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You might recognize that glorious feeling of stumbling upon something new that is so interesting, exciting and inspirational that you simply HAVE to move beyond the point of having it for yourself. Well… it happened again.

Those who know me personally might recall that time I first learned about the…


THE YOUNG & OVEREXPOSED is a mini-series of blog posts about the modern struggle, written from the perspective of a 24-year old. This second piece is focussed on the role of randomness in life.

the best example of a utopian “meritocratic” worldview

Did you ever consider how your high school classmates are doing? You were all born in…


Earlier today, De Volkskrant — one of the most respected newspapers in The Netherlands — published an extensive article on the seemingly stagnant state of blockchain initiatives in the country. By the time the fifth person asked me about my reaction on the article through WhatsApp, I felt obliged to…


Blockchained Society is a series of articles about some practical use-cases of blockchain technology (and others). For every article, we zoom in on ONE possible application of the technology and try to envision how it would change society as we know it, through storytelling and hand-drawn illustrations. We publish a…


Stake your funds in the Tether (USDT) protection pool and earn premiums plus bonus $OPIUM tokens. Live now at Opium Insurance!

Key points

  • To attract sufficient liquidity, Opium Team has proposed a liquidity mining program for Tether (USDT) solvency risk protection pools.
  • Provide liquidity by staking your USDC in the pool, before the staking phase ends on February 7th at 21:00 UTC.
  • Staked funds are locked until the contract matures (March 5th 21:00…


After closing a successful investment round Opium Team has been heads-down in November, working on the next milestones for Opium Network. Let's consider what we have been working on and recap the media attention that November brought Opium!

Team updates

Recap: Opium Protocol has closed a $3.25 million funding round

A few weeks ago Opium Team announced the closing of a successful…


Continuing our innovations related to Credit Default Swaps by launching the first CDSs for USDT and wBTC, enabling the use of interest-bearing collateral to unlock the billions of value in DeFi for the derivatives market, significant growth and milestones for the Opium Community, and much more!

September started out hot…


Last Friday, on September 18th 2020, we hosted our very first AMA on the Opium Discord server. Even though we just recently launched our Discord server, some great questions were shared by community members. In this article, we’ve included all questions asked and categorised them for improved readability.

Here’s a…


Building the first Credit Default Swap (CDS) in DeFi, a reliable derivative for DeFi darling $YFI, welcoming independent teams building on Protocol, and much more!

DeFi Summer seems to be in full swing as new projects, features, tokens, and memes seem to be popping up every single day. It has…


Chainlink and Opium have collaborated on a reliable price feed for the YFI/ETH token pair, bringing the first fully decentralized YFI derivative product to the DeFi market.

At Opium Protocol, we are focussed on bringing professional derivatives to DeFi as we believe it is a crucial instrument for efficient markets…

Deniz

Fascinated by many things in life but currently indulged in the intersection of crypto, blockchain, economics & philosophy.

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