Despite the continuing bear market, consumer interest in crypto remains high. Plaid found that increased trust could be the key to adoption.
In this conversation, we talk with Camila Russo of The Defiant and author of The Infinite Machine, about her journey as a successful financial journalist was derailed by the Crypto boom and subsequent winter of 2017. Additionally, we explore the success behind her first book, the nuances of the NFT craze, and how The Defiant became one of the most popular crypto media brands to date.
Utilizing a combination of tools from CeFi and DeFi, Midas.investments has proposed strategies to create yield even in an economic downturn.
Looking into the statistics of gambling is illuminating and depressing. The UK, where gambling is more widely accepted than in the US, sees rates of 40-60% across all adults according to 2016 research. Revenues for casinos are over $100 billion annually, and global gambling revenues, including sports betting and the national lotteries, amount to over $400 billion. That's like the equivalent of the entire software cloud industry. And it asymmetrically addicts and disadvantages the already disadvantaged (see academic research here, here, and here).
On Tuesday, Paris-based Web3 payments startup Request Finance launched "Salaries" to help Web3 enterprises automate payroll in crypto.
Being early on the scene and having a unique vision has helped GreenBox carve a solid niche for itself, with 2022 volume expected to surpass $3 billion.