This Week in DeFi – November 5

To the DeFi community, This week, the Aave community voted to approve a proposal for Aave V3, introducing the next evolution of the DeFi borrowing and lending protocol with a host of new features including adjustable borrowing limits for improved risk management and portal bridges between Aave instances on different protocols for cross-chain liquidity. 1/ … Read more

Tackling the Exposure Problem in DeFi With Cono Finance

BeinCrypto spoke to Luis Shliesske from Gelato and Marc Zeller from AAVE about their joint project, Cono Finance. They discuss how it helps protect user debt positions and how automation brings a better user experience to DeFi. Sponsored Sponsored Decentralized Finance (DeFi) isn’t always the safest bet for those participating in it. One area that … Read more

DeFi Total Value Locked Reaches Milestone High of $200B

The total value locked (TVL) across all decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms has tapped a record high this week as crypto markets continue to build on previous gains. The total amount of collateral locked in DeFi has tapped $200 billion according to analytics platform DeFi Llama. Sponsored Sponsored The milestone was also noted by Chinese blockchain … Read more

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 – August 27

To the DeFi community, This week, Aave announced plans for more robust cross-chain governance as the Ethereum community supporting the initial Aave framework branch out to other chains and L2 solutions. The announcement was also paired with news that Aave will open source the Aave UI, allowing anyone around the world to contribute to, utilize, … Read more

Cross-chain governance and open-sourcing the Aave UI

Aavesome Aug 26 · 5 min read The Aave Companies are committed to creating open source software that empowers users’ financial, social and cultural independence. For this software, decentralization and — most specifically decentralized governance — will be a core feature; and it is this decentralization that allows community members to contribute to the larger … Read more

This Week in DeFi – August 20

To the DeFi community, This week, Balancer introduced the Balancer Grants DAO, a community-driven DAO with the power to grant between $1,000 and $75,000 to projects committed to helping Balancer become the leading DeFi protocol for programmable liquidity. The initial round of grants will be disburse 20,000 BAL tokens over the next three months. Follow … Read more

This Week in DeFi – July 9

To the DeFi community, This week, popular DeFi tracking platform Zerion closed a series A funding round for $8.2 million, led by Mosaic Ventures and joined by DCG, Placeholder, Lightspeed, and others. The funds will go towards scaling infrastructure to meet growing demand for Zerion desktop and mobile tracking services, expanded multichain support, and optimising … Read more

‘The audience for DeFi is millions or even billions of people,’ Says Aave’s Marc Zeller

BeinCrypto spoke to Marc Zeller, Integrations Lead at Aave, about where the protocol is headed and how DeFi will change the future financial landscape. Sponsored Sponsored While they’ve been around for a while, the Aave protocol most know launched in 2020. The peer-to-peer lending platform rebranded from its original ETHLend and picked up the liquidity … 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