June 22, 2020

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  • The Acrux release

    Next Tuesday (June 30, beginning around 12am midnight UTC), we’re deploying an upgrade with several protocol improvements. The system will be down for a few hours while the upgrade is deployed. During this time, users may be unable to interact with the system, including using Mintr or Synthetix.Exchange, and transferring SNX or Synths.Here’s what is included in this release:Binary options (SIP-53): This update adds the much-awaited binary options trading feature to Synthetix.Exchange. It’s a typ… … More

  • DeFi Weekly Premium Community

    We’ve been having some amazing conversations regarding $COMP and liquidity mining in the DeFi Weekly telegram chat and I wanted to make sure everyone here has access to the chat 🙂 https://t.me/joinchat/QVCe7Rh9oQ9d4ovPVM9How a.image2.image-link.image2-408-612 { padding-bottom: 66.66666666666666%; padding-bottom: min(66.66666666666666%, 408px); width: 100%; height: 0; } a.image2.image-link.image2-408-612 img { … … More


    I want to apologize. Two weeks ago, I wrote:It appears that everyone has settled on liquidity mining as the meme to describe incentive programs that reward investors for storing assets in a DeFi protocol to bootstrap liquidity (some still want to make liquidity farming happen).I’m not sorry for the Mean Girls reference, but clearly the farming meme won out, and rightfully so. After last Monday’s launch, the price of COMP skyrocketed but the rewards dished out… … More

  • EthHub Weekly #119

    a.image2.image-link.image2-314-729 { padding-bottom: 43.01675977653631%; padding-bottom: min(43.01675977653631%, 313.5921787709497px); width: 100%; height: 0; } a.image2.image-link.image2-314-729 img { max-width: 729px; max-height: 313.5921787709497px; } Curated by Anthony Sassano (@sassal0x) and Eric Conner (@econoar)👨‍🌾 Farming All the YieldWell, t… … More

  • Tokenised ownership is the best coordination tool since equity

    Give someone a dollar, and they will help you for a day. Give them tokenised ownership, and they will be on your side for a lifetime.Original photo by Randy FathThe token, this digital representation of ownership, is the most powerful incentivisation and coordination tool since the advent of equity thanks to its frictionless distribution and adaptable properties. While there has been healthy scepticism around token experimentations over the past two years, certain token designs are indubitably v… … More

  • Opyn Closes $2.16M Seed Round for DeFi Options Protocol & Opyn V2

    Opyn – a rising options protocol – has just closed a $2.16M seed round lead by Dragonfly Capital. Today, we at @dragonfly_cap are excited to announce our investment in @opyn_’s seed round! So thrilled to be able to work with @AlexisGauba @aparnalocked and @snarkyzk https://t.co/pwlUWSVC2L
    — Tom Schmidt (@tomhschmidt) June 22, 2020 For those unfamiliar, Opyn has been making strong headway with their ETH options, giving users the ability to buy or sell puts and calls on di… … More

  • Executive Vote: Monthly MIPs Official Ratification

    The Maker Foundation Interim Governance Facilitators have placed an Executive Vote into the voting system, which will enable the community to approve the following alterations to the Maker Protocol: Monthly MIPs Governance Poll This Executive Vote has an expiration of 4 days, after which it has no effect. MIPs and subproposals only move to the “Accepted” status if the executive vote they are included in passes within the 4-day limit. If the executive vote fails to pass within the 4-day li… … More

  • Governance Polls: Base Rate Adjustment, DSR Adjustment, and Community Greenlights

    The Maker Foundation Interim Risk Team has placed a series of Governance Polls into the voting system which presents adjustments to the Base Rate, Dai Savings Rate (DSR), and added a series of Community Greenlights. Poll: Base Rate Adjustment The Maker Foundation Interim Risk Team has placed a Governance Poll into the voting system which presents a number of possible Base Rate options. Voters are now able to signal their support for a Base Rate within a range… … More

  • 🎙️ COMP Growth Hacking DeFi

    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 video🎙️ NEW PODCAST EPISODE a.image2.image-link.image2-344-719 { padding-bottom: 47.8442280945758%; padding-bottom: min(47.8442280945758%, 344px); width: 100%; height: 0; } … … More

  • Gitcoin + Zilliqa: A Cross-Chain Future

    Howdy, Gitcoiners! This month we’re running hackathons, we launched Grants Round 6 (which we just tweaked big time btw), we’re building, we’re improving, we’re doing all the good stuff… but yeah, we haven’t launched a space rocket yet. So we’re going across the chain instead. Today we’re thrilled to announce that we’re making one small […]
    The post Gitcoin + Zilliqa: A Cross-Chain Future appeared first on Gitcoin’s Blog. … More

  • DeFi is Breeding Financial Architects Who Can Hack Yield to Rival Any Hedge Fund

    Hello Defiers! Today’s guest column dives into how DeFi is giving rise to a new breed of asset managers. They are based anywhere and don’t require special degrees or experience other than the ability to piece money legos together and extract the most profit for their clients. Adam Blumberg has been a financial planner for a decade, advising on how to be… Read more … … More

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