Category: Solana

Solana Ventures Launches $100 Million Fund Focused on Web3 Projects in South Korea

Solana Ventures has revealed the launch of a $100 million fund dedicated to Web3 startups in South Korea. According to Solana Labs’ general manager Johnny Lee, the capital will be dedicated to non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized finance (defi), and game finance......

Solana Halts Block Production, Validators Told to Prep for a Restart, Network’s Decentralization Criticized

On June 1, 2022, the Solana network halted block production again as the blockchain network has stopped working a number of times during the network’s lifetime. According to the Solana status update, validator operators are being asked to prepare for a......

Terra Collapse Continues to Plague Defi — Value Locked in Cross-Chain Bridges Down 20% This Month

Following the aftermath of the Terra blockchain fiasco, decentralized finance (defi) continues to feel the impact of the project’s fallout. During the last four days the total value locked (TVL) in defi has dropped 2.61% in value, and cross-chain bridges have......

$19.2 Billion in Staked Assets — Liquid Staking Solution Lido Set to Surpass Curve’s TVL

While the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) hovers just above the $214 billion mark, a defi protocol called Lido has been moving closer toward taking Curve’s top spot in terms of TVL in a defi protocol. Currently, the......

A Look at the First Quarter’s Top Performing Cryptocurrencies in 2022

The first quarter of 2022 has come to an end and specific digital currency markets have seen a lot of action during the last three months. Out of the top ten digital currencies, terra (LUNA) saw the biggest gains, jumping more......

NFT Sales Slid Lower This Week, Cronos NFT Volume Jumps 236% Higher, Azuki Collection Rises 

Last week, non-fungible token sales saw an improvement after tumbling week after week in terms of sales volume. This week, NFT sales are down 2.15% from last week’s $544.6 million to this week’s $539.2 million. The top NFT collection in terms......

Report: Freelance Workers in Argentina Among Most Active in LATAM Receiving Part of Paycheck in Crypto

A recent report states that freelancing is experiencing a boom in Argentina, and also comments on how Argentinians are among workers in the region that most actively use cryptocurrencies to receive part of their paycheck. The report further states that workers......

Weekly NFT Sales Continue to Slide, Google Trends Data Shows NFT Queries Down 45% in 30 Days

Following a lackluster week that saw non-fungible token (NFT) sales slip by 29.35% last week, the last seven days of NFT sales have dropped further losing more than 7%. Out of 12 different NFT-supporting blockchains, Solana was the only gainer, in......