Weekly Wrap Up- June 13 2021

We’re picking up speed as we enter June, in preparation for a big second half of 2021. In the past week or two, we have upgraded VeVe’s render engine, rolled out a number of updates to the app, hit some conferences, released the first appearance of Ron English’s Cereal Killers, and spoken with the co-founders … Read more

Artist Spotlight — Barbsie

Artist Spotlight — Barbsie Barbsie is a contemporary London artist. Her paintings are colorful and witty that capture the imagination. She creates art to motivate and inspire people to reach their goals, and to live life to the fullest. This moment in history is an opportunity for all dreamers and doers to get involved at the beginning … Read more

Where the Physical Meets the Virtual: Mintbase & NEAR Partner with the Wilde Möhre Festival

Carolin_Berlin May 31 · 4 min read The next evolution of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) is here and ready to drive the creator economy to the next level. Mintbase just launched on the NEAR mainnet and showcases purposeful NFTs together with Wilde Möhre, a German festival. Together, they created Wildeverse that opens up a whole world … Read more

Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink Network. Chainlink says that it encourages skilled individual software engineers … Read more

Yield Farming, Airdrops & Sushi LP Incentivization Programs in Universe

Tyler Scott Ward 6 days ago·6 min read Link to Yield Farming Introduction Everyone is extremely excited we are rolling out the XYZ token from yield farming, airdrops and liquidity provider incentivization. We want to go over the dynamics of each so everyone is completely aware of how this is going to work. First off … Read more

Enterprise Grade Blockchain IOST Partners Moonstake to Support Crypto Staking of IOST Coin

IOST has teamed up with Moonstake in order to support staking functionality for IOST coin on Moonstake wallets. Moonstake began offering services in the staking business in 2020 with the goal to develop the biggest staking network in Asia. Since that time, Moonstake claims it has created the most user-friendly crypto wallets for Web Wallet … Read more

Blockchain based Security Management Platform Equa Raises $2.5 Million, Purchases Bitcoin with Funding, Adds NFT Service

Equa has received $2.5 million in funding in a private offering and will use the money to purchase Bitcoin, according to a note from the company. Equa said that proceeds of the funding will go into Bitcoin treasury and corporate treasury tools. According to the company, Bitcoin-backed promissory notes will be issued at two separate … Read more

Uniswap Version 3.0 Now Successfully Deployed on Ethereum (ETH) Mainnet

The team at Uniswap, a leading non-custodial Ethereum token exchange, revealed on May 5, 2021, that Uniswap version 3.0 has now been launched on the Ethereum (ETH) mainnet. All “relevant contract addresses” are found here. As mentioned in an update from the Uniswap developers: “Uniswap v3 is the most powerful version of the protocol yet, … Read more

NFTs – Exploring Infrastructure, Usability, Role in DeFi, And Questions About Ownership

NFT is a shortcut for Non Fungible Tokens which is a token standard on blockchain. NFTs is a data structure (token) which links metadata files which may be pinned to an image or file. This token is uploaded and modified to meet the requirements of blockchain networks like Ethereum, Kusama, Flow or others. The Non Fungible Tokens boom opens up … Read more

From Warhol to NFTs: The Evolution of Digital Art

@chainfoundationCHAIN Foundation CHAIN is a hybrid large-scale public art sculpture and digital landmark. If the acceptance and admittance of “digital art” into the characteristically aloof mainstream of “fine art” could be attributed to a single moment, it would arguably be the moment Andy Warhol sat down in front of a Commodore Amiga at New York’s … Read more