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

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

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

Serum Newsletter #35

Serum Just now·3 min read Welcome, readers, to Serum Newsletter #35! The fun never ends in Serum and Solana land! As always, there’s tons of updates to cover. We’ll give you a run-through of some of the most exciting and headline-grabbing events, as well as some content we’ve found especially educational. Serum Discord: https://discord.gg/V9Xzqqxj Serum … 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

This Week: Revenue Model Proposal, VSP Lending Markets, and More

Also: Jordan Kruger and Jeff Garzik to talk DeFi at AWS roundtable, and a Blockforce update in Discord Vesper Finance Jul 16 · 3 min read Exploring Revenue Model Updates Per the recent Discord announcement, a kick-off to “Revenue model v2” will be led through a proposal by Vesper Brewing Company. The proposal will outline … Read more

New Leadership in the Bird Nest

Bird taps Daniel Stephens as CEO to lead the team into the next stages of its evolution In our last newsletter, team Bird shared that we’ve taken meaningful steps towards propelling our project to the next level by beginning to secure legal and regulatory counsel as well as to establish a more formal leadership team. … Read more

Vespernaut Stories: MrAdeline

“Vesper just checked all the boxes that I barely knew I was looking for…” Vesper Finance Jul 14 · 5 min read The best stories about Vesper come from its community. Vespernaut “MrAdeline” has been doing exemplary work onboarding new Vespernauts — up to a full percentage point of the vVSP pool by his count. … Read more

Serum Newsletter #34

Serum Just now·4 min read Welcome, readers, to Serum Newsletter #34! The excitement continues unabated in the Serum and Solana ecosystems! In this week’s issue, we paraphrase the newest string of headline-catching events in the ecosystem and some sweet updates on, of course, our favourite Serum-oriented projects! Stay tuned, and have a great week! Serum … Read more

Community Call Summary — July 11, 2021

Bancor hosts weekly community calls with core contributors every week in Bancor’s Telegram voice chat. This week, Nate hosted the call with input from Mark, Yudi, Steven, and Asaf from the Bancor team. Here is a summary of the ecosystem and development updates from that call. We are again hosting this call on a Sunday. … Read more