Arbitrum Nitro is the long-awaited upgrade to Arbitrum One, the first Ethereum Layer-2 solution that Fluid has integrated with. The Arbitrum network will be upgraded on Wednesday, 31 August 2022, 2:30 PM UTC. As part of this Arbitrum Nitro upgrade,… Continue reading Arbitrum Nitro release date here - Fluid is ready!
This article was originally written and published by Archon. Disclaimer: I am working as a part-time advisor for Fluid Finance SA and am an investor in $FLUID. This statement is intended to disclose any conflict of interest and should not… Continue reading Fluid’s Unique Offering — Why Would You Ever Want to Use an Exchange Again?
Introduction The growing demand for stablecoins has been relentless since early 2020, when the total market cap was still below $10 billion. Today, stablecoins have become a significant force within the cryptocurrency space and a very polarising topic, especially since all stablecoins together… Continue reading The Rise of Stablecoins, Digital Dollars, and Achieving Stability in a Highly Volatile Market
Stablecoin Trilemma Designing stablecoins is challenging. Stablecoins are faced with “the stablecoin trilemma” and have to trade-off between various degrees of decentralization, scalability, and control over the peg. Stablecoins are a crucial component of DeFi infrastructure. As more users enter… Continue reading The Stablecoin Trilemma: Scalability, Decentralization & Maintaining the Peg
What is a Vampire Attack? Are we witnessing one take place before our very eyes? A vampire attack, aptly named, refers to when one protocol attracts (sucks) liquidity from another. The most textbook example in DeFi was that of SushiSwap,… Continue reading Vampire attacks: from SushiSwap to DeFi
The Rise of Decentralized Finance More than one year passed since we were able to witness the “2020 DeFi Summer”, where Compound’s launch of the $COMP token and its subsequent liquidity mining campaign led to a wildfire of new Decentralized… Continue reading Making DeFi More Accessible
Real Money. On-Chain TL;DR Current stablecoins suck. So do centralized exchanges. So do banks. We wanted to allow our users to go directly from their bank account into DeFi and back, cheaply and fast. Out of this we created DigitalDollars… Continue reading Introducing DigitalDollar (DUSD): Real Money, On-Chain
TLDR; Arbitrum is an L2 scaling solution for Ethereum, offering a unique combination of benefits: Trustless security: security rooted in Ethereum, with anyone party able to ensure correct Layer 2 results Compatibility with Ethereum: able to run unmodified EVM contracts… Continue reading Why Fluid Finance Deploys to Arbitrum L2
The world of crypto may have just become apparent to most ordinary people, but for those truly behind the support and innovation, the world has become evident. However, do you really know the history of how a lot of the… Continue reading From Dinosaurs to Teslas, what are Automated Market Makers, the history of DeFi?
People buy bitcoin because of value and values People buy bitcoin because it is a system of money that corresponds to how humanity has exchanged value for most of our history. Technologically, this system is based on mathematical formulae and… Continue reading Why do people really buy bitcoin?
TL;DR The core banking system sucks. It sucks for everyone, but it sucks more if you are poor or live under a dictatorship. Technology allows us to build a better core financial model. By core banking, I mean deposits and… Continue reading Creating a better banking system, for a better world
Banks are dinosaurs. And DeFi is the meteor First seen in The Defiant Retail banks are dinosaurs. Bill Gates, 1994 Yet, despite this widespread belief, US bank deposits increased from $189 billion in 1994 to $7.8 trillion in 2019. Technology… Continue reading Why do we still use banks?
Keeping your money in a savings account can be riskier than you think. For starters, a savings account is part of the core banking system and is therefore subject to the risks that the banks are exposed to. This puts… Continue reading Your Savings Account is Not as Safe as You Think (And What a Safe One Looks Like)
From Charles Ponzi to Bernie Madoff, financial con men all have one thing in common: obscurity. They operate in the dark. Investors now have a technology that can help protect them from being conned: it is called the blockchain. Not… Continue reading Ruvercap: Never Again