We take a look at Alchemix — a red-hot DeFi protocol that launched just over a month ago — and explore how it enables users to earn advances on the future yield of their crypto. As well, we document the basic steps to staking on Alchemix and examine the pros and cons of doing so.
Today Tally launched its governance app – which lets anyone easily create and vote on proposals put forth by various DeFi projects.
The app brings much needed transparency to on-chain governance, not only within specific proposals so users can see which stakeholders are voting and how, but also more broadly within DeFi, by regrouping key projects on a single platform.
We shine a spotlight on Polkadot — one of 2021’s most exciting crypto projects thus far — and the unique value proposition it presents to cryptocurrency enthusiasts. Along the way, we dive into the details of on-chain intelligence and how the FCAS uses it to rate projects.
OpenSea is the largest secondary marketplace for trading crypto collectibles and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Users can sell and purchase collectibles like CryptoKitties or Crypto Punks, and even create their own marketplace to showcase new NFT collections — and as of Jan. 28, there’s a new superstar on the market.
Transaction fees on the Ethereum network have been increasing rapidly since late July 2020, when “the Summer DeFi Boom” visibly started. We broke down daily Ethereum fees by the hour, to highlight the best times to transact per region. We also take a look at the types of accounts that are causing these fee surges.
“Data integrity is a core value of the Kava DeFi platform. In an effort to increase the standard of transparency to the larger crypto community, Kava has partnered with Flipside to bring real time data about the activity and health of the Kava project to the public. This information is imperative and we hope more DeFi projects will join us in this pursuit.”
Stakeholders who deposit exactly 32 ETH (worth around $19,000 at the time of writing) to the deposit contract will become validators on Ethereum 2.0. Here’s how many have already done so.
Since the price of BTC started to increase, whales have sent a total of 423,914 BTC to other addresses on the blockchain. That’s equal to 5.5 billion dollars divided up in “smaller wallets” which hold under 1,000 BTC.
On September 30th the Pickle team announced that something had gone wrong and they couldn’t retrieve people’s funds. What we see happen on chain is a clear reduction in activity starting on that date.
SushiSwap, which went live on August 28th, has been called a “vampire protocol” by some due to its intention of sucking Uniswap’s liquidity and migrating it to its own ecosystem. In truth, Uniswap only benefited from SushiSwap’s enormous liquidity and riveting drama. Here’s a breakdown of what happened.