Community Commentaries 7/22/21

Welcome back to our latest community commentaries! The BDP team has been hard at work getting our name out on Crypto Twitter, pushing forward our products, and launching new datasets every week. Marketing ICYMI, here’s a recap of our marketing over the last few weeks: ◾ Jun 22: Podcast & Twitter Space Discussion with Alex Cutler of … Read more

This Week: Vesper Lend and Aggressive DAI Pools Launch in Beta

Also: Speaking at AWS Summit and Chainlink Smart Contract Summit Vesper Finance Jul 23 · 3 min read Introducing Vesper Lend Beta Vesper introduced Vesper Lend in beta as a Rari Fuse pool governed by vVSP holders. These holders are responsible for whitelisting new assets and managing collateral ratios. Users can take out loans against … Read more

Pera Finance Partners with PolkaFoundry to Promote Pera Trading Protocol

Pera Finance Just now·3 min read With the partnership, we aim to integrate decentralized trading competitions and volume creation incentives to the PolkaFoundry ecosystem. We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Polkafoundry, the platform for creating borderless and frictionless DeFi & NFT apps. It is designed to unleash developers to explore new horizons of … Read more

DeFi Explained — What are variable rate products? — EQIFI

EQIFI Just now·4 min read In today’s current climate of low to even negative interest rates, investors are seeking new ways to stay ahead of inflation and earn interest on their investments while avoiding dangerous pitfalls in unknown financial terrain. To that end, let’s look at what a floating, also known as a variable rate … Read more

DeFi loans explained: everything you need to know

As DeFi projects gain momentum and Mark Cuban predicts that DeFi has a great potential to explode, the monthly volume of decentralized exchanges skyrocketed from just $39.5 million in January 2019 to $85 billion in May 2021. And this fact sounds impressive. Today, we will discuss this new trend – DeFi and one of the … Read more

Oh My xDai! How to Unlock New Incentives with Sushi on xDai, Tutorial

Sushi Jul 22 · 6 min read Sushi has deployed on several chains now, and we are very much excited to heat things up even more this summer by including support for xDai. To incentivize usage, an additional $2M in liquidity will be provided for select trading pairs!! Detailed instructions follow. If you are familiar … Read more

Vesper Finance Introduces Vesper Lend (Beta)

Vesper Lend enables creation of yield sources for emerging tokens, higher yield for existing users, and a new utility to token holders. Vesper Finance Jul 21 · 2 min read Vesper Lend (beta) is live as a Rari Fuse pool. This is a lending platform governed by vVSP in the same way that vVSP holders … Read more

Earn Up To 64.08% APR in rUSD Savings Vault on Ramp V2

RAMP DEFI Jul 21 · 2 min read We are excited to announce that the rUSD Savings vault is now live on RAMP V2 in Binance Smart Chain! RAMPers can earn RAMP rewards by staking rUSD on Ramp V2 at APR up to 64.08% (At the time of writing). This is the first single-asset stablecoin … Read more

Introducing, The Sushi Next Generation AMM: Trident

Sushi Jul 20 · 11 min read There have been many speculations on what our well-kept 7/20 secret announcement was going to be, and we’re happy to say that most of you were close, but no cigar! We are glad that we were able to surprise most of you with this exciting news, and are … Read more

Community Call Summary — July 18, 2021

Bancor hosts weekly community calls with core contributors every week. This week, the call was held on Twitter Spaces. Nate hosted the call with input from Mark and Yudi from the Bancor team. Here is a summary of the ecosystem and development updates from that call. We want to make some hires in Asia, specifically … Read more