Staking Archives - The Defiant
MakerDAO Token Holders Vote to Add Rocket Pool’s rETH as Collateral to Back DAI
MakerDAO, the largest DeFi lender by total value locked, could soon allow another Ether derivative as collateral on its network.
ConsenSys Pushes Upgrade for Ethereum Validators Ahead of Q3 Merge
ConsenSys, Joe Lubin’s Ethereum software company, has rolled out a new tool it claims will smoothen Ethereum’s transition to Proof of Stake in August, also known as “The Merge.” The tool, “Bonsai Tries State Storage”, came out of early access on May 17. It runs on ConsenSys’s Ethereum client, Hyperledger Besu. State tries are Ethereum …
Are We Unfairly Ignoring Harmony (ONE)?
Harmony is a sharded PoS smart contract platform. It also happens to be Robin’s first blockchain employer so he knows a little bit about it. It’s been growing an increasingly muscular TVL in DeFi thanks largely to DeFi Kingdoms, a gameified farming platform built around NFTs and the $JEWEL token. In this episode we take …
Crypto Stakers’ IRS Tax Refund Marks Milestone for PoS Validators
There may be good news ahead for those looking to earn new tokens by providing security to major blockchains that operate using proof-of-stake. Joshua and Jessica Jarrett on Dec. 20 received a letter from the Department of Justice saying that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had approved a full refund of their 2019 taxes against …
Auto Staking & Flexible Vesting with Olympus V2 Bonds
Olympus V2 Bonds are here with major upgrades from previous version including auto-staking and flexible vesting.
Olympus DAO ($OHM) What Is It and Where Is It Going Next? (with JaLa)
In 2021 no DeFi protocol has quite caught the eye like OlympusDAO. Inspiring a devoted following of Ohmies you’ll have seen the (3,3) meme everywhere. Then there were the forks, sooooo soooo many forks. Single-handedly responsible for DeFi2.0 and its promise of Protocol Owned Liquidity it seemed the project’s gamified model of a reserve currency …
Cross-Asset Yield Folding for 4x Gains? How is this Possible?
Fodl enables traders to utilize leverage for their trades without paying a funding rate. This leverage is derived from existing DeFi building blocks, such as Compound and Aave.
Acala’s Liquid Tokens – The Great DeFi Unlock
Acala, the Ethereum-compatible DeFi and liquidity hub of Polkadot, has launched Liquid Crowdloan DOT (lcDOT) ahead of its upcoming crowdloan event. The product joins Acala’s suite of derivative products including its recently launched KSM Liquid Staking product (LKSM), now available on Karura, as well as DOT Liquid Staking (LDOT), which will launch on Acala.
AXS Holders Have $2.5B Staked in Axie Infinity in Two Weeks
Axie Infinity has just under $2.5B of its governance token, staked on its Ronin sidechain. That’s more than a quarter of AXS’s total circulating supply.
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.
NFTx Wants to Beat Opensea but How Are They Going to Do That? Deep Dive.
NFTX is a platform for making ERC20 tokens that are backed by NFT collectibles.
Protect Yourself From Smart Contract Exploits with Sherlock
Sherlock is a risk management platform designed to provide DeFi protocols with affordable, reliable coverage against smart contract exploits starting from Day 1.