"Decentralized Exchange" TAG

Does Farming Represent Progress in Token Distribution?
  • research
In late 2019, Smith + Crown published a report on issues of fairness related to token distribution mechanisms. A key takeaway identified in this research was the significant extent to which a project’s choice of token distribution mechanism reflected its priorities regarding incentivizing certain initial contributions and ongoing user behaviors. In the two years since,...
Kraken to suspend XRP trading in the U.S. at the end of January
  • briefing
The cryptoasset exchange Kraken has announced that it will suspend XRP trading in the U.S. at the end of January. The move comes after a recent lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against Ripple Labs Inc. and two of its executives. The lawsuit alleges that Ripple Labs engaged in unregistered security offerings...
On Decentralized Insurance’s Development and Value-Capture
  • research
Insurance, one of the earliest envisioned use-cases in the DeFi sector, has yet to gain the same momentum as decentralized exchanges: $230 million to $2.7 billion is the difference in market cap, according to Delphi Digital. Concurring that the insurance sector is underdeveloped, the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance’s (CCAF’s) latest benchmark survey notes that...
0x
  • research
0x is an open protocol for creating partially decentralized exchanges on the Ethereum blockchain. Acting as a base level protocol upon which developers can build exchange functionality into their decentralized applications, 0x represents an attempt to improve the fragmented landscape of proprietary and application-specific decentralized exchange implementations. Many projects in 2017 seemed to require exchange...