DeFiprime #24

What happens in DeFi space in August 2020

New DeFi Products

Augur v2
Augur v2 is a decentralized prediction market protocol that offers a suite of DeFi-centric features.

Bancor v2
Bancor v2 is an on-chain liquidity protocol that is designed to mitigate impermanent loss and notably offers a single-token staking model.

Set v2
Set v2 is a token management protocol that lets users easily employ automated trading strategies.

yDai is a yToken based that powers collateralized fixed-rate borrowing and lending around the Dai stablecoin.

Yam Finance
Yam Finance is an elastic supply token project that has a governance system and treasury centered around $YAM.

Mooniswap is an automated market maker (AMM) protocol designed to allow liquidity providers to collect profits typically captured by arbitrageurs.

yinsure is an insurance product provided by yEarn that lets users take out coverage for activities on projects like Aave, Compound, and Synthetix.

A fork of Uniswap that distributes $SUSHI tokens to early liquidity providers.

DefiDollar (DUSD) is a stable token backed by an index of stablecoins, including Dai, sUSD, USDC, and USDT.

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Aave is an open-source and non-custodial protocol for money market creation on Ethereum. Originally launched with the Aave Market, it now supports a Uniswap Market and enables users and developers to earn interest and leverage their assets. Aave also pioneered Flash Loans, the first uncollateralized loan option in DeFi, and an innovative building block for developers.

What’s new at Defiprime

We listed a handful of new products on Defiprime this month, including the following newcomers:

  • Polymarket, an information markets platform ✅

  • Mooniswap, the 1inch team’s new AMM ✅

  • MCDEX, a trading platform for perpetual contracts ✅

  • mStable, a suite for stablecoin activities ✅

  • HUSD, a new stablecoin backed 1:1 with USD ✅

We’ve also seen more great additions to our Alpha DeFi yield farming guides. New primers have been published on:

Interviews with DeFi projects

Bancor — Bancor’s head of growth Nate Hindman explained the rise of the project and discussed the range of optimizations in Bancor v2.
Omen — DXdao member Ingamar Ramirez walked us through what makes Omen stand out as a prediction market platform.

Image of the Month

Meme of the Month

Noteworthy Links

Upcoming DeFi Events

BLOCKDiFi2020 Conference - 12 Sep 2020 - Online

Diffusion Digital 2020 - 15 Sep 2020 - Online

DevPost X Harmony Hackathon: Hack Cross-Border Finance - 29 Sep 2020 - Online

ETHOnline - 01 Oct 2020 - Online

Liquidity2020 - 17 Oct 2020 - Online

PBWSummit - 09 Dec 2020 - Paris, FR

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