Bridge Mutual, a decentralized insurance provider, has announced a collaborative partnership with DeFi aggregator PlasmaPay and Plasma Finance allowing users to directly fund or provide liquidity through the Bridge ecosystem and the Plasma Finance platform.
Bridge Mutual will also use some of its own liquidity to start a PlasmaPay insurance pool, integrating shield mining in order to give users the chance to earn PPAY tokens as a reward for providing coverage to PlasmaPay. The result is an increase in users on the decentralized insurance platform for Bridge Mutual, and another dimension of safety for PlasmaPay and Plasma Finance users.
“This partnership will give both organizations the ability to expand operations into the other’s platform, a net benefit for two strong projects looking to optimize the DeFi market as a whole,” notes Ilia Maksimenka, PlasmaPay’s CEO, “Ease of use and access to insurance ultimately benefits users. By working together, Bridge Mutual and Plasma Finance take DeFi a step forward towards more reliable financial services on the blockchain.”
Bridge Mutual CEO Mike Miglio adds, “The main focus of our partnerships is to increase the overall safety of the DeFi space by encouraging users to protect each other. Partnering with PlasmaPay was strategic in that users will be able to easily purchase or provide insurance directly from the Plasma Finance app where they manage all of their assets. In turn, we will make sure that Plasma Pay has an insurance pool ready to go for our launch event.”
PlasmaPay’s easy-to-use fiat ramp historically has attracted users from cryptocurrency and non-cryptocurrency areas alike. This ease of entry and diverse existing universe makes it possible for Bridge Mutual’s insurance to be widely available to purchase. Inversely, PlasmaPay users get to enjoy the additional benefits that Bridge Mutual provides.
Plasma Finance is a DeFi platform and dashboard that aggregates all of the most popular DeFi applications in one place. With the goal of simplifying the DeFi market for its users and eliminating some aspects regarding DeFi barriers to entry, Plasma Finance is working to become a cornerstone of the DeFi economy. PlasmaPay is a blockchain protocol developed by Plasma Finance, allowing for fast and efficient cross border payment opportunities for all users.
Bridge Mutual is a decentralized, discretionary p2p/p2b insurance platform that provides coverage for stablecoins, centralized exchanges, and smart contracts. Its platform allows users to provide insurance coverage, decide on insurance payouts, as well as get compensated for taking part in the ecosystem. Having vastly oversubscribed in its private sale, Bridge Mutual’s token, $BMI, is primed to have an explosive TGE on January 30th, 2021.
Ethereum Price Outlook as the DXY Index Crash Continues
Cryptocurrency prices remained in an upbeat tone on Thursday as the US dollar index continued its bearish move. Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency in the world, rose to $23,165, the highest level in months. Similarly, Ethereum has risen by more than 4% in the past 24 hours while BNB Coin and XRP surged to $307 and $0.41, respectively.
US dollar index retreats
Cryptocurrencies have an inverse relationship with the US dollar index. For example, the DXY, which looks at the performance of the greenback vs other currencies, soared to a 20-year high of $115 in 2022. As that happened, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin plunged during the year.
The foundation of this relationship is the Federal Reserve. In most periods, the US dollar index tends to rise when the Fed is extremely hawkish and vice versa. And it was extremely hawkish in 2022 as it hiked interest rates by more than 400 basis points.
Therefore, while the Fed has remained hawkish recently, the US dollar has dropped because of what the data is saying. Data published recently showed that America’s inflation is easing. The closely watched consumer price index dropped to 6.5% in December while core inflation fell to 5.7%.
At the same time, other parts of the economy are showing that the American economy is indeed recoiling. Retail sales dropped sharply in December while many…
STG Price Soars as Stargate Finance’s Token Forms Double-Top
STG price surged to a high of $0.7566 this week as interest in DeFi tokens jumped. Stargate Finance’s native token has risen by over 85% from the lowest point in 2022. So, what is Stargate and why is the token soaring?
What is Stargate Finance?
DeFi has emerged as one of the most important areas in the blockchain industry. In fact, with the metaverse and NFTs struggling, it is the only bastion of hope for the sector. While the amount of assets held in DeFi has dropped recently, it is still worth about $70 billion. And DEX protocols like dYdX and Uniswap are handling hundreds of millions of dollars every day.
Stargate Finance is a little-known platform in the DeFi industry. It exists in numerous blockchains like Ethereum, Avalanche, BNB Chain, Arbitrum, and Optimism. Like most cross-chain blockchains, Ethereum is the most dominant player in Stargate, where it has a TVL of more than $102 million.
Stargate Finance is a DeFi protocol that makes it possible for users to stake, farm, and transfer tokens across multiple chains. It describes itself as a fully composable liquidity transport protocol that lives at the heart of the omnichain.
As such, you can swap tokens on a 1:1 basis and add liquidity to Stargate’s Omnichain protocol and earn stablecoin rewards. Also, liquidity providers can farm their LP tokens in exchange for STG…
Cronos Price Forms Bearish Divergence as Cryptos Rebounds
Cronos price has been in a strong recovery in the past few weeks as cryptocurrencies rebound. CRO rose to a high of $0.066, the highest point since December 10. It has soared by more than 18% from the lowest point in 2022. So, what next for the token?
What is Cronos?
Cronos is a blockchain project that was developed by Crypto.com, one of the biggest crypto exchanges in the world. It was previously known as Crypto.com Chain until it rebranded in November 2021.
Cronos is a smart contract platform that aims to be a better alternative to Ethereum and other networks like Solana and Avalanche. It is also an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), meaning that apps developed in its ecosystem are compatible with Ethereum.
Cronos has been used to build all types of dApps, including Decentralised Finance (DeFi), Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT), and the metaverse. Some of the most notable DeFi apps in its ecosystem are Tectonic, VVS Finance, Ferro, and MM Finance among others.
The metaverse platforms in the ecosystem are Metaverse Pixels, Cronos Ragdolls, Pampered Pandas, and Crowboys. It has also been used to build NFT collections like Cronos Chimp Club, Crosmonauts, Crocus NFT, and Agora among others.
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