DeFi News

  • The 10,000-character report will take you to understand the current situation of DeFi liquidity and look forward to the future

    Foreword: On Liquidity In traditional financial thinking, the definition of liquidity is very simple, that is, an asset is bought or sold in the market at a reasonable price for all the required time scales. Its importance in the entire economic and financial system is self-evident. It can even be said that the modern financial transaction system, and even the entire monetary system, are constantly evolving and innovating to improve the liquidity of market transactions. “Cash” or fiat currency is generally considered the most liquid asset because it can be converted…

    2022-04-20 DeFi News
  • Break down the 13 biggest hacking incidents in DeFi history

    There is a lot of money flowing into DeFi. But there are also occasional large outflows due to hacking and exploits. Decentralized finance (DeFi) are blockchain applications designed to remove middlemen from financial products and services such as lending, saving, and exchanging. Although DeFi has high rewards, it also comes with many risks. Since almost anyone can start a DeFi protocol and write some smart contracts, bugs in the code are common. In the DeFi space, there are many unscrupulous people ready and able to exploit these vulnerabilities. When this happens, millions of dollars…

    2022-04-19 DeFi News
  • Understanding dYdX Challenger GMX

    TIE Research researcher Jack Melnick recently learned about the roadmap, relative advantages and model cash flow of the GMX protocol with the GMX team, and released a research report optimistic about the GMX token price, as follows: I’ve done some market sizing research on cryptocurrency spot and derivatives markets, as well as linking the relative sizes of these markets to CeFi vs. DeFi.  In short, the potential size of the derivatives market is significantly larger than spot. According to my estimates, if the total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies reaches around $10…

    2022-04-19 News
  • a16z and others advise SEC: Ambiguous proposals threaten DeFi innovation and progress

    In late January this year, Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), announced at a press conference that cryptocurrency exchanges will face more oversight from the SEC in 2022, calling for crypto asset trading platforms Measures were taken during the month to accept more direct supervision from financial regulators. Shortly after, on January 26, the SEC announced proposed amendments to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, although the SEC voted last month to endorse a 654-page proposed rule that pointed to U.S. Treasury securities and other…

    DeFi News 2022-04-19
  • How does DeFi help traditional assets rejuvenate?

    The real change in the financial world is starting with the combination of DeFi and CeFi, which is paving the way for mainstream crypto asset adoption. In his monthly crypto column, Israeli serial entrepreneur Ariel Shapira covers emerging technologies within cryptoassets, decentralized finance and blockchain, and their role in shaping the 21st century economy. Traditional financial pundits are heating up about cryptoassets, but the quirky headlines of record-breaking hacks and overhyped projects aren’t necessarily going to reverse its bad impression. Unfortunately, we’ve seen the total value locked in Decentralized Finance (DeFi)…

    DeFi News 2022-04-19
  • North Korean hacker organization Lazarus Group: Ronin, KuCoin and many other industry accidents are behind the scenes

    Hacker attacks have now become a normal occurrence in the crypto ecosystem. According to the 2022 Q1 report of Chainalysis, hackers will steal $3.2 billion worth of crypto assets in 2021, but in the first three months of 2022, hackers will steal from exchanges, DeFi Protocols and ordinary users stole about $1.3 billion in crypto assets, 97% of which came from DeFi protocols. Among the hacker groups, the North Korean hacker group Lazarus Group has received the most attention recently. According to the U.S. Treasury Department, the group was behind the…

    2022-04-19
  • The trend of crypto venture capital behind traditional institutions running into hundreds of millions of dollars in crypto funds Foresight News has just

    As a venture capital giant in the crypto world, a16z has raised a total of $2.2 billion in crypto funds in 2021, and a16z plans to spend a lot this year, continuing to raise $3.5 billion for its new cryptocurrency venture fund, and for another digital-focused fund An independent fund for seed investments in asset startups raises $1 billion. At the same time, in recent days, especially since 2022, in addition to common investment institutions in the encryption industry such as a16z, venture capital giants who have shined in the…

  • How to find the “best time” to trade cryptocurrencies?

    Unlike traditional markets, cryptocurrency markets are open 24/7, even on public holidays. The global and constant nature of cryptocurrency trading presents traders with many challenges, one of which is finding the best time to trade. Those looking to execute large buy and sell orders need to determine the times and volumes when liquidity is greatest. It’s like a grocer with tons of produce to sell, looking to set up his stand in the busiest market with the most tourists. Liquidity is less of a concern for novice traders or those looking…

    2022-04-18 DeFi News
  • Dapp Industry Report: Q1 2022 Overview

    The first three months of 2022 reminded everyone in the dapp industry that this nascent field is rapidly developing before our eyes. Dapps from different categories – namely games, DeFi and NFTs – have shown us their potential while also revealing challenges that must be solved before they can fully become mainstream. From a macroeconomic point of view, the impact of the Ukrainian war is not small. The sanctions imposed on Russia have had a negative impact on markets including the crypto industry. Although it looks like the economy is…

    2022-04-18 Metaverse & NFT News
  • The rise of PriFi privacy public chain will be the next encryption outlet?

