UMA Range Token Retro

Analyzing The First Implementation by a DAO Kevin Chan Sep 30 · 7 min read The first range token was minted on June 30, 2021, using $UMA as collateral, to raise over $2.6 MM USDC from a small group of DeFi enthusiasts. This inaugural token settled on August 31, 2021. In this article we review … Read more

RAMP DEFI | Staked Governance Beta Release

RAMP DEFI Sep 16 · 3 min read On-chain DAO proposal/voting functionality We are excited to release the beta version for RAMP DAO governance that allows RAMPers who have staked their tokens to both raise proposals and vote on proposals to implement changes to RAMP DEFI. The governance voting will give a measure of broader … Read more

Ownerless Ownership, Trustless Trust — DAOs, the Future of Governance

Take a minute to visualize this: You want to start a crowdfunding platform with a group of like-minded netizens that allows members to raise funds and vote on the businesses worth supporting. Sponsored Sponsored However, you’re also concerned that these are anonymous individuals. That they may or may not be bad actors looking to use … Read more

Reef Finance Welcomes CurioInvest’s Tokenization of Real World Assets

Derek E. Silva Aug 6 · 3 min read Reef Finance is happy to announce an important new collaboration with CurioInvest, a Fractional NFTs Launchpad for real world assets, to Reef Chain. CurioInvest drives you into the digital asset world, building and using unique cross-chain solutions. Whether you invest into a tokenized car such as … Read more

Treasury Diversification With Range Tokens

UMA Helps DAOs Utilize and Leverage Their Assets Kevin Chan Jun 14 · 8 min read UMA’s flexible and secure infrastructure enables DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations) to build custom tools to drive their community and manage their treasury. DAOs are now using KPI options to incentivize a desired activity or behavior as illustrated by Badger … Read more

Beam 6.0 Hardfork Aims to Bring Better Privacy to DeFi

The confidential cryptocurrency platform Beam is getting close to its next hardfork. This update aims to create a baseline for confidential DeFi opportunities.  “With the Hardfork, Beam sets the stage to fix the fundamental void in DeFi… Privacy,” explains Beam in its news update.  DeFi is the response to centralized financial institutions. It provides private … Read more

How the 1inch DAO is implemented

In this post, the implementation of the network’s governance tool is explained. The 1inch DAO is a decentralized autonomous organization that governs the 1inch Network, enabling 1INCH token stakers to vote for key protocol parameters and take part in the network’s governance. The implementation of the 1inch DAO includes two stages, the first of which … Read more

Coming Soon: The First Vesper Improvement Proposal (VIP) Votes

Ultimately, Vesper aspires to become a DAO ecosystem that is entirely owned and operated by token holders. This first batch of Vesper Improvement Proposals (VIPs) is an important step towards that future. Decentralized governance is very difficult to achieve properly, and potentially disastrous if done wrong. As such, Vesper’s approach is an iterative process, gradually assigning … Read more