Is This the Cheapest Way to Swap on Ethereum?
Ethereum’s MetaDEX Aggregator that allows to trade with MEV protection while using ETH-less orders that are settled p2p among users or the best AMM.
How to Get Started with Fantom | Spookyswap Tutorial
Fantom is a highly scalable blockchain platform for DeFi, crypto dApps, and enterprise applications.
Metis Andromeda Layer 2 is VERY Fast and VERY Cheap | Netswap Tutorial
Metis is an open protocol and the Metis Andromeda network is open to any developer or team that wants to launch a DApp, token, or any other kind of project on their EVM Equivalent platform
DeFi First Looks
Terra Money + THORChain + Olympus Pro = Vader Protocol
Vader is a Liquidity Protocol anchored by a Native Stablecoin with Slip-Based Fees AMM, IL protection and Synthetics. DAO governed Protocol Owned Liquidity.
Bancor Launches V3 AMM In Bid to Regain Dominance
Bancor V3 will cut gas costs for traders in half and offer instant IL protection.
Say ADIOS to Impermanent Loss with Bancor V2
Contrary to other AMM protocols, Bancor uses its protocol token, BNT, as the counterpart asset in every pool. Using an elastic BNT supply, the v2.1 protocol co-invests in pools alongside LPs to support single-sided AMM exposure and to cover the cost of impermanent loss with swap fees earned from its co-investments.
A Defiant Beginner’s Guide to Axie Infinity, Play to Earn and the Katana DEX ($SLP $AXS)
Katana is an automated market maker (AMM) decentralized exchange (DEX) built on top of Ronin. Axie Infinity is a digital pet universe where players battle, raise, and trade fantasy creatures called Axies.
Axie Infinity’s Katana Breaks $1B in TVL After Launch of Governance Token
Axie Infinity's new AMM for Ronin exceeded $1B in TVL.
MakerDAO’s Update is a Pure Expression of DeFi 2.0
IntoTheBlock explores how MakerDAO's update will allow it to interact with the secondary market with more control over DAI.
There's Already $115M on Axie Infinity's New Automated Market Maker
Axie Infinity has launched an automated market maker called Katana for its sidechain Ronin, and it had 25,000 people interact with it less than 10 hours into its existence, according to Jiho Zirlin, co-founder of the team that built the game.
Payments DEX Stellar First L1 to Offer Integrated Automated Market Making
Stellar has launched Protocol 18, integrating automated market maker functionality into its Layer 1 DEX.
Tokemak Decentralized AMM Hits $1B TVL — And It's Not Even Fully Launched Yet
There’s another piece of evidence that the “DeFi 2.0” movement is gaining steam. Tokemak, a project that bills itself as a decentralized market making protocol, has hit $1B in total value locked, less than two months after unveiling what it calls “reactors.” Reactors are a pooled combination of a protocol’s token, like Sushiswap’s SUSHI and…
Team Behind Hummingbot Gives Away Its Code Via Foundation
Sometimes a company can give away their technology and still turn a strong profit. Red Hat became a large company helping businesses use Linux, the classic open source project. It sold in 2018 for $34B to IBM. CoinAlpha is a company that runs on software it created called Hummingbot, a software client that automates market…
DeFi Jam Sessions
Jam Session #8: DEXs
We’re chatting with the founders of today’s top AMMs about one of the core infrastructure pieces making up decentralized finance.
DeFi First Looks
Solving the Liquidity Problem: How does TOKEMAK Work?
Tokemak creates sustainable DeFi liquidity and capital efficient markets through a convenient decentralized market making protocol.
DeFi First Looks
What are Perpetual Pools and How to Earn 200% Apy by Staking in Tracer
Tracer is a new infrastructure play on DeFi. By enabling the creation of financial contract templates in the Tracer Factory, it allows anyone to create markets for any asset using any of the installed templates.
Lyra Plunges into Layer 2 Options Pool with Offering for Hedge Hungry Investors
With the market for Layer 1 tokens such as AVAX red hot this month, it would be easy to overlook a development on the Layer 2 side of the DeFi universe. Yet three days ago Lyra, a cryptocurrency options platform, released a new offering that will let investors trade on Layer 2, a catch-all term…
The Uniswap of Avalanche Is Having its Biggest Week Ever
The decentralized exchange Pangolin, the Uniswap of the Avalanche blockchain, is having its biggest week to date, and the week isn’t over. According to the exchange’s analytics, it’s closing in on $900 million for the week, already doubling last week’s volume of $425 million, which had also been by far its biggest week. From the…
There's Now an App for Bribing Curve Token Holders
Curve Finance, the decentralized automated market maker (AMM) focused on stablecoin swaps, continues to cement its position as one of the cornerstones of DeFi and holders of its veCRV governance token continue to reap the rewards. On Aug. 12, Yearn founder Andre Cronje released a tool that allows DeFi projects to bribe veCRV holders with…
Market Maker Flaws Open Door to Middleware Providers in Race for Liquidity
The yield farming revolution has been one of the biggest stories in DeFi over the last year, thanks largely to automated market makers (AMM). Operating behind the scenes, these protocols attracted billions of dollars into smart contracts. Spurred by incentives in the form of newly minted tokens, investors dove into AMM’s liquidity pools and changed…
Paradigm Team Outline Efficient AMM Design for Large Trades
Paradigm research partners Dave White, Dan Robinson and Uniswap founder Hayden Adams have cooked up another trading protocol. The decentralized exchange, called TWAMM, which stands for time-weighted average market maker, aims to help traders execute large orders, quickly, at low gas prices and without negatively affecting price. In traditional finance, traders will often employ brokers…
DeFi First Looks
Trident was first developed with the core focus of capital efficiency and cryptocurrency volatility protection using powerful, yet intuitive and easy-to-use, tools to provide DeFi with its new protocol standard. Our goal was to reinvent the wheel, without sacrificing user familiarity with Sushi’s newly revamped and consolidated interface.
Sushi Introduces Its Next Generation AMM Trident
Sushi has officially announced their next generation automated market maker (AMM) Trident. While SushiSwap started out as a fork of Uniswap, the announcement explicitly states that Trident is a new AMM “and not a fork.” Trident will focus on capital efficiency (ie: the ratio between invested capital and return) and integrate Sushi’s many products. Trident…
Get Your Future Yield Now with $PENDLE
Pendle is a futuristic DeFi protocol that allows you to realise the future interest of a yield-bearing token like aUSDC or cDAI by breaking it into two derivative tokens, a Yield Token and an Owner Token. This opens up fresh possibilities for owners to create liquidity, for traders to leverage yield opportunities without locking up…
DeFi First Looks
Fixed Rate Savings on Element Finance
Element Finance is a decentralized protocol that allows users to buy assets (BTC, ETH, USDC, DAI) at a discounted price. The protocol allows users to create liquidity and trade these discounted assets to allow buyers to earn fixed rates. The Element protocol does not require trusted intermediaries and allows for fast and efficient trading of…