DeFi

In 2020, the " DeFi Summer" left people fascinated by the charm of Decentralized Finance, and also brought the Ethereum ecosystem to the forefront of crypto space. Let us show you here how to play with the DeFi "Money Legos".

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Top Bitcoin DeFi Projects
Beginner

Top Bitcoin DeFi Projects

Explore the exciting world of Bitcoin DeFi! This comprehensive guide delves into the top Bitcoin DeFi projects, their functionalities, and the future prospects of Bitcoin in decentralized finance.
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Omni Network: A Unified Solution to Rollup Fragmentation
Beginner

Omni Network: A Unified Solution to Rollup Fragmentation

Omni Network is an interoperability layer and L1 network on Ethereum, designed to connect various Roll-ups such as Optimism, Arbitrum, zkSync, and Starkware. It employs foundational technology innovations like re-staking via Eigenlayer, the Cosmos SDK, and the Tendermint consensus mechanism to offer a secure, modular, and high-performance Web3 infrastructure. Omni Network supports cross-Rollup interactions, aggregates liquidity, and simplifies user processes. It also introduces a dual-staking model, offers sub-second verification, and integrates with multiple Rollup architectures and applications. Omni Network has completed two rounds of funding, backed by prominent investors such as Pantera Capital, and has conducted a token sale on Binance's launchpool.
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With SAGA All the Rage, Modularization + GameFi May Become a New Narrative in Crypto
Beginner

With SAGA All the Rage, Modularization + GameFi May Become a New Narrative in Crypto

The article explores the market performance of the SAGA token after its launch and analyzes its innovations. SAGA is a Layer 1 protocol that supports developers in creating dedicated chains (Chainlets) to achieve modular infrastructure. SAGA adopts a unique "musical chairs pricing" mechanism to provide low-cost block space. The article also discusses the new trend of modularization and GameFi integration in the crypto market, mentioning projects like GALA, RON, and Arbitrum, which drive the development of the GameFi industry by offering high-performance blockchains and rich gaming ecosystems. In particular, the article mentions DAW (Decentralized Autonomous Worlds) as an emerging game genre that allows players to freely create and expand experiences in the gaming world.
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 Ethena Season 2: Three Strategies and Potential Returns
Beginner

Ethena Season 2: Three Strategies and Potential Returns

This article provides a detailed overview of the Ethena protocol season 2 event, which rewards its governance token ENA by accumulating points (Sats). It introduces three different strategies to participate in Ethena's airdrop mining, including the low-risk strategy of holding and staking USDe, the medium-risk strategy of purchasing USDe YT (yield tokens) on Pendle, and the high-risk strategy of combining ENA and USDe YT. The article also provides calculation examples of potential returns on investment (ROI) and annual percentage yields (APY) based on different strategies and discusses the risks and rewards of these strategies.
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What is Inverse Finance? All You Need to Know About INV
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What is Inverse Finance? All You Need to Know About INV

Inverse Finance is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) composed of developers and designers who develop and manage the Fixed Rate Market (FiRM) protocol.
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Intersection of Blockchain and AI: A Deep Dive into Fetch.ai's Decentralized Machine Learning Platform
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Intersection of Blockchain and AI: A Deep Dive into Fetch.ai's Decentralized Machine Learning Platform

Fetch.ai is a blockchain-based decentralized machine learning platform, and its open-source software project aims to build infrastructure for developing modern, decentralized, and peer-to-peer (P2P) applications.
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What is Dogelon Mars? All You Need to Know About ELON
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What is Dogelon Mars? All You Need to Know About ELON

Dogelon Mars (ELON) has captured the attention of many crypto enthusiasts with its spacefaring canine mascot and aspirations of intergalactic currency. But is it a good investment? This guide dives into Dogelon Mars and explores its tokenomics, uses, and future potential to help you decide.
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How Blockchain Technology Will Impact the Banking Industry
Intermediate

