June 15, 2020

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  • Maker Opens Governance Polls for KNC & ZRX Collateral

    Maker – the sector-leading lending protocol – has opened a suite of new governance polls including the addition of Kyber Network‘s KNC & 0x Protocol‘s ZRX as collateral types to mint Dai. Multiple Governance Polls have been added.Voters are now able to signal their support to/for:
    🪙Add KNC as a Collateral Type🪙Add ZRX as a Collateral TypeBase Rate Adjustment: -4% to 4%Monthly MIPs Governance Poll
    Much more — Maker (@MakerDAO) June 15, 2020 While this is merel… … More

  • Bitcoin in DeFi and COMP launch

    Former Bitcoin core dev lead Gavin Andresen:Gavin Andresen @gavinandresenScaling BTC in three easy steps: 1. Scale ethereum
    2. Trustlessy tokenize your BTC
    3. Transact using the wrapped tokens on the eth2 chainJune 12th 2020305 Retweets1,358 LikesBitcoin on Ethereum is the holy grail for DeFi. Products and services need on-chain assets to trade and use as collateral. Bitcoin is the most widely traded crypto asset and backs billions of dollars in collateralized loans.  Of course, investors … … More

  • EthHub Weekly #118

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  • Governance Polls: Monthly MIPs, Add KNC & ZRX as Collateral Types, Appoint Oracles, and more

    The Maker Foundation Interim Risk Team has placed a series of Governance Polls into the voting system which presents adjustments to the base rate, monthly MIPs, add KNC & ZRX as collateral types, and appoint and whitelist oracles. Poll: Monthly MIPs Governance Poll On June 15, the Maker Community will vote to determine whether the following Maker Improvement Proposals, will proceed to next week’s Executive Vote to be held on June 22: MIP13: Declarations of IntentMIP4… … More

  • The Economics of Eth2

    An investor at an endowment recently said to me “I believe in BTC as digital gold, but I don’t understand what gives ETH long term value? Unlike a business, there’s no underlying cash flow. Throughout history when an asset is worth billions of dollars in total market cap with no fundamentals underlying it, it eventually crashes. This must be the likely outcome for ETH.”Many traditional investors share that sentiment. They now believe the investment case for BTC but they don’t understand the ETH … … More

  • A Superior Financial System Placeholder

    Financial capital outpaces the installation of new technologies, in part because financial capital is responsible for speculating new technologies into existence. Speculation fuels capital growth, and with capital a group of people has resources to deploy towards a shared vision at scale. We saw this with railroads, electricity, automobiles, computers and the Web, and crypto has been no different. Cryptonetworks have capitalized themselves into relevance over the last ten+ years, with the space … … More

  • A Superior Financial System

    Financial capital outpaces the installation of new technologies, in part because financial capital is responsible for speculating new technologies into existence. Speculation fuels capital growth, and with capital a group of people has resources to deploy towards a shared vision at scale. We saw this with railroads, electricity, automobiles, computers and the Web, and crypto has been no different. Cryptonetworks have capitalized themselves into relevance over the last ten+ years, with the space … … More

  • 🎙️ A Bankless Nation (Part 1)

    Level up your open finance game 5 times a week. Subscribe to the Bankless program below.Subscribe now🎙️ NEW PODCAST EPISODE a.image2.image-link.image2-344-719 { padding-bottom: 47.8442280945758%; padding-bottom: min(47.8442280945758%, 344px); width: 100%; height: 0; } a.image2.image-link.image2-344-719 img { max-width: 719px; max-height: 344px; } Listen… … More

  • COMP Distribution Begins: Overview & FAQ

    Compound Finance – the sector leading lending protocol – has just begun distributing its native governance token – COMP. Proposal 007 has succeeded, and can be executed after a 2-day waiting period.
    1,116,310.81 COMP 0.00 COMP The COMP Distribution will begin on June 15th.https://t.co/Atx5HQF4cO
    — Compound (@compoundfinance) June 13, 2020 After passing a vote with an overwhelming majority to kick off the distribution, all users supplying and borrowing assets from the m… … More

  • A Data Dive Into Blockchain Insurance Platforms

    Codefi Data analyzes the on-chain performance of Opyn, one of the leading Ethereum insurance platforms.Opyn Insurance, which launched in February 2020, is an Ethereum insurance protocol providing protection for DeFi users and ETH speculators. Opyn’s existing products let users buy or sell protection for Compound deposits (USDC and DAI) and hedge against ETH price volatility by either buying or selling ETH protection.Data shows that at least 35 options have been created for the ETH price hedge ma… … More

  • ETH Gas Station API will require an API Key starting July 1st, 2020

    Starting July 1st, 2020, use of ETH Gas Station’s API will require an API Key from DeFi Pulse Data. API users can acquire a key for free by simply signing up for a DeFi Pulse Data account. To make the transition as smooth as possible, accounts will be provided with ample credits initially.
    We understand and value our role in the Ethereum community. And so, ETH Gas Station’s gas prices will still be available for free to users on our homepage EthGasStation.info. Only API users will be… … More

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