$BOND on Balancer and Olympus’s Flex Loans

BarnBridge DAO recently deployed a weighted pool on Balancer with a 50/50 distribution of $BOND & $OHM tokens. This injected $1M in $BOND/OHM liquidity on mainnet and will ensure that the market makers could act as takers on DEX’s to make markets on CEX’s across the mainnet and rollups for $BOND. Why this fresh liquidity? With … Read more

How Balancer Saves Users ETH

Through strategic integrations and sidechain expansions, Balancer’s tech helps mitigate ETH transaction fees Though declining, Ethereum transaction fees still add up to eye-popping amounts over time. Throughout most of 2021, the average cost of a transaction ranged from $20–40 and peaked at a whopping $196 on May 1, 2022, amid NFT hype. You may not … Read more

This Week In DeFi – June 3

To the DeFi community, This week Binance’s venture capital arm, Binance Labs, raised $500 million for a new web3 investment fund – its first using outside investment. DST Global Partners and Breyer Capital backed the fund, along with a number of private equity funds, family offices, and corporations. The fund is looking to support projects … Read more

Unlocking the veModel

The veModel is the holy grail of tokenomics, aligning user incentives and focusing on long-term Protocol performance. Liquidity mining brought rise to DeFi Summer and revolutionized how projects incentivize participation and governance. The distribution of governance tokens to users changed how we look at financial infrastructure. Traditional liquidity mining has been criticized as encouraging mercenary … Read more

First Principles of Liquidity: Olympus’ Balancer Pool

Occasionally, enterprises arise together that complement each other in astounding ways. Through Olympus’ collaboration with Balancer, we have realized one of those distinct alignments. Balancer, with it’s novel and limitlessly custom liquidity pools, along with LBP (Liquidity Bootstrapping Pool) front-ends facilitated by both Copper and PrimeDAO; will create a harmonious symbiosis within the Olympus ecosystem … Read more

stMATIC: Shard Labs Launches First Balancer MetaStable Pool on Polygon

Balancer x Lido for Polygon by ShardLabs.io Shard Labs is excited to announce the creation of a Polygon solution which allows users to enter Lido’s liquid staking without spending significant amounts of capital for transactions on Ethereum mainnet. To make this happen, an integration with Balancer Protocol was an essential milestone. The first phase was … Read more

mStable and Balancer DAO Announce Treasury Swap

mStable has completed a DAO-to-DAO treasury swap with Balancer DAO, following the launch of the Emissions Controller last week and the successful resolution of TDP 29. The token swap of 20,000 BAL and 334,000 MTA occurred on-chain, totaling ~US$290K in current market value. Balancer DAO will stake the MTA and vote for its pools with the Emissions … Read more

This Week in DeFi – December 17

To the DeFi community, This week, Balancer announced a new integration with Aave, allowing unused liquidity from trading pools to be locked in Aave to earn additional Yield. Boosted pools will increase capital efficiency, and connections to other lending protocols will be rolled out over time to LPs additional options. Aave Boosted Pools deposits @BalancerLabs … Read more

Balancer Labs and Copper Align To Pave The Way For Future Revenue Generation

Copper commits to further build on top of Balancer Protocol’s underlying codebase. We are thrilled to announce that Balancer Labs is further aligning with Copper, paving the way for future revenue generation for both ecosystems. Copper has committed to continue innovating on top of Balancer Protocol’s Liquidity Bootstrapping Pools (LBPs) and underlying codebase. On the … Read more

Balancer Grants Monthly Update #3

The BAL Grant Program is one of the ways that BalancerDAO promotes the development of the Balancer Protocol and Ecosystem. The Grant Wave Program was established in August 2021 after a community discussion, which can be found on Balancer’s governance forum here and the snapshot vote here. The current Wave 2 will run until 31 … Read more