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NFT market growth in 2020

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are tokens that have unique attributes and are often indivisible. NFTs are usually an on-chain representation of digital art pieces, collectibles, or in-game items. The Block Research have recently mapped out the current landscape of the NFT ecosystem across 9 verticals, including marketplaces, collectibles, games, domains, infrastructure, virtual reality (VR), etc. We […]
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Feb 15, 2021, 10:44AM UTC

Introduction to the Fei Protocol

We have recently looked into the current landscape of stablecoins. The number of different attempts of building algorithmic stablecoins that are decentralized and under-collateralized has increased in recent months. Algorithmic-driven stablecoins such as Empty Set Dollar (ESD), Frax (FRAX), Dynamic Set Dollar (DSD), and Basis Cash (BAC) have a combined market capitalization of over 428 […]
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Feb 2, 2021, 11:00AM UTC

A brief overview of different types of stablecoins

While blockchain technology enables rapid clearing and settlement with transparency and immutability, most crypto-assets are volatile and are ill-suited as a medium of exchange. There is a vast demand for stablecoins and they will become one of the significant drivers in blockchain adoption this year. As their names suggest, stablecoins require mechanisms to absorb price […]
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Jan 20, 2021, 12:00PM UTC