Article: How DEXs Fuel the Development of the Decentralized Internet

Blockchain, Decentralized Internet, Web 3.0

How DEXs Fuel the Development of the Decentralized Internet

The evolution of decentralized exchanges is linked to the advancement of the whole blockchain industry and greatly affects the development of the decentralized internet. DEXs fuel the whole ecosystem of DeFi services that are now starting to include more decentralized applications, decentralizes SaaS, facilitate tokenization of assets and adoption of the P2P model.

Despite all these advancements, we’re still in the early stage of Web3 development and adoption. Users still encounter many obstacles: it’s hard to interact with the protocols from a phone and the desktop versions require additional software like wallet extensions.

There are also problems of scalability, cost of operations, user experience and security. But this is common for newly emerging technologies and mechanisms, especially the ones that bring economic and financial value.

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Article: 5 Most Notable Events in the DeFi Space

Blockchain, Decentralized Internet

5 Most Notable Events in the DeFi Space

As the crypto world recovers from NFT-mania, the decentralized finance (DeFi) space is gaining traction once more, ready to re-occupy its positions as prince of the crypto-space. BeInCrypto explores 5 notable invents that have been pivotal for the DeFi space.

  1. Uniswap Launch
  2. SushiSwap Fork
  3. Yearn.Finance Fair Launch
  4. Smart Contracts for DeFi
  5. Bitcoin’s Genesis Block

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Article: Olaf Carlson-Wee Explains Why DeFi And NFTs Will Succeed Where ICOs Fell Short

Blockchain, Crypto

Polychain Capital Founder And Chief Executive Officer Olaf Carlson-Wee InterviewOlaf Carlson-Wee Explains Why DeFi And NFTs Will Succeed Where ICOs Fell Short

Carlson-Wee: We like to be very early and long-term-oriented. Our goal is to invest in breakthrough technologies that will enable new types of human organization and behavior. It’s no accident that all the things you see in the decentralized financial ecosystem are happening on top of ethereum, from capital coordination in the form of ICOs to decentralized financial primitives, like lending and trading to stablecoins and other types of synthetic assets.

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Article: Anti-Money Laundering Rules Targeting DeFi, NFTs Could Be Fatal, Analysts Warn

Blockchain, Crypto

Anti-Money Laundering Rules Targeting DeFi, NFTs Could Be Fatal, Analysts  Warn - DecryptAnti-Money Laundering Rules Targeting DeFi, NFTs Could Be Fatal, Analysts Warn

In its new guidance, the FATF defined most operators of decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms as “Virtual Asset Service Providers” (VASPs). That means that, if the guidelines are adopted in the US and other major jurisdictions as proposed, many DeFi platforms will have to find a way to comply with rules around combating financial crimes. But that won’t be as easy as it may sound.

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Article: Why Staking and Lending Protocols Are Becoming Popular With Investors

Blockchain

Why Staking and Lending Protocols Are Becoming Popular With Investors

Over the last week, Bitcoin’s price has oscillated between all-time-highs and sharp sustained losses. The same can be said for many other projects in the cryptocurrency space.

While the volatility makes for thrilling viewing, when it comes to managing investor portfolios, this sort of yo-yoing has led some institutional investors to conclude that the cryptocurrency market is too hot to handle right now.

But such an assumption would be ignoring some of the more promising financial products and services that are emerging from the Web3 space. Chief among them are staking and lending projects that offer more consistent yields than the currencies they are built on.

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