Is Liquidity Fragmentation Really That Bad?
When the token evolves into a store of value, it attracts outside traders, focusing on trading costs and slippage. This is when concentrated liquidity truly shines.
January, 17, 2024
How Do University Blockchain Societies Gain So Many Votes?
Explore how university blockchain societies like FranklinDAO and Michigan Blockchain have grown into influential players in DAO governance, utilizing delegated votes and strategic partnerships to shape the future of DeFi protocols like Uniswap, Compound, and Aave.
November, 15, 2023
Understanding the Stakes in Lido’s Growing Share of Staked ETH
The community is arguing whether a protocol may have too much control over the Ethereum network. Lido controls a large percentage of staked ETH, which could have consequences for the network’s future security and neutrality.
October, 26, 2023
The Hottest Narratives of the Summer
What were the hottest narratives of the summer? Our DeFi research team delves into the growth of trading bots, RFV traders and more in this overview.
October, 11, 2023
Uniswap Governance: A Deep Dive
Governance is considered a critical component for the decentralization and community-driven development of DeFi protocols. We take a look at one of the largest goverance ecostystems in DeFi, Uniswap. In this blog post, we'll discuss the landscape of Uniswap's governance, pulling data from empirical research to dissect the system's delegates and proposals, revealing some interesting findings.
October, 2, 2023
What is the DAI Savings Rate (DSR)?
Our research team takes a look at the DAI Savings Rate and its influence on various yield dynamics in DeFi.
September, 19, 2023
How CRV Got Sold OTC
In this post we cover how the Curve founder sold large amounts of CRV in over-the-counter trades in order to prevent a potentially catastrophic liquidation event in DeFi.
August, 26, 2023
Can Real Yield Replace Token Incentives for LPs?
DeFi protocols have relied on the distribution of native tokens to incentivize liquidity providers (LPs). In a previous post, we delved into traditional liquidity incentives and the utilization of vote-escrow tokens. Now, we shift our focus to a fresh approach that has captured the attention of DeFi enthusiasts: concentrated liquidity methods.
August, 4, 2023
How to Save Money in DeFi
With opportunities come risks, and DeFi is no exception. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through effective strategies on how to save money in DeFi while mitigating potential risks.
July, 22, 2023
Uniswap v4: What’s the Hype?
Uniswap v4 is coming. If you have been paying attention to any side of crypto twitter, it is likely you have heard about the release announcement for Uniswap's latest version v4. In this post we will dive into some of the details, the drama and what is coming next for the space's largest DEX.
June, 26, 2023
Is Ethereum’s Volatility Disappearing?
Ethereum has grown to be second-largest digital asset in the cryptocurrency sector, but now people are starting to take note as volatility gauges suggest a shift in market dynamics. Unexpectedly, these indicators point to the possibility of ETH experiencing lower volatility compared to Bitcoin and other crypto blue chips. ETH's volatility may be disappearing, but why and where are traders moving to next?
June, 5, 2023
What Are Vote Escrow Tokens?
In this post we explain Vote Escrow tokens and how they work to incentivize governance and attract liquidity in DeFi.
May, 1, 2023