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Permissionless Index Protocol Kuiper Goes Live Today
Kuiper, a permissionless protocol for creating indices has been released on Ethereum mainnet today in what the team behind it is calling a soft launch.
BitGo Makes Deal with Index Coop in Bet Institutions Want ‘Thematic’ DeFi Tokens
BitGo has done a deal with Index Coop in a bid to offer institutional investors more offerings in DeFi.
Bitcoin ETF Debuted But Crypto on the Stock Market Still in Flux
Big Story 2021: This article is part of our Year in Review series. This year, the crypto market got a Bitcoin ETF, finally. Well, sort of. Crypto got an exchange traded fund (ETF) that followed Bitcoin futures, which went live on Oct. 19. So Bitcoin is officially available on the public markets — if you squint. …
First Uniswap ETP Goes Live as Institutional DeFi Products Proliferate
Institutional investors appear to be flocking into DeFi assets, with a flurry of institutional investment products offering exposure to the decentralized finance sector being launched by major asset managers this year.
Grayscale Gives Institutions Index Exposure to DeFi
Grayscale is now offering institutional investors index exposure to DeFi. The Grayscale DeFi Fund tracks Coindesk’s DeFi Index (DFX), a new market cap-weighted benchmark index following a representative basket of ten DeFi crypto tokens. These include Uniswap (UNI) weighted at 49.95%, Aave (AAVE) weighted at 10.25% and Compound (COMP) weighted at 8.38%. Grayscale’s new index …
Index Coop’s Flexible Leverage Index Aims to Help Avoid Liquidations
Leverage is difficult to monitor in DeFi’s current state, but it may have found a friend in a new product called the Flexible Leverage Index (FLI). The ERC-20 token, pronounced “Fly,” created by Index Coop and DeFi Pulse, using Compound and Set Protocol, aims to help token holders manage their leveraged positions. Managing these positions …
DeFi is About to Get More Tokenized Indexes
Set Protocol is doubling down on the success of the DeFi Pulse index by launching a new project – the Index Coop – focused on creating accessible crypto indexes. Tokensets, a platform for users to purchase sophisticated trading strategies in the form of ERC20 tokens called Sets, recently deployed the DeFi Pulse Index (DPI), a …