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Aave Liquidity Mining Catapults Lender to Become Top DeFi Protocol

On-Chain Markets Update by IntoTheBlock Almost a year since the initial release of COMP fueled DeFi Summer, Aave’s governance voted to implement a similar incentive program. The effects were just as momentous. Aave’s total value locked more than doubled within less than two weeks.  As of May 5, 2021 through IntoTheBlock’s DeFi Insights This sharp …

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Defiant Degens: How to Farm stkAAVE Lending and Borrowing on Aave

We will be hosting a weekly tutorial on the most compelling opportunities to consider yield farming, written by our friend DeFi Dad, an advisor to the Defiant and the Chief DeFi Officer of Zapper. The goal is to expose more Defiant readers to new DeFi applications and their associated liquidity mining programs. Background on Protocol …

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Aave Sets Sights on Scalability with Polygon

Aave, DeFi’s third-largest protocol by assets in its smart contracts, will be expanding onto the Polygon network as it aims to improve scalability. Need for Scalability Consistently high gas fees, while indicative of Ethereum’s growing success and adoption, have the downside of pricing out smaller investors, Aave said in a March 31 blog post. In …

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Tyler Winklevoss Makes GUSD Proposal on Aave

“Bitcoin billionaire” Tyler Winklevoss of Gemini submitted a governance proposal on a community forum for GUSD to be used as stablecoin collateral for loans on AAVE. Currently, GUSD can only be borrowed.  GUSD is a stablecoin that maintains value by holding one USD in reserve for each stablecoin issued. By using GUSD as collateral, borrowers …

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New Aave AMM Market Allows Users to Borrow Against Liquidity Provider Tokens

Aave launched a market yesterday which will allow users to deposit liquidity provider (LP) tokens from automated market makers (AMM) and use them as collateral for borrowing. The market, called AMM Market, initially accepts deposits for 14 of Uniswap’s, and two of Balancer’s LP tokens. It has over $5M currently locked in its smart contracts …

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