Akropolis

Jam Session #6: TradFi to DeFi

Jam Session #6: TradFi to DeFi

We’ll be talking with DeFi founders who made the move from big banks in traditional finance into the wild west of crypto. We’ll chat about what it was like leaving their comfy jobs, what convinced them to take the leap, how they’re finding this new world compares with the old one, and what advice they …

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yearn ecosystem

Yearn Finance Ecosystem Breakdown –– Pushing the Boundaries of Human Coordination

Yearn Finance surprised the DeFi world late last year when the project announced a flurry of mergers with Cream, Pickle, SushiSwap, Akropolis, and Cover in the span of a week. While the Cover merger ended, the remaining teams continue to collaborate at top speeds enabled by the shared goal of capital efficiency, belief in Yearn’s …

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Flash Loans and Attacks explained

Flash Loans, and Attacks – Explained

After five attacks and millions of dollars lost due to an exploit, this week we’re diving deep into the mechanism behind what made this possible: Flash Loans. Some called it a magnificent attack, some called it art. But there are other important questions to be asked: were the flash loan attack prevention, fake token attack …

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Pink Lightning

Flash Loan Hackers Drain $16M+ From DeFi Protocols in One Week

Hackers were able to drain $16.4 million in ETH and Dai from DeFi projects Akropolis, Value DeFi Protocol, and Origin Protocol using flash loans, just in the past week. Value DeFi Attack An attacker on Value DeFi swapped flash-loaned ETH for DAI and USDT, deposited part of the flash-loaned DAI into Value DeFi’s multi-stablecoin vault. They …

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