Browsing the "Loans" Tag

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.

Morgan Creek Joins $65 Million Series B for Blockchain Home Equity Loan Firm

| Yogita Khatri

Blockchain-based home equity loan startup Figure Technologies has raised $65 million in a round backed by Morgan Creek.

2 Crypto Startups Want to Put 10 Million Used Cars on a Blockchain

| Ian Allison

The Fusion Foundation is joining forces with the Automotive eXchange Platform to put 10.5 million used cars on a blockchain.

Dharma Labs Raises $7 Million From Green Visor, Coinbase and Polychain

| Brady Dale

Offering a trustless lending product that "simply 'can't be evil,'" Dharma Labs just raised $7 million from some big-name investors.