What Is 0x Protocol?
A Step-by-Step Guide to a Key Peer-to-Peer Software Network
What Is Liquidity Providing?
A Step-by-Step Guide to One of the Most Used Practices in DeFi
'Work Smart, Not Hard': DODO's Diane Dai Used a Get-it-Done Tack to Build an AMM
An interview with Diane Dai, CMO of DODOm an automated market maker in DeFi.
DeFi 2.0 Wave of New Projects Test Liquidity Mining Alternatives
Things aren’t getting easier for those struggling to stay current with the lightning quick DeFi space. Just when you think you’re up to speed with the latest token or protocol along comes something new. Brace yourselves because here comes DeFi 2.0. What that term actually means is still in flux. While DeFi 2.0’s meaning is…
Yearn Finance Launches on Red Hot Fantom and Goes Multichain
The yield aggregator, Yearn Finance announced last night that it has gone live on Fantom and incorporated the blockchain into the new version of its user interface. “The Realm of Multichain beckons. And Yearn has heeded the call,” Vany, a Yearn Discord admin, said in the announcements channel. “Today, we go multichain with the launch…
DeFi First Looks
What is Olympus Pro? | Can Bonds Really Replace Liquidity Mining?
Olympus is a decentralized reserve currency protocol based on the OHM token. Each OHM token is backed by a basket of assets (e.g. DAI, FRAX) in the Olympus treasury, giving it an intrinsic value that it cannot fall below.
Fantom's Liquidity Mining Program Almost Doubled TVL in Three Days
Fantom’s liquidity mining program is once more showcasing the power incentives can have in markets as total value locked in the smart contract chain’s DeFi projects has nearly doubled in the three days since offering token rewards. TVL on Fantom soared by 80% to $990M from $547M on Aug. 29, the day before the liquidity…
Defiers Are Apeing Into Avalanche Pushing Benqi Finance to $1B in TVL
Avalanche, a smart contracts platform, now has its first DeFi protocol with $1B in total value locked. The protocol, Benqi Finance, launched just four days ago on Aug. 19 and has been distributing $3M in AVAX tokens to users. AVAX tokens are from Ava Labs, the company that created Avalanche, and the distribution is part…
Defiant Degens: How to Farm Up to 152% APR in Balancer Polygon Pools
This is a weekly tutorial on the most compelling opportunities in yield farming, written by our friend DeFi Dad, an advisor to The Defiant and Head of Marketing and Portfolio Support at Fourth Revolution Capital. The goal is to expose more Defiant readers to new DeFi applications and their associated liquidity mining programs. Disclaimer: All…
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Live: DeFi 101
Join us for our first ever livestream – Defiant Weekly is our friday deep dive show and where the video department first began. In this special episode we’re going back to basics and doing a live version of Robin’s now infamous Consensus presentation. We’ll cover the basics of DeFi from LP’s to Collateralized debt positions…
Ethereum’s Hashrate Plummets to New Lows as China Squeezes Crypto Mining
Just 40 days after Ethereum’s hashrate hit an all-time high, the key metric has plunged 17% in the last 10 days, according to data from Glassnode, a blockchain and intelligence provider. That’s the worst drop in a 10-day span in Ethereum’s history. The cause: China, probably. Ever since the Chinese government in May started warning…
Aave Liquidity Mining Catapults Lender to Become Top DeFi Protocol
On-Chain Markets Update by IntoTheBlock Almost a year since the initial release of COMP fueled DeFi Summer, Aave’s governance voted to implement a similar incentive program. The effects were just as momentous. Aave’s total value locked more than doubled within less than two weeks. As of May 5, 2021 through IntoTheBlock’s DeFi Insights This sharp…
Uniswap LPs Prove to be Fickle as UNI Holders Stick Around
Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro IntoTheBlock. On-Chain Impact of the End of UNI Mining Uniswap’s UNI release had major effects on the DeFi space. Just hours after the UNI airdrop, Ethereum hourly fees and gas costs reached a yearly high. Similarly, UNI’s liquidity mining program led Uniswap to become the DeFi protocol with the highest…
Uniswap Liquidity Plunges After UNI Rewards End
Uniswap’s total liquidity has almost halved after the decentralized exchange ended its token rewards program on Monday afternoon. Down to $1.8B from a peak of $3.3B just 24 hours earlier, the drop in liquidity goes to show how powerful UNI rewards were for attracting capital, good for the #1 spot on DeFi Pulse’s TVL leaderboard…