    April 18 News   Since Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin, which subverted the financial world in 2009, the crypto market landscape has undergone tremendous changes. However, blockchain technology seems to have not been fully applied, especially in the financial field. A large part of the reason is that blockchain technology cannot meet the privacy protection and compliance requirements of the financial industry. What is PriFi? As we all know, blockchain technology has many advantages such as improving the transparency, credibility and coordination of the transaction system. However, “transparency” is a double-edged sword. Confidentiality cannot…

    DeFi News 2022-04-18
  • Multi-chain ecological flowers blooming at a glance at the newly emerging DEX protocol

    Overview Decentralized finance (DeFi) will explode in 2020-2021, and the value of DeFi is mainly deposited in DEX. According to the latest data from defillama, the total locked value of the DeFi market as of April 2022 is $209.52 billion, an increase of nearly 290% from April last year. In terms of data, the trend of the entire DEX industry is upward, but the factors affecting the activity of trading activities still exist. This article will compare the current head DEXs on different public chains in the market and analyze the future…

    2022-04-18 DeFi News
  • Will DAI be killed? Learn about the 3 Pool vs. 4 Pool battle

    summary A Brief History of Stablecoins The rise of DAI How DAI stays pegged 4pool’s impact on DAI A Brief History of Stablecoins Stablecoins are now the cornerstone of the decentralized finance (DeFi) economy. Without the former, the latter is unlikely to function in the current way. While names like USDT and USDC are often mentioned in all conversations around stablecoins, as of this writing, there are actually 75 different stablecoins active in the DeFi ecosystem. Aside from the number of stablecoins in existence, the concept of stablecoins was not that…

    2022-04-15 News
  • What does DeFi need to go mainstream?

    DeFi is still the wild west of cryptocurrencies, and it’s confusing and complex. Even losing funds is seen as a rite of passage for traders who face the risk of scams, tug-of-war, and lost or mistyped private keys. Nonetheless, recent data shows that the number of DeFi users on Ethereum has hit an all-time high of over 4 million. For those traditional financial products that cannot satisfy people to obtain significant potential benefits, it is not difficult to understand why so many people are willing to accept the DeFi world and take…

    DeFi News 2022-04-14
  • Why are cross-chain bridges important in DeFi?

    In the blockchain ecosystem, one of the most exciting areas is Decentralized Finance (DeFi), which has even attracted the attention and innovation of traditional financial institutions. However, the experience of trying to convert BNB to and from ETH is actually not as simple as it seems. Especially on the Ethereum blockchain, gas fees make cross-chain transactions extremely expensive, hindering the free flow of encrypted assets. As a result, Cross-Chain Bridges are increasingly important and have seen tremendous growth in recent years, with 2021 experiencing an 89% increase. What is a cross-chain bridge?…

    DeFi News 2022-04-14
  • Ouyi OKX Blockdream Ventures Monthly Report: Plus Code Universe and GameFi continue to focus on cross-chain and EVM compatibility

    OKX Blockdream Ventures has long been committed to promoting the prosperity of the encryption ecosystem. It has invested in hundreds of projects, covering core tracks such as NFT, GameFi, DeFi, Layer2, and Web3.0, and actively participates in the construction of the project’s ecosystem. At the same time, we cooperate with popular public chains such as Solana, NEAR, Polygon and Avalanche to establish ecological funds to support projects built on these chains. In Q1 2022, we will keep our attention on GameFi, DeFi, NFT and other tracks, and have made key…

    DeFi News 2022-04-14
  • Crypto Watch: Stablecoins and Risk-Free Rates

    In this post, we’ll introduce the DeFi collateralized lending platform, Compound Finance, discuss the use cases for its stablecoin, and compare it to the traditional finance (TradFi) concept of “risk-free” interest rates. Our goal is to bring these concepts together to explore how different types of low-risk investments work in the TradFi and crypto markets. This presentation examines stablecoin loan yields and shares insights into yield performance, volatility, and factors driving loan yields. What are stablecoins? Stablecoins are a niche part of the growing crypto ecosystem, primarily seen by cryptocurrency investors…

    2022-04-13 News
  • Decentralized Social Media: The Next Big Thing in Crypto?

    NFTs and the Metaverse are the hottest topics in the Crypto ecosystem right now, but the next big thing might just be decentralized social media . Like DeFi (Decentralized Finance), a decentralized social media platform does not exist with a centralized governing body, and maybe one day it will provide a viable alternative to existing platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok. This technology is currently in the embryonic stage of development. Yung Beef (hereinafter referred to as YB) is the content owner and community manager of the decentralized social…

    2022-04-12 News
  • Is the “X to Earn” carnival really all things can be earned?

    The popularity of the X to Earn mode does not mean that everything can be “X to Earn”. Based on the economic model of Play to Earn (P2 E), Move to Earn was derived, which also triggered various X to Earn carnivals. Let’s take stock of the various types of X to Earn models and discuss the future direction of X to Earn. What are the modes of X to Earn? 1. Stake to Earn(S2 E) Speaking of X to Earn, the earliest one in Web3 should belong to Stake to…

    2022-04-12 DeFi News
  • Legal risks behind the explosion of StapN

    Compared with the popular Metaverse, NFT and DeFi tracks, GameFi has always been in a tepid embarrassment in the big family of crypto assets. Although Axie Infinity, the leader, led a group of younger brothers such as Splinterlands and Alien Worlds in the second half of 2021, with the relatively novel P2E (play to earn, that is, play while earning) model, exquisite IP vertical painting and certain playability Sex, circled a lot of traffic, and succeeded in getting a share of the pie, but compared with the NFT digital collection…

  • GameFi, SocialFi, SimpFi: What will drive the next wave of crypto adoption?

    Over the past few years, Singapore has become a hub for blockchain startups. Under the country’s regulations, companies have been able to freely explore the utility of the crypto space. The success of platforms such as Coinhako and Ziliqa has contributed to this development. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recognises the potential benefits of blockchain technology and has taken steps to protect the interests of start-ups and retail investors. Despite the boom in startups, cryptocurrency adoption in Singapore remains relatively low. A 2021 study by aaa estimated that only…

    News 2022-04-11