Business Is Booming for DeFi Insurer Nexus Mutual Ahead of Ethereum 2.0

Nexus Mutual, an alternative insurance provider for a variety of Ethereum-based DeFi protocols, has seen its risk pool double over the past 90 days to more than $4 million. Indeed, Nexus can barely keep up with the demand for smart-contract cover in the exploding decentralized finance (DeFi) arena.  “We are in this position where there […]

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Ethereum’s ProgPoW Debate Is About Much More Than Mining

What do we talk about when we talk about progressive proof-of-work (ProgPoW) on Ethereum? On the surface, ProgPoW is a proposed update to the mining algorithm of the world’s second-largest blockchain by market cap that would theoretically favor less well-resourced miners.  At its core, though, ProgPoW has become a flashpoint for how Ethereum makes big […]

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