June 26, 2020

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  • How Curve.fi Works (Explainer Video)

    Hey everyone, I’ve started a DeFi Weekly Youtube Channel which has hand drawn videos of me explaining complex DeFi/crypto topics! They’re highly detailed and the perfect thing for if you want someone to sit down, and tell you how DeFi works.Here’s the next video in the series explaining how Curve Finance offers superior prices:Like usual, please don’t hesitate to reach out and let me know what you think or if you have any specific requests for future videos! … More

  • This Week in DeFi – June 26th

    To Our DeFi Community,
    The liquidity wars have begun. With virtually every DeFi protocol now launching or exploring yield farming incentives, we’re beginning to see a fight for liquidity on Ethereum.
    And it’s just beginning. While Compound and Balancer have been prime examples of successful launches for yield farming- where their native governance tokens soared in value alongside hundreds of millions in new liquidity – there are dozens of other protocols jumping into the queue … … More

  • DeFi Produces $COMP Short Selling & Put Options Overnight

    Hello Defiers! I usually publish the weekly interview and podcast today, but will send tomorrow and instead pushing out a quick update with all that’s happened in just the last 48hrs, only for paid subscribers. It’s now possible to short $COMP with a synthetic UMA tokenOpyn launches $COMP put optionsmStable is latest to join liquidity warsand more :)If … Read more … … More

  • UMA Launches New Synthetic for Shorting COMP

    UMA – a decentralized protocol establishing a generalized framework for creating synthetic assets – launched yCOMP to provide DeFi users with the ability to short COMP, Compound‘s native governance token. 1/ Synthetic $COMP (yCOMP) is live on mainnet. It is now possible to permissionlessly short $COMP.
    — UMA (@UMAprotocol) June 26, 2020 With Compound surging to over a $2B valuation within weeks of launch, the introduction of a token allowing users to gain “short… … More

  • mStable Unveils MTA Yield Farming for mUSD Balancer Liquidity

    mStable – a rising stablecoin aggregator – has unveiled their plans for their MTA governance token distribution starting with mUSD liquidity incentives. 1/ Today we are excited to detail mStable’s protocol token Meta ($MTA), along with our ecosystem reward program — which begins today on @BalancerLabs
    Get started: https://t.co/Z4nJlBYYiC
    Learn more: https://t.co/rCM2YKQFjT
    — mStable (@mstable_) June 26, 2020 With a focus on making stablecoins easy, safe and profitable, mStab… … More

  • Our Network: Issue #27

    a.image2.image-link.image2-291-1456 { padding-bottom: 19.986263736263737%; padding-bottom: min(19.986263736263737%, 291px); width: 100%; height: 0; } a.image2.image-link.image2-291-1456 img { max-width: 1456px; max-height: 291px; } Are you a loyal reader? Click here to support Our Network on Gitcoin GrantsThis is issue #27 of Our Network, the free newsletter about on-chain ana… … More

  • Executive Vote: Raise the Base Rate and the DSR, add KNC and ZRX as collateral types

    The Maker Foundation Interim Governance Facilitator has placed an Executive Vote into the voting system which will enable the community to approve the following alterations to the protocol: Add KNC as a Collateral TypeAdd ZRX as a Collateral TypeRaise the Dai Savings Rate Spread from 0% to 0.25%Raise the Base Rate from 0% to 0.25% Note: The Base Rate adjustment will set the following Stability Fees: ETH-A: 0.25%BAT-A: 0.25%USDC-A: 1%USDC-B: 50.25%WBTC-A: 1.25%T… … More

  • Blockchain in Europe: Learnings From the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum

    For two years, ConsenSys has led the team behind the European Commission’s main blockchain think tank and policy advisory body. Here are our takeaways about the state of the ecosystem.In May, ConsenSys successfully concluded its 27-month mandate from the European Commission to run the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum. The purpose of the Observatory has been to facilitate a dialogue between European policy makers and Europe’s blockchain thought leaders and community. In this post, we summarise… … More

  • Our Network: Issue #27 (Part 2)

    Continued from Part 1.4. DecredContributor: Richard Red, Decred ResearcherDecred is a UTXO-based blockchain like Bitcoin, but consensus also has a PoS component whereby Decred holders time-lock their credits in exchange for tickets which confer voting rights. A majority of the transactions on the Decred network relate to PoS in various ways. Using data for block 458,101 (Jun 13 2020), 41.5% of transactions are regular, 29.5% are ticket buys, and 28.3% are votes – with 0.06% of transactions … … More

  • Should Twitter and Square Merge?

    To investors,My friend Howard Lindzon and I have been talking about the future of fintech recently. One of the ideas that we keep coming back to is the possibility of Square and Twitter merging with each other. At first glance this seems implausible, but the more we analyze it, the more convinced I am that it would make sense.Twitter is obviously one of… Read more … … More

  • Do you work in a #RegTech or #FinTech firm? Spread the word about, and complete @CambridgeAltFin #Covid19 Rapid Assessment Survey to assess the impact…

    Do you work in a #RegTech or #FinTech firm? Spread the word about, and complete @CambridgeAltFin #Covid19 Rapid Assessment Survey to assess the impact of the pandemic on the RegTech and FinTech markets! CambridgeAltFin CJBS: Taken part in our #AltFin Benchmarking studies before? Active in #DigitalLending/#DigitalCapitalRaising? Complete our Global #Covid19 #FinTech Rapid Assessment Survey & the 2020 Benchmarking survey in tandem #p2plending #crowdfunding #marketplacelending https://bit.ly/3eJfV… … More

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