How Blockchain Technology Will Impact the Banking Industry

This article underscores the transformational potential of blockchain technology in the banking industry, from enhancing efficiency and transparency to bolstering security and expanding financial inclusion.
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DeFi Flourishes, but the Next Step for Web3 is Non-Financial Applications
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DeFi Flourishes, but the Next Step for Web3 is Non-Financial Applications

The article explores the evolution of blockchain technology, emphasizing the strides in DeFi (Decentralized Finance) and predicting a shift towards non-financial applications for Web3. Initially focused on the secure management of digital assets, the blockchain ecosystem now encompasses token issuance, wallets, decentralized exchanges (DEXs), lending protocols, and stablecoins. Despite these advancements, blockchain's potential as a universal platform is underutilized. The article notes that while blockchain currently trails traditional software in developer appeal, advancements may soon foster applications in fields like online identity, gaming, and social networking.
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IPOR Fusion: Transforming Liquidity into Pure Energy
Beginner

IPOR Fusion: Transforming Liquidity into Pure Energy

The article presents IPOR Fusion, a meta DeFi credit market engine designed to transform liquidity into momentum by leveraging market dynamics. The IPOR protocol has traded over $4.4 billion in nominal interest rate and dividend rate swap volumes, with a focus on interest rate data, derivatives, and structured products. IPOR Fusion offers DeFi users a single integration point through automated execution core and intelligent layer optimization, providing a way to optimize returns, manage risks, and build customized strategies. It also introduces component tools such as Fuses, Atomists, Plasma Vaults, and Alphas to facilitate the integration of DeFi protocols and the creation of strategies. The goal of IPOR Fusion is to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of capital allocation while providing users with optimized asset management solutions.
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Is the Re-Staking Newcomer Karak Vampire Attack On Eigenlayer?
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Is the Re-Staking Newcomer Karak Vampire Attack On Eigenlayer?

The article introduces Karak Network, a rising Restaking network that incentivizes users to restake for multiple rewards through a scoring mechanism. Karak has garnered high valuations in a short period and launched an early access program allowing users to earn points through restaking, which may later be converted into tokens for airdrops. Technical features of Karak include multi-asset restaking, restaking from anywhere, and a plug-and-play development environment supporting various assets and blockchain ecosystems. Compared to Eigenlayer, Karak offers broader asset support and unique technical advantages, potentially challenging Eigenlayer's dominance in the restaking field. The article also provides a guide on becoming an early participant in Karak and highlights related risks.
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Is Jupiter an Amplifier to Invest in Solana?
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Is Jupiter an Amplifier to Invest in Solana?

This article analyzes how Jupiter is closely connected with the Solana ecosystem from perspectives such as fundamentals, tokenomics, and competitive analysis. It explains why Jupiter is considered a leveraged play on Solana and details the trading tools and advantages that Jupiter offers.
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Onchain Finance Is Thriving; What’s Next?
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Onchain Finance Is Thriving; What’s Next?

Placeholder researcher Mario Laul believes blockchain has made impressive progress in financial use cases, but other types of applications have struggled. He outlined the current development priorities of blockchain and predicted its future development direction.
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Does Crypto's Top AI Project Even Work?
Intermediate

Does Crypto's Top AI Project Even Work?

Bittensor is a crypto and AI narrative project aimed at democratizing the construction of artificial intelligence use cases through an open P2P marketplace. The Bittensor ecosystem comprises 32 subnets, attracting numerous prominent teams and projects. Its DeFi ecosystem is also rapidly expanding, encompassing applications such as staking, token sales, and lending, and involving multiple subnets in the DeFi space, such as liquidity staking, borrowing, and perpetual DEX. This underscores its genuine potential for growth.
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Research Report of Thorchain
Intermediate

Research Report of Thorchain

Thorchain represents a cutting-edge decentralized protocol for cross-chain AMM (Automated Market Maker) trading. Its mission is to expand the availability of cryptocurrency liquidity across a widespread network of public ThorNodes and related ecosystem products. This platform is open for use by anyone, ranging from individuals to products and institutions, offering both native and cross-chain liquidity solutions.
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