With Marc Zeller of Aave We had the great opportunity to talk with Marc Zeller, Integrations Lead at Aave, and discuss how DeFi space is going to change in the coming years. Zeller has been involved in the Ethereum community since 2015 and co-founded the education non-profit, Ethereum France. At Aave, a decentralised, non-custodial money market protocol, his job is to make life easier for third party developers building on Aave. He shared with us…
Decentralised Finance The Next 5–10 Years of Innovation Monitoring the crypto industry over the last few years reveals Decentralized Finance (DeFi) developing and gaining ground quickly. Through its multiple enhancements, it has increased its user-base and made steps towards out-performing the traditional banking ecosystem in several usecases. Even with this, DeFi is not fully matured — further steps are needed to make this industry scalable for mass adoption. To have a clearer picture of the usecases DeFi…
Over the last twelve years — since the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis — many legacy financial systems and practices were brought into question. This has impacted societies worldwide, with different consequences for every demographic of society. Cryptocurrencies, programmable money, and, now, Decentralised Finance (DeFi) all arose in the wake of this crisis. They largely emerged as a way for people who are otherwise excluded from the current banking ecosystem, or fed up with the system, to engage in…
Made in Italy Safeguarding Artisans from Counterfeiters Technology is often placed in opposition to tradition. And, in an era of “disruptive technologies”, seen as the end of many long standing industries. However, it can also be supportive, transformative or evolutionary — it doesn’t have to replace what we already have. Our latest dGen report, Made in Italy: Safeguarding Artisans from Counterfeiters, looks at just that. How blockchain technology can not only improve, but protect centuries-old industries and economies…
Must Read Blockchain Reports — April 2020 A review of the top research reports in the emerging tech landscape. So far, in 2020, the COVID-19 has caused a seemingly inevitable disruption in every corner of the world, and April was lived in lockdown. However, it seems that this pandemic has not disrupted research, and the last 30 days were very active, resulting in a bunch of releases. Our Research Team picked covers of the most relevant Emerging Tech…