-backed loans through a traditional, FDIC-insured bank.

Business  ·  3 June 2021

Gemini Exchange Users Can Now Earn Interest on Dogecoin

The U.S.-based exchange also added sushiswap, injective and polygon, bringing the total of interest-earning cryptocurrencies to 32.

News  ·  10 May 2021
CoinFlash Expanding Debit Card to Australia After Becoming Visa Principle Member is now a principal member of Visa's Australia network.

Business  ·  18 March 2021

Blockchain-Based Lender Figure Technologies Applies for US National Bank Charter

If granted, the charter would replace the blockchain-based lender's hodgepodge of state licenses with a single nationwide regulator.

Business  ·  6 November 2020

ETH Gobbles Up Larger Share of Genesis Loan Book as Trading Firms Feast on DeFi Summer

Genesis Trading saw the share of bitcoin in its loan portfolio drop, mainly due to demand for liquidity mining on DeFi protocols.

Business  ·  30 October 2020

Barclays’ Former Russian Bank Has Issued a Token-Collateralized Loan

Expobank has issued its first loan using WAVES tokens as collateral – the bank are now estimating what future demand could be.

Business  ·  19 August 2020

Here’s Why Interest Rates on Cryptocurrencies Could Be a Game-Changer

The growth in crypto lending platforms is giving birth to a new type of valuation metric: interest rates.

Business  ·  22 February 2020

Guangdong Blockchain Financing Platform Aims to Help Small Business

A new platform backed by Guangdong province aims to streamline the process for commercial banks to lend funds to small businesses with more detailed and reliable profiles provided by its blockchain network.

News  ·  2 January 2020

Genesis Clocks Quarterly Surge in Cash and Stablecoin Lending

For the first time this year, BTC-denominated loans now represent less than 60 percent of Genesis' portfolio.

Business  ·  30 October 2019

Lock BTC, Get DAI: Lending Firm Bridges Bitcoin-DeFi Divide in Latin America

Ledn is partnering with MakerDAO to bring the ethereum-backed stablecoin DAI to more users in Latin America.

Business  ·  29 October 2019

Bitrue Exchange to Launch Crypto-Backed Loan Platform

The service, which goes live on Sept. 30, loans BTC, ETH XRP and USDT at a 0.04% daily interest rate.

Markets  ·  24 September 2019
Token Sale

How Celsius Turned Its Crypto ICO Into a Billion-Dollar Lending Business

Lending startup Celsius went from a $50 million token sale to $1 billion in crypto deposits.

Business  ·  7 September 2019

Crypto Lenders Have Earned Just 2% on $4.7 Billion in Loans: Report

A new report from credit assessment startup Graychain shows that demand for crypto loans is surging, but lenders aren't making much profit.

Markets  ·  15 August 2019

Crypto Loans Firm Left Thousands of Users’ Financial Data Exposed

Crypto loans platform YouHodler left a database with millions of logs containing users' private financial data unprotected, researchers found.

Policy & regulation  ·  25 July 2019