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Hester Peirce

Hester Peirce calls on DeFi projects to contact SEC

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It is difficult to work out uniform rules for the DeFi sphere due to the diversity of the ecosystem, so specific projects should communicate with the SEC in order not to violate securities law. This opinion was expressed by Commissioner Hester Peirce in an interview with Forbes. According to her,...

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SEC Files a Complaint Against Blockchain Network LBRY

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On March 29 the U.S. SEC has submitted a suit against the distributed content protocol LBRY. The agency stated LBRY is trading unlisted securities via its native cryptocurrency and that there is a violation of the Securities Act of 1933. LBRY is a decentralized project created for content. Its...

Saturday Night LIve NFTs

NFT Sketch During Saturday Night Live

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American television show Saturday Night Live (SNL) prepared a sketch/rap about NFTs in the March 27 release. The skit depicts a scene in a classroom where an actress playing the role of US secretary of treasury Janet Yellen conducts an economics lesson. She asks if any of the students have...

Dragonfly fundraise

Dragonfly Capital Opens $225 M Fund to Support Crypto

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California-based crypto venture company Dragonfly Capital established another fund valued at $225 M to invest in various crypto-related undertakings. In a post published on March 26, the company mentioned it considers mainly investing in four sectors: DeFi networks, NFT market, Ethereum Layer 2...

Tidal Finance Balancer LPB

Tidal Launches Balancer Liquidity Bootstrapping Pool

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Initiated today, Polkadot-powered decentralized insure marketplace Tidal Finance runs a Balancer LBP. The process will last three days and end on March 27. LPB is a liquidity pool on Balancer that allows parts to issue tokens over it. On March 23, the protocol carried out an IDO via Polkastarter...

Uniswap

Uniswap announced the launch date of the V3 of the protocol

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The launch of the third version of the leading non-custodial exchange Uniswap will take place on May 5. The developers also promised to implement a second-level Optimism solution for scaling shortly after the release of the new version of DEX. One of the main innovations of the new puncture -...

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Interest of DeFi market has peaked in the Internet

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The popularity of the DeFi market is growing at a rapid pace. In the fall of last year, there was a surge of interest in this ecosystem, as evidenced by data from Google Trends. However, the largest number of searches on the World Wide Web dedicated to decentralized finance was recorded at the...

Livepeer rallies

Livepeer (LPT) Surges after Grayscale Listing

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On March 7 leading asset manager Grayscale announced launching five altcoin trusts. Livepeer (LPT) was among them. After this, the price of the token gained 500% and reached a new all-time high of $32 on March 20. Now the token trades at around $23.88. Grayscale's Livepeer trust now holds $7.1 M...

Ethereum locked in DeFi

The Amount of Ethereum Locked in DeFi Reaches New Highs

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Data from DeFiPulse shows that the amount of Ethereum locked in DeFi protocols and smart contracts has surpassed a new all-time high of 9.6 million. Calculating with the current price, it's equal to around $16.5 B. This is around 8.3% of the token's overall supply, which is nearly 115 million...

TRON active users

The Number of TRON's Active Accounts Broke Above 25 Million

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DeFi platform Tron has been attracting more users. According to data provided by TRONSCAN, the entire number of active accounts hit 25 million. Statistics refers also to DApp Chain (Sun Network), which is 2-way pegged to Tron. The blockchain is one of the most used public networks presently....

Metakovan bought Beeple for $69 Million

$69 Million Beeple Art Acquired by NFT Whale Metakovan

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On March 11, an NFT issued by digital art creator Mike Winkelmann, who is known as Beeple was traded for $69 M via an online auction managed by Christie’s. The latter is a major British auction House. It was the first time when a digital work selling process was organized by a big auction...

BTC lending platforms surge

Firms Lending BTC See Growth and Increasing Demand

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Major Bitcoin lending companies BlockFi, Celsius Network, and Nexo beat new records. On March 11, crypto trading and loan providing platform BlockFi announced raising $350 M in Series D funding headed by Bain Capital Ventures, partners of DST Global, Pomp Investments, and Tiger Global. A day...

DOT open interest  Breats $573 M

Polkadot's Futures Market Open Interest Breats $573 M

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Blockchain-based decentralized platform Polkadot (DOT) has been making progress during the previous months as the multi-chain internetworking tokens have increased 625% since December. Its open interest surpassed $573 M. Many believe interoperability among blockchains to be an effective answer to...

QuickSwap dex

Decentralized Exchange QuickSwap's Liquidity Beat $106 M

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Ethereum-based permissionless decentralized exchange (DEX) QuickSwap has drawn over $106 million worth of liquidity since February. 🚨 GO TIME, meme team! We are at $106,000,000 pool liquidity on $quick. $500 giveaway ends this Friday!!! Quote tweet your meme below and use the hashtag #QUICK100M...

Jim Bianco

Bianco Research President mentions the growth of DeFi market

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The decentralized finance market is shaping a fundamentally new economy, said Bianco Research President Jim Bianco. In his opinion, DeFi will deal a devastating blow to the traditional banking system, from which it will no longer be able to recover. Bianco likened this ecosystem to the internet...

1inch runs on BSC

DEX Aggregator 1inch Launches on Binance Smart Chain

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Decentralized exchange protocol 1inch went live on BSC. 🦄 Crossing the hell of burned #Ethereum lands our hero stumbles upon the mysterious yellow portal. No one knows what secrets it holds, but the intense heat from molten #shitcoins surging right from the #blockchain depths forced #1inch...

crypto mama

"Crypto mama" calls for smart regulation of DeFi market

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The DeFi decentralized finance market is expanding rapidly. Therefore, it must be introduced into the legal field, says SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce. She is often called the "crypto mama" as she periodically advocates for the early legalization of the cryptocurrency industry. The...

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DeFi liquidations passed $24M amid falling crypto market

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The decline in prices in the crypto market has led to the second largest number of liquidations in the DeFi ecosystem. The DeFi liquidations occurred concurrently with the fall in the price of bitcoin below the $ 50,000 mark. Of the liquidations totaling about $ 24.1 million, approximately $ 13.7...

DeFi has become a new trend in the world of blockchains and cryptocurrencies. Finance is always about tracking and analyzing, no matter if it's decentralized or centralized. Now, you have an opportunity of reading about innovations of DeFi technology, how can anyone make use of it, or how various companies are trying to get from DeFi all the advantages it has. 2020 is the year of DeFi. More and more companies are starting to implement this technology into their daily flow. That's why it is becoming necessary to be aware of the technology and its modifications. Our Cryptopedia will help you find out additional information about the DeFi technical side and other details. Find Blockchain Today on social media platforms to discuss the most interesting topics with our community.