Nathan van der Heyden

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Brussels, Belgium
Brussels, Belgium
Nathan is a writer interested in decentralizing the internet. He holds MAs in international relations and political philosophy and has always been interested in protecting individuals and their privacy from the data economy. He then discovered what was building in crypto, especially in DeFi, and hasn’t looked back since
  • “DeFi Homepage” Zapper Closes $15M Funding Round

    Business

    Framework Ventures led Zapper’s latest funding round alongside celebrity investors like Mark Cuban and Ashton Kutcher. Zapper, the Homepage to DeFi   Zapper has closed a $15 million funding round led...

  • Bitcoin Plunges, Rebounds on Elon Musk Tweets

    Business

    After Tesla’s U-turn on receiving Bitcoin payments, Elon Musk caused the crypto market to plunge by responding to a post suggesting that Tesla may sell its Bitcoin holdings. The market...

  • Move Over Chainlink, UNI Might Offer a Better Oracle

    Technology

    The co-founder of Ethereum argued for the necessity of a centralized price oracle with a high market capitalization to make any attack prohibitively expensive. In this case, he drew UNI...

  • DeFi Project Spotlight: Trading On-Chain Ethereum Derivatives With Oiler Network

    Technology

    By offering on-chain derivatives, Oiler Network allows companies to hedge the risks of adverse network events. For most users, fluctuating gas prices or a blockchain’s hashrate is not of the...

  • Peter Thiel Backs New Crypto Exchange Built on EOS

    Business

    Blockchain software company Block.one, the builders of EOS, has announced an upcoming cryptocurrency exchange backed by prominent investors Peter Thiel, Alan Howard, Louis Bacon, and Mike Novogratz. EOS Blockchain Revival...

  • Balancer Launches Yield Farming Campaign With Latest Upgrade

    Technology

    After more than a year of development, Balancer’s v2 includes partnerships with some of the biggest names in DeFi, including Gnosis, Aave, or Ocean, to provide the cheapest experience for...

  • After $11M Hack, Rari Capital Team to Reimburse Lost Funds

    Analysis

    Following the $11 million hack over the weekend, Rari’s native token crashed from $18 to $10. The team behind the protocol has, however, moved quickly to make victims whole.  Rari...

  • DeFi Project Spotlight: Indexed Finance, Index-Based DeFi Investing

    Analysis

    Crypto, and DeFi in particular, can be tedious work to follow. By facilitating investment in specific sectors through indices, Indexed Finance creates an enticing financial product that removes much of...