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  • 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

  • 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

  • Ren Launches WBTC Cafe for Seamless BTC Wrapping on Ethereum

    With Ren Protocol going live in recent weeks, we’ll begin to see more and more product releases leveraging the protocol’s interoperable, trustless custodian – the RenVM.
    This was first marked last week with Curve Finance, the stablecoin-focused AMM, integrating the RenVM to provide DeFi users with seamless cross-chain swaps from native BTC to WBTC. This release still continues today with the launch of WBTC.Cafe on mainnet. https://t.co/rbCLr5ekzi is now open for business! A se… … More

  • Ren Launches WBTC Cafe With Curve for Permissionless BTC Wrapping

    With Ren Protocol going live in recent weeks, we’ll begin to see more and more product releases leveraging the protocol’s interoperable, trustless custodian – the RenVM.
    This was first marked last week with Curve Finance, the stablecoin-focused AMM, integrating the RenVM to provide DeFi users with seamless cross-chain swaps from native BTC to WBTC. This release still continues today with the launch of WBTC.Cafe on mainnet. https://t.co/rbCLr5ekzi is now open for business! A se… … More

  • This Week in DeFi – June 12th

    To Our DeFi Community,
    Another week in DeFi in the books. As always, the week was filled with new releases, projects reaching new milestones, and more. This Week in #DeFi @CurveFinance integrates RenVM @AaveAave reaches $100M market size @graphprotocol partners with ChainLink @synthetix_io adds Balancer incentives @Opium_Network launches pre-market trading for $COMP + $BAL
    Onwards!https://t.co/r8bQQzd34W
    — DeFi Rate (@DefiRate) June 12, 2020 One of the most interesting things to … … More

  • Curve Finance Integrates RenVM for Bitcoin Liquidity Pools

    Curve – a sector-rising liquidity aggregator – has just unveiled support for Ren and their newly launch RenVM. Curve Finance Integrates RenVM
    1⃣ Earn yield with your BTC 2⃣ Seamless BTC to WBTC on-ramp3⃣ Build new financial products with the renBTC <> WBTC liquidity [email protected] @WrappedBTC #RenVM #DeFi $BTC $renBTC $WBTChttps://t.co/F4U02piZX0
    — Ren (@renprotocol) June 11, 2020 For those unfamiliar with Curve Finance, the project has solidifie… … More

  • This Week in DeFi – June 5th

    To Our DeFi Community,
    Boom. Another week in the books!
    The week kicked-off with Balancer, the DeFi non-custodial liquidity and asset management protocol, launching Liquidity Mining. Users can now earn BAL tokens by becoming a liquidity provider. With these tokens following the SAFG framework, BAL has no economic rights and are non-transferable. They simply represent voting power for future protocol changes. However, it’s important to recognize that upon a successful distribution, nothing … … More

  • This Week in DeFi – May 29th

    To Our DeFi Community,
    Bang bang. Another awesome week in DeFi in the books!
    One of the most notable announcements this week was the launch of the RenVM on Ethereum mainnet. For those unfamiliar, the RenVM allows users seamlessly mint BTC, BCH, and ZEC on Ethereum. The most important part? It’s trustless (or trust-minimized).
    Ren Protocol provides a novel solution as you’re not relying on a centralized institution to hold your assets cross-chain (like WBTC and BitGo) but instead a pi… … More

  • RenVM Mainnet Launch: DeFi Interoperability via Ren Bridge & Darknodes

    With all the recent talk of Bitcoin coming to DeFi, we’re excited to share that Ren Protocol has just launched its interoperable RenVM on mainnet. RenVM Mainnet is Live. Welcome to the new cross-chain era for DeFi! #RenVMhttps://t.co/RhlYcQorbt
    — Ren (@renprotocol) May 27, 2020 The highly anticipated launch brings a novel, trustless solution for users to mint Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and ZCash as ERC20 tokens – allowing them to be used in the ever-growing DeFi landscape.
    “… … More