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  • This Week in DeFi – July 3rd

    To Our DeFi Community,
    The pace of innovation in DeFi never ceases to amaze.
    Whether it’s new products, new upgrades, new tokens, or new investment rounds closing, we’re genuinely having trouble keeping it up with it all. To give you an idea, here’s what we saw this week alone as DeFi closed out Q2: Kyber’s Katalyst upgrade launch date set for July 7th
    0x launches it consumer-friendly DEX, Matcha
    Synthetix releasing Binary Options
    Nexus Mutual releasing pooled staking
    Th… … More

  • Kyber Announces Katalyst Upgrade for July 7th

    Kyber Network – one of the leading DeFi DEXs – announced its highly anticipated Katalyst upgrade is set to go live next week on July 7th. We are thrilled to announce that Katalyst and @KyberDAO will go live on the 7th of July, 7am GMT! This will usher in an exciting new era for Kyber, with technical improvements that will help enhance liquidity for #DeFi ! us:
    — Kyber Network (@KyberNetwork) June 29,… … More

  • Maker Integrates KNC & ZRX as Collateral and Adjusts Base Rates

    Maker – the lending protocol behind Dai – has officially integrated KNC and ZRX as new collateral types. KNC and ZRX have been added to the Maker Protocol.
    Both can now be used to generate #Dai. Read more:
    cc @KyberNetwork @0xProject
    — Maker (@MakerDAO) June 28, 2020 Following Governance Polls ratified through an Executive Poll, Kyber Network‘s KNC and 0x Protocol‘s ZRX can now be used as collateral to mint new Dai with a 4% Risk Premium, 1… … 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

  • Kyber Announces Community Pool for KNC Delegation Ahead of Katalyst

    Kyber Network – a leading DEX liquidity provider  – has unveiled a delegated governance framework to optimize KNC voter participation for their upcoming Katalyst upgrade. Happy to finally unveil the Kyber Community Pool (KCP) – a “community first” staking pool!
    KCP will be one of many governance pools that users can delegate their KNC to once @KyberNetwork’s highly anticipated Katalyst upgrade is live!
    — Kyber Community Pool (@KyberCP… … More

  • This Week in DeFi – June 19th

    To Our DeFi Community,
    Compound’s launch of the COMP token earlier this week may have very well sparked a new trend in DeFi – liquidity mining (also known as yield farming). In case you somehow missed it, the leading lending protocol has begun distributing COMP tokens to each of the protocol’s money markets pro-rata by the total interest accrued. While many were anticipating the launch, few expected the results.
    After initially listing on Uniswap for $16, COMP tokens have soare… … 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

  • Maker Opens Governance Polls for KNC & ZRX Collateral

    Maker – the sector-leading lending protocol – has opened a suite of new governance polls including the addition of Kyber Network‘s KNC & 0x Protocol‘s ZRX as collateral types to mint Dai. Multiple Governance Polls have been added.Voters are now able to signal their support to/for:
    🪙Add KNC as a Collateral Type🪙Add ZRX as a Collateral TypeBase Rate Adjustment: -4% to 4%Monthly MIPs Governance Poll
    Much more — Maker (@MakerDAO) June 15, 2020 While this is merel… … More