"A lender of last resort is an institution, usually a country's central bank, that offers loans to banks or other eligible institutions that are experiencing financial difficulty or are considered highly risky or near collapse."
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"As a venture firm that has been deploying capital to the crypto space for over 6 years, we see a plethora of future catalysts for crypto adoption but we often circle back to the question: What would be the biggest catalysts?"
"Crypto is a battle for ideas and attention. To be successful, projects have to understand how the story they want to tell relates to the narratives driving the conversation."
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"The immaturity of the crypto fund space highlights to me just how early we are in the process of building web3."
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"The world sometimes feels chaotic & random. What if adding more randomness made it less so?"
"We took a deeper look into the role of Ether whales in the market and found that they account for just 7% of all economic transaction activity. Furthermore, these whales have no meaningful impact on the price of Ether; they do, however, make the market more volatile on a daily basis with their large sell-offs."
"Hardly anybody who are interested in cryptocurrency, recently haven’t heard about IEO. The abbreviation meaning Initial Exchange Offering implicates prosecution of project tokensale on a crypto exchange. If explain easier — this is an ICO, in which one or another exchange acts as a guarantor and venue."
"The regulatory and legal environment around internet-based services and applications has changed considerably over the last decade. When large-scale social networking platforms first became popular in the 2000s, the general attitude toward mass data collection was essentially “why not?”."
"A member of the U.S. House of Representatives last week called for a bill outlawing Americans from making cryptocurrency purchases, aligning with anti-cryptocurrency policies and approaches in countries such as Iran and Egypt."
"Presented here is a description of prominent DeFi lending protocols and a framework for understanding the degree of decentralization of each. "
"Time to bust the myth: crypto teams should pursue a hybrid model and NOT define decentralization as their primary goal"
"The majority of cryptoassets are shaping up to be capital assets in nature, whereas many early examples like bitcoin are better characterized as commodities, with a subset poised to become commodity monies. Within the burgeoning capital asset field of crypto, some closely resemble equity, others more closely resemble debt, and others have a bizarre enough mix of capabilities and value streams to be unrecognizable from prior renditions of capital assets."
"In our 1Q19 Crypto Retrospective report, we expand on these key developments in 2019 to date, provide an update on additional crypto trends to watch this year, and review market performance and blockchain data insights year to date."
"The purpose of this piece is to explore how decentralized PoS networks may be able to utilize idle base layer assets in their ecosystem and potentially support themselves autonomously, even if just on a partial basis."
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