DeFi summer 3.0? Uniswap overtakes Ethereum on fees, DeFi outperforms

Decentralized exchange (DEX) Uniswap has overtaken its host blockchain Ethereum in terms of fees paid over a seven-day rolling average. The surge appears part of a recent spate of high demand for DeFi amid the current bear market. Decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms such as AAVE and Synthetix have seen surges in fees paid over the […]

Dune Analytics opposes $25M Uniswap grant to competitor

Dune Analytics, a decentralized finance (DeFi) analytics service, has voiced its opposition to a Uniswap (UNI) governance vote for “Community-Enabled Analytics” that would see fellow analytics provider Flipside Crypto managing about $25 million worth of UNI tokens. Tweeting on Thursday, Dune highlighted the lack of community attention to the matter while also stating that grants […]

Uniswap deploys V3 contracts to four Ethereum testnets

Leading decentralized exchange Uniswap has taken a step closer to launching its highly anticipated “V3” iteration, announcing the successful deployment of V3’s smart contracts to all Ethereum test networks. In an April 21 announcement, Uniswap Labs confirmed that the protocol’s V3 core and periphery smart contracts have been deployed to all major Ethereum testnets — […]

Uniswap's founder wants your advice on how to spend $500 million

Unsiwap creator Hayden Adams has taken to crypto-twitter to source feedback on how the DEX should allocate its $500 million governance treasury. With Uniswap’s native UNI token currently trading at $9.30 after rallying to break its previous all-time high of $7.10 last week, the vested share of Uniswap’s warchest is now valued at more than […]