Grayscale slams the gavel; AVAX & DOT join the family, SNX & SUSHI cast out

Though crypto is said to be decentralized, Grayscale’s recognition of crypto assets certainly help define the trajectories of coin or token prices. However, more than just new product additions, asset removals are also key in understanding what institutional investors want – or don’t want. No gray area here In a press release, Grayscale Investments shared … Read more

Spotlight on Avalanche

For a long time, the word “crypto” was synonymous with just one blockchain: Bitcoin. That changed as Ethereum grew, with its superior transaction times and Proof-of-Stake consensus protocol enabling a wide range of decentralized applications (dApps) to be built. Those two blockchains dominated the landscape for a while, but their duopoly is over. Today, a … Read more

The internet of blockchains: Polkadot, Avalanche plus 2 more multichain networks to watch

Polkadot is the most talked-about multichain protocol, but there are many other Layer 1 networks that can support a constellation of independent blockchains capable of exchanging data and assets. We will look at several emerging multichain ecosystems, including Polkadot/Kusama, Avalanche, and Cosmos. In blockchain, a Layer 1 network is a blockchain on which cryptocurrencies and … Read more

Pontem Network Investor Spotlight

In one of our recent posts, we explained the basics of venture capital and fundraising for crypto projects. We also broke down what a private token sale is and how it has revolutionized venture financing. (Make sure to read that article here if you have not already.) Towards the end of the post, we mentioned … Read more

Why are these 6 smart contract platforms called ‘Ethereum killers’?

Pontem Network Just now·6 min read TALK TO US: TELEGRAM | TWITTER | DISCORD Facebook’s Diem, Polkadot, Binance Smart Chain, Solana, Elrond, and Avalanche– each of these networks has advantages over the slow and expensive Ethereum and has been called its future ‘killer’… Is there substance to the claims? Can you really kill Ethereum? It’s … Read more