DeFi News

  • The crypto bear market is coming again? But here are three “win-win” models

    May 2nd  , I believe that the entire crypto market is still fresh in the memory of Bitcoin’s roller coaster performance last year. After a year of ups and downs, the cryptocurrency market today seems to be teetering on the brink of a bear market. According to the latest data, the price of BTC fell below $38,000, which once again sparked more and more voices about the “bull and bear” battle. Investors also seem to have lost their way. Should they stay in this market and let go? Fighting should be decisively withdrawn…

    News 2022-05-02
  • Overview of Arbitrum’s hundreds of ecological projects: cross-chain, DeFi, infrastructure, NFT all-round development

    After Optimism officially announced the issuance of coins and generous airdrops, the early participation opportunity of another Layer 2 expansion plan challenger, Arbitrum, has also attracted much attention. This month, Arbitrum also announced the launch of a two-month ecological adoption program, The Arbitrum Odyssey, with Project Galaxy, which will distribute exclusive NFTs to eligible users. This program is expected to further promote and deepen the substantial adoption of the Arbitrum ecosystem. In this article, Foresight News will summarize the noteworthy projects in the Arbitrum ecosystem from categories such as cross-chain…

    2022-04-29 Metaverse & NFT News
  • The total amount of blockchain ecological theft in April was about 280 million US dollars, which is more than 21 typical security incidents

    It’s time for another monthly safety check! According to the security public opinion monitoring data of Chengdu Lian’an[Chain Bing-Blockchain Security Situational Awareness Platform] : In April 2022, the number of various security incidents decreased compared with March. There were more than 21 more typical security incidents in April. The total loss of security incidents in the attack category is approximately US$280 million. DeFi side  A total of “9” typical security incidents occurred No.1   On April 2, the lending platform Inverse Finance suffered a price manipulation attack and lost about $15…

    News 2022-04-29
  • How many “crypto unicorns” will be born in projects that have raised more than 100 million US dollars?

    The encryption field in the past two years can be said to be different from what it used to be. The investment and financing activities of VCs in the field of encryption have become more and more intensive, and more and more investment has flowed into encryption projects. Perhaps the encrypted world has quietly entered the era of capital “controlling the market” from the barbaric era , and we have to start paying close attention to every move of mainstream capital.  … Why pay attention to large financing projects In…

  • Bankless: Ethereum data report and ecological highlights in the first quarter of 22 years

    This article was originally inspired by James Wang’s ” Ethereum Announces Q1 2021 Results “. This release is not published by Ethereum or the Ethereum Foundation. Ethereum, the world’s leading smart contract platform, has announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022. key result The data compares Ethereum’s performance in Q1 2021 and Q1 2022. Ethereum protocol ETH network revenue (total revenue) and burning fee (protocol revenue) — Source: Token Terminal Network revenue increased from $1.6 billion to $2.4 billion, an increase of 46%. This measures the…

    2022-04-29 News
  • Where did crypto VCs invest their money in the first quarter?

    After the public chain wars launched by Alameda, Zhusu, Hashed and DCG, despite the increasingly negative market sentiment, cryptocurrency VCs continue to aggressively expand in different areas, where is the money going? A glimpse into the investment trends of crypto VCs in the first quarter: where did they put their money? TL DR 1. In Q1 22, crypto VC firms invested $14 billion, equivalent to 50% of total invested capital in 2021. 2. The exchange mainly invests in cross-chain projects and NFTFi 3. Top venture capital firms favor options and…

    2022-04-28 Metaverse & NFT News
  • Why are smart contracts inseparable from DeFi, NFT to Web3.0?

    The popularity of NFT and Metaverse has not yet passed, and Web 3.0 has been pushed to the front of people again.Some people say that Web3, which is both decentralized and interactive, is trying to create a new Internet model. A partner of Color Capital once posted on his personal social media platform “If you want to play Web3.0, understanding smart contracts is the key.” What is Web3.0? What does it have to do with smart contracts? From NFT to Web3.0, why are smart contracts inseparable? Today, let’s talk briefly….

  • Smart Money Tracker: What are crypto VCs investing in?

    Despite the poor market sentiment, cryptocurrency VC firms continue to expand aggressively in different sectors and show no signs of stopping. As the market changes, so does the focus of crypto VCs. Understanding their investment trends means understanding industry needs. This article excavates the investment information of some top VCs in the first quarter of this year, to provide you with some references, and to look at the narratives that may happen in the industry in the future. First, a summary of the investment profile of crypto VCs in Q1 2022: Total…

  • The token distribution model is getting fairer? An article detailing 3 key developments in token distribution

    introduce Since the summer of 2020, the DeFi ecosystem has been experimenting with progressive decentralization — the process by which the founding teams of token-based startups relinquish control of their networks over time. Of course, the key to this process is the distribution of tokens. In this post, we’ll dive into three key trends we’re seeing in token distribution and provide some actionable guidance for early-stage teams.    For a long time, in DeFi, token distribution has often been through liquidity mining (LM) incentives and public sales. But that routine is changing — and fast. TVL in…

    DeFi News 2022-04-26
  • Summary of the use of price oracles (2): UniswapV2

    foreword The previous article in this series introduced the use of the Chainlink price oracle, which is currently used by most DeFi applications, but still has limitations. First of all, the coverage of the supported tokens is not complete, especially long-tail assets, most of which are not yet supported, such as SHIB . Currently, only the BSC mainnet has the SHIB / USD Price Feed , while other networks have not, even Ethereum. are not supported yet. Secondly, the deviation threshold of some assets is relatively large, and the price update is relatively slow, and it may take up to ten or…

    LEARN 2022-04-25
  • The evolution of chain games: from playing and earning to deep integration with DeFi, SocialFi, and the Metaverse

