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Layer 1 & Layer 2: all you need to know

When discussing blockchain architecture, the terms 'layer 1' and 'layer 2' are frequently mentioned. These are important concepts that serve two purposes: explain how a blockchain network is built, and provide an easy-to-understand visual representation of what a blockchain network looks like. Let's break these ideas down

5 August 2022 Fernando Sanchez 13 mins read

Layer 1 & Layer 2: all you need to know

Layer 1: definition

Imagine a wedding cake, with different tiers -layers, if you will-, and the figurine of a couple on top. That beautiful cake rests on a solid stand, the base. For all intents and purposes, that robust and solid cake stand is the first layer (layer 1) that supports the cake infrastructure. You can probably see where this is going. In a blockchain, layer 1 is…

DISH launches decentralized identification and loyalty coin system built on Input Output Global (IOG) technology

The initiative is part of a long-term collaboration between DISH and IOG to create innovative blockchain solutions to drive adoption of decentralized technologies into the DISH ecosystem

7 June 2022 Fernando Sanchez 4 mins read

DISH launches decentralized identification and loyalty coin system built on Input Output Global (IOG) technology

DISH Network Corporation has taken the first step towards the launch of a decentralized identification and loyalty coin system built on Input Output Global (IOG) designed and developed blockchain technology. This first step enables blockchain capabilities in DISH's infrastructure through Atala PRISM's identity services and Cardano's native asset features.

The end objective of…

Cardano at Consensus: a look ahead

It’s one of the premier blockchain industry events of the year. And IOG is going to be there. Here's what’s happening…

6 June 2022 Fernando Sanchez 3 mins read

Cardano at Consensus: a look ahead

Consensus, one of the focal points for crypto developers, enthusiasts, and the ‘festival for the decentralized world’, is almost here. The Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, will become a hive of activity for the 2022 edition of this landmark event, hosting some of the biggest names in the global crypto world.

Input Output Global (IOG) will be there, along with our friends from the Cardano Foundation and EMURGO. Charles will be speaking at the main conference while the Cardano main booth space will showcase a range of products, projects and initiatives from the three organizations, including Project Catalyst (Fund9 launching…

Everything you always wanted to know about impermanent loss and were afraid to ask

How the EUTxO model is better for the predictability of impermanent loss than Accounts-based chains

27 May 2022 Fernando Sanchez 9 mins read

Everything you always wanted to know about impermanent loss and were afraid to ask

Disclaimer: Nothing in this article is intended to be professional advice, including without limitation, financial, investment, legal or tax advice. Input Output Global is not responsible for your use of or reliance on any information in this article.

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is an umbrella term that refers to decentralized applications (DApps), services, protocols, and…

Wave Financial launches ada yield fund to support Cardano's DeFi ecosystem growth

The ada yield fund aims to provide liquidity and other resources to Cardano’s rapidly expanding DeFi platform startups

31 March 2022 Fernando Sanchez 4 mins read

Wave Financial launches ada yield fund to support Cardano's DeFi ecosystem growth

30 March, 2022, Los Angeles, US / Singapore - Wave Financial LLC (Wave), a SEC-regulated digital asset investment management company, is pleased to announce the launch of the Wave ADA Yield Fund. The fund is designed to provide liquidity with millions in line to support new decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms launched in the Cardano ecosystem starting with an initial $100m.