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Curve Drama Intensifies as New Proposals Target alUSD and Saddle Finance

Curve Drama Intensifies as New Proposals Target alUSD and Saddle Finance

In the wake of Alchemix’s troubled alETH release, Curve Finance has produced two governance proposals targeting tangential products of the automated loan repayment protocol. There’s also been a flurry of chatter about possible legal action as the dustup accelerates. The first target — Curve’s own alUSD pool. Charlie Watkins, project lead at Curve, proposed removing…
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Curve Finance Releases Protocol’s First Heterogeneous-Asset Pool

Curve Finance Releases Protocol’s First Heterogeneous-Asset Pool

Curve Finance, long distinguished by its homogenous-asset pools, has taken a walk on the wild side.  The automated market maker (AMM) rocked DeFi yesterday by releasing a pool containing USDT, WBTC, and ETH on Ethereum and another including USDC and DAI as well on Polygon. This was a first for Curve, which had up until…
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Curve Picks up Mojo as Battle Breaks Out for its Red Hot Token

Curve Picks up Mojo as Battle Breaks Out for its Red Hot Token

Curve Finance is on a roll. Both Yearn Finance and Convex Finance are making Curve Finance’s CRV token a key part of the foundation in their revenue models. Users who lock in CRV receive governance rights, trading fees from the automated market maker, and boosted rewards. Curve War The development is no small thing for…
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Defiant Degens: How to Yield Farm with Curve LPs in Convex Finance

Defiant Degens: How to Yield Farm with Curve LPs in Convex Finance

This is 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: Convex Finance…
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Curve Finance Token Holders are Reaping Rewards

Curve Finance Token Holders are Reaping Rewards

Curve Finance users are getting a steady stream of rewards lately.  In the last month, holders of the Curve voting token veCRV have gotten news of airdrops from two separate projects. Frozen Yoghurt, a Curve Finance fork, launched this week on the Fantom blockchain, but the project will airdrop its token, FROYO, to holders of…
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Curve Finance Launches on Layer 2 Solution Polygon

Curve Finance Launches on Layer 2 Solution Polygon

Slowly then all at once. DeFi projects’ moves to Ethereum Layer 2s are coming weekly now with Curve Finance joining Polymarket and Aave in the quest for scalability. Curve has launched a pool on Polygon, the Layer 2 network which supports multiple interoperable solutions like a Proof-of-Stake chain and a Plasma chain. The pool hosts…
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Binance Launches High-Yield CRV Staking Option

Binance Launches High-Yield CRV Staking Option

Binance is offering a new high-yield staking option for CRV holders. Locked CRV staking will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and is available for 15, 30, and  60- day durations. Lenders can stake anywhere from one to 5,000 CRV, and earn up to 13.42% APY for a 60-day locked stake. CRV is the…
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New AMM Saddle Had Bit of a Rocky Start

New AMM Saddle Had Bit of a Rocky Start

Everybody hates slippage.  That’s the problem Saddle, the freshly launched dApp “designed to enable efficient trading between pegged value crypto assets,” aims to tackle. And while the project quickly reached its initial deposit cap, it wasn’t without a couple of hiccups.  Saddle is a new automated market maker (AMM) that intends to provide liquidity for…
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Curve Distributed Protocol Fees to veCRV Holders

Curve Distributed Protocol Fees to veCRV Holders

Curve passed a unanimous governance vote to distribute $3M worth of protocol fees to CRV holders staked into the CurveDAO over the weekend. With just under 50% of all staked token holders voting on the proposal, the 100% majority vote signals strong alignment for the stablecoin AMM to distribute the 2.9M yCRV accrued to the Set converter over the…
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DeFi Forks Are Moving Beyond Copy and Paste

DeFi Forks Are Moving Beyond Copy and Paste

In the last month, almost every major DeFi project has been forked. Some of the forks have even been forked themselves. But do these near-copies of projects actually add any value? Or are they simply opportunistic money-grabs? Like many things in life, the truth isn’t always clear-cut. Each fork, from SushiSwap, to Swerve, to Cream,…