Integral Insight Newsletter | Nov 2022

Product Updates

Atomic Relayer
In November, the Integral team finished developing an Atomic Relayer, a key technology that allows us to provide competitive atomic pricing for on-chain traders. This relayer provides liquidity to aggregators, and is meant to be the intermediate party between on-chain traders/aggregators and Integral SIZE pools.

Token Emission
As of November 28th, token emission for $ITGR (Integral Governance Token) restarted with an update to the time release smart contract.

Growth & Marketing

Web3 Promotions
Existing web3 promotional campaigns with DappBack, Quest3 and Galxe continue to drive awareness, traffic and user growth to Integral SIZE. DappBack alone is now responsible for over 10% of our total website traffic.

DeFi Whale Squad
On November 29th, the 888th whale from our DeFi Whale Squad NFT collection was minted. 10% of the collection has now been minted!

Sponsored Content
On November 18th our 2nd sponsored ad ran on a video with over 37,000 views from Nicholas Merten at DataDash.

Growth Metrics
Integral has built several internal growth metrics dashboards, used to understand our website and app visitors in more detail. We’re using these dashboards to more quickly analyze the effectiveness our marketing efforts and content.

With the launch of Integral SIZE on Arbitrum in October, ongoing SEO efforts, content marketing, content partnerships and web3 referral programs, we have seen a substantial increase in traffic. Soon, we hope to share more details about our growth metrics and various dashboards in the new year. Stay tuned!

Partnerships & Integrations

Aggregator Integration

Last month we submitted a request to integrate with top-tier DEX aggregators like 1inch and Paraswap. We’re now waiting for their feedback. If you work for an aggregator or have an integration request, please email us at info@integral.link

Research

November 14
Top DEX Aggregators Compared
What are DEX aggregators? How do DEX aggregators improve on chain trading for DeFi traders? In this article we compare 5 top DEX aggregators.

November 25
Is DeFi’s Real Yield the Real Deal?
The #realyield narrative is a relative newcomer to the scene. In this article we break down what real yield means in DeFi and how some projects are harnessing this narrative to promote their products.

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Integral Insights

Updates

May 9th, 2024

Integral Insights April ‘24

The combined average daily volume across Ethereum and Arbitrum is now at 8.8 million USD, a remarkable 22% increase compared to last month.

Product

April 25th, 2024

Introducing New Pool Analytics: Elevate Your Liquidity Provision Experience

A standout feature in our latest update is the "LP vs Hold" tab, which provides a comparative analysis of various holding strategies against Integral's LP positions.

Business

April 1st, 2024

Integral Insights March ‘24

We achieved several important milestones, including a new all-time-high daily volume for Arbitrum and the addition of four new pools on the Ethereum mainnet.

Updates

March 4th, 2024

Integral Insights February ‘24

Another milestone was reached on February 21st when Integral processed over $2 billion in cumulative volume.

Updates

February 1st, 2024

Integral Insights: January ‘24

Our initial launch with the ETH-RPL pool was a success, quickly elevating us to the second most utilized liquidity pool for this pair’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 ‘23

During November, Integral processed an average of approximately 6 million in volume with around 1.5 million in TVL. The system’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 ‘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 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.

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 ‘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 ‘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!