Nathan van der Heyden

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Brussels, Belgium
Brussels, Belgium
Nathan is a writer interested in decentralizing the internet. He holds a Master's in international relations and political philosophy and has always been interested in protecting people and their privacy from the digital economy. He later discovered what we being created in crypto and hasn't looked back since.
  • DeFi Project Spotlight: Raydium, Solana’s Top Automated Market Maker

    Analysis

    Raydium is a decentralized exchange on Solana that functions unlike any other exchange. It uses liquidity pools but also acts as the biggest market maker on Solana’s order book-based exchange,...

  • DeFi Project Spotlight: Ribbon Finance, the Options-Based Yield Generator

    Analysis

    No yield farming, no impermanent loss, and unconstrained by market conditions: Ribbon Finance is building the Holy Grail for DeFi’s power users by offering sustainable high yields through options-based strategies....

  • What Are DAOs? The Future of Global Organizations Explained

    Analysis

    DAO is an abbreviation for “Decentralized Autonomous Organization.” These crypto-native organizations are transparent communities whose core principles are hard-coded in the blockchain. DAOs vs. Traditional Organizations DAOs have gathered a...

  • $25M Uniswap Proposal Sparks Another Governance Controversy

    Business

    A controversial new governance proposal is up for a vote on Uniswap. The proposal would allocate $25 million worth of UNI tokens to the crypto data analytics firm Flipside Crypto....

  • Highstreet Announces $5 Million Raise to Combine VR, NFT, and Crypto

    Business

    The VR Metaverse is inching closer. With some calling for “NFT Summer,” Highstreet, a metaverse-based DeFi marketplace for NFTs and other digital items, has raised $5 million. Highstreet: NFT Marketplace...

  • NFT Marketplace SuperRare Announces Token and Airdrop

    Business

    Anyone who has interacted with SuperRare, a highly-curated digital art marketplace, will be eligible to receive the new governance token, RARE. SuperRare Continues NFT Summer The NFT marketplace has built...

  • 1inch Expands to Ethereum Layer 2 Solution Optimism

    Business

    1inch has launched on Optimistic Ethereum, Optimism’s Layer 2 scaling solution. 1inch Heads To Layer 2 1inch has deployed its code on Optimistic Ethereum, Optimism’s Layer 2 scaling solution. The decentralized...

  • Polygon Acquires Layer 2 Blockchain Hermez for $250 Million

    Business

    Polygon is acquiring Hermez Network in the first merger and acquisition deal involving two projects with tokens. Hermez To Become Polygon Hermez Formerly known as Matic network, Polygon has recently...

  • Senate Passes Vote on Anti-Crypto Infrastructure Bill

    Business

    After much discussion, the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill was approved by the Senate with a 69-30 majority. The bill contains a problematic provision concerning the crypto industry as any crypto...

  • Bipartisan Amendment Held Up By One Senator

    Business

    A key moment in the Infrastructure Bill as the Senate debates the bipartisan amendment. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) objects to all amendments to the Infrastructure Bill as his own amendment...