September 15, 2020

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  • DeFi x NFTs = NFTfi Token Tuesdays

    This week’s Token Tuesdays comes as a special edition. Three tokens in one article!While everyone has their eye on 10,000% APY’s, I’m setting my sights on new sectors blossoming under the radar.NFTs – or non-fungible tokens that are verifiably unique from one another – are starting to see token economies emerge to bet on their collective upside, rather than the price of a single token.Anthony Sassano | sassal.eth 👨‍🌾 🏴 @sassal0xThe NFT space is goi… … More

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #115 Bitcoin Optech

    This week’s newsletter recommends checking for nodes vulnerable to the
    InvDoS attack, briefly describes that attack, summarizes another attack
    against LN channels, and links to the announcement of the Crypto Open
    Patent Alliance. Also included are our regular sections with releases,
    release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin
    infrastructure projects. Action items ● Check for nodes vulnerable to the InvDoS attack: an attack
    disclosed this week affects several old versions of … … More

  • How Ethereum Smart Contracts Power Dai, the Maker Protocol, and DeFi The Maker Blog

    Smart contracts are operations written in software code that run on a blockchain platform. No third party is needed to ensure their execution; the coded processes are carried out automatically when the specified conditions are met. Ethereum’s smart contracts underpin all of the decentralized tokens, applications, and protocols, including Dai and the Maker Protocol, that run on the Ethereum blockchain.  Simply put, smart contracts are essential to decentralized finance (DeFi) and make it… … More

  • Bitcoin & Tether and DeFi’s Next Growth Drivers Dose of DeFi

    DeFi has grown considerably in 2020, to say the least. It’s been 3 months since the launch of COMP set off a never-ending stream of farms, forks, crashes and heists. The growth in the space has been hard to keep track of with new launches weekly, as is calculating market sizing with asset rehypothecation through the system. Roughly speaking, the DeFi market has at least 6x’ed in the past 3 months with DeFi Pulse’s latest industry TVL at $9.1bn USD – up from $1.27bn the da… … More

  • How to make bank with Balancer liquidity mining Bankless

    Level up your crypto finance game five times a week. Subscribe to the Bankless Program below. Subscribe nowDear Bankless Nation,Balancer is one of the promising liquidity protocols on Ethereum.Even though Balancer launched liquidity mining prior to Compound, and even though it was a massive success at the time, it’s largely been overshadowed by the craze that’s consumed the DeFi ecosystem for months. During this time, the Balancer community has been quietly fine-tuning the mining mec… … More

  • $PICKLE DeFi Weekly by @kermankohli

    After SushiSwap I think most people (including myself), have been put off by fruit/meme coins. However, that doesn’t mean that all of them are terrible. I came across pickle a few weeks ago and wanted to share some of my thoughts on it. I was personally debating whether to post this up due to the numerous things that could go wrong with these kinds of projects (rug pulls etc). To make sure I can keep writing about what I find interesting and being as responsible as I can, I’d like to… … More

  • Pickle Finance Sounds Like a Joke But it Wants to Bring Stability to DeFi The Defiant

    Hello Defiers! Here’s what’s happening in decentralized finance,The latest crazy DeFi project is called Pickle Finance, and it actually might be providing value beyond lining farmers’ pocketsSushiSwap’s numbers are slumping across the board as Uniswap recovers its place as the top DEXDeFi Pulse and Set Protocol team up to offer a “more Chad” DeFi indexThe open economy is taking over the old one. Subscribe to keep up with this revolution. Click here to pay… … More

  • The Great Reddit Scaling Bake-Off ETH Gas Station

    DeFi’s wild summer has brought a familiar problem back into focus: high gas fees. Gas prices shot up as high as 450 gwei in late August and early September. The yield farming craze, largely kicked off by YAM and YFI, culminated with hundreds of millions flowing into Sushiswap overnight. Uniswap topped Coinbase in daily volume for the first time. Things don’t seem to be slowing down which is why gas optimization will be crucial for accommodating future growth. Reddit’s Community Points prog… … More

  • OpenDoor Found A Match With The SPAC Off The Chain

    Apologies about sending this late today. It is a little shorter than normal as well. Busy morning. I’ll be back to normal tomorrow :)To investors,Chamath Palihapitiya is at it again. This morning he announced that he will be using his second SPAC to bring OpenDoor into the public markets. For those who are unfamiliar, OpenDoor is an online marketplace f… Read more … … More

  • Gitcoin Grants Round 7 Gitcoin’s Blog

    $360K+ matching in Gitcoin Grants Round 7! Contribute today! To the Ethereum community, Gitcoin Grants Round 7 is here. It is live now — running for 2.5 weeks from September 15, 2020 to October 2nd, 2020 @ 5PM MST. This will be our biggest round yet, with matching commitments that are at least $360k – […]
    The post Gitcoin Grants Round 7 appeared first on Gitcoin’s Blog. … More

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