    Against the background of the epidemic, the unemployment rate in developing countries has continued to increase, but the number of blockchain game users has increased rapidly during the same period. People who have never been exposed to encryption have been exposed to the encryption industry through blockchain games. Chain Games provides a source of life for the unemployed, and new encrypted players build a player base for Chain Games. Since the end of September last year, the number of 7-day active wallets of Lianyou has remained above 1 million, surpassing…

    2022-04-25 DeFi News
  • Encryption first quarter review and market outlook

    Quick Facts: Despite the market downturn, crypto investment remained very active in the first quarter. On the infrastructure side, we see a lot of movement in cross-chain solutions and DAO tools. The new layer-1 is still incubating. DeFi primitives developed on Ethereum are expanding to the newer L1, and Polkadot is accelerating. NFT projects are focused on bringing more utility to the space, and Yuga Labs made a big wave this quarter. The rise of Axie Infinity has attracted many successful traditional game developers to develop games on Web3, and…

    2022-04-25 News
  • Want to get a crypto loan? Here’s what you need to know

    Cryptocurrency-based lending has become a mainstay in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space since smart contract-based lending platforms began serving crypto users. The Ethereum network was the first blockchain to expand the capabilities of smart contracts, with most of the total value locked (TVL) in DeFi protocols dominated by cryptocurrency lending platforms. According to DeFi Pulse, the TVL of the top 4 lending protocols among the 10 DeFi protocols is $37.04 billion, accounting for 49% of the TVL of the entire DeFi market on the Ethereum blockchain. Ethereum is leading the way in…

    DeFi News 2022-04-24
  • A collection of resources for learning blockchain, DeFi, and NFT

    This article collects some resources and insights to deepen your understanding of blockchain, DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and other blockchain-native topics. web3 experience Create a wallet on Metamask. Also create other wallets (eg Celo, Algorand, Terra) and see how their experience is different. Stick with Metamask and do some transactions like transferring money between it and your other wallets. Or ask a friend to trade with you. You can use ETH and then use a blockchain other than Ethereum. You will find that transaction costs on other chains are much lower, which means you can play…

    DeFi News 2022-04-24
  • iZUMi Research: The 4D report takes you to understand the current situation of DeFi liquidity and look forward to the future (3)

    03 Improvement of liquidity efficiency by DEX – liquidity capital efficiency of underlying transactions  Based on the x*y=K constant product AMM mechanism of the most basic Uniswap V2, many upgraded versions of the AMM mechanism are derived. In this chapter, we’ll explore some of the most iconic of these projects and dive into how they break the liquidity quandary mentioned above. 3.1 Curve:Stable Assets,Ve-Tokenomics,and Convex Curve Protocol – a decentralized exchange based on the Ethereum platform, mainly focusing on the trading of stablecoins, pegged assets, etc. Compared with other DEXs, the trading pairs provided…

    2022-04-24 DeFi News
  • An article to understand the cross-chain bridge: its principle and current problems

    introduce Chain bridges that allow us to transfer tokens between blockchains have become an indispensable utility for most DeFi users. Demand for these tools has exploded over the past few years as new blockchains with new DeFi protocols and revenue opportunities continue to emerge. If you’re interested in chasing the highest yield on your capital, you’ll be sending your assets over a chain bridge in no time. There are many types of bridges, and each has advantages and disadvantages in terms of safety, storage, speed, and cost. Here, we will try to explain and…

    2022-04-23 DeFi News
  • UST’s counterattack

    In the unpredictable market environment of 2022, stablecoins take center stage. Stablecoins play a very valuable role in the Crypto space because they allow holders to retain “cash” in the ecosystem while leveraging the financial superpower of blockchain and DeFi. Stablecoins are also one of the fastest growing verticals in the Crypto space, with the total market capitalization of stablecoins increasing by 115% over the past year and by 2950% since January 2020 . Above: Supply growth of major stablecoins. Source: The Block The most notable in the stablecoin space of late is Terra’s…

    2022-04-23 News
  • 8 things in crypto that will improve your odds of making money

    This article sorts out the opinions of encryption researcher Route 2 FI on personal social media platforms, and BlockBeats organizes and translates them as follows: 1. Crypto is a game of chance, but most people see it as a gamble Let’s do a very simple excercise to illustrate how to get positive expected value (+EV) in your own investments. The first is to consider long-term investment in BTC, let us set up the following 4 scenarios: 1. BTC will hit new highs this year 2. BTC will continue to trade…

    News 2022-04-22
  • More than 1,000 ecological projects and one article Overview of Polygon’s ecological map

    The number of projects in the Polygon ecosystem has reached 1,446, with DeFi, NFT, and games dominated. Polygon has developed rapidly and has developed into a common solution for the expansion of Ethereum. Its network revolves around ZK technology, and actively acquires other Layer 2 networks that use ZK while advancing development. Polygon acquired it for $250 million in August last year. Hermez Network, an Ethereum L2 scaling solution, acquired Mir Protocol, a startup focused on ZK-rollups, for $400 million last November. Polygon has released the zkEVM virtual machine, an…

    2022-04-22 News
  • Why do we need a cross-chain bridge? What are the current popular cross-chain projects?

    The future will be multi-chain, and cross-chain bridges can help us gain more on-chain benefits and trading opportunities. Cross-chain bridges allow us to access many on-chain yields and trading opportunities. Bridging comes in several forms, each with its own combination of security, speed, and reliability. New tools are being developed to address the “bridging trilemma”. The future will be multi-chain. introduce Cross-chain bridges allow us to transfer tokens between blockchains and have become an indispensable utility for most DeFi users. Demand for these tools has exploded over the past few years…

    2022-04-21 DeFi News