Developer Mining Retrospective and the KPI Options Grant Program

UMA Jun 9 · 4 min read Tl;dr: Risk Labs launched the developer mining experiment late last year. This program expanded the suite of products and range of developers building on UMA. In the spirit of continued experimentation and learning from the successful experiments of other protocols such as Aave, Uniswap, and Compound, Risk Labs … Read more


Mhairi McAlpine Jun 9 · 2 min read Week ending 4th June Uniswap and C.R.E.A.M. consider KPI Options A proposal for managing systemic risk in Uniswap’s community treasury using UMA’s KPI Options went live for a temperature check last week. Although a majority of the participants were in favour, the quorum was not met to … Read more

This Week in DeFi – May 28

To the DeFi community, This week, renVM joined forces with Polygon to bring wrapped token bridges directly to the leading Ethereum L2 solution. The bridge will initially support cryptos including Bitcoin, Luna, Filecoin, and Dogecoin, with more to follow in the coming weeks, greatly expanding the variety and liquidity locked in the Polygon ecosystem. Excited … Read more


Mhairi McAlpine May 24 · 3 min read Week ending 21st May UMA protocol is battle tested in Market TurmoilThe past week has been a testing time for everyone involved in crypto., seeing the largest market dip since the UMA protocol went live on mainnet. Our bots worked overtime to make sure that all token … Read more


Mhairi McAlpine May 17 · 4 min read Week ending 14th May Optimistic Oracle is liveBehind the scenes, UMA’s engineers have been putting the final touches to the new Optimistic Oracle. UMA’s contracts have been operating optimistically for over a year, securing a value of $200m in assets with less than five legitimate disputes. This … Read more

This Week in DeFi – May 14

To the DeFi community, Enzyme continues to upgrade its one-stop-shop for collective crypto investing, adding access to Curve Finance stETH-ETH liquidity pool via the Enzyme protocol interface. In addition to other yield farming opportunities available through Enzyme vaults, the stETH-ETH pool will generate rewards in LIDO, CRV, and proportional fee revenue from trades made using … Read more


Mhairi McAlpine May 3 · 2 min read Week ending 30th April Injective Protocol launches with UMAInjective protocol has publically announced its partnership with UMA. Using the Optimistic Oracle service, Injective will provide a solution for hedging against Ethereum gas fees through uGas as well as an ETH/BTC index providing traders with access to a … Read more


Mhairi McAlpine Apr 26 · 3 min read Week Ending 24th April BAL and UNI Call Options now available on the UMA protocolBAL and UNI call options are now available on UMA, with strike prices of $90 and $50 respectively. Both option types expire on 31st May 2021. As with the previous UMA and xSushi … Read more