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Aave (LEND)

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Aave is a decentralizing lending and borrowing platform. Key features of the platform include flash loans, which are uncollateralized loans where borrowing and repayment occur in the same transaction; credit delegation, trusted uncollateralized loans; and borrowing and lending capabilities typical of decentralized lending platforms.

Aave was founded in November 2017 by CEO Stani Kulechov, who has described the goal of the platform as being “to build financial products that people need, while also having some fun.” Aave launched as ETHLend, but rebranded to its current form in September 2018. As ETHLend, it raised $600,000 in Ether in November 2017. The team consists of 19 members coming from a diverse background.

The platform’s native governance token LEND, which also gives its holders discounts on network fees. Compared to other platforms of its kind, Aave has listed a comparatively greater number of assets against which loans can be issued, with over 15 assets available. This in combination with its flash loan feature has made it a popular choice for borrowing and has contributed to its quick growth in 2020.

The rate switching feature allows users to switch between fixed and variable rates, allowing users to pick the most profitable interest rates. Aave’s credit delegation allows users to borrow funds with no collateral provided and is the pioneer of this mechanism in DeFi space. The team has recommended that users only enter into this agreement with users they trust, and Aave is working on an insurance fund to protect funds in the event any issues may occur.

Aave launched on the Ethereum (ETH) mainnet on January 9, 2020. While most technical updates have been completed, the team has stated that they will research and develop new features going into the future.


Aave Protocol Governance V2 has been activated!

18 Dec 2020 3 minute read 25 comments Aave

The Aave Protocol V2 launched just over a week ago, and has rapidly grown in market size, now reaching over $98M. The V1 → V2 migration tool has not even been released yet (Soon™), so this growth is particularly Aavesome. Last week, there was a gover...

3 Altcoins To Keep Tabs On - AAVE, UNI, CRV | KuCoin Weekly Review Issue #6

26 Jan 2021 2 minute read 13 comments KuCoin Blog

Bitcoin’s price has been on a roller coaster over the last week. According to the moves of KuCoin’s BTC/USDT trading pair, Bitcoin fell to as low as $28,856 on January 22, and picked up to $33,814 within the following 24 hours. Over the same period,...

AAVE x AMPL a Match Made in Heaven

19 Mar 2021 3 minute read 5 comments Brawnd0

Aave, originally called ETHLend, is considered to be one of the OG’s of the DeFi. It’s one of the top 3 DeFi projects by total value locked and it made it here by pushing the boundaries of what we can do with money, most notably including flash loans...

P2P Lending is the Next Big Thing in DeFi. Period.

18 Feb 2021 5 minute read 6 comments kevW!ls0n

Before I dig down on Yield, let let me tell you a short story on how once the father of AMMs Kyber Network with VC backing and tons of people in the team were defeated by one-man ran Uniswap.  Together with Bancor, Kyber pioneered the Automated Marke...

Aave V2, The Seamless Finance

19 Aug 2020 4 minute read 16 comments Aave

  After months of work, it’s time for Aave to leave phase 1 and announce a new version of the Aave Protocol. As expected, Aave V2 will continue to push the limits of what is possible with Decentralized Finance. What started as the underdog of DeFi,...

January Update: Aaveversary, another migration, and MarketMake!

1 Feb 2021 1 minute read 8 comments Aave

Hello Aave Community! Hope your 2021 has been off to a good start! On January 8th we celebrated the 1st birthday of the Aave Protocol with a momentous $3B market size milestone and an epic Aaveversary community call. The first year was an incredible...

Where to Put Your ETH & Stablecoins to Make You Money While You Sleep?

13 Oct 2020 6 minute read 29 comments Chenhuang_defi

Unlike the banking world, cryptocurrency platforms offer you quite lucrative returns on any deposits that you put inside a specific protocol.Typically, you would be lucky if a bank would provide you with an interest rate above 0.5% in today’s climate...

Aave V2 is Available on Public Testnet!

18 Nov 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Aave

  A while ago, the Genesis Team released this plan outlining some features to expect with Aave V2, making finance a more seamless experience. Today, Aave V2 is live on the Kovan testnet, and you can check it out here. Since the beginning o...

AMPL on Aave is a Win-Win for (Almost) Everyone

4 Jan 2021 4 minute read 6 comments Chenhuang_defi

While exploring the cryptoverse I recently stumbled upon this pretty old (in crypto terms) thread on Aave which sparked a snowball of thoughts that I just had to share in this piece. The above thread is a proposal for Aave to support $AMPL as a coll...

Aave Launches New Features and Listings

17 Jul 2020 4 minute read 15 comments Aave

  The Aave team has been hard at work to provide new features and assets in the protocol for the Aave Fam! As always, synergies within the ecosystem and brand new functionalities are on the menu this week. We’re happy to introduce new risk parameter...