CDCROP: 25 MPH Speed Limit sign (Unsplash)
DeFi Lender Compound Tightens Borrowing Limits After Aave Exploit Attempt
A passed proposal introduces borrowing caps for five cryptocurrencies and sets stricter loan limits for another five.
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Compound Pauses YFI, ZRX, BAT and MKR Supply to Protect Against Potential Exploits
Attackers have recently been exploiting DeFi protocols by manipulating thinly traded tokens and eventually draining liquidity.
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DeFi Lender Compound Takes Bite of Institutional Crypto Loans Pie
Compound will take bitcoin as collateral against stablecoin loans made by institutions.
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Why DeFi Protocols Are Limiting ETH Borrowing Ahead of Ethereum’s Merge
Aave and Compound voted for precautionary measures to prevent airdrop hoarders from sucking up their liquidity.
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Market for Compound Ether Token ‘Frozen’ After Code Bug Kills Price Feed
Compound pointed to faulty code in a recent addition to the protocol as the problem and said a solution is days away.
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Compound's Upgraded DeFi Lending Platform Targets Security, Scalability
Compound version 3 limits the protocol’s supported tokens and introduces governance changes.
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Alex Mashinsky, Celcius, on Centre Stage during day three of Web Summit 2021 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.
Celsius Pays Off Last DeFi Loan, Reclaims Nearly $200M of Wrapped Bitcoin From Compound
The troubled crypto lender previously paid off loans from Aave and Maker.
Alex Mashinsky, Celcius, on Centre Stage during day three of Web Summit 2021 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal.

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A16z, Variant Lead $18M Round for Lending Protocol Morpho Labs
The protocol enhances existing lending protocols such as Compound and Aave with peer-to-peer liquidity.
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Consensus 2019 Alex Mashinsky Founder and CEO Celsius Network (CoinDesk)
Celsius Reclaims $172M Collateral From Aave, Compound
The liquidity-strapped crypto lender has paid down $95 million in debt from the two DeFi platforms since Friday.
Consensus 2019 Alex Mashinsky Founder and CEO Celsius Network (CoinDesk)

Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky (CoinDesk archives)
Celsius Pivots Toward Paying Off Aave, Compound Debt, With $950M Collateral as Prize
The troubled crypto lender Celsius started to make good on the $258 million debt on the decentralized lending protocols Aave and Compound – possibly in an attempt to reclaim collateral it had posted as guarantees. The transactions come just a day after Celsius used a debt-paydown to reclaim collateral on Maker.
Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky (CoinDesk archives)