Flashbots

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The DeFi Future is Automated

A race is under way in DeFi innovation. Established players and upstart newcomers alike are in the running.  Gelato has been tinkering with use cases since 2019 and launched its production-ready V1 last July. Meanwhile, Keep3r network has been executing its own solution since late October 2020. And just last month Chainlink announced an Open …

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Ethereum’s Value Extracting Bots: Explainer and Project Map

The ability to write flexible smart contracts in Ethereum and to create composable money lego’s out of it is one of the main reasons why decentralized finance has seen such explosive innovation and growth. But the complexity that is brought by stacking these blocks creates an opportunity for blockchain miners to extract value by excluding, …

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Low-ish Ethereum Gas Fees Point to Flashbots Adoption

As ETH reaches new highs and the larger DeFi market booms, average gas prices have remained surprisingly stable throughout April––and that may be all thanks to one project working at the very core of the chain.  Flashbots Alpha is a proof-of-concept communication channel between traders and miners that allows formerly inefficient on-chain bidding wars to …

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