Uniswap to Deploy on BNB Chain
UNI holders Vote to Deploy V3 of No. 1 DEX on Ethereum Rival
Balancer Ends Long Governance Battle With Whale
DEX's Members Vote to Make Peace with Investor in Duel Over VE Tokenomics
What Is Aave?
A Step-by-Step Guide to the DeFi Lender
The Center Will Not Hold: How Decentralization is Reshaping Technology and Governance
Part One: A Convergence of Forces Disrupts the Logic of Centralization
MakerDAO Members Vote On $100M DAI Vault for Bank
Proposal Would Advance Push into Real World Assets
Degen Who Slammed Terra as 'Ponzi' Dares Founder to Bet $1M on LUNA — and He Did
Terra's founder and a leading critic are squaring off with a $1M bet on LUNA.
Web3 Could Unleash Innovation by Overturning Age Bias in Startups
Web3 has the potential to even the playing field between experienced techies and the next generation, writes James Whitley.
Influential Policy Body Warns that DeFi May Shake Stability of Global Financial System
The Financial Stability Board warned that DeFi could rattle the global financial system.
Gnosis Votes on Whether to Spin Out DeFi Infrastructure Project as Independent DAO
Gnosis is considering a spinout of one of its key units in its ecosystem.
What the History of Democracy Can Teach Us About Blockchain Governance
Prof. Andrew Hall writes that democracy provides a fitting template for solving some of thornier governance problems in DAOs.
MakerDAO’s Expulsion of Content Team Stirs Debate About Tougher Governance
MakerDAO's vote to expel its content production team signal a tougher line on governance.
DeFi and Impact Investing Must Work In Tandem to Build Sustainable Economies
Gabriela Chang writes that DeFi was made for impact investing, and the two forces must work in tandem to address sustainability.
New OlympusDAO Fork Aims to Defy Protocol’s Reputation as a ‘Useless Asset’
A new OlympusDAO fork is attempting to overcome the protocol's controversial reputation with governance 'meta-tokens.'
DeFi Projects Embrace Vote Locking Governance Tokens to Boost Valuations
More DeFi projects are following Curve's lead and embracing vote locking governance tokens to enhance value.
U.S. Orders DeFi Platform Polymarket to Pay $1.4M and Shut Unlicensed Markets
The CFTC ordered Polymarket to pay a penalty and shut down markets that were unlicensed as swaps.
Incentive Programs and Rewards Were Nine-Figure Gushers
DeFi incentives and rewards were a major plotline in 2021.
What is DeFi? The Ultimate DeFi 101 Guide to Ethereum, Layer 2s, Yield Farming, and More
This updated primer on DeFi explains Ethereum, layer 1s and Layer 2, top projects, and governance.
DeFi First Looks
What is Protocol Owned Governance? | First Look into Lobis – Approved Fork of OlympusDAO
Lobis is an Approved Olympus fork specialized to ensure that OlympusDAO can participate in DeFi governance.
A Big Test for DAOs: Honing New Compensation and Contribution Practices
Many DAOs and DAO members are facing growing pains when it comes to measuring and scaling work within DAOs.
Axie Infinity’s Katana Breaks $1B in TVL After Launch of Governance Token
Axie Infinity's new AMM for Ronin exceeded $1B in TVL.
2020 DeFi Recap (So Far)
This is The Defiant x Harmony, a weekly series brought to you by Harmony Protocol’s Creative Director, Robin Schmidt, and Camila Russo, the founder of The Defiant, to explore DeFi’s most important stories and demystify this exciting emerging financial space.
MakerDAO Ponders the Unthinkable as Members Debate Incorporation and Paying Taxes
Should DAOs pay taxes? And, if so: Where? There’s a conversation underway in MakerDAO about how it should relate to the governments of the world, which has implications for the whole DeFi industry. In short, people are talking about whether or not MakerDAO should find a way to pay its taxes. “I don’t think anyone…
DeFi First Looks
Protect Yourself From Smart Contract Exploits with Sherlock
Sherlock is a risk management platform designed to provide DeFi protocols with affordable, reliable coverage against smart contract exploits starting from Day 1.
Bare Knuckle Governance, Tales From the Streets ($UNI, $SUSHI $ADDY)
Governance has been dominating the conversation in recent weeks as DAO’s explode out of every orifice and big money decisions grip the communities of Sushiswap and Uniswap. Adamant shocked everyone by attempting to blacklist the wallets of Alameda Research. What’s going on in this new era of gloves off governance behaviour and what is a16z…
DeFi First Looks
Treasury Troubles Solved: with the UMA range Token
A year ago we were all aping into DeFi farms hunting those precious governance tokens because, you know, NUMBER GO UP. Governance was basically seen as a LARP, a way to shank idiots into believing money really could be conjoured out of thin air. But I’ve become increasingly aware of grumbling around governance, particularly when…