Blog > 2022
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 4 mins read
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.
The critical role of AI / blockchain synergy in humanity’s future
A guest blog post by AI and blockchain pioneer, SingularityNET’s Dr. Ben Goertzel
30 March 2022 8 mins read
The global economy is becoming increasingly complex, with sophisticated AI algorithms now able to marshall more wealth in a day than our great grandparents interacted with in their lifetimes. It is crucial that we prevent control of the emergent planetary AI network from concentrating in a few hands. Transparency and sovereignty must be appropriately architected into its…
Increasing the transaction throughput of Cardano
Diffusion pipelining - scheduled for this summer - will increase the budget for block propagation and validation times, allowing for larger blocks and increased transaction throughput. Here’s a technical research perspective. (Along with an introduction to AV, its even more performant sibling…)
21 March 2022 10 mins read
The recent enabling of smart contracts on Cardano has led to a significant increase in user activity. Simultaneously, average transaction sizes grew due to code-carrying script transactions. With the first decentralized-finance (DeFi) applications now deployed on the Cardano ecosystem, and more on the way, we expect this trend to continue. To keep up with this elevated demand…
Diving deeper into the Marlowe Playground
Learn how to make your own templates from Marlowe contracts and provide hints to users using custom metadata
4 March 2022 7 mins read
Marlowe is a domain-specific language (DSL) embedded in Haskell that offers financial contracts for blockchain that everyone can code. It is a platform for decentralized finance (DeFi) that supports direct, peer-to-peer lending, contracts for difference (CFD), and other similar instruments. Marlowe allows users to apply their domain expertise to write and manage contracts…
Project Catalyst, Cardano’s innovation engine, launches Fund8!
Project Catalyst is a turbo-charged engine for Cardano, accelerating the ecosystem’s growth and making dreams come true
2 March 2022 4 mins read
Every three months, a new Project Catalyst innovation fund campaign begins with the opportunity to receive resources paid in ada from the Cardano Treasury. Valuable resources to build, create, and contribute to realize great ideas worthy of funding.
In little over a year, what began as an experiment in collaboration, competition, and elevating human potential has become the world’s largest decentralized innovation fund. The latest iteration, Fund8, will control $16m in ada, check out the Fund8 Launch Guide…