Jay-Z Auctions Reasonable Doubt NFT at Sotheby’s / Citibank launches Digital Asset Unit /Compound to replace Coinbase Pro with Chainlink / Anyswap is live on Arbitrum / Venus V3 Roadmap is Out
DeFi Quote of the Week:
From Ryan Selkis, Founder of Messari:
1/ I've never been more excited for the future of crypto than I am right now.
Q2 has been a bit of a shitshow, but that doesn't take away most of the progress that's been made. 👇
— Ryan Selkis (@twobitidiot) June 26, 2021
From Marc Zeller, Integrations Lead, Aave:
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win
Sorare: 10 employees & $100M cash revenue in 2021.Bigger than any DeFi projects & no token🤣
$500M for $3B valuationhttps://t.co/bvjFQoHfYw
— Julien Bouteloup (@bneiluj) June 26, 2021
From Andre Cronje, Founder of Yearn Finance:
1559 and ETH2 scare me. I think their impact to the economic policy is understated. Don't know if good or bad, but either way, will be a significant change. Tread cautiously.
— Andre Cronje (@AndreCronjeTech) June 26, 2021
DeFi Highlights of the Week
On June 25, 1996, JAY-Z unleashed his platinum-plus debut album Reasonable Doubt. From 25 June — 2 July, Sotheby’s and Roc Nation will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Reasonable Doubt with Heir to the Throne, a distinctive and original artwork created by renowned artist Derrick Adams and presented as a one-of-one NFT.
More institutional interest to the crypto market as Citibank launches the digital assets unit. The new unit, the Digital Assets Group, will be within Citi Global Wealth Investments, its wealth management division, according to The Block.
Anyswap is live on Arbitrum!
Arbitrum is a layer 2 optimistic rollup scaling solution that offers faster latency, higher throughput, and gas fees up to 270 times lower than that of Ethereum. It’s been live on testnet since October 2020. Anyswap is a fully decentralized cross-chain swap protocol, which enables any blockchain which uses ECDSA or EdDSA as a signature algorithm…
Venus is a decentralized finance (DeFi) algorithmic money market and synthetic stablecoin protocol exclusively on Binance Smart Chain.