Silk Road’s Infamous Founder Proposes a Remake of the Maker Protocol

Ross Ulbricht, the brains behind the infamous Silk Road website, recently penned down a piece on the Maker Dao Protocol. Ross, who is currently serving a life sentence, coined the protocol as a ‘cool concept’ that provided the benefits of a cryptocurrency without the volatility usually associated with them.  In his Medium article, Ross acknowledged that he couldn’t have gotten all the details on Maker while behind bars. He, however, believed that he had read enough to give some suggestions…

Compound Implements Community-Driven Governance Proposals

Last week, Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol known as Compound was able to implement its initial two community-driven governance proposals. The launching of the protocol’s governance token (COMP) aimed at the facilitation of community-driven protocol upgrades and development is on the way. First Governance Proposal For Compound The community was given the opportunity to choose the assets they want to be added to Compound in September last year and most people chose Maker (MKR) and Tether (USDT). Hence, based on the…

Beginner’s Guide to MakerDAO – Resolving the Fight Against Volatility

The DeFi Ecosystem Decentralized Finance, or more commonly known as DeFi, is the newest trend in the cryptocurrency sector. After "Colored Coins," Smart Contracts, and ICOs, DeFi has taken the limelight. It has opened the door to a whole new branch of decentralized technologies. Among the several hundreds of projects that focus on bringing Decentralize Finance to the masses, none has been as successful as the MakerDAO Network. The Need for MakerDAO The MakerDAO is a decentralized smart contract platform…