The Compound Protocol Belongs to the Community

Jake Chervinsky Jun 17, 2020 · 2 min read Yesterday, Compound Labs achieved an important milestone in our pursuit of progressive decentralization: we launched an on-chain system that freely and continuously distributes COMP tokens to users of the Compound protocol. The user distribution system is a critical element of community governance, ensuring that the protocol’s … Read more

Balancer Liquidity Mining Begins

The proposal of distributing Balancer Governance Tokens (BALs) to liquidity providers on Balancer has received very positive feedback across the board. Some interesting questions have been discussed on our discord channel, and one common desire by the community has become clear: before liquidity mining starts, a tool for the creation of custom pools was necessary. This would ensure … Read more

Expanding Compound Governance

Robert Leshner May 27, 2020 · 3 min read To create unstoppable, upgradable financial infrastructure, Governance replaced our team as administrator of the Compound protocol; COMP token-holders and their delegates debate, propose, and vote on all changes to Compound. The stakes are high — the protocol holds more than $100 million of assets, and dozens … Read more

Proposing Balancer Liquidity Mining

TL;DR: Balancer Labs proposes community owned governance tokens (BAL): liquidity mining schedule, mechanics, and motivation. Since inception, our goal at Balancer Labs has been to decentralize and diversify governance of the Balancer Protocol. We have looked into several approaches and designs, and have landed on an approach we are proud to share: the Balancer Protocol Governance … Read more

One year of pure-digital payments

What we’ve learned in the 364 days since we launched the Flexa network—and our plans for the road ahead. When we first started down the path to build Flexa—a new payments network unlocking the power of digital currencies for merchants large and small—we knew that we had our work cut out for us. At the time, we … Read more

The first Compound Governance Proposal

Robert Leshner Apr 27, 2020 · 3 min read Prior to Compound Governance launching, users were given an opportunity to select which assets they favored adding to Compound; Maker and Tether (USDT) led the poll. With protocol upgrades now in the hands of COMP token-holders (and their delegates), we’re excited to announce the first governance … Read more

ParaSwap quickstart: everything you need to know to swap like a pro

paraswap Apr 22, 2020 · 5 min read A comprehensive guide to bring you up to speed and explain useful concepts to understand to make the most of ParaSwap. ParaSwap quickstart: everything you need to know to swap like a pro A comprehensive guide to bring you up to speed and explain useful concepts to … Read more

Paraswap to Use Chainlink Oracles for More Accurate and Reliable Pricing of ETH and ERC-20 Tokens

paraswap Apr 16, 2020 · 4 min read At Paraswap, we take pride in staying on the cutting edge of DeFi, constantly assessing the latest technology and seeing how it can integrate with our existing services. In fact, maintaining strong composability has been a major component of Paraswap’s success as a DEX aggregator, having integrated … Read more

Balancer is Live 🎉

Balancer is officially live on mainnet! After publishing the whitepaper in September, we have been heads down building the contracts, interfaces, libraries, and more the past 6 months. The contracts were officially deployed in February however we spent the last few weeks running our bug bounty program along with a closed beta to gather feedback from early … Read more

Balancer Labs Raises $3M to Supercharge Programmable Liquidity

The Balancer Labs team is a lean team with large ambitions. We’ve been building, researching, and immersed in DeFi since its earliest days and are thrilled to be launching a new primitive to the world of decentralized finance. We couldn’t be more excited to also share the closing of our seed round: Accomplice and Placeholder led the round with … Read more