Why is Web3 more democratic than WEB 2.0?

One of Web3’s promises is to give power and choice back to users, to represent a more democratic internet age. But what features deliver on this promise? Web 1.0 is the static information web, with creators on one side and readers on the other. Web 2.0 is characterized by the arrival of social networks and … Read more

NFT: beware of scams

The NFT market started gaining momentum in 2020, growing over 300% year-over-year and representing millions of dollars of cryptocurrency. During the first week of May 2022, the sale of these tokens then collapsed by 92% compared to last September. However, the market still generates the equivalent of millions of dollars, raising many concerns about the … Read more

OnlyOne, the first French green fintech, obtains an investment commitment of 35 million euros from Global Emerging Markets (GEM)

GGY will provide OnlyOne with a share subscription facility of up to €35 million for a period of 36 months following a public listing, which will allow OnlyOne to raise funds by issuing shares to GEM. OnlyOne will control the timing and amount of such withdrawals and has no minimum withdrawal requirements. OnlyOne will use … Read more

The failure of FTX will strengthen the cryptocurrency’s search for meaning

By Arthur de la Brunière, Web3 analyst, EY Fabernovel. While October was already reported as the month with the most protocol hacks, with an estimated $760 million stolen, the famed “cryptosphere” once again finds itself weakened. As a reminder, the cumulative total of cryptocurrency attacks in 2022 amounts to $2.98 billion, a record. This new … Read more

Cryptocurrencies and the specter of gold-plating

By Lionel Lafontaine, senior manager of Square Management Cryptocurrencies are the subject of many fantasies and distrusts, in particular because they are little known and mastered by few players. However, current practices and fraud require the establishment of fair rules, which make it possible to distribute the cards of a healthy business and to calm … Read more