Tag Archives: Stablecoin

MARIJUANA STABLECOIN ASKED TO PLAY IN ARIZONA FINTECH SANDBOX

Arizona, home of the first U.S. FinTech Sandbox, has admitted another cryptocurrency startup into the program that is designed to ease regulatory burdens for entrepreneurs in the financial technology space. According to a statement released by Attorney General of Arizona, Mark Brnovich, ALTA becomes the seventh firm to be inducted into the regulatory sandbox. On its website, ALTA describes itself as a “digital payment club where cash-intensive businesses pay each other using digital tokens instead of cash.” Continue reading MARIJUANA STABLECOIN ASKED TO PLAY IN ARIZONA FINTECH SANDBOX

Ampleforth Stablecoin Improves Security After Audit

Ampleforth has completed upgrades after its second security audit through New York firm Trail of Bits. The full report is available below. Ampleforth is a stablecoin which uses a different method of preserving its dollar-to-unit ration, by transferring “volatility from unit price to unit count.” As the market shifts around Ampleforth, formerly Fragments, users balances change to reflect the change in price. Continue reading Ampleforth Stablecoin Improves Security After Audit

Digix Stablecoin Seeks to Put Gold on the Ethereum Blockchain

The stablecoin is still an evolving concept, and there have been multiple approaches to it. Dai has algorithmic methods to keep it tied to the US Dollar, while the multitude of stablecoins – USDT, PAX, GUSD, TUSD, and USDC — all simply offer a 1:1 exchange ratio. The recently-rebranded Ampleforth offers an elastic supply so that the holder always gets the same value out of their investment, while they may have a different number of tokens depending on the market value of the token. Continue reading Digix Stablecoin Seeks to Put Gold on the Ethereum Blockchain