Why Vitalik Buterin thinks Ethereum and DeFi will disrupt finance

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Vitalik Buterin asserted that finance is likely the first sector that will be disrupted by blockchain. The advent of decentralized finance (DeFi)—with projects such as MakerDAO, Augur, Uniswap, and Etherisc—has the potential to disrupt the “insanely inefficient” sector. Is DeFi Ethereum’s Killer App? Vitalik Buterin said while delivering a talk at ETHCapeTown 2019: “If you…

Institutional Investors Can Earn Interest on Tezos Through Coinbase Custody

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Previously, institutional investors did not stake their cryptocurrency or participate in governance because of the need to use crypto-custodians. Coinbase Custody is changing that with support for Tezos staking and MakerDAO governance for its institutional clients. On Mar. 29th, Coinbase announced support for Tezos (XTZ) baking, the protocol’s equivalent to proof-of-stake staking. “We’re proud to…