June 5, 2020

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  • Incident Post Mortem: June 1, 2020

    By Michael de HoogOn June 1st, Coinbase experienced an outage that impacted coinbase.com, pro.coinbase.com, and our mobile applications. Trading through the API , which accounts for the majority of trading volume, remained functional throughout this time. We quickly discovered the root cause and remediated the issue. This post provides some more detail about what occurred.Traffic levels from 16:00 to 16:30 PDT.Around 16:05 PDT, the price of BTC reached USD $10,000. In connection with the rising … … More

  • Claim Bankless Token Badge – Wave 1

    Last month we introduced the Bankless Token Badge and 100 of you signed up to receive the first wave of tokens. We now have a way for the first 100 to redeem badges!How to Self-Claim your Bankless Token👉Watch DeFi Dad claim the first Bankless Member Badge!Requirements:Must be a Full MemberMust be among the first 100 in wave 1Need Metamask or WalletConnectNeed ETH to pay for gas ($1-3 or so)Steps:Find wave 1 email (search your inbox for [email protected])Click your secret code linkInpu… … More

  • Synthetix Adds SNX Balancer Incentives + Liquidations with Altair & Halite

    Synthetix – the sector-leading derivatives protocol – has just unveiled a set of new features and upgrades as a result of the Altair and Halite releases including Balancer Liquidy incentives. The synthetixDAO is funding a four-week trial to incentivise a new SNX/USDC 90/10 liquidity pool on @BalancerLabs! https://t.co/Y5sXKyZWRi
    — Synthetix (@synthetix_io) June 5, 2020 Halite Upgrades
    Starting with the Halite product release, the protocol implemented a number of front-end im… … More

  • “There’s the Opportunity to Make Really Complex Financial Instruments More Accessible”: Opyn’s Alexis Gauba

    Hello Defiers, happy Friday! In this week’s interview I talk with Alexis Gauba, the cofounder of Opyn. Alexis and her team built the first decentralized options market, on Ethereum. These instruments give investors a tool to protect against market volatility and Black Swan events, like hacks, bank runs, and big price crashes. In DeFi the risk is especia… Read more … … More

  • This Week in DeFi – June 5th

    To Our DeFi Community,
    Boom. Another week in the books!
    The week kicked-off with Balancer, the DeFi non-custodial liquidity and asset management protocol, launching Liquidity Mining. Users can now earn BAL tokens by becoming a liquidity provider. With these tokens following the SAFG framework, BAL has no economic rights and are non-transferable. They simply represent voting power for future protocol changes. However, it’s important to recognize that upon a successful distribution, nothing … … More

  • How €350M Worth of Real Estate Was Tokenized on Ethereum

    Behind the scenes of Mata Capital’s landmark tokenization project and what it means for the future of asset management.“This marks the beginning of a radical transformation of the real estate asset management sector.”–Matthieu Bouchaud, Product Lead at Codefi AssetsFrom title token prototypes in the UK to fractionalized condos in Manhattan, real estate tokenization has emerged in recent years as one of the most here-and-now use cases of blockchain technology for large asset and property managers… … More

  • Our Network: Issue #24

    Click here to join the Our Network telegram chat. Welcome to issue #24 of Our Network, the free newsletter about on-chain analytics that reaches almost 2500 crypto investors every week.Community SubmissionsProjects and analysts often ask me how they can get featured on this newsletter, so today I am announcing a new community submission form in which anyone can submit their own project updates moving forward. The best submissions will be featured in the newsletter, and some analysts may even be … … More

  • Friday Open Thread: What do you do?

    Friday Open Thread: What do you do?We learned where everyone’s from a couple Friday’s ago. This community hails from every continent on earth (except Antartica!). Let’s dig deeper this week.What’s your day job?Your profession?Your project?Your hobby?What do you do when you’re not leveling up on crypto?I want to learn more about all of you and the cool things you’re involved in. – RSA a.image2.image-link.image2-540-960 { padding-bottom: 56… … More

  • The Global Game Of Supply Chain Chess

    To investors, The coronavirus pandemic exposed the United States’ reliance on foreign countries for various supply chains and manufacturing capabilities. There was a lot of analysis that highlighted the pursuit of efficiency led to a less resilient economy in the western world. Naturally, the conclusion of that analysis was to suggest that supply chains… Read more … … More

  • Liquidation FAQ’s

    As part of the Altair release, we are launching a new liquidation mechanism as per SIP-15. Liquidation involves redeeming Synths for staked SNX if the stakers’ Collateralisation Ratio drops too low. This article will explain how this works in more detail. What are the benefits of adding liquidation to the system? Liquidation provides intrinsic value to Synths by enabling direct redemption into the underlying collateral (SNX). This gives Synth holders confidence that the assets they hold can be d… … More