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  • This Week in DeFi – May 22nd

    To Our DeFi Community,
    Another week in the books chock-full of progression and innovation! This Week in #DeFi @UniswapProtocol launches V2 @argentHQ rolls out DeFi update @UMAprotocol releases first synthetic token @TheRealBlockFi experiences data breach @WrappedBTC surges on Ethereum
    — DeFi Rate (@DefiRate) May 22, 2020 This week featured the launch of two new, key products for the DeFi ecosystem. First and foremost, one of Ethereum’s favo… … More

  • /r/EthTrader DONUTS Surge Following Reddit Launch & Issuance Halving

    In the past week, Reddit’s Community Points announcement has brought a significant amount of attention to the Ethereum and DeFi ecosystem. Wow. @reddit mobile app now has an integrated Ethereum wallet and they’ve launched community currencies!
    r/FortniteBR & r/Cryptocurrency will distribute tokens to contributors, the value of which derives from paid memberships, tipping & badges!
    Amazing onboarding story too!
    — Jesse Walden (@jessewldn) May 14… … More

  • This Week in DeFi – May 15th

    To Our DeFi Community,
    Another promising week for DeFi is in the books.
    The week kicked off with ErisX launching the first US-regulated futures on ETH. While ErisX futures contracts aren’t the most widely traded, the key takeaway is that the CFTC will allow Ether-based futures contracts to launch legally in the US.
    Importantly, these are physically-settled futures contracts, meaning that the contracts require the digital delivery of ETH when the contracts expire – rather than the cas… … More

  • Ethereum & DeFi Go Mainstream with Visa and Reddit Integrations

    In the past week, we’ve seen two major catalysts within the Ethereum ecosystem coming from mainstream companies like Visa and Reddit.
    Reddit Launches Community Points
    First, Reddit launched the initial trials for “community points” – ERC20 tokens used to incentivize and reward contributions within certain subreddits. The Reddit trials are launching with two prominent communities combining for millions of active users – /r/cryptocurrency and /r/FortniteBR. BREAKING:… … More

  • Reddit Introduces Tokenized Community Points on Ethereum

    For those who have been active contributors to social communities we’re sure you’ve heard of Reddit – debately the biggest platform to discuss an endless variety of topics using different /r subreddits.
    Earlier this week, Reddit quietly introduced its newest version of Community Points – ERC20 tokens which reward users for their contributions to different communities.
    While it’s no secret that Reddit has been a long proponent of tokenization and blockchain technolog… … More