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1h agocryptodaily
Messi Announces Partnership with Bitget: FIFA Prediction Contest On
Lionel Andres Messi, also known as Leo Messi, the Argentine football player officially announced on his Facebook page his partnership with Bitget, the digital assets trading platform. Previously, Bitget launched FIFA World Cup 2022 Prediction Contest with Messi to facilitate football fanatics to be active in forecasting the results of World Cup 2022. The platform tweeted that for each new participant, Bitget would add 100 BGB to the prize pool, until the fund reaches 1,000,000 BGB. ⚽ This World Cup, we're proud to #MakeItCount with Leo Messi.
1 day agocryptodaily
XDC Liquidity Mining Campaign Led By Hummingbot is a Best Move For Bringing Larger Community to Provide Liquidity.
Hummingbot, a California-based open-source DeFi market making software platform, launched a 12-week liquidity mining campaign for XDC on prominent crypto exchanges – Gate.io and KuCoin. This XDC-based campaign started around 12.00 UTC on Tuesday. Significantly, this is a crucial move on behalf of the XDC Network to unify large communities to provide liquidity. We're thrilled to welcome $XDC @XinFin_Official with a
1 day agocryptodaily
CEO of LYOPAY Luiz Góes on the Cover of IB Magazine
Who is the Brazilian entrepreneur Luiz Góes Luiz Góes is a business executive with a specialization in process management, leadership, and business implementation. He has worked in fintech management and has promoted several digital business consultancies. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in military science from Academia Militar das Agulhas Negras in 2008, and holds an MBA in public management. He also holds a Medal of Military Merit for excellent services rendered to the Brazilian Army. In 2018, Luiz became a financial advisor for a fintech group in Dubai. In 2020, he founded LGbank, a cryptocurrency escrow platform. He developed and designed business tokenization projects with an emphasis on project implementation and profit-sharing, and based on crowdfunding models. In Brazil, he leads a group with 8,000 clients that participate in business under his recommendation. He has also provided consultancy for altcoins and token projects. Luiz Góes is the CEO of LYOPAY, a project in the fintech and cryptocurrency industry. What is LYOPAY Company LYOPAY is a brand of DIGILYO APP LTD, a company based in London, UK. There are other registered entities as it is a project that operates on a global scale, so as to be compliant with the regulations of each country. The LYOPAY vision is a world in which cryptocurrencies are used as our primary money. Today, to make purchases or transactions, especially for businesses, conversion into fiat currency is needed, making us reliant on traditional money. By removing this step, we will be able to use cryptocurrencies in our daily lives, both people and companies. To realize this vision, LYOPAY's mission is to create tools to use cryptocurrencies day by day. Products and services can be bought in crypto to make the most of our wallets. Services will allow businesses to accept crypto payments and pay their expenses with Bitcoin, Ethereum and other altcoins. "I see a world where crypto is everyone's medium of exchange. LYOPAY will take us to that brilliant future." –Luiz Góes (LYOPAY CEO) LYOPAY offers regulated and licensed crypto exchange products, focusing on the safety of their clients, and aiming to create a company to serve even future generations. A long-term reality, is to serve people's needs, and how their slogan says “Powering People”. Luiz is a crucial figure in the project as CEO and is admired by the LYOPAY community. We will follow the developments of this project. LYOPAY Wins Norns Award
4 days agocryptodaily
Sam Bankman-Fried Denies Wrongdoing, Crypto Daily TV 2/12/2022
In Todays Headline TV CryptoDaily News: Sam Bankman-Fried denies 'improper use' of customer funds. Fried, the embattled former CEO of cryptocurrency giant FTX and trading firm Alameda Research, said that he was ultimately responsible for the downfall of both companies, but denied that he knew "that there was any improper use of customer funds. Senate committee ponders crypto regulation in wake of FTX collapse The collapse of the world's third-largest cryptocurrency exchange has sparked renewed calls for regulation of the industry, and it appears that bipartisan support for such regulations exists. TradFi giant TP ICAP gains UK crypto license. TP ICAP, the world’s largest interdealer-broker, has registered as a digital asset provider with the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority as it attempts to break into the crypto world via its Fusion Digital Assets marketplace. BTC/USD dove 1.3% in the last session. The Bitcoin-Dollar pair plummeted 1.3% in the last session. The RSI is giving a positive signal. Support