Codefi, the blockchain-powered commerce and finance arm of global blockchain company Consensys, has announced the launch of the Early Adopter program for its new Ethereum 2.0 staking-as-a-service platform.
ConsenSys AG, which is headquartered in "Crypto Valley" (Zug, Switzerland), was founded in October 2014 by Andrew Keys -- who is now Managing Partner at Digital Asset Risk Management Advisors (DARMA Capital) -- and Joseph Lubin, who is a co-founder of Ethereum and the current CEO of the Consensys.
On 15 September 2019, according to Coindesk, Lubin announced during a press conference at at Ethereal Tel Aviv that Consensys would be entering the DeFi ecosystem with a new product suite called Codefi.
The following day, Lex Sokolin, who -- alongside Patrick Berarducci -- co-leads Codefi published an article on LinkedIn to explain "why ConsenSys Codefi is the bridge to blockchain-based manufacturing for commerce and finance."
This is how Sokolin introduced Codefi:
"Codefi is the blockchain operating system for commerce and finance, built to optimize business processes and digitize assets and financial instruments. We are combining elements of enterprise finance blockchain, digital assets and tokenized securities, crypto payments processing, and the emerging frontier of decentralized finance to build a global software enabler for the new financial infrastructure. Think Twilio, for blockchain-based finance."
He went on to say:
"The product is structured like an API-first enabler, like Twilio or Stripe, with options for private label UI/UX or bespoke build if needed. It incorporates digital assets, blockchain payments, public networks and DeFi, and dynamic analytics as the initial modules."
Yesterday (June 16), Cosensys published a press relea...