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Synthetix racks up over $1M in daily fees as SNX token value surges 100%

Layer-2 scaling solution Synthetix recently collaborated with liquidity provider Curve Finance to create Curve pools for sETH/ETH, sBTC/BTC, & sUSD/3CRV, allowing investors to cheaply convert synths such as sETH to Ether (ETH). Given the investors’ willingness to hold tokens instead of synths, the protocol racked up over $1.02 million in

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Sushi and Synthetix get the boot in Grayscale DeFi fund rebalancing

Digital asset management firm Grayscale, has added three new cryptocurrency assets across three main investment funds, while removing two other assets from its Decentralized Finance Fund as part of this year’s first quarterly rebalance. Grayscale removed tokens from crypto-derivatives decentralized exchange Synthetix (SNX), and decentralized exchange SushiSwap (SUSHI), from its DeFi

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Synthetix turns on layer-two alpha, launches Olympics betting on options platform

Decentralized derivatives and synthetic asset trading protocol, Synthetix, has launched trading on the Optimistic Ethereum layer two scaling platform.The long-awaited launch was announced by the Synthetix protocol exchange Kwenta on July 30. It enables the exchange to offer faster transactions and lower fees using optimistic rollup technology.Initially, there will be

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Synthetix announces $12 million raise led by Paradigm, Coinbase Ventures, and IOSG

The Synthetix DAO has added some new, perhaps surprising voices to its governance. Today the synthetic asset protocol announced a $12 million dollar fundraise led by venture capital firms Paradigm, Coinbase Ventures, and IOSG. The funds purchased SNX tokens directly from the DAO treasury, and “will contribute where possible by providing

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Optimism ‘Soft Launches’ Ethereum Throughput Solution With DeFi’s Synthetix

Optimism has “soft launched” its solution to Ethereum’s transaction problem, the Optimistic Virtual Machine (OVM).The startup announced Friday that OVM is now live, at a time when gas fees have reached near all-time highs for decentralized finance (DeFi) traders. Indeed, the cost to send a single Ethereum transaction has hovered

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