Uniswap Restricts Access To Synthetic Assets In DApp UI

The Uniswap team has restricted access to several dozen tokens from their user interface, leaving users questioning the role of decentralized governance in the move. As of today, we have started restricting access to a small number of tokens at https://t.co/liqYXtQoM2 These changes pertain to the interface at https://t.co/liqYXtQoM2 — the Protocol remains entirely autonomous, … Read more

June UX/UI Designer Challenge Results

The UX/UI Designer Challenge announced in early June has been successfully completed and finalised! As promised, the selected Top 10 candidates have already been contacted and will be rewarded with 200 SNX, while 2 of them will be joining Synthetix and Kwenta as full-time core contributors and will get an additional 800 SNX for their … Read more

Optimism Launch Announcement

After many months of hard work and collaboration between Chainlink, Optimism and Synthetix we are extremely excited to announce exchanges on OΞ will be enabled the week of July 26th, with a final deployment date pending Spartan Council approval. As specified in SIP-121 the initial Synths supported will be sETH, sBTC and sLINK. In addition, … Read more

June 2021 Monthly Update

Monthly updates are back! Here to provide a regular infusion of Soonthetix energy, and June was certainly another exciting month for the Synthetix community. This month, further progress was made on our L2 deployment, we are closer than ever to trading on the OE L2 with futures not far behind, governance continued to evolve in … Read more

DAO First Capital Formation

One of the most fun and terrifying aspects of DeFi is the constant innovation, there are new and crazy projects forming constantly. Low barriers to entry mean experimentation has never been easier, enabling global permissionless innovation in finance. Over the last few years, I’ve been in the privileged position to speak to almost one hundred … Read more

The Alnitak Release

Later today (July 1, ~00:00 UTC), several new updates will be added to the protocol. During this release, there will be no downtime for L1 and less than 1 hour of downtime for L2 (during which deposits will be disabled). Here’s what’s included in this release: SIP-138 – Update Volume Tracking Event: Currently, tracking volume … Read more

An Old Dictator Appears

Earlier this year the Synthetix community implemented a critical change on the path to decentralised governance SIP-111, ceding protocol change decisions to the Spartan Council. To prepare for this transition the Council needed to have the space to establish itself and gain community support as the legitimate governing body within the protocol. This was the … Read more

Full-Time UI/UX Designer Challenge

Synthetix and Kwenta are looking to bring UI designers into our community and ecosystem, including hiring two full-time UI designers as core contributors. If you are interested in joining Synthetix or Kwenta for a full-time role as a UI designer, this is your chance. In order to facilitate this goal, we are running an official … Read more