DeFi

Stay ahead of the curve with timely insights about decentralized finance (DeFi). Blockworks reports the news that moves the industry one way or the other.

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Rune Christensen, a longtime climate activist, wants public good codified as a “central purpose and value of MakerDAO.”

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Smaller cryptoassets largely act as high-beta alternatives to ether and their prices have been positively correlated with ETH performance in recent weeks

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The new spin on a stablecoin will liquidate its least collateralized holders if it depegs from a cost of living index

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In support of bitcoin NFT project Ordinals, Luxor Mining and crypto developer Udi Wertheimer mined the largest-ever bitcoin block

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Governance vote creates defense fund intending to alleviate costs for Maker participants exposed to “novel legal risks”

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Following the Shanghai Upgrade, the Ethereum blockchain could potentially welcome a new cohort of stakers

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Trading some of ENS DAO’s ether will help generate $15.8 million USDC for the protocol at current prices

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A global online hackathon, sponsored by Toyota, aims to produce “intra-company DAO support tools” for the auto giant

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An uptick in blockchain deployment proposals on the DEX could be attributed to a shift around Uniswap’s commercial usage provisions

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The new product is a tokenized basket of ETH staking providers’ ether derivatives including Lido, Rocket Pool and StakeWise — but not Coinbase

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Almost a year after Aave V3 was implemented on some chains, the protocol will finally vote on activating its largest market: Ethereum Mainnet

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Early liquidity providers will have until late April to claim rewards — or forfeit them

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Sei recently secured an additional $20 million in ecosystem funding from crypto asset trading platform MEXC

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The growing number of validators points to “increasing confidence, positive market sentiment, and conviction in the Ethereum ecosystem as a whole,” the chief marketing officer at Blocknative told Blockworks

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Optimism and Arbitrum are reaping the benefits of cheaper, faster transactions

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A flurry of trader activity and speculation of layer-2 projects have seen their associated tokens posting gains to start the year

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TVL is far from the only indicator of the health of a DeFi protocol

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From a push for real-world asset adoption to a continued focus on ZK rollups, here’s what you may be able to expect in the DeFi space in 2023

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Many Solana unicorn projects are transitioning to multichain futures, but founders Anatoly Yakovenko and Raj Gokal haven’t lost hope yet

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From Axie to Wintermute, 2022 was the biggest year yet for crypto hacks

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Ankr says it’s requesting background checks for staff after trillions of crypto tokens were illicitly minted by a rogue former employee

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Sam Bankman-Fried’s Alameda Research was funding token wrapper Ren Protocol right up until FTX went bankrupt last month

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A string of defaults on DeFi lender Maple Finance has triggered a sea of changes to how the protocol handles bad loans

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ThorChain teams up with Trust Wallet to capture millions of potential new DeFi users

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Archblock and Adapt3r want to bring conservative cryptoassets to institutional investors

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