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MakerDAO Dai Borrowing Cost Increase May be Good News for MKR Holders

Hello Defiers! Here’s what’s going on in DeFi: MakerDAO raises stability fees DeFi’s favorite governance tool gets a boost Traders are about to get an explosion of DeFi index baskets to choose from 👉 Also, New DeFi 101 Post! Ethereum DeFi Project Map The open economy is taking over the old one. Subscribe to keep …

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MetaMask Token Swaps Are Only the Beginning in its DeFi Foray

Hello Defiers! Here’s what’s going on in DeFi: MetaMask announces native token swaps First NFT ever to be auctioned off at Christie’s MetaFactory distributes ROBOT token 📣 I’m also excited to announce: The Defiant’s content now has a home at its very own website! Pieces within the newsletter are now also stand-alone articles so they’re easier to …

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Recap: DeFi Week of Sept. 28 🦄

Hello Defiers! Hope you’re having a great weekend. Summing up: This week began with crypto feeling the hangover from the previous week’s hack of centralized exchange KuCoin as the attacker started selling off his/her stash; DIA founder Paul Claudius wrote about the hard choice DeFi projects faced: to fork or not to fork. Later in the …

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“Fair Launch is a New Way for Founders to Express Themselves:” Gavin McDermott of IDEO CoLab

Hello Defiers! In this week’s interview, I spoke with Gavin McDermott. He’s an investor at IDEO CoLab Ventures, the venture arm of design firm IDEO, and he’s one of the creators of Fair Launch Capital. While the name might suggest otherwise, Fair Launch Capital isn’t an investment firm, or at least it’s not a traditional …

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BitMEX Case Pushes Crypto to Actual Decentralization, Not DeFi Theatre

Hello Defiers! Here’s what’s happening in decentralized finance, BitMEX charges should push crypto further down the decentralization spectrum RAC launches community token Nexus Mutual adds insurance mining with Keep as first partner DEXTF launches structured token which protects traders in case of ETH downside and more 🙂 The open economy is taking over the old …

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