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By Kingsley Bowen / September 07, 2022

Introduction Decentralized exchanges, or DEXs, are a fundamental building block of DeFi that facilitate the trade of cryptocurrencies without a middleman. DEXs serve as the primary medium for new cryptocurrencies to achieve price discovery, as traders swap established currencies for fledgling projects. DEXs also provide a local exchange rate between two or more cryptocurrencies.  In […]

By Gustavo Lobo / April 01, 2022

If you missed Part 1, on Bancor’s history, check it out here. Enter Bancor V3 On November 28th, 2021, Bancor officially announced the next iteration of their protocol, Bancor v3, with the year gap in between releases officially proving Bancor’s willingness to play the tactical game. The new protocol iteration is the consequence of over […]

By Gustavo Lobo / March 29, 2022

Introduction Bancor is among the most overlooked and misunderstood DeFi native projects, and its complexities can leave even the savviest DeFi natives scratching their heads. With that said, it’s maintained a TVL of >$1B for over a year now, and continues to have one of the strongest and most intellectually diverse teams in the space. […]

By Jack Melnick / November 10, 2021

What is Uniswap v3, and why does it matter?  As of November 2021, Uniswap is by far the largest of the Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs) by volume. Only Sushiswap is close, but even they did only $16bn in volumes in 10/2021 compared to Uniswap’s $61bn total.  In May 2021, Uniswap rolled out the v3 iteration of […]

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