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The Web3 Labs Blog

Regular insights and updates relating to web3 in one place.

    The SEC takes on Kraken Staking Operations

    The SEC recently decided to shut down Kraken's staking operations for U.S. customers, fining them...

    Next in DeFi? Collateralised Securities

    Stablecoins are a cornerstone of the DeFi ecosystem providing crypto natives with on-chain dollars,...

    Web3 Data

    One of the common themes that have surfaced in a number of my conversations on Web3 innovators is...

    The Future of Stablecoins

    During the past year, there's been a large number of various blockchain initiatives being announced...

    Backdoor CBDCs

    When is a CBDC not a CBDC? When it’s a backdoor CBDC according to a number of leading banks. Banks...

    Is Web3 still all about the Tokenization of Everything?

    This week's post marks a big milestone — it's now been 12 months since I embarked on writing my...

    The Future of Blockchain Governance

    At the end of last year, Ledger Insights highlighted a blog post by the Bank of England on how...

    Disintermediation

    The major innovation bitcoin provided was the elimination of intermediaries in financial...

    2022 in Review

    If 2021 was characterised as the year of crypto and NFTs, 2022 is the year where the mainstream...

    J.P. Morgan's long-term bet on Blockchain (Quorum, Onyx Digital Assets and Project Guardian)

    For many, the ups and downs of cryptocurrencies have had too significant a bearing on their...

    The Winter of Discontent

    The past few weeks have seen the plug (not rug) pulled on a few well-known DLT initiatives — the...

    Trust Anchors

    Many advocates of DeFi (decentralized finance)received a wake-up call last week when the leading...