Day: April 29, 2021

The Graph Migrates First Subgraphs to its Decentralized Network

Ten subgraphs, eight of which track DeFi protocols have moved to The Graph’s decentralized network. The subgraphs are the first to ever migrate from The Graph’s hosted service to the decentralized mainnet and thus represent a major step towards the project’s goal of becoming the go-to decentralized indexing protocol for querying blockchain data. The Graph’s …

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DeFi Fixed-Lending Protocol Notional Finance Closes $10M Round Led by Pantera

Notional Finance, a decentralized fixed-rate lending protocol built on Ethereum, closed a $10M Series A funding round led by Pantera with participation from ParaFi, 1confirmation, Spartan Group, Nascent, Nima Capital, and others.  “Notional’s mission is to bring fixed-rate borrowing and lending to Ethereum and take DeFi to a more mainstream audience that is interested in …

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IDEO Startups to Invest in Each Other Via New Founder Collective

IDEO today announced the IDEO Founder Collective, where founders of the design firm’s portfolio companies can invest in each others’ startups.  All 20+ members —including IDEO CoLab Ventures, the firm’s venture arm— are contributing an equal amount of equity or tokens in return for shared ownership in the collective. Besides participation in the group’s companies, …

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Upstart AMM Uranium Finance Suffers $50M Hack, Second Attack in a Month

Uranium Finance, an automated market maker on Binance Smart Chain, suffered its second hack this month, this time to the tune of $50M. The hack is due to a misstep in code modification which allowed the hacker to exchange one unit of an input token for 98% of the value as output according to Kyle …

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Polygon Co-Founder Raises $3M in Crypto for India Covid Relief

As coronavirus cases spiked to over 300K new cases per day in India, the co-founder of Layer 2 solution Polygon, Sandeep Nailwal, tweeted on April 24 that he “can’t take this sitting down anymore,” and started the India Covid Crypto Relief Fund, which has raised over $3M as of April 27. The donated funds span …

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