Decentralized Credit Protocol Goldfinch Raises $11M in Series A Funding

Goldfinch, a decentralized protocol enabling crypto borrowing without crypto collateral, has raised $11 million in a Series A funding round led by venture capital giant Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). The San Francisco-based company allows unsecuritized borrowers to benefit from decentralized finance (DeFi) lending that would otherwise be beyond their reach because of high collateral preconditions. The … Read more

Uniting DeFi and NFTs in Gaming

Blockchain gaming remains a largely underappreciated area of crypto. There are, for instance, still no gaming coins in the top 50 tokens. But the gaming industry is due for its own blockchain revolution, one that could bring more trust and security – and potential new avenues of monetization – that could change the industry forever. … Read more

State of Crypto: Ransomware Is a Crypto Problem

Ransomware has emerged in a big way recently, but information security specialists have been warning about this issue for years. Cryptocurrency isn’t the sole factor in ransomware’s increasing popularity, but it is becoming a major player in this type of malware’s spread. This is an issue the industry is going to have to reckon with … Read more