Bitcoin and Ethereum have been trading sideways for the past few days, while some Decentralized Finance (DeFi) tokens have done surprisingly well — what happened in the DeFi sector this week?

The DeFi sector has rebounded slightly this week, with several tokens rising between 5 and 15 percent. The performance of the sector is also reflected in the “ETF Token” DeFi Pulse Index (DPI). In the past seven days, the DeFi index rose 12.15 percent:

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On a monthly basis, the Ethereum DeFi sector is still in a consolidation phase and DPI, the token representative for the DeFi sector, is currently…


The non-fungible token (NFT) space is booming, and many investors are wondering which NFT to invest in. In particular, the high risk of investing in a single NFT currently discourages many investors.

NFT index funds could eliminate this fear and reduce the risk of investing in the NFT sector — but what are NFT index funds anyway? And how can you get in?

Sales of non-fungible tokens are at record levels. At the same time, more people worldwide are interested in NFT than ever before

Since it is currently extremely difficult to evaluate individual NFTs, many investors are looking for…


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Anyone who recognized this hype in good time was able to generate enormous profits with investments such as the flow tokens from Dapper Labs. But how sustainable are these price increases? Is the NFT sector already in a bubble?

Few people can relate to the term non-fungible token (NFT). More and more people interested in crypto are, therefore, likely to be amazed at the many NFT news of the last few days. Above all, the sense or nonsense of these tokens should not always be obvious.

In very simplified terms, NFTs are “unique” tokens that cannot be exchanged homogeneously like…


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The crypto market has dominated the headlines for the past few months. Bitcoin hit a new record in February at over 45,000 euros. In the last three months alone, the mother of all cryptocurrencies has achieved a performance of 160 percent — no other asset class has succeeded in this.

In particular, HNWIs, i.e., high-net-worth individuals (wealthy private customers) in the care of family offices, were able to benefit from this extraordinary development due to their early involvement in the crypto market. But where does this early interest in the new asset class come from?

Low Correlation to “Traditional Markets” Crypto

Diversification is the key to…


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According to billionaire Tim Draper, Netflix is ​​likely to be the next giant to tap into the Bitcoin pie.

Will it soon be called: “Bitcoin and Chill?” Yes, at least when it comes to investor and billionaire Tim Draper. In a podcast on YouTube, he predicted that the streaming service could be the next big business to succumb to the charms of Bitcoin. Before he gave his tip, however, Draper first described the core characteristic that the future investor must have. An innovative CEO at the top of the company is crucial for getting started with Bitcoin. …


Bitcoin is more secure than ever with a record hash rate. In addition, small investors now make up 50 percent of Bitcoin addresses. The distribution of wealth, however, can still be expanded. The market update.

Bitcoin (BTC) is first and foremost a response to the financial system that has fallen apart — this belief is an integral part of the crypto liturgy. In addition to the algorithmically defined creation rate, the decentralization of the network is one of the great strengths of BTC. Over 73,000 network nodes now control the Bitcoin blockchain. …


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Whale Alert and the Bitcoin Block Bot never got bored at the weekend. The transaction tickers went straight to the net with five big BTC transfers.

What Whale Alert and the Bitcoin Block Bot record is a regular topic of conversation. After all, large transactions attract a lot of attention. This time, too, the unknown senders and recipients leave room for speculation.

Bitcoin on the move

Three transactions caught Whale Alert’s attention on Saturday. The largest of them contained 7,073 Bitcoin for the equivalent of $ 337 million. The respective wallets? Unknown. …


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Stablecoins are becoming increasingly important. In 2020, both their trading volume and their market capitalization increased significantly — the launch of Diem (formerly: Libra) as one of the most important stablecoins is likely to take place in 2021. But how many stablecoins are there currently? And how are the existing stablecoins secured? Which reference units are used?

The market for stablecoins has developed rapidly in recent years. Although many stablecoin projects are only temporarily on the market or fail before they are even introduced, the number and variety of stablecoin projects are increasing significantly. In the following figure, all active…


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Major investor Andreesen Horowitz has participated in a promising scaling solution for Ethereum.

The fact that Ethereum is bursting at the seams is not new. But due to the emerging competition from the Binance Smart Chain and other smart contract platforms, the first mover is increasingly under pressure. High network fees and low transaction throughput — that can’t go well in the long run. A few (crypto) winters can still pass before Ethereum 2.0 with all of its planned scaling solutions such as Proof of Stake and Sharding goes live. …


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The Kraken crypto exchange is in talks about a new round of financing. The latest company valuations put the Exchange at a value of 10 billion US dollars.

According to reports from Bloomberg, Kraken is in talks with investors willing to invest. These include top investors such as Fidelity, Tribe Capital, and General Atlantic. General estimates assume funding is valued at $ 10 billion for the company. Depending on the investor, the company value is estimated at up to US $ 20 billion. This is reported by anonymous sources quoted by Bloomberg.

In 2019, Kraken used the Bank to the…

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