Tag: decentralized finance (defi)

Apr 10 2021

Polkadot, What’s Polkadot? A Brief Introduction

The Polkadot name has been in common usage for a long time now. You might have heard it generally or you might have heard that a certain project is building on it. But, what is Polkadot and why do you hear the name often nowadays? Let’s dive in. Simply put, Polkadot is a bridge to connect different blockchains. Launched in 2016 and run...

Apr 06 2021

What Are DeFi Crypto Coins? – An Explanation Of The Important Concepts

Crypto has taken a turn for the better and now DeFi crypto coins are all the rage. But, what are they? In this article, we attempt to explain the fundamental properties of DeFi crypto coins or DeFi tokens and present a brief explanation of their important concepts....

Mar 25 2021

Uniswap v3 Liftoff On Apr 5 – Genesis Of Customizable AMMs?

Uniswap's dominance as the automated market maker (AMM) is unchallenged so far. The famed orderbook-less decentralized exchange launched way back in Nov '18 and has since then taken the DeFi world by storm. A new and improved version of the protocol Uniswap v2 was deployed in May '20 offering direct ERC20/ERC20 pairs, hardened...

Mar 18 2021

Volmex Finance – Ethereum Makes Possible Tokenized Volatility

It appears that there's no limit to the things that Ethereum makes possible. After a plethora of exciting and arguably strange things, it seems that volatility - a measure of the rate of change in asset's prices has been tokenized also. Enter Volmex Finance! Ethereum' mission is...

Anchor Protocol Enables Stable DeFi Yields – How To Earn Using It?

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is evolving beyond the speculative use cases and primitive money legos. Anchor Protocol appears to be the next logical evolution in a long list of money protocols, which fit together to create a powerful and censorship-resistant alternative to traditional finance. It offers stable yields and savings. Let's take a look!...

Mar 15 2021

Definitive Guide on What Are Synthetic Assets

Synthetic assets are always considered as a switch in conventional economic markets. Presently, as the business world is evolving and is more involved in shared systems and token-based applications, we’re witnessing that crypto synthetic assets are gaining fame. This article is a definitive guide on what is a synthetic asset. Let's take a look...

Feb 28 2021

Racist Coin uses BSC – Will Binance become the next Ripple?

Every now and then, we witness new coins arising. They usually run either on their own blockchain, or use other well-established ones to gain exposure, efficiency and use the already-in-use robust technology. Recently, a disgusting dilemma has come to light. A rise of a racist coin has surfaced on Twitter. It uses...

Feb 13 2021

If You Didn’t Use 1inch, You Might Have Been Sent A Thousand Bucks!

Generally, DeFi projects are known for airdropping tokens to it's users as a token of gratitude for believing in the project and bootstrapping it. They are also a popular manner of popularizing further usage of the protocol. But until 12 Feb, there never had been any airdrop sent to people who haven't used the protocol. Enter 1inch.exchange....

Feb 09 2021

DeFi market is RISING! Should you invest and get involved TODAY?

The Decentralized Finance (DeFi) sphere has been all the hype in 2021, and reached an estimated value of over USD 11 Billion LOCKED in the DeFi lending market alone. Many have already seen high-interest rates on DeFi platforms advertised for different cryptocurrencies. Depositing cryptos for a high return sounds like a great investment in...

Feb 01 2021

For DeFi Users: How To Claim LOTTO Airdrop Worth Hundreds Of $!

Lately, it has become highly rewarding to be a Decentralized Finance (DeFi) user. If you are a regular user of DeFi services, chances are that you have received thousands of dollars worth of airdropped tokens! The second best is that not much effort had been required on user's part to become eligible for these tokens. From Uniswap to 1inch and Mir Protocol to...

Jan 19 2021

What Is DeFi? – A Beginner’s Guide To 5 Core DeFi Protocols

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols have come a long way from a few scattered vaguely known projects to multi-billion giants. These include a diverse group of protocols providing a single core functionality, experimental projects and those combining multiple core functionalities to create complex powerful platforms. In this article, we will have a look at the 5 core DeFi protocols....

Jan 16 2021

What Is DeFi? – A Beginner’s Guide To Decentralized Finance

What is DeFi? An alternative to the traditional finance, Decentralized Finance is an emerging blockchain based field, based on the central idea of providing financial services without the presence of third party or intermediaries. Instead, the self-executing complex logic smart contracts are used, which operate without any intervention. It's an attempt to go "bankless" - meaning developing the ability and means to...

Jan 15 2021

Synthetix v3 Poised For 2021 Launch Could Revolutionize DeFi, Here’s How

Synthetix - the leading derivatives protocol on the Ethereum network and a pioneer in DeFi launched a new year 2021 roadmap on 12th Jan. It lists key agendas and development guidelines, which are likely to shape the direction of the protocol in this year. These are of course subject to approval through decentralized on-chain governance....

Dec 25 2020

How To Claim Your Free 1inch.exchange (1INCH) Tokens!

Following in the footsteps of Uniswap, popular decentralized exchanges (DEXes) aggregator 1inch.exchange has announced a similar airdrop by airdropping 1INCH tokens to all wallets that might have interacted with 1inch.exchange until Dec 24, provided that they have executed one trade before Sep 15 or four trades in total or trades worth $20 in total....

Dec 24 2020

How To Invest Automatically In 1-Click NFTs Through NFTX Index Fund

Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have gained a lot of ground this year and expanded their market massively. This particular category features an extensive catalogue and contains including but not limited to arts, collectibles, tickets, game items, monetized time and skills, domain names, ownership records etc. Presently, the things of value are mostly found in the NFT subcategories of arts and collectibles. However, investors...

Dec 17 2020

Top 5 DeFi Protocols To Look Out For

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols have accumulated a total value locked (TVL) figure of $16.1B and feature a combined market cap of $20B. Now, investment into major DeFi protocols has raised the net worth of many individuals who were savvy enough to capitalize on the new opportunities and minted new millionaires. With the DeFi fever at all time high and major developments happening across,...

Dec 08 2020

MIR And BADGER: How To Claim These Airdrops Worth Over $500!

Airdrops were a novel concept introduced by cryptocurrencies. The basic premise is simple, projects gave users their token for free or by claim, serving dual purposes of marketing and enhancing usage. Before, these airdrops were strictly restricted to new projects, looking to make their mark. Lately, even established projects have started to do the same for educating users about their product and promoting...

Dec 07 2020

Why Yearn Finance YFI Will Cross $50K This Dec With V2 Launch

The long awaited second iteration of yield farming and DeFi strategy platform Yearn Finance was launched on 7th Dec. In the coming weeks, it will be deployed gradually and it is being expected that the complete deployment would finish by the end of Dec 2020. Besides bringing major capability enhancements to the premier Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocol and is highly likely to push...

Nov 16 2020

Top 5 Most Attractive DeFi/NFT Investments

Currently, the sentiment in the crypto market is bullish neutral. After the exhilarating last few months, which saw the prices of most DeFi assets go through the roof. The market took a little pause but appears to be returning back again. During this time, many quality projects saw their token prices decrease massively, which are yet to recover their previous levels. Let's have...

Oct 29 2020

Token Allocation: How DeFi’s Greed Threatens Decentralization

The distributed ledger technology or blockchain and the resultant cryptocurrencies have basis in the principles of decentralization, immutability and shared ownership. However, a report released by crypto analytics Messari suggests that efforts to increase centralization are rising through team token allocations,mostly in DeFi related...

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