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Why Ethereum is still the home of DeFi
With the integration of the Ethereum blockchain into the Ultimate wallet, we embraced the multichain future. The Solana blockchain was a great place to start building a fast and low-fee DeFi wallet for retail, but there’s no denying Ethereum’s ongoing dominance in the DeFi ecosystem. Ethereum was the first blockchain to support smart contracts - programmable code run directly on the blockchain - which serve as the basis for all DeFi programs and applications. This first mover advantage gave Ethereum time to evolve and grow, and it remains the largest DeFi ecosystem today.
Posted on Jun 02, 2023 by Max Sherwood
Wallet wars: who will win, and should they?
Who is currently positioned to dethrone MetaMask / Phantom, how can wallets monetize, and is that going to contribute to centralization of the underlying protocols?
Posted on May 08, 2023 by Max Sherwood
Solana on its own two legs
Has FTX’s downfall pushed Solana in the right direction — toward independence?
Posted on Dec 05, 2022 by Max Sherwood
The Future of Finance is Decentralized
With the properties of being open, permissionless, decentralized, and non-manipulatable, Blockchain technology is powering the best and most transparent financial services ecosystem that ever existed in human history — it’s called Decentralized Finance, or DeFi. We are big believers.
Posted on Sep 30, 2022 by Peter Grosskopf
Proof of Stake blockchains are part of a green future
For all the fear, uncertainty, and doubt around blockchain energy use, Proof of Stake has emerged as a technology that increases transaction throughput and reduces energy consumption. By using Proof of Stake chains to transact, users are taking advantage of an energy efficient alternative to traditional payment networks.
Posted on Aug 19, 2022 by Max Sherwood
Why Solana is more decentralized than you think
With over 1,800 active validators globally distributed to a similar extent as other chains, and a Nakamoto coefficient of 27, the Solana network is one of the more decentralized blockchain networks running today.
Posted on Jul 25, 2022 by Max Sherwood
Voyager showed the danger of indirect crypto exposure
It’s time to take matters (and your money) into your own hands. Own crypto, not crypto companies. Own crypto, not crypto trusts or ETFs. Own your keys, own your coins.
Posted on Jul 15, 2022 by Max Sherwood
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