is at 16163.3333 and resistance is at 17747.3333. The RSI is currently in positive territory. ETH/USD plummeted 1.4% in the last session. The Ethereum-Dollar pair plummeted 1.4% in the last session. The Stochastic-RSI indicates an overbought market. Support is at 1179.4033 and resistance is at 1362.4233. The Stochastic-RSI is signalling an overbought market. XRP/USD plummeted 2.6% in the last session. The Ripple-Dollar pair plummeted 2.6% in the last session. The ROC is giving a negative signal. Support is at 0.3862 and resistance is at 0.422. The ROC is currently in the negative zone. LTC/USD dove 1.6% in the last session. The Litecoin-Dollar pair dropped 1.6% in the last session after rising as much as 1.7% during the session. The Williams indicator indicates an overbought market. Support is at 73.451 and resistance is at 83.371. The Williams indicator is signalling an overbought market. Daily Economic Calendar: US Nonfarm Payrolls The Nonfarm Payrolls presents the number of new jobs created during the previous month, excluding the agricultural sector. The US Nonfarm Payrolls will be released at 13:30 GMT, the US Average Hourly Earnings at 13:30 GMT, and Germany's Trade Balance at 07:00 GMT. US Average Hourly Earnings The Average Hourly Earnings is a significant indicator of labor cost inflation and of the tightness of labor markets. DE Trade Balance The Trade Balance is the total difference between exports and imports of goods and services. A positive value shows a trade surplus, while a negative value represents a trade deficit. DE Exports The Exports measure the local economy's total exports of goods and services. Steady demand for exports helps to support growth in the trade surplus. Germany's Exports will be released at 07:00 GMT, Japan's CFTC JPY NC Net Positions at 20:30 GMT, the UK's CFTC GBP NC Net Positions at 20:30 GMT. JP CFTC JPY NC Net Positions The weekly Commitments of Traders (COT) report provides information on the size and the direction of the positions taken. The report focuses on speculative positions. UK CFTC GBP NC Net Positions The weekly Commitments of Traders (COT) report provides information on the size and the direction of the positions taken. The report focuses on speculative positions. Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.
5 days agocryptodaily
SubQuery Announces Integration with Flare Network
Dubai, UAE, 1st December, 2022, ChainwireSubQuery is excited to announce it has extended its data indexing support to Flare Network, the blockchain that aims to connect everything. The partnership was made possible after SubQuery received a grant from the Flare Ecosystem Support Programme. Flare is a blockchain which presents developers with a simple and coherent stack for decentralized interoperability, allowing dApps to serve multiple chains through a single deployment. This cross-chain approach is consistent with SubQuery’s continuous effort to become the universal blockchain indexing tool for web3 developers. Flare supports EVM-based smart contracts, and has data and interoperability infrastructure built natively into the blockchain, providing dApps with highly decentralized price feeds and secure state acquisition from other blockchains. Flare is also building the capability to create decentralized, multilateral and insured bridges between different blockchain networks to achieve trustless interoperability. Hugo Philion, Flare Co-founder & CEO, said, “We admire SubQuery's decentralized data indexing solutions and are excited for them to launch on Flare mainnet. This will complete another important piece of Flare's developer engagement strategy." SubQuery provides decentralised data indexing infrastructure to developers building applications on multiple layer-1 blockchains including the Cosmos ecosystem, Polkadot, Algorand and Avalanche. As an open data indexer that is flexible and fast, it helps developers build APIs in hours and quickly index chains with the assistance of dictionaries (pre-computed indices). Engineered for multi-chain applications, SubQuery allows developers to organize, store, and query on-chain data for their protocols and applications. SubQuery eliminates the need for custom data processing servers, helping developers focus on product development and user experience. “We’re proud to be supporting teams building on Flare Network with our fast, flexible and universal indexing solution. We are excited to deliver another integration that enables Flare developers to index their data faster and easier, and build complex dApps with the help of SubQuery.” — Marta Adamczyk, Technology Evangelist at SubQuery Flare Network developers will benefit from the full SubQuery experience, including the open-source SDK, tools, documentation, developer support, and other benefits developers receive from the SubQuery ecosystem. Additionally, Flare Network is accommodated by SubQuery’s managed