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Borrowing positions automatically roll their expiry, and can be refinanced should one party unilaterally decide to terminate. On May 1, nonfungible tokens marketplace Blur launched Blend, a peer-to-peer perpetual lending protocol that supports NFT collateral. Developed with venture capital firm Paradigm, developers cite Blend’s rationale as a means of “financialization to scale.”4/ Every trillion dollar


The attacker reportedly manipulated the exchange rate between ERC-20 tokens and hTOKENS to steal over $7 million from the protocol. Multichain lending protocol Hundred Finance has experienced a significant security breach on the Ethereum layer-2 blockchain Optimism. According to the protocol on Twitter, the losses sit at $7.4 million.Hundred Finance announced the exploit on April


The embattled crypto lender has filed a slew of voluntary bankruptcy notices in order to restructure itself.Genesis’s two lending subsidiaries, Genesis Global Capital and Genesis Asia Pacific, have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to the announcement, the firm aims to enact “a global resolution to maximize value for all clients and stakeholders and strengthen


The virtual currency, which employees have reportedly dubbed “Zuck Bucks,” will be aimed at use in the metaverse. Social media giant Facebook’s parent company Meta is reportedly planning to introduce virtual currency as well as lending services to apps it owns, with Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger potentially being among those impacted. According to a Financial…


Ali Yahya, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, told Cointelegraph that TrueFi will “bring the unique advantages of DeFi to a wider and global user base.” Stablecoin operator TrustToken has launched a new lending marketplace that allows asset managers to create their own decentralized finance products, potentially opening the door to wider mainstream adoption of…