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Pinotio's DeFi Blog

Pinotio's DeFi Blog

Your Guide to DeFi tokens and governance - from the trenches.

DeFi Investment Report: Feb 2021

20 Feb 2021 7 minute read 6 comments

Summary: I have invested in $CELO, $FARM, $AAVE, $CRV and $UNI in the ratio of 4:4:1:1:1 . I only invest in tokens where I'm active on Discord and in governance votes. I selected these five tokens to get a taste of stables, yield farming, lendin...

DeFi Mini Course: Part 1, Wallet Setup for DeFi

16 Feb 2021 6 minute read 2 comments

About the Mini-Course This is a learn-by-doing mini-course in decentralised finance (DeFi). The idea is to let you explore how decentralised finance works and how to make (or lose!) money in decentralised finance. Each part of the course will include...

Are DeFi Lending Platforms like Compound and Aave market neutral?

14 Feb 2021 7 minute read 14 comments

Summary: Lending platforms tend to disproportionately lend stable coins and collateralise with volatile cryptos like BTC or ETH. This makes depositors on DeFi lending platforms long BTC/ETH, not market neutral. By extension, the reputation of le...

FARMers losing sight of selling shovels

13 Feb 2021 7 minute read 4 comments

This post is kept up to date here. Summary: We are in the growth stage of DeFi where new protocols are showering participants, and themselves, with governance tokens. Rewards from one protocol are re-invested in another protocol to earn more rewards...

Celo leads the way with proof of stake as a solution to high gas fees

12 Feb 2021 1 minute read 5 comments

Summary: Ethereum gas fees are at all time highs due to high network demand. Small transactions and investments in ERC-20 tokens like Uniswap and FARM are unaffordable. While we wait for Etherum 2.0, Celo has gone ahead with its own proof of stake p...