service, which provides enterprise-level infrastructure hosting and handles over 400 million requests each day. SubQuery is now focused on launching the Kepler canary network before decentralising and tokenizing the protocol to build the SubQuery Network. If you would like to join SubQuery as a Flare launch partner, please reach out to [email protected] Getting Started The best way is to start with our starter project which contains a running project with an example of all mapping functions. You'll need to install a recent version of @subql/cli via npm i -g @subql/[email protected] If you don't want to see a kitchen sink example, you can follow a step by step guide on how to create a real world example. Follow our quick start tutorial to see how to index all Flare FTSO Rewards on the Songbird network in less than 15 minutes. With SubQuery's Flare integration, we can index the following: BlockHandler: All blocks and their hash and height TransactionHandler: All transactions and their hash, height, and timestamp LogHander: Logs and other on chain messages as a result of transactions made SubQuery's Flare implementation has been designed to operate almost identically to SubQuery's Avalanche, Polkadot, Cosmos, and Algorand support, and in a similar way to the Graph's approach. We've updated the SubQuery Documentation to add Flare specific information. You can begin by following this excellent getting started guide here. Key Resources Developer documentation (SubQuery Academy) Starter project (Github) Example project that indexes FTSO rewards Discord community (including technical support) About Flare Network Flare is a blockchain built to connect everything. It presents developers with a simple and coherent stack for decentralized interoperability, allowing developers to serve multiple communities and ecosystems simultaneously through a single deployment. Flare’s protocols now provide: Scalable EVM-based smart contracts. Highly decentralized price feeds. Secure state acquisition from other blockchains. Flare and ecosystem partners are also building: Insured smart contract token bridging. Non-smart contract token bridging. Secured data relay. Horizontal scaling through a fully interoperable multi-chain ecosystem. Website | Twitter | Discord About SubQuery SubQuery is a blockchain developer toolkit facilitating the construction of Web3 applications of the future. A SubQuery project is a complete API to organise and query data from Layer-1 chains. Currently servicing Polkadot, Avalanche, Algorand, and Cosmos projects, this data-as-a-service allows developers to focus on their core use case and front-end without wasting time building a custom backend for data processing activities. In the future, the SubQuery Network intends to replicate this scalable and reliable solution in a completely decentralised manner. ​​Linktree | Website | Discord | Telegram | Twitter | Matrix | LinkedIn | YouTube ContactDan [email protected]
7 days agocointelegraph
Controlling shareholders' stakes in GBTC are 'highly illiquid': Report
"It's net good news for GBTC shareholders and FUD fighting," said Selkis.
8 days agocryptodaily
Turkey Seizes "Suspicious" FTX Assets, Crypto Daily TV 28/11/2022
In Todays Headline TV CryptoDaily News: Major Canadian crypto exchange Coinsquare says client data breached. Coinsquare, one of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, may have been breached, but the company claims customer assets are “secure in cold storage and are not at risk.” Binance allocates another $1B for its crypto recovery fund. Crypto exchange Binance has allocated another $1 billion for its industry recovery fund, effectively increasing the size of the fund to over $2 billion. The additional allocation was announced by Binance CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao. Turkish authorities order seizure of 'suspicious' FTX assets. Authorities in Turkey are looking to seize "suspicious assets" associated with collapsed crypto exchange FTX and are investigating the platform's founder Sam Bankman-Fried. BTC/USD rose 0.8% in the last session. The last session saw Bitcoin rise 0.8% against the Dollar. The CCI is giving a positive signal. Support is at 16208.3333 and resistance is at 16822.3333. The CCI is giving a positive signal. ETH/USD rose 0.9% in the last session. The Ethereum-Dollar pair gained 0.9% in the last session after rising as much as 1.4% during the session. The CCI is giving a positive signal.ETH/USD rose 0.9% in the last session. The CCI is giving a positive signal. The CCI is giving a positive signal. XRP/USD exploded 1.7% in the last session. The Ripple-Dollar pair skyrocketed 1.7% in the last session. The Ultimate Oscillator is giving a positive signal. Support is at 0.3795 and resistance is at 0.4226. The Ultimate Oscillator gives a positive signal. LTC fell 0.3% against USD in the last session. The last session saw