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Looking Back at Uniswap’s Growth as it’s Deployed on L2

On-Chain Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro, IntoTheBlock The anticipated launch of Uniswap on layer 2 has finally arrived, at least to some extent. Uniswap’s alpha on Optimism has been released, supporting only six crypto-assets so far, but at a fraction of the cost incurred on Ethereum’s mainnet.  As Uniswap’s V3 is on track to fully …

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Uniswap’s V3 Launches on Layer 2 Solution Optimism

It’s a good time for Layer 2 enthusiasts as Uniswap V3 has soft-launched on Optimism, a leading optimistic rollup solution for scaling Ethereum.  Users can now tap Optimism to deposit, trade and provide liquidity on the decentralized exchange (DEX), which captures roughly half of all DEX volume, according to a Dune Analytic’s query. Optimism “currently …

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Not All DEXs are Created Equal: Here’s the Math

Upshot: Uniswap and PancakeSwap have become household names in decentralized exchanges but a new crop of platforms are coming online with the promise of lower fees and more pricing transparency. With gas prices making headlines throughout the first half of 2021, it’s worth taking a deeper dive into what your options are when trading across …

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dYdX Launches Layer 2 Perpetuals Powered by StarkWare

dYdX  launched its cross-margined perpetuals product on a Layer 2 scaling solution powered by blockchain software developer StarkWare.  The move is significant as it highlights how some of Ethereum’s most well-known DeFi projects are migrating to scaling solutions amid rising gas costs to operate directly on Ethereum’s Layer 1. $10M Trading Volume StarkWare co-founder and …

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Kyber Launches Dynamic Market Maker to Optimize Liquidity Provider Fees

Kyber Network, a decentralized exchange, launched a new product called a dynamic market maker (DMM), which the project says will optimize fees for liquidity providers (LPs). The first difference from automated market makers (AMM) is that while the 0.03% which Uniswap LPs receive is fixed, Kyber has introduced “dynamic fees” which increase during times of …

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