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From day one, DeFiZap focused on abstracting away the complexities of composing and accessing the most innovative opportunities in open finance.

Since launching Beta in December:

🔗 20+…

Analyzing DAI<>ETH LP vs. 100% ETH holding vs. 50/50 holding since MCD inception.

This report analyzes liquidity provisioning on the new DAI<>ETH Uniswap exchange from the moment it was deployed on Block #8,957,433 (November 18, 2019 04:15:18 PM +UTC) to #9,692,210(Mar-17–2020 11:58:52 PM +UTC) or roughly 120 DAYS.

📊DAI<>ETH LP Activity Since Inception:

Some conclusions:

  • HOLDING 100% ETH would result in ~🔻35.97% LOSS
  • HOLDING 50% in ETH + 50% in…

An ERC20 token that lets you accrue additional sETH LP tokens from automatic SNX rewards re-balancing.

We at DeFiZap are big fans of Synthetix project and are always looking for ways to improve the experience for this community.

For example, our sETH Unipool Zap helps users add liquidity to the sETH<>ETH Pool on Uniswap in one-transaction, using just one asset (ETH or sETH or other ERC20s)…

Learn how to Get instant access to interesting opportunities in DeFi directly from your wallet. Lending, Staking, Pooling, Leveraged Liquidity Pooling and more…

DeFiZap is a system of smart contracts — Zaps — that deploys ETH (and soon DAI) across multiple DeFi protocols in one transaction. Get instant access to…

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Pre-requisite: Basic understanding of blockchains, smart contracts, Bitcoin, and Ethereum.

DISCLOSURE: This is not investment advice. Please do your own research before investing. …

Token velocity is the frequency at which the same unit of a token is used to process on-chain transactional value. We can calculate token velocity by summing up all the transactions processed on-chain throughout the year and dividing by the network’s average asset base.

For example, in 2016 Bitcoin processed…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0AKg5AwdO0

Last month I attended the Asia Pacific Ethereum Meetup in Bangkok where developers from Ethereum, OmiseGo, Maker DAO and other projects gathered to share their progress. Most conversations revolved around scaling.

Besides having the incredible opportunity to interview Vitalik Buterin during this event, I was happy to see my younger…

This is one of the best ways to get introduced to blockchains. Original thread: https://twitter.com/naval/status/877467629308395521

Russian translation:

1 / Blockchain заменит сети рынками.

2 / Люди являются сетевыми видами. Мы являемся первыми видами, которые объединяются через сети через генетические границы и таким образом захватывают мир.

3 / Сети позволяют нам…

I’ve spent the last few months researching and investing in early stage crypto projects. Most of my focus is on 1st (Ethereum, Zilliqa, Dfinity) and 2nd (0x, Aragon, NEX) layer solutions because they will be the building blocks for all future decentralized applications.

Some of the most observed features of…

In 2016 bitcoin transferred $58 billion worth of value on-chain.

The average market capitalization of bitcoin throughout 2016 was $8.9 billion.

So the ‘hybrid velocity’ as Chris Burniske called it in his valuation framework of bitcoin for 2016 was around 6.5 ($58B / $8.9B)

2016 Transactional velocity=14

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In 2017 bitcoin processed $375 billion.

The average market capitalization throughout 2017 was $66 billion.

2017 Hybrid velocity=$375/$66=5.66 (13% decrease from 2016)

2017 Transactional velocity=5.66/0.46=12.30 (12% decrease from 2016)

Source: https://blockchain.info/charts/market-cap?timespan=2years

Nodar Janashia

Co-founder @Zapper.fi: deploy & manage capital across multiple DeFi protocols from one simple interface.

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