Litecoin drop 0.3% against the Dollar. The ROC is giving a positive signal. Support is at 71.0333 and resistance is at 82.2133. The ROC is currently in positive territory. Daily Economic Calendar: IE Retail Sales Retail Sales measure the total receipts of retail stores. Monthly percent changes reflect the rate of change of such sales. The Irish Retail Sales will be released at 11:00 GMT, Finland's Consumer Confidence at 06:00 GMT, and the UK's CFTC GBP NC Net Positions at 20:30 GMT. FI Consumer Confidence Consumer Confidence is a leading index that measures the level of consumer confidence in economic activity. UK CFTC GBP NC Net Positions The weekly Commitments of Traders (COT) report provides information on the size and the direction of the positions taken. The report focuses on speculative positions. AU Retail Sales Retail Sales measure the total receipts of retail stores. Monthly percent changes reflect the rate of change of such sales. Australia's Retail Sales will be released at 00:30 GMT, the US Dallas Fed Manufacturing Business Index at 15:30 GMT, and the US 3-Month Bill Auction at 16:30 GMT. US Dallas Fed Manufacturing Business Index The Dallas Fed conducts the Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey monthly to obtain a timely assessment of the state's factory activity. US 3-Month Bill Auction Treasury bills are short-term securities maturing in one year or less. The yield on the bills represents the return an investor will receive by holding the bond until maturity. Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.
11 days agocryptopotato
Analyst Confirms GBTC’s 633K Bitcoin Claim Despite Grayscale’s Reluctance to Share Proof of Reserves
Proof of Reserve has emerged as a popular way after the FTX implosion to reassure customers to verify a custodian's assets via cryptographic techniques.
11 days agocointelegraph
Independent research verifies GBTC's 633K Bitcoin: So why won't Grayscale?
In the wake of the FTX crisis proof of reserves has been a trending topic, and it seems when firms are unwilling to provide it, analysts may step in.
12 days agocointelegraph
Bitcoin price still due $12K dip, says trader as ETF guru backs GBTC
BTC price bear market bottom targets continue to flow in below $14,000 despite Bitcoin rebounding above $16,000.
13 days agocryptodaily
Cathie Wood Buys The Dip
Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest has taken advantage of the bear market and bought over a million shares of Coinbase this month. ARK Buys Coinbase Shares Prominent investor Cathie Wood is not running scared by the recent market turmoil. With the FTX contagion spreading, many investors and firms are considering pulling out of their crypto positions. As a result, stocks have suffered significantly. For example, Coinbase shares have plummeted to an all-time low after dropping roughly 20% in just the last week. When the exchange went public in April 2021, the price of each share was $430. Last Monday, it closed out the trading session at a mere $41.23. Analysts from Bank of America and Daiwa Securities downgraded Coinbase stock this month, and the company now has its fewest 'buy' recommendations in over a year. However, for ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood, the dropping stock values have presented a unique investment opportunity. In the month of November, Wood’s company bought over 1.3 million shares in Coinbase. The total value of these shares is around $53 million. As of now, ARK Invest holds 8.4 million shares, which is around 4.7% of Coinbase’s total outstanding shares. The company holds most of its Coinbase shares in its flagship fund, ARK Innovation ETF. Other Shares Wood has not stuck to Coinbase shares only. So far in November, ARK Invest has been purchasing shares of Grayscale’s Bitcoin ETF, Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) and crypto bank Silvergate Capital. Both firms have suffered in the 2022 bear market. Grayscale lost around 76% of its valuation in 2022, while Silvergate has lost 80%. However, this did not deter Wood from making big purchases. Just last week, ARK Invest purchased around 315,000 GBTC shares worth $2.8 million. This latest purchase has upped ARK’s GBTC holdings to nearly 6.357 million, representing 0.4% of the firm’s total investments. Wood’s Prediction - Will BTC Hit $1M? Wood has been a strong proponent of Bitcoin. Earlier this year, before the first blow of 2022, i.e., the collapse of the Terra ecosystem, Wood had predicted that BTC price would reach a million dollars by 2030. However, the crypto’s price back then was $41,000. It has taken a severe beating since then owing to the market inflation, crypto winter, the crash of the Terra ecosystem, and the subsequent FTX debacle. Currently, it is priced at a meager $16,442, significantly lower than its all-time high of $68,789 a year back. Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.
