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Synthetix Network (SNX)

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Synthetix Network Token (SNX) is a cryptocurrency founded by Kain Warwick in 2018. The SNX token is utilized in the decentralized synthetic asset issuance protocol. The Synthetix protocol is one of the latest protocols in the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem and offers DeFi users a multi-tier issuance platform, collateral type, and decentralized exchange. The protocol permits users to mint synthetic assets such as cryptocurrencies, fiat currencies, or derivatives and they can be swapped in a decentralized manner through the Synthetix Exchange platform.

The Synthetix protocol has thus far proved itself in the DeFi industry as millions of dollars of SNX tokens are locked up and utilized in the protocol. The popular DeFi tracking tool, DeFi pulse, currently ranks Synthetix third in terms of locked USD value behind the popular Compound and MakerDAO protocols

Explaining how the protocol works – Users of the protocol lock SNX as collateral to stake the system. Then, Synths (Ethereum-based tokens that provide exposure to assets such as Bitcoin, gold, US dollars, stocks, etc.) are minted into the market against the value of the locked SNX. These Synths can be used for various purposes including trading and remittance through Synthetix products. Users who stake their SNX for the minting of Synths are rewarded with additional SNX tokens. The rewards are generated from the fees of all Synth trades on the Synthetix.Exchange. 

The total supply of SNX is 136,057,692 SNX and the circulating supply is 127,018,554 SNX. Over the next 5 years the SNX supply is expected to increase to ~245,000,000 SNX, with the additional SNX being distributed as rewards to SNX holders for locking their tokens as collateral and minting Synths. 


What you need to know before staking SNX for the first time

26 Jun 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Synthetix Network

Staking SNX allows anyone to earn rewards by contributing collateral to the Synthetix protocol. However, there are some important things you should know before you make the decision to contribute in this way.   Staking requires weekly action   You...

Synthetix, Curve and Ren Release New BTC Yield Farming Pool

23 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

Synthetic asset defi platform Synthetix on June 19 announced that it had launched a new Bitcoin (BTC) yield farming pool in collaboration with Curve and Ren (REN). The initiative is to improve the liquidity of Bitcoin assets on the Ethereum (ETH) net...

What is Synthetix (SNX)?

22 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments PhoenixDev

Synthetix is ​​a token trading platform built on Ethereum, whose functionality is to create 'synthetic assets' to track all kinds of things (such as coins, cryptocurrencies, precious metals ...). All of this is backed up by SNX tokens. Its Origin Sy...

The total number of DeFi users over time approaches 600,000 / LRC, ZRX, SNX, MKR, KNC, analyzing top DeFi Tokens.

20 Jun 2020 6 minute read 0 comments Crypto adict (Manu VZ)

The total number of DeFi users over time is approaching 600,000 according to the analytical platform Ethereum Dune Analytics. The total number of DeFi users reached 193,000 in May. Most of the growth comes from Kyber (74,360) and Uniswap (70,739). Fi...

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19 Jun 2020 6 minute read 11 comments D3F1

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Top Things You Should Know About Synthetix Network (SNX)

16 Jun 2020 7 minute read 8 comments MuyAsk

Hey guys :) I’m back with another comprehensive Q&A piece, this time for one of the most popular and revolutionary Ethereum DeFi projects – Synthetix Network (SNX). Synthetix Network is a protocol for trading synthetic assets on Ethereum. The project...

Top 6 staking coin for this summer

15 Jun 2020 3 minute read 3 comments Cryptomeitei

The altcoin season has already started. And its time to make use of POS consensus in full function.Hence choosing the best Altcoin with high potential which can make big passive income is an  important strategy.Specialy this june we have seen a lots...

Stacking SNX using MintR

7 Jun 2020 3 minute read 2 comments cryptouf

Hi all A new little tutorial for people interested in Synthetix and wishing to stack their SNX to generate interest. I will not present the Synthetix project in this article. You can find the white paper of the project by clicking on the button at th...

What is Synthetix? - New merging dapp on defi

19 May 2020 2 minute read 1 comment CryptoArgha

Synthetix is a decentralized token exchange platform built on ethereum block chain. Synthetix allows users to place bet on crypto asset, stocks, currencies,precious metal and other asset in form of ERC -20 tokens. It started as a stable crypto asset...

6 Undervalued DeFi Projects To Put on Your Radar for 2020 & 2021

11 May 2020 9 minute read 18 comments Chenhuang_defi

You probably know what DeFi is since you clicked on this headline, but in case you don't, here's a quick explanation of what it is and why you should care about it: Defining DeFi DeFi is the acronym for ‘decentralized finance’, also known as ‘open fi...