Yearn Finance News Archives - The Defiant
Yearn Finance Struggles to Find its Footing as Rates Rise
The Yield Aggregator Trailblazer is Lagging Other DeFi Stalwarts and Ether
New Standard Promises to Clean Up ‘Mess’ in Yield-Bearing Tokens
The Fresh Approach Could Support All Yield-Bearing Tokens
Andre Cronje’s Sudden Exit Leaves DeFi Agog But It’s Right in Character
Andre Cronje’s abrupt exit has roiled DeFi but not all are surprised.
Cronje’s Exit Hits Yearn and Fantom as Defenders Scramble to Shore up Confidence
Andre Cronje’s abrupt exit from DeFi sent the value of his projects downwards.
DeFi Blue Chips Slide 80% Since 2021 as New Generation Rises
DeFi 1.0 blue chips such as Uniswap are as influential as ever but their tokens are fading as a new breed emerges.
Cronje and Sesta Reveal Details of ‘Solid Swap’ Project to Spur Fees
Two DeFi trailblazers have joined up to create a new project called Solid Swap.
Yearn Finance Changes Up its Tokenomics and YFI Soars 85%
Yearn Finance has soared following a change in its tokenomics.
Doomsday Scenarios in DeFi Revolve Around Stablecoins USDC and USDT
Doomsday scenarios in DeFi revolve around the strength of stablecoins such as USDC and USDT.
Bellwether DeFi Pulse Breaks Past $100B in Historic Moment for Decentralized Finance
DeFi Pulse’s bellwether DeFi Index crossed $100B for first time.
Fantom Surges 90% in 30 Days to Hit All-Time High and Challenge Elite Layer 1s
Fantom’s FTM token hit an all-time high this week and is a hot new entrant in the elite club of Layer 1 blockchains.
Shell Protocol Jumps into ‘Concentrated Liquidity’ Just Like Uniswap and Curve
When decentralized exchanges started to take off in 2019, the designs were very simple, but simplicity in these marketplaces might soon be a distant memory. The most successful category of decentralized exchanges are the automated market makers (AMMs), such as Uniswap and Curve. The Cowri Labs team, builders of the Shell Protocol, a small AMM …
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 …
DeFi Powerhouses Curve and Aave Deploy on Avalanche to Profit from Incentives
Incentives work. Or at least they do in terms of wooing DeFi protocols to deploy on other blockchains. Case in point, Curve Finance, the automated market maker, and Aave, the leading DeFi lending project, have each deployed their offerings on Avalanche as a part of the blockchain’s $180M incentive program called Avalanche Rush. It’s the …
Liquidity Mining Set to Begin Friday on the Risk Tranching Gro Protocol
Everyone is looking for stronger yields in DeFi. Gro is a new yield platform that aims to offer boosted returns on leading stablecoins to users willing to accept some risk. Gro is set to launch liquidity mining shortly for its depositors, which means they will begin receiving its governance token, GRO, based on the funds …
DAOs Accelerate Token Swaps in Push to Diversify Their Treasuries
DeFi DAOs have made some serious cash in 2021 — but generally only in their native tokens. Now they’re looking to diversify. Fueled by a combination of rising token prices and an explosion in fee revenues as DeFi continues to attract new users, the decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) that act as a management layer for …