June 4, 2020

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  • Balancer SNX/USDC liquidity trial

    The synthetixDAO is funding a four week trial of an SNX/USDC liquidity trial on Balancer, a new Automated Market Maker (AMM) liquidity protocol. One of Balancer’s exciting new features is Liquidity Bootstrapping Pools (BLP’s), which allow for an 80/20 or 90/10 split between assets, enabling the creation of a pool providing liquidity for a particular without the capital restraints of matching its value 50/50 with ETH or a stablecoin. The SNX/USDC liquidity trial will be a pool consisting of 90% S… … More

  • Invest in DeFi like a Financial Planner

    Level up your open finance game three times a week. Subscribe to the Bankless program below.Subscribe nowDear Crypto Natives,I have a few friends who are professional financial planners.All of them own crypto now. 👹Maybe it’s my corrupting influence. Or maybe it’s just part of a wider trend. (17% of financial advisors now own crypto according to recent surveys.) But owning crypto for them means buying it on Coinbase and hoping price goes up. They wouldn’t touc… … More

  • DeFi Tokens: Investment Evaluation Framework

    When we had the explosion of tokens happened in 2017, we saw hype and mania for anything which sounded remotely promising. Prices and valuations for openly traded coins have been met with high skepticism, and sometimes irrationality (XRP being a top 5 coin). Whenever product milestones were met, charts would often be silent. Empty partnerships and listing announcements were what drove prices up.Over the past few months, this has started to change. Tokens with real utility, cash flows and solid t… … More

  • TUSD and USDC-B Approved by Maker Governance as Collateral Types in the Maker Protocol

    As a result of an Executive Vote that ended this morning, MKR holders have accepted TUSD (TrueUSD) and USDC-B (the USDC token with different risk parameters) as new collateral assets in the Maker Protocol. Both tokens are US Dollar-backed ERC20 stablecoins and can now be used to open Maker Vaults in order to generate Dai.  As noted in the USDC-B proposal discussion in the Maker Forum, the purpose of this variant of USDC “is to act as an emergency credit facility during times when keeper liqu… … More

  • 30 Blockchain Platform Technical Factors

    Key technical aspects to consider when choosing a blockchain platform for your business use case.By Clemens Wan, Solution Architect at ConsenSysIf your choice of blockchain platform has less to do with the business factors (see 30 Blockchain Platform Business Factors), then perhaps you’re looking at some of the technical aspects for your use case. This list of 30 runs through blockchain-specific questions that should be top of mind when vetting a platform.DevOps / Network / Deployment / Protocol… … More

  • KERNEL For Teams

    KERNEL is an 8-week, invite-only program for top tech talent looking to build relationships, products, and companies in blockchain and Web 3. 100 talented peers from around the world will join the KERNEL this June, and will be surrounded by leading mentors from the Web3 community. Our goal is to provide KERNEL Fellows with opportunities […]
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  • Dai Gaming Initiative Update: The First MakerDAO Game Bounty Winners

    In early March, the Maker Foundation launched the Dai Gaming Initiative, a targeted effort to help Dai reach critical mass in the global economy. Along with initiative, the Foundation announced a series of bounties for developers who integrate Dai in games in various ways:  Best Dai Savings Rate integration, exploring the intersection between gaming and DeFi: 5,000 DaiBest Player-vs-Player experience: 2,500 DaiBest Player-vs-Evil experience: 2,500 DaiBest usage of Dai, integrating the token … … More

  • Borrowers Pull USDC from MakerDAO, Switch to WBTC & ETH Instead

    Hello Defiers! Here’s what’s happening in DeFi:USDC collateral in MakerDAO collapsesDeversiFi launches Layer 2 DexCompound’s governance moveBuying ETH on Dharma The “Coinbase Effect”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 a… Rea… … More

  • Can Stateless Innovation Solve The World’s Hardest Problems?

    To investors,I spoke with Matt Ridley yesterday. He is the author of The Rational Optimist and a sitting member of the House of Lourdes (political body) in England. Matt has a new book out called How Innovation Works: Serendipity, Energy, and The Saving of Time.These types of conversations are my favorite because the guest has a range of experiences and… Read more … … More

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