Ownerless Ownership, Trustless Trust — DAOs, the Future of Governance

Take a minute to visualize this: You want to start a crowdfunding platform with a group of like-minded netizens that allows members to raise funds and vote on the businesses worth supporting.
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However, you’re also concerned that these are anonymous individuals.

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Vitalik thinks token-based decentralized governance is holding DeFi back

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has taken a deep dive into token-based decentralized governance, suggesting that existing voting mechanisms are flawed and may be holding the DeFi sector back from realizing its full potential.
In a lengthy blog post published Aug.

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MakerDAO to dissolve Foundation and become truly decentralized again

Pioneering decentralized finance protocol, MakerDAO, has announced its foundation will formally dissolve in the coming months, marking one of the final milestones in the protocol’s roadmap to decentralized governance.

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Concern as Uniswap-backed ‘DeFi Education Fund’ dumps $10M worth of UNI

The controversial Uniswap-funded DeFi Education Fund has liquidated half of its donated funding into stablecoins, attracting condemnation from many in the crypto community.
On June 12, the fund tweeted that it was selling 500,000 UNI to Genesis Trading for 10.

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Finance Redefined: Alchemix rugpull remuneration, and Aave v. 2.5! June 16-23

After close to a month of consulting with industry experts and journalists within Cointelegraph and without, we’re proud to unveil a new segment for Finance Redefined, a.k.a. the premier DeFi industry newsletter: on-chain analysis.

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Qtum price rallies 160% as the project’s focus on DeFi pays off

After rallying 1.510% in 2021, QTUM price hit a $35.70 all-time high on May 7. This relatively obscure altcoin launched in September 2017 is a fork of the Bitcoin Core 0.13 version, but it also integrates the Ethereum virtual machine (EVM) and smart contract execution capability.

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