May 12, 2020

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  • Bitcoin Halving: Past & Future Implications

    Yesterday, the community celebrated one of the most valued crypto holidays – the Bitcoin halving. Bitcoin’s issuance rate has been cut in half for the third time in history, bringing the block reward from 12.5 BTC down to 6.25 BTC. While the previous halvings have been always a positive event for the crypto ecosystem, this one in specific is a historical moment. Coinbase @coinbaseWe’re just a few days away from the #Bitcoin halving, which takes place on May 11. Halvings make new… … More

  • Value Capture & Accrual: Aggregators, Interfaces and Protocols

    If there’s one conversation I’ve been hearing over the past few weeks, it’s been about how value will accrue in the decentralised web stack.Players such as 1inch are now cleaning up over $100m in volume and so are decentralised lending protocols such as dYdX. The question on every savvy investor’s mind is where to allocate capital and why. I’m not claiming to solve the answer here but want to explore this in a bit more depth.In my mind, there’s three high level parties:Aggregators – 1inch, … … More

  • Zora Drops $TAPE An RAC Album Token – Should We Celebrate?

    Yesterday afternoon, the highly praised project Zora debuted $TAPE – a bonding-curve based token represented a limited-edition cassette of producer RAC’s new album BOY. ⋆  ..     * ✹      ..  + ✵   ✫ * ˚      ˚   *     ✺  ·   ˚     *      ˚ $TAPE BY @RAC IS LIVE ON ZORA.    · ·   ˚       ✺ . ˚   * ·    ⋆  ~ https://t.co/wr5WZSG7Ev ~ pic.twitter.com/tdapU6b5ST
    — Zora (@ourZORA) May 11, 2020 “There will only be … … More

  • How to buy $TAPE on Zora

    Level up your open finance game three times a week. Subscribe to the Bankless program below.Subscribe nowDear Crypto Natives,Below is a livestream that grammy award winning artist RAC did last night.Guys. Check. Out. The. Shirt. He’s. Wearing. 🤯🔥“I’ve been super into Ethereum specifically for a while” he said during the stream. “The technological breakthrough is really interesting.”RAC is a Uniswap liquidity provider. He’s into … … More

  • Institutions are Coming to Ether as DeFi Works to Make Them Irrelevant

    Hello Defiers! Here’s what’s happening in decentralized finance,Institutions can now access regulated ether marketsA tokenized cassette tape is selling for $500+The first for-profit DAO since The DAO makes its first investmentAave’s plan to increase DeFi derivatives utilityIf you’re receiving this email, that means you’re a paid subscriber of The Defian… Read more … … More

  • UMA x Token Terminal: Interview with Allison Lu

    In this blog series, we interview founders from the crypto space to learn more about them and the products they’re building. For our fourth post, we sat down with Allison Lu, the co-founder of UMA. UMA, which stands for Universal Market Access, is a protocol that enables users to create synthetic assets.In this interview, we go through topics ranging from the team’s current product focus to future plans.What is UMA?UMA is an open-source “Priceless” financial contracts platform built on top of Et… … More

  • What is going to happen in the commercial real estate market?

    To investors,Many of you have written to me asking about the real estate market over the last few weeks, so I wanted to take today’s letter to address the commercial real estate market. There are many moving pieces in this complex market and nobody actually knows what is going to play out. It is interesting to me though because so many smart people have… Read more … … More

  • Coin Metrics’ State of the Network: Issue 50 Coin Metrics’ State of the Network

    a.image2.image-link.image2-367-1100 { padding-bottom: 33.36363636363636%; padding-bottom: min(33.36363636363636%, 367px); width: 100%; height: 0; } a.image2.image-link.image2-367-1100 img { max-width: 1100px; max-height: 367px; } Stablecoin Heatmaps Show Tether is Mostly Used During Asian and European Market Hoursby Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics TeamKey Takeaways Stab… … More

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