Crypto Weekly Roundup: CBOE Bitcoin ETF, NFTs, Meerkat Rug Pulls, and more

As Bitcoin’s feverish pitch continues to rise, the demand for blockchain knowledge increases alongside it. Here’s a look at the key highlights of the past week.  Bitcoin MicroStrategy, currently the...

Meerkat Conducts Alleged $31M Rug Pull One Day Post-Launch

Celebrated Chinese journalist, Wu Blockchain, tweeted about Meerkat Finance’s suspicious activity: “BSC project Meerkat Finance is suspected of being rug, taking away 13.96 million BUSD, and the other 73,635 BNB....

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EasyFi Network expands, integrates to Binance Smart Chain

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols have evolved ever since the inherent problems of the Ethereum Network have become more apparent. From bottlenecks in adoption and scalability to the ways in which...

PhoenixDAO: Empowering dApps Through Community Governance

  PhoenixDAO aims to power the next generation of decentralized applications (dApps). dApps run on a blockchain network in a public and open-source environment which is free from solitary control...

Easyfi Network introduces Staked Derivative Assets Money Markets on Layer 2 DeFi

1st Layer 2 Lending protocol to list staked derivative assets as collaterals Easyfi Network, the universal Layer 2 DeFi lending protocol for digital assets, is introducing new collateral markets with...

Brave outlines plans for native DEX and in-browser Ethereum Wallet

The Chromium-based browser has set out details for its roadmap, with a native Ethereum wallet under development, replacing its current built-in cryptocurrency wallet for its native token, BAT (Basic Attention...

Genesis Block Ventures gives its backing to Public Mint

Genesis Block Ventures has today announced an investment into the tokenised fiat blockchain project Public Mint. GBV Capital, a leading Venture Capital firm, will help to expand Public Mint’s services in CeFi and DeFi, and...

Hotly anticipated launch of Superfarm about to take place on Polkastarter

The DeFi space is even more abuzz then usual as a long-awaited project is about to make its entrance on the Polkastarter platform. Superfarm will launch today, as Polkastarter pools are unlocked at 3pm UTC. the official listing time...

APYSwap IDO soon to launch on Polkastarter

The DeFi project APYSwap has just announced that it will launch on the Polkastarter platform on March 2. Whitelisting begins on Feb 22 and $125,000 USDT is hoped to be raised in the IDO.  APYSwap, when...

Fixed-rate lending is the latest DeFi innovation

HiFi, formally known as Mainframe, today launched its new fixed-rate lending protocol, which will lower collateral requirements for cryptocurrency borrowing and lending among other features.  The new protocol allows the...

KeyTango Announces Beta Testing Phase

DeFi platform, KeyTango, has announced the live Beta Testing phase of their launch, allowing select members of their community to view the platform and provide feedback. Established DeFi exchanges such...

Umbria Network Deploys With Polygon, Leverages DeFi Protocol

Umbria Network, a Decentralized Finance (DeFi) project that leverages pre-established open-source DeFi implementations and libraries, has announced that it will be deploying its suite of applications on the Polygon network....

Alpha Finance Labs Shares Post Mortem Report On Latest Homora V2 Exploit

Alpha Finance Lab, an ecosystem of DeFi products, recently released a post-mortem report on the exploit in their Homora V2 product.  As per the company, they are “investigating with the...

Total value of DeFi doubles in spite of crazy fees

According to CoinGecko, the market cap of Decentralised Finance has doubled in less than a month, at a time when Ethereum gas fees are sometimes costing $100 a transaction and more. ...

Decentralised Options Protocol Opyn raises $6.7 million in Paradigm led funding round

Opyn announced on Twitter and in a Medium post that it has just closed a Series A funding round led by Paradigm. Dragonfly Capital also participated along with backers Kain Warwick and Stani Kulechov.  Opyn will use the...