Browsing the "Loans" Tag

Arrington-backed Crypto Loans Firm to Accept Telegram’s Token as Collateral

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto loans firm Nexo says it will accept the gram ICO token from Telegram as collateral. Trouble is, the tokens may not be available for some time.

Bitbond Plans to Raise $3.9 Million in Germany’s ‘First’ Regulated STO

| Yogita Khatri

Blockchain-based lending platform Bitbond says its security token offering is the first to be approved by a regulator in Germany.

South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Turns to Blockchain to Speed Up Loan Issuance

| Yogita Khatri

Shinhan, one of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea, is using blockchain technology to speed up the approval process for loan products. 

Ex-SoFI CEO’s Startup Closes $1 Billion Credit Line on a Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

Figure Technologies, founded by former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, has closed a $1 billion “uncommitted” line of credit on a blockchain.

Bond Rating Agency Moody’s Warns on Risks of Private Blockchains

| Anna Baydakova

Rating agency Moody's has warned of several risks of private, centralized blockchains in a report examining the tech's pros and cons.

Genesis Lends $425 Million of Crypto in Q1 – and Not Just to Short Sellers

| Anna Baydakova

Genesis Global Trading's cryptocurrency lending arm continues to grow, even as the number of short sellers dwindles.

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Returns on Crypto Assets: The Hidden Message

| Noelle Acheson

A look at the search for additional revenue streams from crypto investments, and what that says about the evolution of the asset class.

Staking Startup Claims ‘Up to 30%’ Returns for Just Holding Crypto

| Yogita Khatri

Battlestar Capital says customers can earn “up to 30 percent” return annually by staking their idle cryptocurrency holdings.

TrueUSD Stablecoin Holders Can Get ‘Up to 8%’ Interest Via CredEarn

| Nikhilesh De

Holders of the dollar-pegged stablecoin TrueUSD can now leverage their funds to earn interest through crypto lender Cred.

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin and Ether Investors Seek Interest

| Anna Baydakova

BlockFi CEO Zac Prince explains in depth how the startup manages the myriad risks of lending and borrowing crypto.