This Week in DeFi – October 8

To the DeFi community, This week, Fei announced V2 of the hybrid stalecoin design, bringing improved incentive alignment and other improvements learned through the initial months of the platform operating in the wild. Fei will be redeemable 1:1 for PCV (protocol controlled value), and will employ Balancer pools to help mitigate volatility risk to the … 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 – September 3

To the DeFi community, This week, Ethereum L2 solution Arbitrum finally launched with a fresh $120 million from a series B funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. The differences between Arbitrum and competitors like Optimism are subtle, but in general Arbitrum is likely to have cheaper transaction fees long term, and will function more … 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

Introducing: Balancer Vaults

The details of our Balancer vaults Dear Farmers! We are thrilled to reveal the fruits of our collaboration with Balancer. Starting today, we’re launching five new vaults that leverage the following Balancer pools: WBTC:WETH BAL:WETH WETH:DAI USDC:WETH WETH:USDT The details of Balancer Vaults: Earning trading fees Auto-harvesting $BAL rewards Earning $iFARM for staking Balancer Vaults behind the curtains: Receive weekly $BAL rewards … 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

This Week in DeFi – May 7

To the DeFi community, This week, Uniswap V3 has finally dropped! The upgrade to DeFi’s most popular protocol brings custom liquidity pools with bounded asset prices to protect against impermanent loss and drastically increase capital efficiency, resulting in super low slippage and improved returns for liquidity providers. LP strategies can now be much more targeted … Read more

This Week in DeFi – April 30

To the DeFi community, This week, Polygon (formerly Matic) has broken away from the pack of competing Layer 2 solution providers for the Ethereum Network, with DEX like Quickswap that live on Polygon surging to hundreds of millions in transaction volume each day. L2 DEX trading volume in the last 24hrs: 1 @QuickswapDEX $198,701,299 (29% … Read more

sCOIN & sMSFT pool incentives are now live on Balancer!

sCOIN & sMSFT pool incentives are now live on Balancer! You’ve successfully subscribed to Synthetix Blog Great! Next, complete checkout for full access to Synthetix Blog Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in. Success! Your account is fully activated, you now have access to all content. 30 Apr 2021 To follow up yesterday’s launch of the … Read more

This Week in DeFi – April 23

This week, Balancer officially launched smart contracts for V2 of the token pooling and swap platform, allowing developers to take a closer look before the user-friendly front end application launch scheduled for April 28. The original Balancer architecture already offered some of the most advanced AMM capabilities in the DeFi ecosystem like dynamically adjusted weightings … Read more