Day: April 23, 2021

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Governance Tokens: Investing in the Building Blocks of a New Economy

One of the most important building blocks in DeFi is the governance token. When blockchains have on-chain governance, there is no built-in central entity that controls how any given upgrade is managed. Seeing the opportunity, developers all over the world are creating programmatic systems for on-chain governance, and issuing governance tokens, which give holders the …

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What is a DAO? Mapping Out the Ecosystem

This article offers a 10,000ft view on the ‘Decentralized {Autonomous} Organization’, or DAO tooling and project landscape. It’s intended to be complementary to introductory posts like Linda Xie’s ‘A beginner’s guide to DAOs’. The goal is to help contributors and participants better acclimate themselves with the distinct project categories and relevant infrastructure leading the growing …

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ETH Roller-Coaster Week Frays Nerves as Fundamentals Strengthen

It’s been a wild week for the DeFi traders, with ETH experiencing a mini bear-bull cycle over the course of just a few days.  After reaching a then all-time high above $2,500 last week after Coinbase was listed, ETH took a dive over the weekend hitting lows just above $2,050. But this week, ETH has …

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Wyoming is Turning Into the Delaware of Digital Assets

By Tyler Whirty and Kevin Nielsen Wyoming’s bid to be the “Delaware of digital assets” continued this week. Governor Mark Gordon signed bill SF38 into law on Wednesday, making Wyoming the first state in the country to address the legal treatment of decentralized autonomous organizations, or DAOs.  What exactly does that mean?  DAOs are entities …

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