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Aave Token Architecture V2: Towards Aave As An Insured Credit Protocol

Dec 30, 2020 12:17 pm

Aave Token Architecture V2: Towards Aave As An Insured Credit Protocol

On November 10th, we put forth a proposal to fundamentally revise Aave’s current token architecture. Having received excellent feedback from the community, we are thrilled to present V2 which incorporates much of this insight.

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Coordination, Public Goods and Crypto (Part 2)

Nov 27, 2020 10:38 am

Coordination, Public Goods and Crypto (Part 2)

Having discussed what the underfunded public goods problem is and why it matters in part 1, we now turn our attention to solutions to this problem. We begin by describing existing solutions, why they fall short as well as how crypto can expand the design space and shorten the iteration cycle for new social technologies, yielding better solutions. In this piece, we focus on governance and quadratic funding as two examples of potentially interesting solutions currently being trialeld which could eventually be expanded to address societal problems.

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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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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

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, 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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