This Week in DeFi – October 1

To the DeFi community, This week, financial connectivity provider Fireblocks submitted a proposal to Aave governance seeking to become the first ‘whitelister’ for the Aave Arc institutional DeFi offering. Similar to the Compound solution, Compound Treasury, Aave Arc will allow traditional financial institutions access to a siloed pool of liquidity using existing smart contract architecture, … Read more

This Week in DeFi – September 10

To the DeFi community, This week, Harmony unveiled a $300 million fund to support development of startups working in the Harmony ecosystem, with specific funding for DAOs, bug bounties, hackathons, partnerships, and more. The fund will plan to pay out more than $180 million in its first year, with the full amount to be disbursed … Read more

This Week in DeFi – June 11

This week, Curve Finance rolled out a major update to V2, enabling trades between uncorrelated assets similar to other DEX like Uniswap or Sushiswap. Curve V2 provides automatic rebalancing of provided liquidity in contrast to Uniswap V3, which allows external inputs to manually rebalance liquidity. The goal behind each design is maximum capital efficiency and … Read more

This Week in DeFi – June 4

This week, the Uniswap Treasury is being tapped to create a fund of UNI tokens worth $30 million to be spent on political groups and lobbying in support of sensible DeFi and crypto policy. The proposal has not been without detractors, and only passed with a 65/35 margin, but it represents one of the first … Read more