Category: uniswap

New staking products and meetings with Uniswap: behind the scenes at Robinhood Crypto

New staking products and meetings with Uniswap: behind the scenes at Robinhood Crypto

There’s a lot going on inside Robinhood’s dedicated crypto business unit: the development of new lending and staking products and meetings with Uniswap to start.  That’s not surprising, given the sizeable role crypto has played in Robinhood’s bottom line. In a prospectus filed ahead of the firm’s much-anticipated IPO, Robinhood said that nearly one-fifth of […]

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Uniswap creator, Paradigm devs are building a way to improve large Ethereum trades in DeFi

Uniswap creator, Paradigm devs are building a way to improve large Ethereum trades in DeFi

Uniswap creator Hayden Adams and two Paradigm developers, Dave White and Dan Robinson, are building a market making system for executing large trades on Ethereum.  Uniswap is Ethereum’s biggest decentralized exchange (DEX) while Paradigm is a crypto asset investing firm, which recently participated in FTX’s $900 million round. According to a tweet thread by White […]

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Unique Addresses Tethered to Ethereum Defi Apps Climb Past 3 Million

Unique Addresses Tethered to Ethereum Defi Apps Climb Past 3 Million

The number of users or unique addresses leveraging decentralized finance (defi) protocols via Ethereum has risen past 3 million according to recent statistics. A vast majority of these unique addresses use the defi protocol Uniswap, as 2.4 million users have been recorded since December 2018. Ethereum Defi Applications See Unique Addresses Surpass 3 Million According […]

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Users Criticize Uniswap’s Decision to Remove Over 100 Tokens From Main Interface

Users Criticize Uniswap’s Decision to Remove Over 100 Tokens From Main Interface

The largest decentralized exchange (dex) platform, in terms of trade volume, Uniswap has revealed the dex has removed a number of tokens from the platform interface. The community assumes the tokens could be deemed securities by global regulators. Uniswap users can still swap these tokens via accessing specific smart contracts themselves, as the company behind […]

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Uniswap Labs restricts access to certain tokens through its interface, citing ‘evolving regulatory landscape’

Uniswap Labs restricts access to certain tokens through its interface, citing ‘evolving regulatory landscape’

Uniswap Labs, the development firm behind decentralized crypto exchange Uniswap, announced on Friday that it would cut off access to certain tokens on the protocol it supports through its interface.  Uniswap Labs cited “the evolving regulatory landscape” in its explanation of cuts. Uniswap Labs is the best-known entity that offers access to the protocol, but it […]

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Shapeshift to Dissolve Corporate Model, Platform Airdrops FOX Tokens to Community of Users

Shapeshift to Dissolve Corporate Model, Platform Airdrops FOX Tokens to Community of Users

Founded on July 1, 2014, Shapeshift has been offering global trading of a variety of digital assets for seven years. Following the company’s recent anniversary, it announced Shapeshift is evolving into a community-owned decentralized platform. Shapeshift founder Erik Voorhees explained in a blog post that the firm airdropped FOX tokens to over a million customers […]

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Blockchain Groups From Major Universities Are Powerful Voters in Defi Governance Protocols

Blockchain Groups From Major Universities Are Powerful Voters in Defi Governance Protocols

Data shows a number of groups from major universities are participating in decentralized finance (defi) governance. For instance, out of 15 of the largest voters in Uniswap’s last governance proposal, six of the major voters were tied to universities like Harvard, Berkeley, Stanford, Penn, Michigan, MIT, and Columbia University. Blockchain University Groups Identified as Major […]

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Uniswap takes next step toward adopting Layer 2 tech with alpha launch on Optimism

Uniswap takes next step toward adopting Layer 2 tech with alpha launch on Optimism

Uniswap said Tuesday that it is moving one step closer to bringing the popular decentralized exchange onto the layer-two protocol known as Optimistic Ethereum. “During this Alpha period, OΞ will support an initial throughput of 0.6 transactions per second. Because Uniswap v3 is currently one of the few protocols deployed to OΞ, this should translate […]

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