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DeFi Deep Dive - PancakeSwap vs Uniswap

Written By Ivan on Tech

Feb 21, 2021

PancakeSwap has seen a lot of interest in recent weeks. Essentially a clone of Uniswap, PancakeSwap provides a very similar user experience to Uniswap. However, with rising Ethereum transaction fees and network congestion, a serious automated market maker (AMM) competitor was bound to emerge. There have been several attempts to copy the #1 AMM on Ethereum. However, the first-mover advantage and strong fundamentals have kept Uniswap in the spotlight for several months. Until recently, that is, when PancakeSwap rose to prominence seemingly overnight. The space has seen a huge wave of adoption and trading volume galvanized by the Binance Smart Chain community. But, how do PancakeSwap vs Uniswap stack up against each other?

In this article, we’re going to explore the PancakeSwap and Uniswap AMM platforms and weigh the pros and cons of each. Also, we’re going to explore how these platforms rose to the top as the two DEXs with the highest trading volume. Furthermore,...

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DeFi Deep Dive - What is Bancor?

Written By Ivan on Tech

Nov 21, 2020

The Bancor Network is one of the longest-standing cryptocurrency projects, and among the first to pioneer decentralized financial applications (dApps) and token swaps. Despite a heavily-publicized attack and various legal hurdles throughout its infancy, the Bancor Protocol is emerging as a stand-out platform. Bancor shows great potential, thanks to recent upgrades and services to the network and the higher utility of the BNT token.

In this article, we’re going to dive into how the Bancor Protocol operates, what the Bancor Network consists of, the roles of the BNT token, and what’s in store for the future of the Bancor v2.1 upgrade. It was only in July this year that Bancor v2 was released, and the voting took place a few months later between October 15th and 18th for the next protocol upgrade. Read on to learn all about Bancor!

Bancor shot back into public consciousness earlier this week, and its DeFi Pulse listing surged. If you want some help in keeping track of the...

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