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Synthetixs Kain Warwick What it Takes to Scale an Ethereum DeFi Protocol

Synthetix’s Kain Warwick: What it Takes to Scale an Ethereum DeFi Protocol

This week, we sit with Kain Warwick, DeFi OG and founder of Synthetix. In some ways, last year wasn’t a great one for the synthetic assets protocol. As many DeFi projects boomed, SNX’s price and TVL dropped. Kain says he was too optimistic about how soon Synthetix would be able to scale with optimistic roll-ups. If he …

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Synthetix Founder Announces Return to “Save the Project”

Kain Warwick, founder of derivatives liquidity protocol Synthetix, is back.  The founder had previously stepped away from the protocol to take on a “more passive role,” but has now declared his intention to run for the Spartan Council, an eight-member governance DAO that votes on and manages changes to the protocol. Warwick previously stewarded the …

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Synthetix Introduces Layer 2 Staking on Optimism

Things are hopefully about to speed up and get cheaper in Ethereum land, as Synthetix, the synthetic asset issuance protocol, deployed its staking code from Ethereum to Optimism, a Layer 2 scaling solution on Jan. 15.  Now, users can migrate their Synthetix Network Tokens (SNX), used to mint the protocol’s synthetic assets, to Optimistic Ethereum’s …

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DeFi Blue Wave is Sweeping Over Losses

There’s a blue wave and we’re not talking about US politics; it’s the latest meme making the rounds in DeFi as tokens with blue logos are rallying ahead of the rest this month: That’s AAVE, YFI and SNX up at least 50% just in the past 10 days. Image Source: CoinGecko Top Gainers DeFi tokens …

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