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Introduction to Layer-2 smart contracts

Layer-2 blockchains are a transformative force for Ethereum, accelerating transactions at a lower cost. They also supercharge smart contracts — here's an overview of this vibrant ecosystem. 

Restaking guide: Why risks outweigh benefits

Traders have moved over $18 billion worth of tokens to restaking platforms, chasing bigger returns. Experts warn this novelty may “blow up” crypto. Here's how restaking works and what makes it dicey. 

Spot ether ETFs: SEC's pivot leaves questions

The SEC has taken a 180-degree turn on spot ether ETFs, approving the trading of eight US products. Yet this move is not the final green light for the funds — discover what comes next.

Top 10 corporate Bitcoin holders in 2024

The launch of spot Bitcoin ETFs and recent accounting changes have spurred corporate interest in crypto. More and more firms keep BTC on balance sheets — discover the top ten owners in this guide.

Will pension funds embrace Bitcoin ETFs?

As spot Bitcoin ETFs go global, more entities explore indirect cryptocurrency exposure, consulting with giants like BlackRock. Pension funds have cast their eyes on ETFs, and their entry could mark a watershed moment.

Spot crypto ETFs: What's next after Hong Kong debut?

US spot Bitcoin ETFs, launched after a decade of rejections, deepen crypto’s penetration into the mainstream. Other jurisdictions have followed suit — here's the lowdown on these new products.

Crypto exchanges on Zent: OKX

The OKX CEX boasts 50 million registered users and an impressive institutional suite. With deep liquidity and maker fees close to 0%, it has a lot to offer. Here's what professional traders should know.

Crypto exchanges on Zent: Bitget

Bitget, a popular CEX and the world's biggest crypto copy trading platform, serves 20+ million users. Discover its one-stop solution for institutions with low fees and proof of reserves.

Real-world assets (RWAs): New institutional frontier

Real-world assets are diverse tangible and intangible resources brought on-chain. BlackRock's RWA fund has set the stage for explosive growth — explore the essentials of tokenization in our guide.

Shadow ledger: Stealth trading with iceberg orders

Iceberg orders aim to minimize slippage and delays, removing the ramifications of institutional market impact. Yet this order type is imperfect, and some drawbacks defeat its purpose. Discover Zent's superior alternative.