This Week in DeFi – January 14

To the DeFi community, This week, NEAR protocol raised $150 million in a round led by Three Arrows Capital. Funds will go towards developing NEAR’s regional hubs in increasing brand awareness, as well as funding various ecosystem projects. πŸ“£ @NEARProtocol raises $150M to boost ecosystem growth! πŸ”₯#NEAR has announced the close of a $150 million … Read more

Bird Calls Community Update

Volume 2 β€’ IssueΒ 1 As we ring in the new year we recount some of the achievements over the past 365 days and some of the goals we have for 2022. In addition, we’ll go over some of the more immediate objectives and updates for items we have on-the-go as we take to the air … Read more

This Week in DeFi – January 7

To the DeFi community, This week, Aave and Fireblocks announced the launch of the Aave Arc permissioned DeFi marketplace, allowing KYC’d institutional customers to be whitelisted into a walled garden of other verified institutional users.Β  #Aave has launched its institutional product, #AaveArcIt will initially be open to 30 institutions that have been whitelisted by #Fireblocks.#Bitcoin … 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 πŸŽ‰ πŸŒ€ πŸ‘» Let's dive in on what this means for DeFi β€” and cryptocurrency … Read more

This Week in DeFi – December 24

To the DeFi community, This week, Fei Protocol and Rari Capital officially initiated the planned merger between the two protocols, converting RGT to TRIBE for tokenholders. The two projects will retain separate branding and roadmaps in the short term, with full incentive alignment and resource sharing to come in 2022. Yesterday, the Rari and Fei … 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

To the DeFi community, This week, 0x protocol announced in partnership with Celo the allocation of $4.5 million to the 0xCommunity DAO, intended to help onboard the next wave of crypto users to Celo’s mobile first decentralized ecosystem. Funds will go towards promoting adoption of 0x-powered apps on the Celo platform. We’re proud to expand … Read more

This Week in DeFi – December 10

To the DeFi community, This week, 0x protocol announced in partnership with Celo the allocation of $4.5 million to the 0xCommunity DAO, intended to help onboard the next wave of crypto users to Celo’s mobile first decentralized ecosystem. Funds will go towards promoting adoption of 0x-powered apps on the Celo platform. We’re proud to expand … Read more

This Week in DeFi – December 3

To the DeFi community, This week, 1inch announced closing a $175 million Series B funding round, led by Amber Group. The AMM aggregator will spend the additional capital scaling up the development team and developing new protocols to serve as an access point to DeFi for institutional investors. https://mobile.twitter.com/1inch/status/1466029911408324612   L2 non-custodial exchange DeversiFi announced … Read more

This Week in DeFi – November 26

To the DeFi community, This week, DeFi-focused L1 Elrond announced a massive $1.29 billion liquidity mining program for the Maiar DEX denominated in the MEX token. The program will also include a follow-up incentive program for users of currently leading DEX including Uniswa, Pancakeswap and Sushiswap. 1/ TODAY IS THE DAY. The Maiar DEX is … Read more