DeFi Arts Intelligencer - Feb. 29th, 2020

Welcome to the 7th issue of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer, your weekly source for key happenings around blockchain art, collectibles, and games. Subscribe here.


For this dispatch:

🎨 Digital Art & Collectibles

πŸ•ΉοΈ Blockchain Games

  • Team Leeky, an Axie Infinity eSports team, launched.

  • No-loss lotto game PoolTogether now supports transferable tickets, making it easier than ever to join its weekly and daily pools. The dapp’s builders also just published a helpful intro to the risks associated with the project.

  • Gamify Ethereum with Drip: a new project that lets users check out the achievements of Ethereum addresses.

♦️♦️ DeFi News

  • Crypto lending dapp Compound is embracing a governance token, COMP.

  • Circle, backers of the USDC stablecoin, don’t consider use of the Tornado privacy solution to be a violation of the token’s terms of service.

  • Real estate tokenization project RealT just completed a $615,000 sale of a 15-unit apartment complex.

  • The Loopring project launched Loopring Exchange, the first DEX on Ethereum powered by ZK-Rollups.

  • A new project to watch is DeLance, a dapp for freelance developers to auction their time via NFTs.

  • Alternative insurance dapp Nexus Mutual resolved two vulnerabilities.

  • Kyber Network’s KNC token was listed on and Coinbase Pro. In other news, Coinbase Wallet just added support for the Ethereum Name Service (ENS).

πŸ“°Fresh Reads

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

Keep an πŸ‘οΈ out for the 8th issue of the DeFi Arts Intelligencer this time next week, too. Cheers ✌️


About DeFi Arts Intelligencer

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

I’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. I’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.

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