What Is Polygon?
A Step-by-Step Guide to One of DeFi Most Popular Blockchains
zxEVM- Who’s Announced What and WTF is it?
Three projects announced zkEVM updates, Polygon, Scroll and zkSYNC last week. L2 rollups designed to ease the burden on Ethereum using zkProofs. The EVM stands for Ethereum Virtual Machine. In this case representing equivalence or compatibility although the two are not the same thing. Yes, it’s L2 Summer! 2022 is the year of L2 summer!…
Beat the DROPS with Barnbridge's SMART Alpha
SMART Alpha allows users to calibrate their exposure to the performance of an underlying asset. It does so by regularly redistributing an aggregated pool of the underlying asset between two groups of users: a senior side, and a junior side. When price goes up, seniors give up some of their assets to the juniors, and…
How to Earn Fixed Rate of Interest on 88MPH
88MPH is a non-custodial, fully on-chain protocol acting as an intermediary between you and third-party variable yield rate protocols to offer the best fixed yield rate on your capital.
DeFi First Looks
Alchemy NFT – The Remix Layer for NFTs
Alchemy NFT just announced a funding round from the likes of Mark Cuban who clearly sees opportunity in an API layer for NFTs. Rather than pump out derivative after derivative, Alchemy allows users to create stackable layers of value that have use cases in DeFi, real estate, art and much more besides. The secret sauce…
Binance Now Supports Direct Polygon Withdrawals and Deposits
DeFi is getting easier for CeFi users. Crypto’s largest centralized exchange, Binance, now allows users to withdraw and deposit Polygon’s MATIC token directly from and onto the protocol’s proof-of-stake mainnet. Previously users needed to go through a multi-step process, either utilizing one of Binance’s two blockchains or swapping for Ethereum-based versions of MATIC when withdrawing…
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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Polygon Compromised? How to Revoke Token Approvals
User’s of the Zapper-Matic/ Polygon bridge have been experiencing issues recently. In this tutorial we demonstrate how to revoke token approvals using Polygonscan.
DeFi First Looks
Polygon to Ethereum UNDER 2 minutes: Hop Protocol
Hop is a protocol for sending tokens across rollups and their shared layer-1 network in a quick and trustless manner.
Rollup Rollup! Top Layer 2s Compared | Arbitrum vs Optimism vs Polygon
Thinking back it really wasn’t that long ago that most people really weren’t that fussed about L2 scaling solutions. It was kind of a minor distraction – oh sure, Loopring, xDai, Matic, that’s cute but all the ape money is on daddy boy Ethereum, that’s where I’m gonna be because you know… muh liquidity. But…
Mark Cuban Sends Polygon Soaring As Glitch Pings MATIC
Mark Cuban still has the touch. Even as the crypto market continues to recover from last week’s crash, the price of Polygon (MATIC) has soared 25% in the last seven days. The trigger: On May 25, news broke that Cuban had invested in the next-generation Ethereum player. The performance trounced Bitcoin’s 4.8% rise in the…
How to Trade Your NFTs using NFT20
One of the main concerns revolving NFTs are liquidity. How do you pass it on if it has no buyers? In this tutorial we go over NFT20, a platform allowing users to swap, trade, and sell NFTs.
Layer 2 Scaling on Oculus Quest 2!? Loopring, MATIC, Aavegotchi and Synthetix
This week has seen a flurry of announcements around Layer 2 scaling solutions with Aave’s Matic bridge, Synthetix introducing Layer2 staking on Optimism and Loopring’s mobile app hitting the Google Play store bringing all the advantages of Layer 2 to mobile users. I’ve found myself using the Metamask and MyEtherWallet apps a lot recently so…
Aave’s aTokens are Latest DeFi Lego Heading to Layer 2
Hot on the heels of Synthetix’s launch of staking services on Layer 2 provider Optimism, Aave has shipped its own iteration of a scaling solution. With the launch, Aave’s aTokens, minted when users deposit digital assets into the lending protocol, can now be ported to the Matic Network, a version of the Layer 2 solution,…