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Crypto holders know that owning cryptocurrencies is very different from owning fiat. While both open countless doors for holders, their functionalities are very different. People who have fiat currencies in their possession are able to use them to satisfy a wide range of human needs — from basic to those on the top of Maslow’s pyramid — but crypto is not quite there yet.

The problem with crypto is, while it can be used to provide food and shelter, typically it needs first to be converted into fiat — via crypto wallets and DeFi debit cards like Eidoo. …


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The crypto world has for a long time been a domain of walled gardens, both technical and ideological. The so-called interoperability problem, where various blockchain protocols cannot successfully communicate with each other due to differences in core architecture, has long plagued the blockchain space, hindering growth and widespread adoption. Without a means of interoperability, a siloing effect occurs wherein blockchains are unable to interact (exchanging information across chains) or transact (exchanging value across chains).

This is also likely one of the core drivers of ideological splits within the crypto community. Many “Bitcoin maximalists” have committed a large portion of their wealth to Bitcoin, meaning that they have a vested interest in promoting Bitcoin alone (since the greater the number of people who invest in Bitcoin, the greater their speculative profits). They may also have developed a psychological bias towards their choice of investment, reinforcing their belief that they have made a good choice. The same is true for Ethereum maximalists, EOS maximalists, DogeCoin maximalists and so on. …


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Despite what many view as a cooling off period following the boom, the DeFi world is still exploding. New protocols, dApps, liquidity pools and other DeFi focused innovations are hitting the market every day. Perhaps a little out of the limelight, the more “traditional” blockchain world is also flourishing and experiencing a similar growth spurt with a variety of new coins, blockchains, use cases and product launches bringing ever greater diversity to the cryptosphere.

Now is truly an exciting time to be a blockchain user.

However, increased diversity of protocols, chains, and coins brings with it a number of difficulties. Though a hot topic of discussion in the blockchain space for the last few years, the “interoperability dilemma” still looms large. Most blockchains are not able to communicate properly with each other resulting in siloed blockchain ecosystems. This results in limitations on access to different protocols for users stands as a serious impediment to broad adoption of blockchain and crypto assets. …


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Cross-chain pTokens by pNetwork enable you to access DeFi on non-native networks

This year, decentralized finance (DeFi) has led the way for crypto adoption. With new innovations for financial architecture steeped in transparency, autonomy, and community governance, it’s no wonder that so many are experimenting with decentralized protocols for savings, loans, trading, liquidity mining, and more.

The benefits of DeFi stretch for miles. For the masses of unbanked people across the world, it offers a place for the creation of a digital bank account. For many who cannot meet the criteria to become legally recognized as “sophisticated investors” within their country, DeFi provides access to financial markets that they would otherwise be totally restricted from. …


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When whispers of decentralized finance (DeFi) first started emerging in 2019, there was palpable excitement among crypto natives. With lessons learned from 2017’s breathtaking market surge and subsequent challenges, several projects embarked on the rapid development of applications to invite growth — as reflected by the value of assets locked in smart contracts.

That single metric continues to be the yardstick used to measure DeFi growth, with some $247 million total value locked (TLV) in 2019 growing over 1,400% to this year’s all-time high TLV of roughly $14.4 billion (DeFi Pulse).

It’s the fastest-growing crypto sector, no doubt. Yet, questions linger around its true potential — given that this amount is still shy of 3% of the total value of crypto assets in circulation (around $500 billion, Coinmarketcap). …


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The pNetwork is the increasingly decentralised layer powering and governing the cross-chain pTokens solution. This is currently fueling the widest cross-chain system available to date, interconnecting 5 different blockchains and wrapping 13M+ USD in liquidity.

Announced last week, pNetwork Dawn is a network of node operators tasked with powering interoperability for dApps, and enabling cross-chain trading, lending and collateralization.

Today, we are introducing pNetwork Nodes. The backbone of the pNetwork, nodes carry out the essential role of moving pTokens towards a decentralized infrastructure.

Read more about pNetwork Dawn here!

How node operators fit within the pNetwork?

The pNetwork is an open, public and independent network with an inbuilt governance structure (Aragon-based DAO). …


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The pNetwork is the increasingly decentralised layer powering and governing the cross-chain pTokens solution.

This is currently fueling the widest cross-chain system available to date:

  • interconnecting 5 different blockchains (Ethereum, Bitcoin, EOS, ..)
  • wrapping 11M+ USD in liquidity
  • expanding 20+ tokens beyond their native blockchain
  • enabling 3,000+ holders to stay local on their blockchain of choice while thinking global


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As a result of Curve’s signalling proposal being approved for supporting pBTC within the Curve liquidity protocol,

We are happy to announce the launch of a new pBTC liquidity pool on Curve.fi!

Curve is an on-chain liquidity protocol optimized for exchanging stable assets (for example DAI and USDC). Counting over 5.2 Million veCRV voting, a proposal to add pBTC to the protocol was approved in November.

A new pBTC/sbtcCrv metapool (aka pBTC/[sBTC/renBTC/WBTC]) is now available on the Curve platform with the goal of onboarding new BTC liquidity onto Ethereum. …


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The pNetwork is the increasingly decentralised layer powering and governing the cross-chain pTokens solution. The project is focused on enabling meaningful connections between multiple blockchain environments.

As the first tool launched by pNetwork, pTokens enable DeFi composability and cross-chain movement of assets’ liquidity for any and every blockchain and token — a feat made simple thanks to our 11 different cross-chain connections, including Bitcoin and Litecoin on EOS and Ethereum, as well as EOS-compatible DeFi tokens: pETH, PNT, pMKR, pLINK, pYFI and PTERIA.

As pTokens continues to scale, adding more bridges and integrations, it’s only fitting that the team expands upon its pTokens technology and usher in a new era of unchained liquidity. …


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In DeFi, there’s always a new yield farming opportunity — but rarely does one invite users from more than one blockchain. Now, thanks to pNetwork and its Ethereum-compatible pTokenized assets, users from Ethereum, Bitcoin and Litecoin communities can deposit and grow their yields on Steroids.

Steroids is a liquidity mining platform that offers unique yield farming strategies and exciting APYs. When users put their assets on Steroids, they not only streamline their liquidity pool deposits but also earn rewards in unlocked DeFi tokens.

Today pNetwork is extending the pTokens incentives program and introducing new PNT-farming strategies for both pBTC and pLTC.

pNetwork Team

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