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SushiSwap ‘Head Chef’ May Pocket a Third of All Tokens Paid to Staff
Debate Running Hot as DAO Members Vote on Howard’s Hiring
Index Coop Makes 2X ETH Leverage Token Cheaper with Move to Polygon
Index Coop has introduced a 2X leveraged token for Ether turning up the risk for traders.
Kickstarter’s Embrace of Celo Blockchain May Lead to Token for Crowdfunding Giant
Crowndfunding giant Kickstarter has embraced the Celo blockchain, sparking questions about whether it might issue a token to reward investors.
0xMaki Says he ‘Won’t be Returning’ to SushiSwap as it Wallows in a Leadership Crisis
resigning. One of token holders biggest hopes throughout — as price and volume slips — has been that core developer 0xMaki would return. Those hopes may be dashed.
DOT Holders Have Pledged $800M Ahead Of First Polkadot Parachain Auction
Polkadot’s first parachain auction is expected to be a hit with $800M already committed.
MakerDAO Ponders the Unthinkable as Members Debate Incorporation and Paying Taxes
Should DAOs pay taxes? And, if so: Where? There’s a conversation underway in MakerDAO about how it should relate to the governments of the world, which has implications for the whole DeFi industry. In short, people are talking about whether or not MakerDAO should find a way to pay its taxes. “I don’t think anyone …
Axie Infinity is Up 223x This Year: Here’s the Skinny on What’s Propelling AXS
On-Chain Markets Update by Juan Pellicer, IntoTheBlock Since our last in-depth analysis of Axie Infinity almost two months ago the price of their AXS token has increased over 100% within a few weeks. The rally has multiplied the value of AXS by 223 times since January. The catalyst behind this latest bull-run may have been the Series …
RBN Airdrop Holders Hit Jackpot as Ribbon’s Token Becomes Transferable
First DYDX, now RBN. After governance rejected a proposal to make RBN transferable in June, a second go-round passed, garnering over 99% support from voters. The unlock happened at 12pm UTC on Oct. 7 and was a windfall for investors who received tokens in an airdrop because they could finally sell them. Ribbon Finance airdropped …
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 …
MakerDAO Chases ‘Real World’ Deals and Assets in Major Test for DeFi
Société Générale’s request for a $20M loan from MakerDAO is just one of several real-world deals that the DeFi protocol has coming soon. The O.G. decentralized finance protocol is on the move to fund projects that will make tangible differences in the world. That potentially includes MakerDAO founder Rune Christensen’s push for the organization to …
Derivatives Protocol Raises $3.75M in Sale of Governance Token
The Tracer Protocol has completed a sale of 50M TCR tokens for 3.75M DAI, giving its total supply a valuation of $75M at the sales end. It has since nearly doubled to $137M, according to CoinGecko. The auction ran for five days, ending on September 15, and it used the Gnosis batch auction system, so …
TikTok Chooses Blockchain-Powered Audius for First Music Integration
If TikTok is a window into what teens are up to these days, then crypto has a place beside dance videos. On Aug. 17, blockchain-based music streaming protocol Audius announced its partnership with TikTok to allow one-click sharing with the social network. This is the first music integration TikTok has established. The upshot of the …
Defiant Degens: How to Mint DeFi’s 1st Volatility Index by Volmex Finance
This is a weekly tutorial on the most compelling opportunities in yield farming, written by our friend DeFi Dad, an advisor to The Defiant. The goal is to expose more Defiant readers to new DeFi applications and their associated liquidity mining programs. Background on Protocol: If there’s one word to describe crypto markets, it is …
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