Tag: Defi

DeFi Synthetics on Augur

Augur lets anyone, anywhere create new financial instruments that have never existed – with a few clicks. One can create synthetics that track anything from Apple stock to the price of Ether. Under the hood, these are scalar markets. Such markets resolve along a scale rather than paying out...

Augur: A New Financial Primitive

Shares in Augur markets represent exposure to or insurance against any future state of reality. They are a new financial primitive. These shares are transferrable, borderless, programmable, and uncensorable. Anyone, anywhere, at anytime can buy, sell, exchange, or even gift these shares to anyone else. Just as lending, exchange,...

20 Augur Predictions for 2020

2020 has the potential to be a breakthrough year for Augur and open prediction markets. Augur is well-poised to be one of DeFi’s headline success stories this year and one of the first DApps to bring non-crypto-natives to Ethereum. It’s still early days, and there will be growing pains,...

Augur’s Golden Opportunity & Why Market Trumps Everything

“Market Matters Most.” — Marc Andreessen The 2020 election cycle is a dream market for Augur and perhaps the most powerful beachhead available to any DeFi project in the world right now to establish momentum at the dawn of this new decade. Augur is broader than political markets, but this is...