Official Consensys announcements and press releases.
Press ReleaseMetaMask Institutional and Fireblocks Integrate to Offer Unrivaled DeFi and Web3 Access to Institutional Investors and Builders
The integration brings together two prominent web3 powerhouses to provide the most complete enterprise-grade wallet security and portfolio management solution for institutional investors and builders.
by Consensys - June 8, 2023
Press ReleaseConsensys Partners With Sports Illustrated Tickets To Launch ‘Box Office’
Paid or Free Events Can Now Go Beyond the Barcode with Super Tickets™ Transforming Mobile Tickets Into Content, Offers, Rewards and Engagement.
by Consensys - May 2, 2023
Press ReleaseSuperchief Gallery NFT & MetaMask Present IRL Web3 Education at The Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center
The World’s leading self-custody Web3 wallet MetaMask is sponsoring Superchief Gallery NFT’s Web3 Educational Program through 2023, aiming to provide access and early adoption to underserved communities. The partnership will introduce a comprehensive "Intro to Web3" course, presented to students at Superchief Gallery NFT powered by The Canvas at The Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center in NYC, with each lesson streamed to a global audience. The program aims at reaching 300 IRL students in its first year and will be available online globally as a free resource.
by Consensys - April 17, 2023
Press Release • MetaMask Institutional • StakingConsensys Launches the First Marketplace for Institutional Staking on MetaMask Institutional, in Partnership with Allnodes, Blockdaemon, and Kiln
MetaMask Institutional, in partnership with Allnodes, Blockdaemon, and Kiln, has launched the first institutional-staking marketplace, bringing together staking providers and offering simple, one-click staking to institutions. The marketplace will also include Consensys’ own staking product.
by Consensys - March 22, 2023
Press ReleaseConsensys and MoonPay Join Forces to Empower Nigerian Users With Easy Access to Crypto Directly in MetaMask
MetaMask and MoonPay have expanded their offering in Nigeria, enabling Nigerian users to purchase crypto via instant bank transfers within the MetaMask mobile and Portfolio Dapp. Nigeria is among MetaMask’s top markets globally, ranking third in mobile active users. It is also among the top ten countries regarding visitors to metamask.io over the last month. An estimated 90% of credit/debit card attempts to buy crypto in Nigeria are declined. Integrating MoonPay into MetaMask will make it easier for Nigerian users to obtain tokens more efficiently without setting up a crypto exchange account.
by Consensys - March 21, 2023
Press ReleaseConsensys Acquires HAL to Augment Infura's Blockchain Notification and Automation Capabilities
Introducing on-chain signaling into Infura’s product stack will allow developers to create alerts and notifications at the protocol level for various signals. Hal's acquisition represents a step forward in Infura's plan to help build an open, decentralized web by giving blockchain developers access to powerful tools that support multiple networks and use cases.
by Consensys - February 21, 2023
Press ReleaseConsensys partners with Mercuryo to offer seamless crypto purchases within MetaMask
The collaboration streamlines the process of acquiring digital assets by allowing purchases directly within the Mobile wallet using bank cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and various local payment methods. Mercuryo's solution simplifies the crypto purchase process for users by enabling small immediate purchases and reusing previous ID verification data.
by Consensys - February 16, 2023
Press ReleaseConsensys and Onramp.money Join Forces to Empower Indian Users With Easy Access to Crypto Directly in MetaMask
Onramp.Money will seamlessly integrate within the MetaMask wallet, enabling all Indian MetaMask users to buy cryptocurrency directly using their API.
by Consensys - February 9, 2023
Press Release • MetaMaskBanxa and MetaMask Partner to Make it Easier to Access Web3
The partnership will simplify crypto purchasing for MetaMask users in Canada, Netherlands, Australia, South Africa, and Turkey and reduce fees globally
by Consensys - February 7, 2023
Press Release • MetaMaskConsensys Launches MetaMask Learn — The Next Step in Democratizing Web3
MetaMask has launched a learning simulation platform to help users orient themselves in the world of web3 and self-custodial wallets. MetaMask Learn combines visual learning with action-oriented testing to provide a compelling and engaging way to understand complex web3 concepts.
by Consensys - January 31, 2023
Press Release • MetaMask • StakingConsensys Launches MetaMask Staking
MetaMask Portfolio Dapp now supports staking through liquid staking providers Lido and Rocket Pool. Post-Merge (Ethereum’s move from PoW to PoS) staking is an increasingly crucial technical underpinning of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, and there’s a growing demand for straightforward and easy staking services.
by Consensys - January 13, 2023
Press ReleaseLiquid Staking Needs Clear Tax Rules – The UK Shows a Possible Way Forward
In this response to the UK tax authority's Call to Evidence, we argue that we need to create clear tax rules for staking and other DeFi activities, rather than extending the current rules for securities lending to DeFi activities.
by Natalie Linhart - January 11, 2023
Press ReleaseConsensys Teams with PayPal For A New Way To Buy Crypto in MetaMask
PayPal will seamlessly integrate within the MetaMask wallet, providing customers with a simple and convenient way to buy Ethereum with PayPal. This new functionality is available to select U.S. users starting today and rolling out to all eligible U.S. customers in the coming weeks
by Consensys - December 14, 2022
Press ReleaseConsensys and Celo Announce a Multi-Faceted Partnership to Drive Real-World Adoption and Use Cases.
Consensys’ Infura infrastructure integrates with Celo for speed, scalability, convenience, and extensive multi-chain support, reaching 1,000+ mission-aligned projects Celo joins Consensys’ Ethereum Scalability Partners with planned improvements to MetaMask compatibility, making it easier for users of all experience levels to transact on the blockchain
by Consensys - November 21, 2022
Press ReleaseCOP27: Leading Technology Companies Launch "Ethereum Climate Platform" Initiative to Address Ethereum's Former Proof of Work Carbon Emissions
Led by Consensys and Allinfra, the collective includes a still growing list of 19+ prominent tech companies, as well as civil society leaders: AAVE, Art Blocks, Celo, the Climate Collective, Codegreen.Org, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, ERM, Filecoin Green, Gitcoin, Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), Huobi Global, Laser Digital, Microsoft, Polygon, UPC Capital Ventures, and W3bcloud, in collaboration with Gold Standard.
by Consensys - November 17, 2022
Press ReleaseConsensys Announces the Beta Release of MetaMask Bridges in the Portfolio Dapp
Until now, when users wanted to move tokens from one blockchain network to another, they had to research to find a reliable and safe bridge. MetaMask Bridges aggregates different bridging services so users can compare options available by price and speed estimates in one place. MetaMask Bridges will support popular EVM Compatible Chains during the beta, such as Ethereum, Avalanche, BSC, and Polygon, and allow for the bridging of ETH/WETH, common stablecoins, and native gas tokens.
by Consensys - November 9, 2022
Press ReleaseConsensys Launches MetaMask Grants DAO, An Employee-led DAO Issuing Grants to Developers Worldwide
by Consensys - October 27, 2022