14 days agocoindesk
Cathie Wood's ARK Buys $1.5M of Shares in Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust at Record Discount
Cathie Wood's investment firm ARK Invest bought another 176,945 GBTC shares ($1.46 million) on Monday as the crypto market slumped to a two-year low.
14 days agocryptodaily
Is Genesis Filing For Bankruptcy?
Genesis has claimed that it is in talks with investors and wants to resolve its fund shortage without filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy Filing Not Imminent Crypto lending platform Genesis might not be one of the dominos that toppled over in the aftermath of the FTX debacle. The company has refuted reports of an imminent bankruptcy filing. It has been in a $1 billion shortfall due to its significant exposure to the defunct crypto exchange FTX. Earlier, there were reports that the firm was having trouble raising money to cover the shortfall and was considering filing for bankruptcy. Although the company never announced a bankruptcy filing, several people familiar with the matter claimed so. However, in a more recent turn of events, a company spokesperson has refuted these claims. According to them, the company is continuing to explore other alternatives through constructive decisions with creditors and has no plans to file for bankruptcy as of now. They stated, “We have no plans to file bankruptcy imminently. Our goal is to resolve the current situation consensually without the need for any bankruptcy filing. Genesis continues to have constructive conversations with creditors.” Genesis Needs $1B Emergency Loan Genesis’s misfortunes started with the downfall of the FTX crypto exchange. The lending platform, which had around $175 million locked away in its FTX trading account, experienced a severe liquidity crisis. According to reports, it had extended a loan to Alameda Research, accepting FTT tokens as collateral, which plummeted to zero after FTX’s collapse. As a result, the Genesis team had to freeze all withdrawals and start considering its options. The company was approaching major investors like Binance and Apollo Global Management for a $1 billion emergency cash loan. However, Binance, which was considered a significant potential backer, turned down the investment. As of now, the company is still attempting to raise funds but might need to go the Chapter 11 route if all other options fail to materialize. Where Does DCG Stand? Industry-wide shockwaves are still destabilizing companies and firms involved in the FTX mess. Grayscale Investment’s Bitcoin ETF, Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), is another such firm that has suffered in the aftermath, with its shares dropping by record percentages. Both Genesis and Grayscale Investments share the same parent company, Digital Currency Group (DCG), which already had to bail Genesis out after it was exposed to the now-defunct Three Arrows Capital (3AC) a few months back. Will DCG have to come to Genesis’s rescue once again? What about its own financial health? The questions are building. Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.
14 days agocointelegraph
Cathie Wood's ARK Invest adds more Bitcoin exposure as GBTC, Coinbase stock hit new lows
ARK Invest scoops up bargains as Coinbase shares hit all-time lows and GBTC trades at a near-50% discount to the already suppressed Bitcoin spot price.
14 days agocoindesk
Bernstein: Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Is Protected From Fallout at Sibling Company Genesis Global
If Genesis is forced to file for bankruptcy, creditors will have no claim on GBTC assets, the report said.
