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No Collateral Required: How Aave Brought Unsecured Borrowing to DeFi
Aave’s “credit delegation” service makes unsecured borrowing possible in DeFi for the first time. But it’s a long way from replacing your credit card.
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First Mover: Collapsing Bitcoin Futures Premium Offers Glimpse of New Digital Money Market
Dollar-linked "stablecoins" are being used in exotic cryptocurrency trades, similar to the way money markets serve as liquidity on Wall Street.
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Lending Protocol Aave Eyes Tokenized Mortgages With Launch of V2
Tokenized mortgages may be coming to decentralized finance (DeFi) following Aave v2’s specification announcement Friday.
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Aave’s LEND Token Jumps 23% on Plan for Liquidity Mining
Aave’s LEND token is the day's top performer among cryptocurrencies with at least $100 million market capitalization.
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DeFi Lender Aave Rolls Out Governance Token on Path to Decentralization
Aave will transfer ownership of the protocol to a “genesis governance” built and approved by LEND token holders. It will also swap LEND tokens for AAVE.
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Aave's LEND Token Is Now Up 1,600% in 2020
The native token of the decentralized lender Aave has risen by over 100% this month alone.
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Three Arrows, Framework Invest in DeFi Site Aave With $3M LEND Token Sale
Framework Ventures and Three Arrows Capital announced a $3 million investment in Aave, the firm behind the third-largest lending platform in DeFi.
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First Mover: Twelve-Fold Gains for Aave's LEND Token Might Be More Than DeFi Hype
Collateral deposits in Aave are up nearly $160 million over the past six months, suggesting actual usage rather than speculation.
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