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Public Releases

Empty Set Dollar: A Game Theoretical Approach to Elastic Stablecoins

Nov 12, 2020 3:05 pm

Empty Set Dollar: A Game Theoretical Approach to Elastic Stablecoins

Empty Set Dollar (ESD) is an elastic, algorithmic stablecoin that uses in-built monetary incentives to maintain its peg. The protocol is still experimenting with the overall mechanism design with an active community that’s spearheading governance initiatives.

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Delphi Debrief

This Week in Bitcoin & DeFi: The Delphi Debrief

Nov 20, 2020 9:08 pm

This Week in Bitcoin & DeFi: The Delphi Debrief

A free weekly digest of the latest analysis and content from Delphi Digital's research team, including key takeaways from Delphi Digital's latest research reports, bite-sized summaries of every Delphi Daily, charts of the Week and The Delphi Podcast highlights

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Public Releases, Proposals

Our New PowerPool Proposal (#9) Ahead of Next Week’s PowerIndex Launch

Nov 20, 2020 1:26 pm

Our New PowerPool Proposal (#9) Ahead of Next Week’s PowerIndex Launch

It’s time for the main Power Index to launch. The purpose of this proposal is to create a smooth transition from the current baby index to the main index, while incorporating a few improvements to the liquidity mining program.

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Public Releases, Proposals

Aave Proposal Walkthrough

Nov 19, 2020 8:47 pm

Aave Proposal Walkthrough

In this video, we walk through our recent Aave proposal where we suggest a fundamental change to the current token architecture. Our goal with this is to move Aave towards becoming a credit protocol rather than a credit facility.

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Public Releases

Aave Proposal, $NXM Outlook, Polkadot’s DeFi Stack: The Delphi Debrief

Nov 13, 2020 5:03 pm

Aave Proposal, $NXM Outlook, Polkadot’s DeFi Stack: The Delphi Debrief

A free weekly digest of the latest analysis and content from Delphi Digital's research team, including key takeaways from Delphi Digital's latest research reports, bite-sized summaries of every Delphi Daily, charts of the Week and The Delphi Podcast highlights

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Public Releases

Towards Aave as a Credit Protocol: Tranching Risk To Enable Greater Capital Efficiency, Innovation and Robustness

Nov 10, 2020 7:11 am

Towards Aave as a Credit Protocol: Tranching Risk To Enable Greater Capital Efficiency, Innovation and Robustness

Having worked closely with the Aave team for months, in this post we propose a new token architecture for Aave that we believe will lead to greater capital efficiency, innovation and robustness.

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Public Releases

📈 Best of Delphi Research (Oct. 2020)

Nov 5, 2020 6:53 pm

📈 Best of Delphi Research (Oct. 2020)

Keeping up with content these days has become increasingly hard, which is why we’re excited to announce our new monthly Delphi Research Recap! From now on, we’ll be releasing a monthly digest highlighting some of our research team’s top reports and content.

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Public Releases

Coordination, Public Goods and Crypto (Part 1)

Nov 5, 2020 4:18 pm

Coordination, Public Goods and Crypto (Part 1)

While private property rights and markets have led to massive progress, underfunded public goods are a class of coordination problem which cannot be solved solely using markets. In this post, I explore what the underfunded public goods problem is and how it applies to blockchain.

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Public Releases

Why We Spent $159k On Digital Battle Pets

Oct 29, 2020 12:52 pm

Why We Spent $159k On Digital Battle Pets

Last night our team purchased 5 Axies for 473.5 ETH (worth ~$159k at the time). Here's why we're so excited about this investment.

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Public Releases, Models, Proposals

Proposed PowerPool LM Model

Sep 24, 2020 6:10 pm

Proposed PowerPool LM Model

We propose a comprehensive, long-term oriented model that charts a sustainable path forward for the community heading into the mainnet launch of the PowerIndex.

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Public Releases, Delphi Daily, Proposals

Reimagining The PowerPool

Sep 12, 2020 3:10 pm

Reimagining The PowerPool

What if we redesigned PowerPool as a liquidity pool rather than a lending protocol? LP shares effectively become an ETF token for the DeFi sector, with PowerPool acting as the governance layer built on top.

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Public Releases

Developer Activity Dashboard Report

Sep 11, 2020 11:03 am

Developer Activity Dashboard Report

In this report, we explore the correlation between developer activity and a project’s future success, particularly regarding token price performance where we see a notable and we believe actionable correlation for projects with low market cap to developer activity ratios.

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