On the Modularization of Decentralized Governance

What is decentralized governance? Web3 applications — from decentralized finance and compute, to the continued process of blockchain consensus — is all about coordinating different parties, who do not know each other, towards a common goal. The aim can be to run a lending market, asset or derivatives exchange, digital gold, or any other potential […]
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Apr 14, 2021, 9:45AM UTC

28 Charts on NFTs, DeFi, and Ethereum 2021 trends

NFTs The latest addition to The Block’s data dashboard is a category on NFTs (non-fungible tokens), with DappRadar as the newest data provider. NFTs have been a roaring success of the past few weeks — accompanied by notable headlines like Grimes selling $5.8 million worth of NFT art in 20 minutes, and NFT marketplace Sorare […]
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Mar 3, 2021, 10:16AM UTC

Governance Roundup: What DeFi protocol communities are discussing and debating

Major protocol upgrades — such as Uniswap v3, which is expected to bring scaling via Optimistic Rollups and increased efficiency to automated market makers — are important milestones that generate anticipation among stakeholders and participants. However, much less attention is paid to the daily maintenance and minor progress in protocol development and governance. Many crypto […]
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Oct 9, 2020, 7:17PM UTC

A compilation of 37 DeFi charts

Open Finance – Total Total value locked in decentralized finance has passed $11 billion. At the beginning of June, total value locked was $1.1 billion. The largest protocols by value locked are Uniswap ($2.1 billion), MakerDAO ($1.8 billion), and Aave ($1.4 billion). Source: DeFi Pulse Total addresses that have interacted with DeFi protocols is at […]
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Oct 2, 2020, 6:29PM UTC