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DeFi 2.0 Is Not What You Think It Is...

DeFi 2.0 Is Not What You Think It Is…

Okay, so you wanna know what the SBF is up with this Defi2.0 bizzo. Well you’ve come to the right place. What is Defi2.0. You can do yourself a favour and avoid having to watch the rest of this video and make yourself look cool at your next DeFi mixer with this simple explanation. DeFi2.0 …

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DeFi 2.0 Wave of New Projects Test Liquidity Mining Alternatives

Things aren’t getting easier for those struggling to stay current with the lightning quick DeFi space. Just when you think you’re up to speed with the latest token or protocol along comes something new. Brace yourselves because here comes DeFi 2.0. What that term actually means is still in flux. While DeFi 2.0’s meaning is …

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Compound Finance Pays Out Millions in Excess COMP After Buggy Update

Compound Finance’s smart contracts paid users an excess of millions of dollars in COMP tokens after a protocol update was deployed with a flaw in the code.  The impact of the bug is limited to 280K COMP tokens and does not affect user deposits or loans, founder Robert Leshner said in a tweet. Just over …

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DAOs Accelerate Token Swaps in Push to Diversify Their Treasuries

DeFi DAOs have made some serious cash in 2021 — but generally only in their native tokens. Now they’re looking to diversify. Fueled by a combination of rising token prices and an explosion in fee revenues as DeFi continues to attract new users, the decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) that act as a management layer for …

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DeFi Lending Venture Rides Solana’s High-Speed Chain to $100M in Deposits

Solend, a lending platform built on the proof-of-stake blockchain, Solana, has hit $100M in deposits, according to its team.  Solend has done so without liquidity mining opportunities, but those are coming. Solend works basically the same way Compound and Aave do. Users can post assets that will earn interest, and they can borrow a certain …

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Scaling DAOs Won’t Be Easy: Five Major Challenges to Overcome

The only thing cooler than working for one DAO is working for all the DAOs. But to do that you need to figure out what all DAOs need. That sounded tricky to us, too. So we asked! We gathered together some of the leading DAO founders, operators, and investors at the DAO Summit. We then …

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Crypto Laws, Lobbying & Activism: The Time Has Come For DeFi to Get Serious About D.C.

Earlier this month when the infrastructure bill came with a provision to broadly expand the definition of brokers to include blockchain ecosystem participants such as miners, developers, and others, the crypto industry sprung into action.  Builders, investors, enthusiasts, lawyers, and everyone in between embarked on an all-out effort to add to the Lummis-Tooly-Wyden amendment and …

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Compound Treasury is the First Step in a Symbiotic DeFi-FinTech Relationship

On-Chain Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro, IntoTheBlock DeFi is gearing up for broader adoption. Currently most DeFi protocols are looking at layer 2 scaling solutions or a multi-chain approach to be able to make transactions more affordable and scalable. While this reduces new users’ barriers to entry in terms of cost, they still have to …

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InstaDapp Releases Governance Token with 55% for Community Members

DeFi infrastructure protocol InstaDapp has launched their governance token, INST, on Ethereum Mainnet.  INST holders will be able to discuss and vote on all future InstaDapp protocol upgrades. InstaDapp has minted 100M INST, allocating 55% for community members and the other 45% for team members, investors, and advisors.  Initially, 10M INST will be available to …

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Compound Assets Locked Jump After Single Whale Deposits 629k ETH

Compound has become the number one DeFi protocol by value locked. Compound had already been leading in terms of liquidity supplied—with over $15 billion deposited at the time of writing—but lagged behind MakerDAO in TVL. And one notable wallet recently made a significant contribution to those assets. The reason for this difference boils down to the …

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Compound Wants to Enable Cross-Chain Borrowing

Compound Finance has introduced a prototype blockchain which allows users to borrow on one chain against collateral on another chain. When the blockchain, called Gateway, is live, users will be able to, for example, deposit Polkadot’s native DOT token, and borrow Ether against that collateral, freely using that ETH in the Ethereum ecosystem. This contrasts …

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Compound Chain Foreshadows Cross-Chain DeFi Lending

Compound Finance is entering uncharted DeFi territory with an independent blockchain called Compound Chain. Underpinned by a native unit of account called CASH, Compound Chain is a “reimagination of the Compound Protocol” that is “proactively preparing for the rapid adoption of digital assets, both on Eth2 and central bank digital currency ledgers,” according to compound.cash. …

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A DeFi Introduction: Getting Started in DeFi

In this guide we’ll be helping you take your first steps into the boundless world of Decentralized Finance, better known as DeFi. DeFi is a growing movement which has the potential to democratize access to  financial services.  This emerging ecosystem is being built on global, public and distributed networks such as Ethereum, and uses smart …

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