Algorand Inks a Sponsorship Deal with FIFA

US blockchain firm Algorand has joined hands with FIFA, signing a sponsorship and technical partnership deal. FIFA announced this news yesterday, noting this partnership will see Algorand become its official blockchain network. Additionally, Algorand will provide FIFA with a blockchain-powered wallet solution. According to the announcement, this collaboration will also see Algorand support the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Specifically, the firm will be the World Cup’s regional supporter in North America and Europe. Moreover, the blockchain will become an…

Solana vs. Polygon vs. AVAX vs. Algorand

Blockchain-based cryptocurrencies and protocols have had a significant environmental impact. But the efforts to minimize crypto’s carbon footprint will take some time. Still, the good news is that over 4,500 token options exist for investors. Also, they have sustainable and long-term growth potential. In 2022, blockchain cryptocurrencies have made it easier for individuals to perform secure financial transactions. The idea of no intrusiveness from third parties like a bank, court, or monetary authority appeals to users. It is no wonder…

How Pure Proof of Stake Makes Algorand Stronger

Exchange of value has never been this easy. Algorand is among the first crypto projects to integrate DeFi protocols with the traditional financial modules. The platform plans to introduce revolutionary financial products that could improve the basic economic modules in the Fintech industry. And, the Pure Proof of Stake mechanism is at the center of the project. In its very acclaimed blockchain, Algorand is a project touted to kill Ethereum. As the title suggests, the platform has numerous unrealized potentials, game-changer…

Top 3 Cryptos Below 5 Dollars Worth Investing In

Today, there are over 8k crypto-assets listed in Coincheck, and the numbers are increasing every year. Unfortunately, some of those assets perform poorly in the markets, and others are even considered failed projects. Out of those, there are Defi coins, stablecoin, and cryptos, each with unique functions. Coins/cryptos are the most common assets in the cryptocurrency space, and their reliability often depends on the services their host blockchain provides. Others like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Binance coins have very high values…

Coinbase Report Reveals The Advantage of Ethereum Over Competitors

A new report from crypto exchange Coinbase reveals that Ethereum still maintains a significant advantage over its rivals. The report took a close look at the smart contracts market and made comparisons between Ethereum and other competitors in the space. First Mover Advantage The report begins by stating that Ethereum domination over the smart contracts sector is similar to that of Bitcoin in the crypto space. Like Bitcoin, this dominance is due to the first-mover advantage that each project had…

Algorand Foundation launches Asia Accelerator Program

Algorand foundation has launched the Algorand Asia Accelerator program for blockchain startups. The program is for startups that want to develop finance 3.0 platforms and products. The blockchain foundation revealed in a blog post that 10 startups would take part in the pilot phase. The 12-week accelerator program runs from October 19 until January 2021. A unique initiative to support blockchain startups The Asia Accelerator scheme is an initiative that offers blockchain startups $15,000 in seed funding. Algorand also supports selected…

A Complete Guide on Algorand: Can it Drive Crypto Adoption Faster?

In the past week, Algorand prices have been plummeting, leading to severe losses to Algo holders. Unfortunately, this episode is part of a series of price plummets that have struck them. In just the first three months of its inception, Algo price fell from $3.28 to $0.37 (at the time of writing), taking a hit of a 88% price reduction. [caption id="attachment_15626" align="aligncenter" width="1874"] Source: Coingecko[/caption] Why did Algo's price plummet? Many crypto enthusiasts made speculations on the reasons for…