With COMP Below $100, a Look Back at the ‘DeFi Summer’ It Sparked

Compound's governance token, COMP, fell below $100 early Tuesday. The DeFi token kicked off the yield farming craze way back in June.

Business  ·  20 October 2020

Kraken Adds 3 DeFi Tokens – COMP, KAVA, KNC

Riding the surge of interest in yield farming, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is listing three tokens from the world of decentralized finance.

Business  ·  14 July 2020

Compound Tops $1B in Crypto Loans as DeFi Farmers Keep Digging for Yield

Yield farming continues to push Compound to new heights. On Monday, the lending protocol topped $1 billion in loans issued.

Tech  ·  13 July 2020

Delta Exchange Predicts $40 Price for COMP Ahead of Governance Token Deluge

One startup has done the math and thinks the true value for Compound's COMP token right now should be more like $40.

Markets  ·  7 July 2020

Compound Changes COMP Distribution Rules Following ‘Yield Farming’ Frenzy

Following a Tuesday governance vote, daily COMP token distributions will change dramatically, starting Thursday.

Tech  ·  30 June 2020

DeFi’s ‘Agricultural Revolution’ Has Ethereum Users Turning to Decentralized Exchanges

Decentralized exchanges are seeing more action than ever thanks to a surge in decentralized finance activity.

Tech  ·  30 June 2020

DeFi Platform Opyn Launches Put Options on Compound Token

Decentralized options marketplace Opyn has launched put options on COMP that will provide a safety net of sorts should COMP’s fortunes take a turn for the worse.

Markets  ·  26 June 2020

Coinbase Lists Compound’s COMP Token for Retail Crypto Traders

The Compound token almost fell back below $200 earlier this week, before Coinbase rode to the rescue. It listed the token for retail users, and gave COMP a nice price bump.

News  ·  26 June 2020

Some Numbers That Show Why Yield Farming COMP Is So Seductive

COMP has created a sudden craze for "yield farming." Here are three scenarios illustrating the risks and rewards of DeFi's latest trend.

Tech  ·  25 June 2020

DeFi Startups Built on Compound Weigh What to Do With $200 COMP Tokens

Startups built on Compound's decentralized lending protocol are now pondering the second-order effects of COMP's price surge.

Tech  ·  19 June 2020

Blockchain Bites: COMP x2, Reddit Scales and Factom Goes Bankrupt

The COMP governance token is seeing massive gains and potential listings on Coinbase Pro and CoinFlip, while Reddit looks to scale its Ethereum-based project.

News  ·  19 June 2020

A Coinbase Pro Listing and Other Eye-Opening Data Points on Compound’s Surge in Demand

It's hard to pick just one stunning fact about the market suddenly created by the issuance of Compound's COMP token.

Tech  ·  18 June 2020

COMP’s Sudden Growth Has Swamped a DEX Dealing Only in Stablecoins

One of the newer entrants to the DeFi space, Curve, is riding the wave of demand for the freshly issued Compound governance token, COMP.

Tech  ·  16 June 2020