Ethereum and Tezos connected via blockchain bridge

The cryptocurrency space just became a little bit more interconnected after developers created a cross-chain bridge between the Ethereum and Tezos blockchains. Following the launch of the Wrap Protocol, created by Bender Labs, Ethereum-based ERC-20 and ERC-721 tokens can be made Tezos-compatible, allowing Ether (ETH) holders to interact with the Tezos ecosystem. Token wrapping has become a common way of connecting the users of disparate blockchain platforms and is perhaps best exemplified by Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), which is an ERC-20 version of Bitcoin (BTC) running on Ethereum. The Wrap Protocol wraps…

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Payments-focused cryptocurrency Dash now has a bridge to DeFi

Dash (DASH) holders will soon be able to access a wide range of decentralized finance, or DeFi, services through a collaboration with StakeHound. According to an announcement on Oct. 19, tokens which are deposited with StakeHound will also earn network rewards through the Dash masternode system. In order to take advantage of the burgeoning DeFi market, Dash holders must send tokens to StakeHound, who will then instantly generate and send back a wrapped ERC-20 representation called stakedDASH. StakedDASH will be tradable and usable in major DeFi platforms such as UniSwap,…

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