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Cryptoknowmics 2022-08-26 08:45:32

Compound Launches New DeFi Lending Platform Compound v3

Compound v3 is the latest release of The Compound’s decentralized finance (DeFi) lending platform. According to a blog post published by the protocol’s creator, the limited production release lowers the number of supported tokens that can be loaned and collateralized on the system. The most recent version of Compound, called Comet, enables users to borrow a single, interest-earning asset, USD Coin (USDC), while using wrapped Bitcoin (wBTC) and native tokens from Chainlink (LINK), Uniswap (UNI), and Compound (COMP) as security. Compound v3 With New Security Feature Compound v3 improves the security and scalability of the system by using Chainlink as the protocol’s only pricing feed and streamlining smart governance contracts. The assets subject to the limited release methodology are restricted to $100 million, or around 2% of the $3.8 billion in assets owned by Compound v2. Robert Leshner, the creator of Compound, claims that Compound v3 enables users to borrow more tokens with lower liquidation risks and fees. Compound’s earlier iterations used the pooled-risk model that supported nine cryptocurrencies, including Ether (ETH), dai (DAI), and Tether. Users would deposit their assets into lending pools in the old model, and those deposits would generate interest. Lenders collected cTokens, which reflected the value of their deposits in return. The lender may borrow a specified portion of the value of their collateralized assets i...

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