Month: April 2019

Pantera Leads $5 Million Round for Decentralized Derivatives Market

Pantera Leads $5 Million Round for Decentralized Derivatives Market

A protocol built to put financial middlemen out of business has secured a $5 million seed round led by Pantera Capital. The Vega Protocol aims to make it feasible for people anywhere in the world to spin up markets for derivatives (futures, swaps, options, etc.) that can interact with each other and abide by relevant …


Coinbase to Pay Users 1.25% Interest on USDC Stablecoin Holdings

Coinbase to Pay Users 1.25% Interest on USDC Stablecoin Holdings

You don’t have to be a trader on Coinbase to make a profit. Starting Wednesday, customers of the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange can earn interest on their holdings of the dollar-pegged stablecoin USDC. The annual percentage yield (APY) is 1.25 percent. “We’re trying to build more ways for customers to grow their wealth on Coinbase,” …