June 16, 2020

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  • The Compound Protocol Belongs to the Community

    Yesterday, Compound Labs achieved an important milestone in our pursuit of progressive decentralization: we launched an on-chain system that freely and continuously distributes COMP tokens to users of the Compound protocol. The user distribution system is a critical element of community governance, ensuring that the protocol’s users are also its owners and managers.Yesterday’s launch was the final step in the decentralization process that we announced in February. Our core work on the Compound p… … More

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #102

    This week’s newsletter summarizes the CoinPool payment pool proposal and
    the WabiSabi coordinated coinjoin protocol. Also included are our
    regular sections with notable changes to services, client software, and
    infrastructure software. Action items None this week. News ● CoinPool generalized privacy for identifiable onchain protocols:
    Antoine Riard and Gleb Naumenko posted to the
    Bitcoin-Dev mailing list about payment pools, a technique for
    improving privacy against third-party bloc… … More

  • $COMP: Lessons and learnings.

    $COMP RecapYesterday, Compound went live with their token distribution scheme and the response from the community has been nothing short of crazy. The team provided about $2m worth of liquidity in $ETH and $COMP, yet the price exploded to over $100 valuing the token north of $1b. Crypto unicorn via liquidity mining scheme say what!?There’s so much to un… Read more … … More

  • How to setup a crypto 401k for your side-hustle

    How cool would it be to have Bankless in video format? That’s where I want to go next. But I need your help! If you want the Bankless program in video give 1 DAI & let’s make it happen!GIve $1 to help take Bankless to videoDear Crypto Natives,I sometimes laugh at the Bitcoin ETF idea. Truth is: brokerages aren’t meant to hold crypto. Bitcoin in an ETF is backwards. It’s like a motorized carriage. It’s like hosting the .pdf of a newspaper and calling it wsj…. … More

  • DeFi Tokens Lead Crypto Returns in 2020

    DeFi is surging and it’s becoming apparent with the performance of the sector’s leading tokens.
    While prominent crypto assets have done well on the year, with Bitcoin up +32% and Ethereum up +287%, Ethereum DeFi tokens in the top 100 have averaged a +237% return year-to-date (YTD). We last covered DeFi tokens in mid-Janaury where we compared the performance of ETH and DeFi to BTC over the course of 2019. What we found was that taking an equal-weight basket of 6 major DeFi tokens R… … More

  • COMP Distribution Exceeds Expectations

    COMP is the talk of the town this week.For those who missed it, Compound Finance – a leading DeFi lending protocol – is distributing native governance tokens to those who supply and borrow capital from the platform.Compound @compoundfinanceAll Compound protocol users are now receiving $COMP – marking the beginning of community governance. 🔍 Track the distribution: compound.finance/governance/comp
    ⚖️ Vote, or delegate your tokens: app.compound.finance/vote
    📈 Climb th… … More

  • Ren Launches WBTC Cafe for Seamless BTC Wrapping on Ethereum

    With Ren Protocol going live in recent weeks, we’ll begin to see more and more product releases leveraging the protocol’s interoperable, trustless custodian – the RenVM.
    This was first marked last week with Curve Finance, the stablecoin-focused AMM, integrating the RenVM to provide DeFi users with seamless cross-chain swaps from native BTC to WBTC. This release still continues today with the launch of WBTC.Cafe on mainnet. https://t.co/rbCLr5ekzi is now open for business! A se… … More

  • Ren Launches WBTC Cafe With Curve for Permissionless BTC Wrapping

    With Ren Protocol going live in recent weeks, we’ll begin to see more and more product releases leveraging the protocol’s interoperable, trustless custodian – the RenVM.
    This was first marked last week with Curve Finance, the stablecoin-focused AMM, integrating the RenVM to provide DeFi users with seamless cross-chain swaps from native BTC to WBTC. This release still continues today with the launch of WBTC.Cafe on mainnet. https://t.co/rbCLr5ekzi is now open for business! A se… … More

  • Bug Bounty Up To $250.000 USD

    We’re back with a quick security update for Aave Protocol. Last week we introduced a new money market to Aave Protocol: The Uniswap Market…Continue reading on Aave Blog » … More

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