Much Awaited Ethereum Merge Is Done: Will ETH Be Impactful?

On September 15, 2022, the Ethereum mainnet switched to Proof of Stake consensus, enhancing the performance and making the cryptocurrency more sustainable and eco-friendly. On his Twitter handle, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin thanked the community and said that the Merge upgrade uses 99.95% less energy than before, reducing worldwide electricity consumption by 0.2%. What … Read more

ETH Borrow Rate Spikes to 190% Ahead of the Anticipated Merge

As crypto enthusiasts await the Ethereum proof-of-stake Merge, the crypto is creating immense ripples in the market. Aave, a lending protocol with 6.5 billion dollars in TVL, emptied its Ethereum reserves to borrowers. The protocol witnessed a whopping 190% jump in ETH borrow rates as investors swarmed the platform to borrow ETH. The investors are … Read more

Origin chats OUSD and stablecoin innovation at Buidl Asia

It’s been a busy month for the team, with an array of listings and new native marketplaces that were launched in August. Along with the hard work put in across Origin’s DeFi and NFT products, our Co-founder, Josh Fraser, set off to South Korea early last month to speak at ETH Seoul, a component of … Read more

The Merge: Ethereum’s Transition to PoS Consensus

The Ethereum network is right about to shift from the power-hungry Proof-of-Work (PoW) to an eco-friendly Proof-of-Stake (PoS) mechanism. It’s worth mentioning that the Beacon Chain, Ethereum’s PoS network, was introduced back in 2020 but hasn’t been used for processing transactions yet. The Merge actually stands for the complete transition to PoS and merging of … Read more

Time to Go All Guns Blazing for Faster ETH 2.0 After the Mega ‘Merge’

The Merge upgrade is joining the execution layer (mainnet) with the proof of stake consensus layer (Beacon Chain), which eliminates energy-intensive mining for sustainable crypto infrastructure growth. Now the ETH holders can stake their holding to become validators instead of miners. Investors are optimistic about ETH’s growth because Ethereum 2.0 network will be more scalable, … Read more

NFTs on MEW Wallet

MyEtherWallet Aug 23 · 3 min read Manage and Show Off Your Collection On the Go We have always believed in the future of mobile crypto management. That’s why we created MEW wallet: to make buying ETH, sending and swapping tokens, and monitoring the markets from your phone seamless and easy on the eye. We … Read more

The State of Enzyme’s Tokenomics

Avantgarde Finance 🦏 Aug 10 · 8 min read TLDR MLN token is a utility token that accrues value by charging protocol fees; token inflation is used to fund protocol maintenance & development. Fees began for the first time with the launch of Enzyme v4 in March 2022. All v4 vaults now pay a 25 … Read more

Loopring Quarterly Update (Q2/2022)

This is the second edition of our 2022 Loopring Quarterly Updates. You can catch up on the previous quarter here; you can also receive these updates in your inbox every quarter by subscribing here. What a quarter!💙 Q2/2022 was headlined with some major announcements of Loopring L2 integrations, with the launch of GameStop NFT as … Read more

Building a Trading Bot on Enzyme — Update

Avantgarde Finance 🦏 Aug 8 · 6 min read Written by Jeremiah McCurdy, Software Engineer at Avantgarde Finance A little over a year ago… Erin Koen (software engineer and head of Asset Management at Avantgarde Finance) created a trading bot that executes programmatically on an Enzyme vault. It was accompanied by a great how-to-article on … Read more

Introducing Enkrypt, the Browser Extension Wallet by MEW

MyEtherWallet Aug 3 · 3 min read Welcome to the Multichain Future After the Ethereum network officially launched in the summer of 2015, MyEtherWallet’s first website went live just a couple of weeks later. The simple yet effective interface helped the first Ethereum users — both technically advanced developers and inexperienced enthusiasts — generate wallets … Read more