DeFi Arts Intelligencer - Apr. 11th, 2020

Welcome to the 13th issue of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer, your weekly source for key happenings around blockchain art, collectibles, and games. Subscribe here.


For this dispatch:

๐ŸŽจ Digital Art & Collectibles

๐Ÿ•น๏ธ Blockchain Games

โ™ฆ๏ธโ™ฆ๏ธ DeFi News

  • Several mainstream Chicago-based trading firms have teamed up with decentralized finance projects like Compound in the collaborative Chicago DeFi Alliance (CDA) group.

  • Reddit is working on a โ€œCommunity Pointsโ€ system built on Ethereum.

  • Automated asset rebalancer project Set Protocol saw a new daily purchase record of $2 million worth of Sets on April 8th.

  • Unisocks, limited-edition socks created by the team behind the decentralized exchange Uniswap, remain popular โ€ฆ

    Twitter avatar for @haydenzadamsHayden Adams ๐Ÿฆ„ @haydenzadams
    If anyone was wondering $SOCKS trading on is still alive and well: $88,000 traded since May 2019 $7,500 traded last month $30,000 in the liquidity pool ~50% of trades are fractional 100 SOCKS redeemed 199 still in the liquidity pool 201 in user wallets Image
  • Is the time of personal token agents, who scout and invest in talent in Ethereumโ€™s rising social money scene, nearing? Alex Masmejean, who just launched an $ALEX token offering to raise $20,000, thinks itโ€™s possible.

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Thanks for reading, and stay creative on- and off-chain!

Keep an ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ out for the 14th issue of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer this time next week, too. Cheers โœŒ๏ธ


About DeFi Arts Intelligencer

The DeFi Arts Intelligencer is curated by me, William M. Peaster, a professional writer and editor whoโ€™s been tracking the Ethereum and Dai beats in recent years.

Iโ€™m passionate about art and a DeFi optimist, so putting together this newsletter is both fun and informative for me. I hope others may find the content helpful, too. But be mindful, the information herein should not be construed as investment advice. Iโ€™m not a financial adviser, and these are my opinions. Always take care to seriously consider the various layers of risk you face in participating in the still-maturing cryptoeconomy.

If you have a DeFi tip or lead, questions or comments, or would be interested in commissioning me for a writing gig, you can ping me at or on Telegram at @wmpeaster.

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