June 2, 2020

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  • Top 5 ETHGlobal HackMoney DeFi Virtual Hackathon Winners

    HackMoney – a virtual DeFi hackathon by ETHGlobal – has just concluded with a closing ceremony earlier today. The #HackMoney Finale starts now! Join us in celebrating both the finalists and all of the amazing projects created in the past 30 days
    Supported by our judges: @aantonop @ThomasBertani @ashleighschap @rleshner @vitalikbuterin @StaniKulechov https://t.co/hmQpXixY7w
    — ETHGlobal (HackMoney Finale – Today!) (@ETHGlobal) June 2, 2020 With 100+ submissions from the 3… … More

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #100

    This week’s newsletter summarizes a proposed design for a coinswap
    implementation, describes new middleware for allowing lightweight
    wallets to request information directly from a user’s own node, and highlights
    two transaction size calculators. Also included are our regular
    sections with descriptions of several recently transcribed talks, new
    releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin
    infrastructure software. A special final section celebrates the
    publication of N… … More

  • Balancer Liquidity Mining

    Two weeks ago we dove into the topic of participatory governance – or being the first to earn exclusive tokens by using rising Ethereum products.As a quick recap, we’re seeing more projects follow the SAFG model where native tokens are distributed to users who perform value-added actions. However, unlike the ICO bounty models of 2017, these tokens hold no economic value, are non-transferable, and are purely used to govern the future of the protocol.gavin @GavinMcDermottUpdate: we’re … … More

  • How to protect your ETH with Opyn

    Level up your open finance game three times a week. Subscribe to the Bankless program below.Subscribe nowDear Crypto Natives, Derivatives drive more volume than spot trading in every market on the planet. Spot trading? Thats buying on an exchange like Coinbase—a basic trade. Derivatives? Those are options, futures, and swaps—the advanced stuff. Bitcoin and the crypto banks started with spot. But today Bitcoin derivatives are 5x the size of spot trading! Derivatives always d… … More

  • Understanding Perpetual Market Funding

    At the heart of each perpetual market is the funding rate. The funding rate helps keep the price of a perpetual close to its index price by incentivizing traders to buy when the price is low relative to the index and to sell when the price is high relative to the index. Without a well-designed funding rate, the price of the perpetual may deviate systematically from the index price, which may make the perpetual less efficient and riskier to trade, and may disincentivize liquidity providers. While… … More

  • OMG Can Take USDT Transactions Off Chain. Bitfinex is a Great Start But it Needs More

    Hello Defiers! Here’s what’s happening in DeFi:OMG Network launches with USDT integrationBalancer starts issuing BAL tokensmStable is the latest stablecoin protocoland more.If you’re receiving this email, that means you’re a paid subscriber of The Defiant, (thank you!) You’re getting the full content of this newsletter, while free subscribers are gettin… Read more … … More

  • Bitcoin’s Red Dot Has Arrived

    To investors,The world felt like it was falling apart three months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic. The government mandated shut down drove 40+ million to unemployment lines and tens of thousands of small business owners had to shut down their livelihoods. All of that seems like years ago at this point though.The new feeling of the world falling apa… Read more … … More

  • Coin Metrics’ State of the Network: Issue 53

    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; } Measuring Bitcoin’s Trading Volumeby Kevin Lu and the Coin Metrics TeamCurrent market conditions have led to a resurgence of institutional inte… … More

  • The State of Eth2, June 2020

    A huge thank you for excellent input and feedback from Sacha Saint-Leger, Joseph Schweitzer, Josh Stark, and protolambda. I spend a lot of my time explaining and answering questions about eth2, and I mean a lot. Some of this on a deep and technical level as I help communicate research… … More