Blockchain Welcomes All, but General Tech Industry Lacks in Diversity

Industry stakeholders say the crypto and blockchain space is becoming more racially diverse as the technology spreads across the world. Financial inclusion is often cited as a reason for the pursuit of crypto and blockchain innovation. With gatekeepers monopolizing the global financial scene, several disenfranchised demographics have seen themselves cut off from viable channels of […]

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Interoperable Blockchains May Be the Future of Finance but Have a Ways Yet to Go

As interoperable blockchain solutions gain traction, many believe that the technology is still relatively nascent and needs more polishing. Cross-chain interoperability is a domain that has piqued the interest of many financial institutions over the years, as it stands to produce a technology that can potentially mitigate a whole host of their recurring operational issues […]

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DeFi Governance Tokens Tread Carefully as the SEC’s Invisible Hand Looms

The COMP token distribution raised some questions on a potential reprisal against DeFi from the SEC, given certain similarities with traditional stocks. Governance tokens in decentralized finance, or DeFi, have suddenly jumped into prominence following the success story of Compound’s COMP token, whose price action and liquidity mining program resulted in increased public interest. Unlike […]

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Tether: Challenging the USD’s Hegemony, Championing CBDC and Beyond

Exploring six major points regarding Tether’s impact on geopolitics and the future development of sovereign digital currency. In 2008, a momentous occasion took place with the release of the Bitcoin (BTC) white paper. With author Satoshi Nakamoto explicitly calling for the deconstruction of financial intermediaries, regulators around the world were put on alert, particularly as […]

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