This Week in DeFi – October 15

To the DeFi community, This week, Sushiswap and Celo announced a partnership to bring $12.6 million in liquidity mining rewards to Celo’s mobile-first user base, with rewards going live at 4pm ET on October 14. The partnership also launches with support from Optics, an L2 token bridge that will now allow users to bridge from … Read more

State of KPI liquidity mining

Chandler Sep 29 · 4 min read Background UMA introduced Liquidity Mining 2.0 (LM 2.0) in a previous article which outlined how a smarter liquidity mining program would look like using KPI options. This is a model that Andre Cronje has also announced his support for. Three LM2.0 Programs Live After sharing this piece, DAOs … Read more

Retiring fCASH

Introducing a better way to put your $iFARM to work Dear Farmers, At Harvest, we are constantly exploring new angles to maximize the value of assets, including our native $FARM & $iFARM tokens. Earlier this year, in collaboration with UMA Protocol, we launched $fCASH — a synthetic yield dollar backed by $iFARM. It was the first use case of $iFARM … Read more

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 These changes pertain to the interface at — the Protocol remains entirely autonomous, … Read more

Update: Developer Mining and Grants Program

Clayton Roche Jul 21 · 3 min read Tl;dr The developer mining program will continue to run until September 30th. There will be some changes to the program as we explore here. Teams may also submit proposals for KPI Option grants. The developer mining program has run for about 3 quarters and has been responsible … Read more


Mhairi McAlpine Jul 14 · 3 min read Week ending 9th July UMA Raises $2.6 mm from Range Token Pilot Risk Labs (the foundation supporting UMA) has minted the first ever Range Token backed by $UMA collateral. This inaugural range token was created to prove the concept and showcase the power of the primitive. $2.6mm … Read more


Mhairi McAlpine Jun 29 · 4 min read Week ending 25th June Voter Dapp upgrade Tokenholders who voted this week may have noticed a rather stylish upgrade to our Voter Dapp. More human readable information is provided about each vote including links to the relevant sources of information. If you are a tokenholder but have … Read more