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Greetings from Optimism: PoolTogether Makes the Jump to Layer 2

12 Aug 2022 7 minute read 0 comments Thumbs Up Finance

Hey friends 👋 In spite of all the chaos in the world, I still fancy myself an optimist. I love how the combination of human coordination and technology can seemingly solve almost any problem 🤝 Take for example the issues the Ethereum network has face...

Sharing is Caring: Deposit Delegation on PoolTogether

15 Apr 2022 5 minute read 2 comments Thumbs Up Finance

Hey friends đź‘‹ The first DeFi protocol I ever got excited about was PoolTogether. I immediately fell in love with this idea of prize-linked savings. Back then it was commonly referred to as a no-loss lottery since anyone can deposit money and get a c...

Save Money, Win Prizes, Earn NFTs

24 Mar 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Thumbs Up Finance

Hey friends 👋 Those of you who’ve been following along know that I’m a huge fan of PoolTogether. This prize savings protocol was basically my intro to DeFi. On top of that, my first crypto video was all about the launch of PoolTogether’s first savin...

Wise Owl: Index Coop and the Case For Crypto Index Funds

17 Feb 2022 8 minute read 0 comments Thumbs Up Finance

  Hey friends 👋 Today I want to talk about one of my favourite kinds of investing products: index funds. I know, I sound like an old man when I talk about this kind of thing 👴  but hear me out, because I think by the end of this post, I can convince...

How I Earn Passive Income Mining Cryptocurrency with my Gaming PC

16 Feb 2022 11 minute read 10 comments Thumbs Up Finance

  Hey friends 👋 Today I want to talk about one of my favourite passive income plays: mining cryptocurrency with my gaming PC 🕹 Let’s start by clarifying some terminology. When I say passive income, I mean income that requires little to no work as in...

The Notional Value of Certainty: A look at fixed rate lending and borrowing on Ethereum

8 Feb 2022 9 minute read 1 comment Thumbs Up Finance

Hey friends 👋 With the markets looking like rollercoasters lately, I’ve been thinking a lot more about the importance of having a stable financial base 💰 Decentralized Finance is after all still finance. It can be a bit confusing sometimes because w...

WTF is Web3?

2 Feb 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Thumbs Up Finance

Up until recently, you’d probably never thought of the internet that you use every day as being “version 2.0” of something. And yet, most likely the reason you’ve stumbled upon this article is that you’ve heard a new term floating around and you’re...

Fresh Snow: A Deep Dive into Avalanche Network

13 Jan 2022 11 minute read 0 comments Thumbs Up Finance

Hey friends 👋 One of the reasons I started making content is that I love to learn new things. And whenever I do, I find that the best way to really make sure I understand them is to explain them to others 👨‍🏫 After all, if you can’t explain it to a...

Loot Box: Cryptex Finance Sponsors PoolTogether’s GUSD Pool

6 Dec 2021 8 minute read 0 comments Thumbs Up Finance

Hey friends 👋 I’m a big fan of PoolTogether. In case you haven’t heard, this cross chain protocol combines prize-linked savings and DeFi to make something that’s low risk, user friendly, and asymmetrically rewarding 🎰 Basically, how it works is use...

The New Wave of DeFi: PoolTogether Goes Multi-chain

21 Nov 2021 11 minute read 0 comments Thumbs Up Finance

Hey friends đź‘‹ If you've been following the blog for long, you'll know that I'm a big fan of PoolTogether. Like many of you, I got into DeFi as a small fry, with just a few hundred dollars to gamble in this new and exciting domain. Unfortunately, I m...