This Week In DeFi – May 20

To the DeFi community, This week the Terra community is currently voting for or against a fork of the network, with a potential new chain that removes the UST stablecoin from the equation. Although the current governance voting is skewed highly in favor of the fork, a large proportion of the community appears to be … Read more

This Week in DeFi – April 1

To the DeFi community, This week the Fantom Foundation has announced a brand new incentive program, this time allocating 335 million FTM tokens – worth almost $550M – to boost development on the network. The foundation is working in partnership with Gitcoin, using the organization’s Quadratic Funding system to match contributions for participating projects. Launching … Read more

This Week in DeFi – March 18

To the DeFi community, This week, Optimism raised $150 million in a Series B round that valued the Ethereum scaling solution at $1.65 billion. Optimism says they’ll continue improving the protocol to reduce transaction fees, including by adding additional developer talent to the team. After over a year on mainnet, our milestones keep adding up: … Read more

This Week in DeFi – February 11

To the DeFi community, This week, Ethereum scaling solution Optimism paid a $2 million bug bounty for the discovery of a bug that would have allowed users to double spend and generate an unlimited amount of tokens without backing. The exploit has been patched, and bug bounties yet again prove one of the most valuable … Read more

This Week in DeFi – February 4

To the DeFi community, This week, the team behind DeFi Pulse and Index Coop launched Kuiper, a DeFi protocol for index tracking. Kuiper allows participants to variously propose, issue assets into, rebalance and hold tokens that serve as index baskets. The protocol also prioritizes DeFi principles of being permissionless and credibly neutral, with the protocol … Read more

This Week in DeFi – December 31

To the DeFi community, This week, Centrifuge and Aave launched the Real World Assets (RWA) market, allowing users to borrow tokens against non-crypto collateral including trade receivables, cargo and freight invoices, and more. We've launched the RWA Market with @AaveAave 🎉 🌀 👻 Let's dive in on what this means for DeFi — and cryptocurrency … Read more

This Week in DeFi – December 17

To the DeFi community, This week, Balancer announced a new integration with Aave, allowing unused liquidity from trading pools to be locked in Aave to earn additional Yield. Boosted pools will increase capital efficiency, and connections to other lending protocols will be rolled out over time to LPs additional options. Aave Boosted Pools deposits @BalancerLabs … Read more

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