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Parachute Weekly Update: Parachute Friday Chat, Happy Birthday TTR, WEDClub usable everyday, Hydro No-Code PFM App... – 13 Mar - 19 Mar'20

6 Apr 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

Hi everyone! Hope everyone’s doing well in their homes. As you shelter yourself from COVID-19, what better way to spend a few hours than catching up on another week at Parachute + partners (13 Mar - 19 Mar'20):   Cap started off the week with the fir...

Parachute Weekly Update: Parachute Virtual Race, $XIO buy + burn model, Fantom native wallets, Hydro Events Marketplace... – 3 Jan - 9 Jan'20

24 Feb 2020 6 minute read 0 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

Alright, let's do this folks! Starting today and over the next 6 days I'll be pushing out one weekly update report per day to catch up with the latest. Here’s part I of VII - your week at Parachute + partners (3 Jan - 9 Jan'20):   Mery got redemption...

The DEX versus CEX debate - How does the DEX measure up to the CEX?

7 Aug 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

The prosperity of the crypto market has had a lot to do with the success of centralized/custodial exchanges (or, CEX). This seems ironic since decentralization is one of the founding pillars of crypto. Moreover, a long trail of hacks and scams from p...

How Governments And Conglomerates Are Using Blockchain

9 Oct 2019 5 minute read 9 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

Since the birth of Bitcoin in 2008, people the world over have woken up to the transformative potential of blockchains. While there have been obscure applications in the past, the role of blockchains in vastly improving operations and business proces...

Making Crypto, Currency - The New Frontier for the Cryptocurrency Industry

18 Sep 2019 5 minute read 2 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

A research conducted jointly by consultancy firm Capgemini and BNP Paribas Bank states that the total volume of digital payments is estimated to reach 726 billion transactions by 2020. With crypto acceptance still at a humble 2%, the share of cryptoc...

Untangling Crypto Regulations: A European Journey

10 Jun 2019 5 minute read 5 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

In 2018, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforced punitive measures in eighteen crypto related cases, as opposed to five instances the year before and just one case in 2016. Comparatively, the EU crypto scene has seen lesser legal act...

Regulations in the Realm of Digital Assets

16 Mar 2019 5 minute read 0 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

“What we don’t understand, we fear. What we fear, we judge as evil. What we judge as evil, we attempt to control. And what we cannot control…we attack” – Unknown   Cryptocurrencies offer the promise of a financial system free from a centralized autho...

Blockchain Regulation in the U.S. and Malta — Of Leaders and Laggards

31 May 2019 6 minute read 4 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

This article is an exploration of the myriad world of cryptocurrency regulations; and specifically, ICOs, the U.S. (and the SEC) and Malta.   Lagging behind "We believe that the SEC could do more to clarify its position" —  U.S. Congress Members to S...

The Case for Market Maturity in Crypto

25 Jul 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

In their seminal research whitepaper that introduced cryptocurrencies as a new asset class to the world, Adam White (Bakkt) and Chris Burniske (Placeholder VC) described bitcoin as possibly the “biggest technological development since the Internet”....

Parachute Weekly Update: Parachute turns 1 year, 2gether covered by Expansion, Introducing V3 BOMBs, aXpire had a busy week... - 8 Feb - 14 Feb'19

17 Feb 2019 3 minute read 0 comments Abhijoy Sarkar

Happy Sunday everyone! Here's a summary of the super week we had at Parachute:   Parachute became a year old on 12th Feb (The birth of PAR) and we celebrated with a ton of PAR giveaways! Check out this discussion thread where we exchange stories on o...