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  • Coinbase Showcases Bitcoin-backed Cash Loans

    Coinbase – the leading US cryptocurrency exchange – has announced that US customers will soon be able to borrow up to 30% cash positions against their Bitcoin. US customers in select states will soon be able to borrow 30% of your Bitcoin holdings in cash. Eligible customers are invited to sign up on the waitlist for early access on Coinbase today. Learn more here:
    — Coinbase (@coinbase) August 12, 2020  
    Coinbase will a… … More

  • YAM Shuts Down Within 48 Hours, $750K yCRV Lost

    Yam Finance has been abruptly buried in less than 2 days of action, following a failure in the rebasing portion of its code. $750,000 yCRV tokens are believed to be stuck in the protocol, indefinitely.
    — Yam Finance (@YamFinance) August 13, 2020 The team has since released an update on their now-failed rescue attempt of the protocol and what comes next for the project.
    Yam Finance broke all sorts of DeFi records, peaking at over $600 million in total locked value … … More

  • 1inch Exchange Closes $2.8M Seed Round for DEX Aggregation

    1inch – the leading DEX aggregator – has closed a $2.8M seed round. 1inch secures $2.8 mln in funding from top investors!
    — (@1inchExchange) August 11, 2020 Lead by Binance Labs, the 1inch round included participation from Galaxy Digital, Greenfield One, Libertus Capital, Dragonfly Capital, FTX, IOSG, LAUNCHub Ventures, Divergence Ventures, Loi Luu, the Founder of Kyber Network, and Illia Polosukhin, the Co-Founder of NEAR Protocol.
    As o… … More

  • Introducing Yam Finance: Yield Farmers Paradise

    There’s a new yield farming protocol in town and it’s taking some of the best practices in DeFi and governance today. YAM: An Experiment in Fair Farming, Governance, and Elasticity
    — Yam Finance (@YamFinance) August 11, 2020 YAM is an elastic supply crypto asset, similar to Ampleforth (AMPL), where the supply expands and contracts in response to market conditions with the aim of targeting a 1 USD peg per YAM. One of the interesting differentiators abou… … More

  • Introducing APY.Finance Tokenized Yield Farming

    APY.Finance – an automated yield farming platform – has released details for their upcoming alpha and a new governance token – APY. Today we announce, the Wealthfront for DeFi.
    Learn more:
    — apyfinance (@apyfinance) August 9, 2020 As an automated liquidity aggregator, users can deposit capital into the protocol in exchange for tokenized LP shares called APT (APY Pool Tokens). Similar to how Balancer Pool Tokens (BPT) and Un… … More

  • Curve Showcases Pre-Launch CRV Rewards for Liquidity Mining

    Curve – the third-largest DeFi DEX – revealed the reward allocations for it’s pre-launch period which ended yesterday evening. The pre-launch period has officially ended at block 1062759
    We invite you to check how much $CRV you have received as a pre-launch liquidity provider at this address:
    — Charlie – (@charlie_eth) August 9, 2020 In preparation for its upcoming CRV governance token launch, Curve LPs received CRV retroactively b… … More

  • ACO – A Non-Custodial Options Protocol Built for DeFi

    The DeFi ecosystem is growing at a breathtaking pace. Unsurprisingly, staying on top of everything in the space is becoming practically impossible. DeFi is becoming increasingly sophisticated each day as the building blocks or rather money legos fall into place. Most people can tell you the basics of spot and margin trading, but I’ve started to see more and more people admit they know are unfamiliar with options trading. And, that’s okay because as many will tell you being a fan of … … More

  • This Week in DeFi – August 7th

    To our DeFi Community,
    Another week is in the books and the creative niches of DeFi are starting to explode.
    What started as liquidity mining for DeFi protocols like Compound and Balancer has now turned into a full-on trend for other tokens to use to their advantage. At its core, the premise of rewarding users for value-added actions makes perfect sense. We’ve seen many projects reward LPs for DEX liquidity and this doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon.
    At the fringes of De… … More

  • DeFi Saver Launches Aave Dashboard with Flash-Loan Support

    DeFi Saver released a new dashboard, enabling users to fully manage their Aave portfolio through a simplified user interface complete with DeFi composability features. Our fully fledged @AaveAave dashboard is NOW LIVE!
    New interface for Aave portfolio management1tx Boost & Repay available for Aave for the first time everAutomation support coming soon!
    Full introduction:
    — DeFi Saver (@DeFiSaver) August 6, 2020 DeFi Saver is well-known for their automated Maker … … More

  • Aave Showcases Credit Delegation with $500k Loan to DeversiFi

    Aave – the lending protocol for money market creation – has kickstarted their credit delegation feature with a $500k unsecured line of credit to DeversiFi. Today marks a historic moment with the first Credit Delegation on Aave Protocol to @deversifi @OpenLawOfficial was used to conclude the loan agreement
    — Aave (@AaveAave) August 6, 2020 Foreshadowing the Aavenomics rollout, Aave showcased a suite of innovative new features including the Uniswap Money… … More

  • Uniswap Closes $11M Series A Round

    Uniswap – the leading DeFi DEX – has closed $11M in funding in a Series A round. Excited to announce our Series A!!!
    We are thrilled to welcome @a16z crypto, @usv, @VersionOneVC, @variantfund, @paraficapital, @svangel, and ACapital as investors, and to welcome back our seed investors @paradigm
    — Hayden Adams (@haydenzadams) August 6, 2020 The follow-on from their ~$1M seed round comes with participation from leading DeFi funds USV, Paradigm, Version On… … More

  • Opyn Hacked for $371K USDC: Exploit Details Revealed

    DeFi risk-management platform Opyn was hacked via a “double-exercise” attack to the tune of roughly $371,000 USDC. Here is an overview of the incident affecting ETH Put contracts. No other contracts are affected. ~371k USDC was lost. We worked with @samczsun to whitehack, securing ~439k USDC. Affected users, please see below. Full post-mortem coming in next few days.
    — opyn (@opyn_) August 4, 2020 In response, the Opyn team drained liquidity of oETH tokens from Uni… … More

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