Day: June 2, 2021

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Proposal to Build Sushichain Catches Eyeballs, Raises Eyebrows

First came the tweet, then countless discussions and debates followed. Within days, voila! A governance proposal materialized. This pattern is rapidly becoming the norm for DeFi protocols. This time the initiator was Sam Kazemian, the founder of Frax Finance,  a protocol for a fractional-algorithmic stablecoin. His tweet suggested that Sushiswap, the automated market maker, should …

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Defiant Degens: How to Earn Yield on Your BTC via DeFiDollar and Badger Finance

This is a weekly tutorial on the most compelling opportunities to consider yield farming, written by our friend DeFi Dad, an advisor to the Defiant and member of the core team at Zapper. The goal is to expose more Defiant readers to new DeFi applications and their associated liquidity mining programs. Background on Protocol: For …

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Uniswap Drafted to Lead DeFi Lobbying Push in Washington

DeFi is going to Washington.  A group of influential Uniswap users are proposing the formation of a DeFi political defense fund to address government action aimed at cryptocurrencies. At the top of the list: the Biden administration’s 2020 budget proposal, which includes a potential expansion of cryptocurrency asset reporting requirements While many investors in the …

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Consensus’ $DESK Token Takes on Life Beyond Conference

A testnet token created a full on mania at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2021 virtual conference last week, in one of the latest signs even valueless coins can spur engagement and help unite communities.  CoinDesk’s $DESK token had been claimed by more than 1,371 addresses by the end of the conference on May 27. Each wallet claimed …

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1st Look: Arbitrum L2 rollups - use the bridge, trade on MCDEX, failing a lot (Arbiswap, Bancor)

1st Look: Arbitrum L2 rollups – Use the bridge, Trade on MCDEX, Failing a lot (Arbiswap, Bancor)

Arbitrum is a L2 scaling solution for Ethereum from Off-chain Labs. It should make it extremely easy for developers to move apps to L2 since no new tooling is required. They just announced their Mainnet Beta so this was a perfect opportunity to get a very first taste of a rollup future. It didn’t go …

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