Weekly Roundup – 6.15
By Exponential Team
Published Jun 15, 2023

Welcome to Weekly Roundup, where our team of experts selects buzzworthy pools, news, and announcements for you to have on your radar.

A Degen Prayer
May the yield be high, and the gas fees low
In the grand Ledger of Life
Through the murky FUD and blinding FOMO
In Satoshi’s name, we HODL
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The best of the best. These pools have no major red flags, offer a competitive yield, and are at the top of the class – earning an A or B risk rating.
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These pools are coming in hot 🔥. Our new DEX Dash looks at the top 500 cross-chain DEX pools by volume (weekly/monthly/yearly) to analyze if it is trending positively, negatively, or neutral so you can stay ahead of the curve.
Top Trending Pairs (by L7D volume)
  1. USDC-USDT (DODO-Ethereum) 👑
  1. USDT-WBNB 0.05% PancakeSwap V3-BNB Chain)
  1. ARB-WETH 0.05% (Uniswap V3-Arbitrum)
  1. USDT-WETH 0.05% (Uniswap V3-Arbitrum)
Top DEXs by Weekly Volume (Weekly Change)
  1. Swapr (+1181%) 👑
  1. mStable (+500%)
  1. Ellipsis (+379%)
  1. Defiswap (+239%)
Top Chains by Weekly Volume (Weekly Change)
  1. Polygon (+23%) 👑
  1. Gnosis (+4%)
  1. BNB Chain (+3%)
  1. Fantom (-6%)
Source: Dune
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In the latest Degen Responsibly, we discuss how unshETH’s LSDfi platform aims to promote validator decentralization, and more! Listen here, and share your thoughts with us at @ExponentialDeFi.
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New protocol reports
Keeping up with Protocols is tough – let us help. Our team finds the most interesting protocols that should be on your radar and breaks down what you need to know.
Flashstake - a novel protocol that allows users to receive instant yield upfront by locking assets for a chosen duration
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Uniswap unveils latest v4 iteration. Uniswap has released a draft for its fourth iteration, dubbed v4. The new version aims to improve the scalability and efficiency of the protocol. Uniswap v4 will use a single smart contract for all pools, reducing gas fees and enabling flash accounting. v4 will also introduce “hooks,” which are smart contracts that can be plugged into different pools to create custom functionalities. Read our latest thread for a rundown of all the key features!
Polygon reveals 2.0 roadmap. Polygon has announced its plans to transform its ecosystem into a network of ZK (zero knowledge)-powered L2 chains unified by a cross-chain coordination protocol. Importantly, for the user, the entire network will feel the same as using a single chain. The team said Polygon 2.0 would enhance its PoS Chain, increase the utility of the MATIC token, and enable more community governance over the protocol and treasury.
Spark Protocol is improving MakerDAO’s stability mechanisms. Spark, a lending protocol providing liquidity for participants in the Maker ecosystem, will become a sub-DAO in MakerDAO’s Endgame roadmap. Spark’s main advantage is its access to a direct credit line with Maker, called the Dai Direct Deposit Module (D3M). The protocol will also have a kill switch to protect against future collateral failures, as seen with the USDC depeg.

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