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CryptoEconomic Research

  • Covalent  A Decentralized Blockchain Database and API
    Covalent  A Decentralized Blockchain Database and API
    Covalent: A Decentralized Blockchain Database and API
    Covalent indexes blockchain data in a way that is standardized and truly interoperable, allowing users to query virtually any data on a given blockchain.
    by David ShuttleworthMay 13, 2022
  • DeFi Protocol Governance
    DeFi Protocol Governance
    DeFi Protocol Governance Report | May 2022 | Week 2
    Compound likely to pass parameter changes that will look to balance risk with risk trade-offs between certain assets, cross-chain interoperability coming to Aave, and more!
    by Laurence SmithMay 13, 2022
  • Prism  Liquidation free Collateralized Lending and Derivatives
    Prism  Liquidation free Collateralized Lending and Derivatives
    PRISM: Liquidation-Free Collateralized Lending and Derivatives
    PRISM allows users to gain access to liquidity by borrowing against their assets, but without risk of liquidation, enabling improved capital efficiency and better risk management.
    by David ShuttleworthMay 6, 2022
  • DeFi Protocol Governance Report
    DeFi Protocol Governance Report
    DeFi Protocol Governance Report | May 2022 | Week 1
    Aave prepares for the veBAL wars, adds sAVAX as a collateral asset, Compound updates high-TVL cToken implementations, Sushi prepares for the future with a hunt for new leadership, and more.
    by Laurence SmithMay 6, 2022
  • DeFi Market Commentary April 2022
    DeFi Market Commentary April 2022
    DeFi Market Commentary | April 2022
    An analysis of the decentralized finance market in April 2022
    by James ChungMay 6, 2022
  • DeFi Protocol Governance Report
    DeFi Protocol Governance Report
    DeFi Protocol Governance Report | April 2022 | Week 5
    Risk parameter updates for Aave and Compound, Aave renews the Aave Grants DAO, and Maker whitelists Oracles!
    by Laurence SmithApril 29, 2022
  • Apes  Cats  Moonbirds  and Kongz
    Apes  Cats  Moonbirds  and Kongz
    Tokenomics Research | NFT Tokens | April 2022
    NFTs surged in popularity in 2021, with around 26.8 million wallets trading NFT last year alone - up from 545,000 in 2020. Some of the most successful projects are growing their ecosystems through the use of token rewards and community-focussed privileges. Let’s dive into the projects doing it best.
    by Laurence Smith, David ShuttleworthApril 22, 2022
  • JPEG  039 d  An NFT Defi Primitive
    JPEG  039 d  An NFT Defi Primitive
    JPEG'd: An NFT DeFi Primitive
    JPEG’d has developed a novel DeFi primitive, non-fungible debt position (NFDP), that enables users to deposit their NFTs into JPEG’d as collateral and take out a loan for a portion of its total value.
    by David ShuttleworthApril 22, 2022
  • Gyroscope  A self stabilizing  all weather reserve backed stablecoin
    Gyroscope  A self stabilizing  all weather reserve backed stablecoin
    Gyroscope: A Self-Stabilizing, "All-Weather" Reserve-backed Stablecoin
    The Gyroscope stablecoin works with an algorithmic pricing mechanism for stablecoin redemptions to be maximally resilient to all risks across DeFi.
    by Andrew BreslinApril 22, 2022