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Seeking Yield by Staked - Issue 37: ๐Ÿ“œ Staked Developer Docs, โš–๏ธ One Year of Decredโ€™s Politeia Proposal System, โœ… Tezos Babylon Upgrade Activated, ๐Ÿ“ˆ Total Value Locked in DeFi Hits 3M ETH, & More

This is the thirty-seventh issue of Seeking Yield by Staked, a weekly update about the most interesting things happening in crypto asset staking and lending.

๐Ÿ“œ Staked Developer Docs

We recently refreshed our developer documentation to make it as easy as possible to integrate the Robo-Advisor for Yield (RAY) and/or staking-as-a-service into your business.

If you have a product which uses Web3, integrating RAY is as simple as dropping in a few lines of code. Partners offering staking-as-a-service are able to integrate with our staking infrastructure directly through our API services.

Integrate and generate more revenue for your business!

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๐Ÿ‘‰ View our developer documentation here.

โš–๏ธ One Year of Decredโ€™s Politeia Proposal System

Having launched on October 16, 2018, the Decred Politeia Proposal System has officially been live for one year!

Over the past year, the system has seen:

  • 486,205 tickets cast

  • 53 proposals submitted

  • 25 approved proposals

  • 13 rejected proposals

  • 12 abandoned proposals

  • 3 proposals in discussion

  • 1,604 comments from 154 users

  • 4,704 up/down votes by 151 users

Marketing was the most popular proposal domain type during Politeiaโ€™s first year, though marketing also saw the greatest number of abandoned proposals. Software development proposals saw the second highest number of submissions, as well as the greatest number of proposals approved.

Decred governance is alive and well!

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๐Ÿ‘‰ One year of Decred's Politeia in numbers and graphs

โœ… Tezos Babylon Upgrade Activated

Earlier today at block 655,361, Babylon, the second Tezos protocol upgrade, was officially activated. This upgrade brings a number of changes to the Tezos protocol including a new consensus algorithm variant (Emmy+), several new Michelson features, refinements to the quorum formula, and more.

Per TzStats, below is a breakdown of the Babylon promotion vote period.

The self-amending blockchain continues to amend itself.

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๐Ÿ“ˆ Total Value Locked in DeFi Hits 3M ETH

The total value locked (TVL) in DeFi has surpassed 3M ETH, worth $532MM at the time of writing. Furthermore, the top three applications on DeFi Pulse by TVL are currently MakerDAO, Compound, and Synthetix.


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๐Ÿ‘‰ DeFi Pulse website

๐Ÿ“Š Current Staking Yields

Staked currently supports 16 different crypto assets including Cosmos, Algorand, Tezos, Dash, Decred, Orbs, Horizen, Livepeer, EOS, Factom, Loom, Iris, Terra, Dai, and USDC.

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๐Ÿ“Š Robo-Advisor for Yield (RAY)

Currently live on the Ethereum mainnet, the Robo-Advisor for Yield (RAY) is the easiest way to earn the highest yield on your ETH, DAI, and USDC holdings.

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About Staked

Staked helps institutional investors reliably and securely compound their crypto by 5%โ€Šโ€”โ€Š100% annually through staking and lending. Staked runs validation nodes for proof-of-stake currencies and offers access to on- and off-chain lending options that provide an annualized yield of in-kind currency. Stakedโ€™s investors include Pantera Capital, Digital Currency Group, Coinbase Ventures, Winklevoss Capital, Fabric Ventures, Global Brain, and other leading crypto investors.

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