derivatives

On-chain leverage trading platform Avantis Labs raises $4M seed round led by Pantera Capital

Avantis Labs, a decentralized finance (DeFi) derivatives ecosystem, has raised $4 million in a seed funding round led by Pantera Capital, the company’s co-founder and CEO Sehaj Singh exclusively tol

Binance and CEO Changpeng Zhao sued by CFTC over trading and derivative violations

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by volume; its CEO Changpeng Zhao; and Chief Compliance Officer Samuel Lim, are being sued by the U.S. Commodity Futures and Trading Commission, accordin

BitMEX crypto exchange lays off a quarter of staff after failed acquisition

Derivatives-focused crypto exchange BitMEX has laid off about 75 employees, or a quarter of the company’s staff, days after its founders’ plans to acquire a German bank fell through. Staff

Cega raises $4.3M seed round at $60M valuation to build exotic DeFi derivatives

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is one of the hottest, fastest-growing areas within crypto. An estimated 4 million-plus people worldwide have invested in DeFi products, according to data from Dune Analyt

dYdX is a decentralized protocol for cryptocurrency derivatives

While some financial derivatives like futures trading are slowly coming to Bitcoin, we’re still a long time away from these financial products being widely available for the entire cryptocurrenc