15 days agocryptodaily
Grayscale Withholds Proof Of Reserves
Crypto hedge fund Grayscale has refused to follow the trend of disclosing proof of reserves, citing security concerns. No Proof Of Reserves From Grayscale The billion-dollar asset management firm has been trying to reassure investors and shareholders that funds are safe without disclosing proof of reserves. On Twitter, the company has been trying to assuage investors’ fear, assuring them that an FTX-level catastrophe would not occur due to the regulations safeguarding its different entities. However, unlike other crypto firms that have been falling over themselves to reveal their crypto holdings, Grayscale cited security concerns and refused to do so. The proof of reserves methodology can deduce the funds held by a crypto exchange or platform through an independent auditor. An exchange hires the services of a third-party crypto auditor to reveal that it has assets on its balance sheet as per the customer holdings in a process called the Merkle Tree technique. Will Not Circumvent “Complex Security Arrangements” Grayscale claims that each of its products is registered and regulated as a separate entity. Furthermore, the team also revealed that all the crypto underlying its investment products is stored with Coinbase’s custody service. Coinbase, which is the only regulated and publicly traded crypto exchange in the United States, performs frequent on-chain validation. The team tweeted, “Due to security concerns, we do not make such on-chain wallet information and confirmation information publicly available through a cryptographic Proof-of-Reserve, or other advanced cryptographic accounting procedure. We know the preceding point in particular will be a disappointment to some, but panic sparked by others is not a good enough reason to circumvent complex security arrangements that have kept our investors’ assets safe for years.” Coinbase As Custodian The company has stated that the periodic validations conducted by Coinbase as custodian are sufficient to alleviate concerns. However, addresses or any other information considered confidential would not be revealed to avoid any impact on the nature of their products. Additionally, a letter officiated by Coinbase CFO Alesia Haas and Coinbase Custody CEO Aaron Schnarch has been disclosed that points out that all of Grayscale’s holdings and assets are secure, with each product having its own on-chain address. Concerns Among Investors However, this revelation has rubbed the community of investors in the wrong way. With leading exchanges and trading platforms, like Binance and Crypto.com, disclosing their proof of reserves in the aftermath of the FTX debacle, there is concern about Grayscale’s refusal to do the same. Certain investors believe that there is no security risk associated with revealing proof of reserves, giving the example of BTC founder Satoshi Nakamoto, whose wallet addresses have always been well known without resulting in any security concerns. Another cause of concern for investors is that Genesis Global was serving as the liquidity provider for the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC). With Genesis halting withdrawals due to its exposure to FTX and inching towards bankruptcy filing, investors are speculating if Grayscale will be the latest domino to fall. Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.
15 days agocointelegraph
GBTC next BTC price black swan? — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week
Bitcoin price rumors abound as GBTC comes in for a dose of cold feet thanks to FTX.
16 days agocointelegraph
GBTC Bitcoin discount nears 50% on FTX woes as investors stock up
GBTC shares keep getting cheaper versus Bitcoin — an ideal reason to buy for ARK Invest and Lawrence Lepard.
19 days agocryptodaily
How to use CEX trading features on a non-custodial wallet?
How smart contract wallets like Ambire open-up web3 and DeFi without compromising security. With the recent collapse of FTX and BlockFi, as well as other centralized entities like Celsius and 3AC earlier this year, the crypto community seems even more committed to enabling self-custody to everyone and educating the public on its benefits. There are already many public accounts of how the FTX/Alameda scandal and financial predicament came to be, and the ensuing debate has already pointed towards why it happened and how self-custody mitigates such risks. As the DeFi space is doubling-down on efforts to "convert" more and more people to self-custody, we see questions such as: ‘How to use DeFi like a CEX?’ or ‘What are the DeFi alternatives to FTX?’ and ‘How to switch from FTX to a non-custodial wallet?’ raised by the concerned public. In this article we explore how a self-custodial smart wallet can be used instead of centralized exchanges (like Binance, FTX, Crypto.com, Huobi, Kraken, KuCoin etc. ) without sacrificing features. DeFi and Web3 safely, from a smart wallet dashboard Smart contract wallets are at the moment in the spotlight, as many claim them to be both the safest way to crypto security (assets are protected by code and bound to the algorithm of the contract) and the tools to create processes and organizations for a future decentralized society. Smart wallet accounts are in fact smart contracts deployed directly on the blockchain, making them immutable. And the account keys — i.e. the custody of the account— are permanently held by the account user, while the danger of losing seed phrases (common in EOAs like MetaMask or hardware wallets) is abstracted away using sophisticated and hybrid forms of protection such as multisig and social recovery. Our weapon of choice for the