How Ethereum is bringing blockchain to mainstream finance

Ethereum-powered markets are driving mainstream acceptance and adoption for blockchain technology Bitcoin and Ether continue to hold their places as the top two cryptocurrencies by market cap.  Hovering around $723.4 billion and $324 billion, respectively, these digital currencies are ushering in a new way to transfer money outside the control of a centralized entity.  This […]Continue Reading

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How Upstream fits into the world of decentralized finance

By Vanessa Malone Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, refers to financial smart contracts and applications (dApps) deployed on a blockchain, most commonly on Ethereum. The goals of these dApps are to flip traditional financial applications on their heads and “defy” the current infrastructure by developing their decentralized and non-custodial counterparts.  Instead of relying on a central […]Continue Reading

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Is DeFi the next ICO bubble?

By Vanessa Malone On July 25, 2020, the amount of collateral locked in Decentralized Finance(DeFi) projects reached $4 billion, double what it was just two weeks prior. What is DeFi and where is it headed? What is DeFi? Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, falls deep within the crypto sector of fintech. It refers to digital assets, financial […]Continue Reading

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