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University of Wyoming Research Lab Launches Cardano Staking Pool

In an exciting reprise of the old Wild West days, Wyoming is forging trails in new territory. In 2020, the University of Wyoming established the Wyoming Advanced Blockchain Laboratory (WABL). This spring, WABL launched a Cardano staking pool, which has minted 180 blocks and counting.

This is a wonderful opportunity for students to gain real-world experience with cutting-edge technology. Furthermore, the learning is fully cross-disciplinary: Initial pledge to the pool was provided by the College of Business Portfolio Management class; these students will stay hands-on with their investment, examining stake parameters to advise and optimize returns. The Department of Accounting and Finance has also jumped in, taking the opportunity to learn about the new world of digital market assets, profitability, sustainability, and more. In the lab itself, computer science students and researchers will analyze the behavior of the network, learn to code blockchain contracts, and explore the ins and outs of decentralization.

The founding grant for the lab came from Cardano’s IOHK, and was doubled by matching funds from the state of Wyoming. One of Cardano’s distinguishing marks is that…

Grayscale Investments adds Cardano to its Fund - as its 3rd larges holding!

Cardano has been invited to the big kid table at Grayscale Investments. The world’s leading digital asset management fund recently rebalanced its portfolio, selling some existing assets in order to buy Cardano. ADA is now the fund’s third-largest holding, after crypto-giants Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Now, ADA accounts for 4.26% of Grayscale’s total portfolio, which is more than 4x their holdings in any other altcoin. Following the exciting announcement on Twitter, Cardano prices jumped more than 6%, securing its spot as the fastest gainer in the top 10 digital currencies at press time.

@Grayscale tweeted:
“Welcome aboard, #Cardano. We have adjusted the portfolio of Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund to now include $ADA”

Grayscale will undertake another quarterly portfolio…

Cardano Cash! Ahhhhhhh!!!

About a week ago Cardano’s Director of Afican Operations tweeted a crypto moon-landing like tidbit that largely went unnoticed by crypto media. We here…

University of Wyoming may be staking ADA

If you live in the United States (or elsewhere for that matter), “Wyoming” and “crypto currency” in the same sentence might seem like a…

Ethiopia integrating IOG's Cardano based system to manage student records

IOG, too excited to wait for their official media livestream tomorrow, posted to their twitter account key details of tomorrow’s announcement at 2:31 PM…

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