day is Ambire, an open-source self-custodial smart contract wallet that focuses on security and UX, while also delivering easy web3 and DeFi engagement. Designed for the EVM space, their recent ‘Own Your Money’ campaign captures the crypto ethos as we’re moving forward from the FTX scandal. Although comparable results can be achieved with other smart contract wallets like Argent or [Gnosis] Safe, Ambire distinguishes itself through its easy on-boarding and overall UX, offering features like email & password sign-up, informative UI or its curated dApp catalog . Registering a self-custodial account with email only One unique feature to Ambire Wallet is that users can securely use email/password to register, so they don't make any UX compromises compared to a CEX; this approach also excludes the need to manage a seed phrase. Pro tip: Use a Trezor or Ledger hardware wallet with Ambire for additional security Another advantage when opening a self-custodial account with smart contract wallets is that users don't need to pass a KYC ("Know your customer") procedure. In Ambire’s case, the sign-up process takes less than 30 seconds, similar to web2 platforms: Buying crypto Users don't need to own crypto to start using smart contract wallets: just like on any centralized exchange, they can top up their account through different methods, such as: Bank wire Credit card Debit card With Ambire Wallet, top-ups are available in EUR, USD, CAD and more currencies, and are supported through 3rd party on- and off-ramp partners. Spot Trading - How to trade with smart contract wallets Users can trade-spot on decentralized exchanges (DEXes) instead of centralized ones (CEXes): funds always remain in their custody, while activity is recorded on-chain and protected against fraud by smart contracts. For a simple market order, users can navigate to the Ambire Wallet Swap tab and choose between thousands of tokens to exchange: How to execute a limit order with smart contract wallets? To execute limit orders on DEXes with smart wallets, users can simply go to the desired platform and connect their wallet through its WalletConnet feature —below the 1inch protocol DEX connected to Ambire Wallet: Pro tip: Users can even engage in P2P trading on 1inch with Ambire Wallet How to trade perpetuals with smart contract wallets? Crypto-savvy users also engage with perpetuals on DeFi, and that’s also possible with smart contract wallets. Similar to the limit order procedure, users need to navigate to the desired trading platform and connect using the WalletConnect feature. With Ambire Wallet, users can use GMX and long or short tokens on the Arbitrum network with up to 30x leverage. Alternatively, they can also try Mycelium or dydx. How to stake ETH with smart contract wallets? CEXes usually offer exposure to staking in DeFi protocols at the cost of staking fees. A preferable alternative for users is to directly connect to staking protocols. With Ambire Wallet, users you can engage in ETH "liquid staking" via Lido Finance Engaging DeFi protocols with Ambire Wallet Ambire offers a curated web3 dApp Catalog, available straight from the user dashboard on the twelve L1 and L2 supported networks. The dApps vary from exchanges to vaults to DEX aggregators, voting and signing solutions or 3D virtual worlds (e.g. Decentraland) and are integrated after security and compatibility validation by the wallet’s team. The dApp Catalog features ParaSwap, CowSwap, Hop Protocol, Sudoswap, AAVE, Balancer, DeFi Saver, Stakewise and many others. How to withdraw crypto to FIAT Some smart contract wallets also have cash-out solutions for crypto. Ambire Wallet allows users to withdraw funds just like any centralized exchange, with the rassuring exception that it cannot freeze user assets. Cashing out is done via 3rd party off-ramp solution Guardarian, with fees starting from 2% (depending on geography and applicable legislation) and limits of up to 15k EUR/monthly. Available currencies include EUR, USD, GBP. Could Smart Contract Wallets be the future? Even though less known than MetaMask or Crypto.com, smart contract wallets are now being recognized as a superior technology from a security standpoint. At the same time, it is clear these types of wallets have already developed tools, features and capabilities able to deliver what users need: apart from guaranteed security, a way to engage, organize processes and social interaction, trade and earn on web3. With so much to be offered to a public in need of security and stability, it remains to be seen if smart contract wallets can become the dominant technology of the decade. Disclaimer As with any type of trading or financial enterprise, users are encouraged to do their own research (DYOR). This article does not constitute financial advice. Using DeFi protocols instead of trading on CEXes comes with inherent risks, although none of them connected to smart contract wallets: Protocol risks Protocol hacks Understanding how protocols work Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.
19 days agocointelegraph
Bitcoin price dips to $16.4K over Genesis woes as execs defend GBTC
The latest casualty of the FTX meltdown raises concerns over institutional investment fund, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC).
20 days agocryptopotato
Cathie Wood’s Fund Buys GBTC as Discount Reaches 40%
Ark bought $2.8 million worth of GBTC shares for less than $9 apiece.
26 days agocointelegraph
Grayscale Bitcoin Trust closes with 41% premium lost amid FTX meltdown
On Nov. 9, the GBTC closed at a record discount of 41% with a one-share price standing at $8.76.

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