Category: Governance

MakerDAO to dissolve Foundation and become truly decentralized again

MakerDAO to dissolve Foundation and become truly decentralized again

Pioneering decentralized finance protocol, MakerDAO, has announced its foundation will formally dissolve in the coming months, marking one of the final milestones in the protocol’s roadmap to decentralized governance. A July 20 blog post describes Maker’s decentralized autonomous organization, or DAO, as now being “fully self-sufficient” — with its globally distributed community “now responsible for […]

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Gnosis and Snapshot create tool to bind DeFi governance votes on-chain

Gnosis and Snapshot create tool to bind DeFi governance votes on-chain

The SafeSnap platform allows executing Snapshot governance votes automatically. 4497 Total views 15 Total shares Gnosis and Snapshot have collaborated to develop SafeSnap, a product that allows for automatically executing successful governance votes on Snapshot. The module, which combines features of Gnosis Safe Multisig and the Snapshot off-chain governance platform, was released on Tuesday. Snapshot […]

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Inverse Finance seizes tokens, ships code: Launches stablecoin lending protocol

Inverse Finance seizes tokens, ships code: Launches stablecoin lending protocol

Shortly after culling its community of inactive members, one of decentralized finance’s (DeFi) strangest experiments is launching a new stablecoin lending product. On Wednesday Inverse Finance revealed the Anchor Protocol, a money market built around DOLA, a protocol-native synthetic stablecoin. Based on “a modified fork of Compound,” in a blog post Inverse Finance founder Nour […]

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No-loss lottery PoolTogether cracks 50 million in deposits after token airdrop

No-loss lottery PoolTogether cracks 50 million in deposits after token airdrop

The self-styled “savings game” is hoovering user deposits, leading to meaty lottery payouts 47731 Total views 26 Total shares No-loss lotteries appear to have found a snug product-market fit.  Just a few days after the airdrop of their governance token, POOL, the self-styled “savings game” PoolTogether has cracked $50 million in total value locked with […]

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Aragon Acquires Voting Project Vocdoni to Flesh Out Decentralized Governance Stack

Aragon Acquires Voting Project Vocdoni to Flesh Out Decentralized Governance Stack

Jan 11, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. UTC Aragon Acquires Voting Project Vocdoni to Flesh Out Decentralized Governance Stack Aragon Association, the stewards of a protocol that makes for the easy creation of decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), has announced its acquisition of voting project Vocdoni from Estonia-based Dvote Labs Oü. The purchase was completed in December […]

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