Integral Insight: March '23

March was a dramatic month across the DeFi space. In case you missed them with all the action, here is a recap of the top updates for Integral in March.

Product Updates

Celebrating SIZE’s First Anniversary

In March, Integral celebrated the first anniversary of SIZE being live on the mainnet. The platform has come a long way since its inception, and the team is excited about its growth and future prospects.

Launch of the ETH-USDT Pool

Integral introduced the ETH-USDT pool, expanding the available trading pairs on the platform and enhancing the user experience.

Lowest Slippage and High Utilization Rates

SIZE now offers the lowest slippage for traders, making it an even more attractive platform for executing large orders. Additionally, it boasts one of the highest utilization rates for liquidity providers (LPs), ensuring their capital is put to efficient use.

Marketing Updates

Token Terminal Listing

Integral is now listed on Token Terminal, a platform showcasing important metrics such as fees, market cap, and other relevant data. This listing will provide increased visibility and credibility for Integral in the DeFi space.

Analyzing the USDC Depreciation

We delved into the causes and consequences of the USDC depegging.

Community Program Updates

The Integral community program continues to thrive, with rewards already being distributed to dedicated community members. For more information and to participate, visit the Integral Discord channel and become an active part of the community.

As we move forward into April 2023, Integral remains committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions and a user-friendly experience for both traders and LPs. Stay tuned for more updates and developments from the Integral team!

SIZE Analytics

Finally, we want to share some analytics with our community. This month has continued to see high pool utilization on the back of the atomic relayer integrations and high volume across DeFi from market events.

Thank you for your continued support of Integral. We hope to share more exciting updates with you soon.

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Updates

February 1st, 2024

Integral Insights: January โ€˜24

Our initial launch with the ETH-RPL pool was a success, quickly elevating us to the second most utilized liquidity pool for this pairโ€™s trading.

Research

January 17th, 2024

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.

Updates

January 2nd, 2024

2023 Review

At Integral, our focus remains on developing a sustainable product for on-chain trading, serving both traders and liquidity providers.

Updates

December 12th, 2023

Integral Now Rewards Liquidity Providers with Trading Fees on Ethereum Mainnet

This enhancement enables liquidity providers (LPs) to directly receive a portion or all trading fees from Integral pools.

Updates

December 6th, 2023

Integral Insights: November โ€˜23

During November, Integral processed an average of approximately 6 million in volume with around 1.5 million in TVL. The systemโ€™s overall capital utilization sits at around 350%. It is the 10th most used DEX on Ethereum.

Updates

November 28th, 2023

Integral Now Rewards Liquidity Providers with Trading Fees

This enhancement enables liquidity providers (LPs) to directly receive a portion or all trading fees from Integral pools.

Research

November 15th, 2023

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.

Updates

November 6th, 2023

Integral Insight: October โ€˜23

We give an update for our work in October and highlight a profitable LP position from a long-term user.

Research

October 26th, 2023

Understanding the Stakes in Lidoโ€™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 networkโ€™s future security and neutrality.

News

October 14th, 2023

Changes to Staking and Farming

Looking back at our progress so far and to the future with new updates to staking and farming.

Updates

October 11th, 2023

Integral Insight: September โ€˜23

We give an update for our work in September with utilization going up on higher volume for our new pools.

Research

October 11th, 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.

Research

October 2nd, 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.

Research

September 19th, 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.

Updates

September 15th, 2023

Integral Insight: August โ€˜23

We give an update for our work in August with cheaper gas fees and the launch of the Integral Relayer on Arbitrum!

Product

September 7th, 2023

Integral Relayer Launches on Arbitrum

We are excited to announce the launch of the Atomic Relayer on Arbitrum. This will bring the efficient and tested system for atomic trades to the Arbitrum Layer 2 network!

Research

August 26th, 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.

News

August 18th, 2023

Integral Insight: July '23

Sharing our progress in July: preparations for atomic swaps on Arbitrum, trading SIZE with lower gas fees and more.

Narratives

August 4th, 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.

News

July 29th, 2023

Post-Mortem Report: Precision Error for Actions in Integral SIZE

A potential vulnerability was identified in the Integral protocol via our Immunefi bounty program. We did not observe the exploit active in production and we have since deployed a patch and the system is back to running as normal. No user funds were lost.