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Governance Polls: Add Collateral Types, Set IAM Parameters, and more

9 Feb 2021 13 minute read 1 comment MakerDAO

The Governance Facilitators have placed a Governance Poll into the voting system on behalf of the MakerDAO Risk Domain Team. The community can vote in this poll to express support or opposition to these polls on the voting portal. Poll: Add UNI-V2-UN...

MakerDAO’s Year in Review: 2020

17 Dec 2020 3 minute read 14 comments MakerDAO

This year has been challenging for everyone, but thanks to Maker’s amazing community of people all over the world, 2020 also delivered accomplishments. It was a remarkable year for MakerDAO and DeFi, despite the challenges. So, as December draws to a...

Zero to One Billion Dai: Five Years of Growth for MakerDAO

25 Nov 2020 1 minute read 3 comments MakerDAO

After more than five years since the concept for the Dai stablecoin was announced, and nearly three years since the first version of Dai officially launched, the MakerDAO project has today reached another major milestone: 1 billion Dai have been gene...

Making Maker: October 2020

14 Nov 2020 8 minute read 14 comments MakerDAO

Maker governance and community updates took center stage in October! The Maker Foundation’s Product team redesigned the Voting Portal to simplify proposal polling and voting, new governance Q&A sessions were announced, and the MakerDAO Community Dev...

Introducing the Redesigned, Easier-to-Use Maker Voting Portal

25 Oct 2020 3 minute read 7 comments MakerDAO

As a Decentralized Autonomous Organization, MakerDAO’s community governance processes are as important to the Maker Protocol as the blockchain-based smart contracts and price feeds that underpin it. Holders of MKR, the Maker governance token, cast b...

Executive Vote: Lower the USDC-A Liquidation Ratio and Approve a New Gitcoin Light Feed Key

30 Jul 2020 1 minute read 3 comments MakerDAO

The Maker Foundation Governance Facilitator has placed an Executive Vote into the voting system, which will enable the community to lower the USDC-A Liquidation ratio and approve a new Gitcoin light feed key: Lower the USDC-A Liquidation Ratio to 11...

MakerDAO Approves 4 New Light Feeds For Oracles

13 Jul 2020 3 minute read 0 comments MakerDAO

  MakerDAO’s Oracles and Feeds bridge the Maker Protocol and world markets. Oracles are specific smart contracts within the Protocol; Feeds are actors that submit price data to the Oracles. That price data is then read by Keepers, who trigger liquid...