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Its Not About Fighting for People Already in DeFi But About Bringing More People In 0xMaki

“It’s Not About Fighting for People Already in DeFi, But About Bringing More People In:” SushiSwap’s 0xMaki

In this week’s episode we interview 0xMaki, an anonymous DeFi developer contributing to SushiSwap and Yearn Finance protocols. We talk about growing Sushi beyond its drama-filled beginnings as a fork of Uniswap, into a DEX that can hold its own as the second-most active trading platform in Ethereum DeFi. He goes into the main pieces …

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DEX Project Proposes Porting SushiSwap to Solana

The SushiSwap community is now voting on a proposal to build SushiSwap on the Solana blockchain using the Solana-based Raydium DEX as a bridge. Raydium proposes “acting as a bridge and partner for SushiSwap’s expansion onto Solana,”  allowing SushiSwap to access additional liquidity from Serum and leverage the chain to increase transaction fees and lower …

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SushiSwap is Largest Target in Yearn Merger Wave

SushiSwap is the latest DeFi project to combine forces with Yearn Finance as Andre Cronje’s protocol continues with its merger spree to expand services to the addressable market.  As the announcement became public, there were no remarkable price jumps $SUSHI on the day of the announcement, however, it kept its price around $1-$2, a 98% …

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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 …

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DeFi Forks Are Moving Beyond Copy and Paste

In the last month, almost every major DeFi project has been forked. Some of the forks have even been forked themselves. But do these near-copies of projects actually add any value? Or are they simply opportunistic money-grabs? Like many things in life, the truth isn’t always clear-cut. Each fork, from SushiSwap, to Swerve, to Cream, …

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“I F*cked Up. And I am Sorry:” Chef Nomi Returns $14M of ETH to SushiSwap

There’s yet another twist to this California Roll. The founder behind the Uniswap fork SushiSwap, an anonymous developer going by the name of Chef Nomi who had run off with about $14M worth of ETH and prompted accusations the project was an exit scam, today returned his stash. “To everyone. I f*cked up. And I …

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SushiSwap Drains Uniswap Liquidity. Still, Everyone Won

DeFi experienced what seemed like its first-ever hostile takeover today, except instead of stock buyouts and management shakedowns, it was driven by users switching platforms following their own economic incentives. Crypto capitalism at its finest. 1) well the migration is done; sushiswap is livehttps://t.co/c2JGZJ65Ch — SBF (@SBF_Alameda) September 9, 2020 SushiSwap, a fork of Uniswap, …

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SushiSwap’s Vampire Scheme: Hours Away and With $1.3B at Stake

Decentralized finance is living through what may become one of its most defining moments. In less than 48 hours, a two-week upstart will attempt to drain liquidity from DeFi’s largest exchange, in a never-before attempted vampire-like attack, which right now has $1.3B in tokens at stake. Here’s a quick summary: An anonymous developer copied Uniswap …

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