Market Wrap: China Breaks Crypto as Bitcoin Falls to $36K, ETH Drops $300 in Two Hours

Within two hours of the State Council statement, BTC fell 11%, based on CoinDesk 20 data.

Markets  ·  21 May 2021

Banking App Current Picks Polkadot for Its DeFi Debut

The banking app with 3 million users will serve as a Polkadot validator as it plans deeper crypto moves.

Business  ·  18 May 2021

Swiss Asset Manager Valour Launches Cardano and Polkadot ETPs

Fully backed by ADA and DOT, the products are listing on the Nordic Growth Market.

Markets  ·  18 May 2021

Market Wrap: It’s ‘Doge Day Afternoon’ as Memecoin Jumps 47%; Ether and Bitcoin Rise

Not all industry participants are amused by dogecoin’s tricks.

Markets  ·  14 May 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls for Second Straight Day After Tesla Action; Ether Follows

“What saddens me is the way the weak hands and recent buyers see Elon Musk as a prophet, powerhouse and decisive figure in bitcoin,” said one trader.

Markets  ·  13 May 2021

Polkadot-Based Derivatives Exchange Raises $6.4M at $50M Valuation

Su Zhu’s Three Arrows co-led the funding round for dTrade. The project looks to decentralize crypto derivatives trading.

Business  ·  13 May 2021

Market Wrap: DeFi Tokens Aave and Uniswap Climb While ETH and BTC Dump

“The crypto market is primarily focused on Ethereum and the catapulting DeFi sector right now,” said one analyst.

Markets  ·  12 May 2021

Market Wrap: ‘Ethereum Killers’ Pop as ING Report Highlights Ethereum Over Bitcoin

Atcoins are rising, ether hits another all-time high and bitcoin’s correlation to gold drops to zero.

Markets  ·  6 May 2021

DeFi Conglomerate Equilibrium Raises $8.5M to Win a Place on Polkadot

Phase one for the project reached its 250,000 DOT token hard cap. Phase two is looking to net the remaining 750,000 DOT required to land a parachain.

Business  ·  4 May 2021

Valkyrie, Osprey Beat Grayscale to Market With Polkadot DOT Trust

Valkyrie is charging a 2% management fee on the fund, just under Osprey’s 2.5%. Are DOT funds the new BTC funds for buttoned-up investors?

Business  ·  30 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

Tether’s USDT to Launch on Kusama With Polkadot to Follow

It’s slated to become the first stablecoin to launch on Polkadot.

Tech  ·  6 April 2021

Enjin Raises $18.9M in Private Token Sale to Build Polkadot Parachain for NFTs

The EFI token sale will help Enjin build its NFT platform away from Ethereum's high gas fees.

News  ·  31 March 2021

PureStake Raises $6M From Binance Labs, Coinbase Ventures

PureStake's Moonbeam parachain launched its testnet last September as part of the Polkadot ecosystem.

News  ·  30 March 2021

Alameda Research Pumps $20M Into Cross-Chain DeFi Platform Reef Finance

Sam Bankman-Fried's investment shop has bought $20 million in REEF tokens, with an eye to purchasing more.

Business  ·  12 March 2021