MakerDAO launches Spark Protocol, a brand new DeFi lending answer for DAI customers

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MakerDAO, a decentralized autonomous group that operates on the Ethereum blockchain and points stablecoin DAI, has introduced that it has launched the Spark Protocol, a lending answer for DAI customers. 

Based on the Twitter announcement, the primary model of the Spark Protocol will act as a “lending market” offering customers with provide and borrowing options for cryptocurrencies akin to Ether (ETH), staked Ether (stETH), DAI, and staked DAI (sDAI). The platform is particularly designed for DAI and goals to supply customers with entry to aggressive rates of interest.

The Spark Protocol can be linked to Maker’s D3M (Direct Deposit Dai Module), a system that allows interplay between the Maker ecosystem and third-party lending swimming pools. The hyperlink between Spark Protocol and Maker’s D3M seeks to allow customers to borrow DAI at extra aggressive charges, with an preliminary annual price of simply 1.11%. 

Relating to the connection between Spark Protocol and Maker’s D3M, the announcement famous: “This direct wholesale credit score line in DAI injects and mechanically balances recent DAI liquidity into Spark Lend and permits its customers to entry one of the best charges out there.” 

Finally, the Spark Protocol lending answer guarantees to boost MakerDAO’s DAI lending capabilities, enhance liquidity, supply customers improved charges, a yield-bearing model of DAI, and extra liquidity choices. 

Associated: MakerDAO votes to maintain USDC as main collateral, rejects ‘diversification’ plan

MakerDAO lately proposed a brand new “structure” designed to determine and formalize its governance processes, in addition to safeguard in opposition to potential threats from malicious actors who might try to take over the protocol. 

To make sure the safety and stability of the Maker Protocol and defend person funds from potential failures or losses as a consequence of human and institutional selections, MakerDAO‘s new structure makes use of “alignment engineering” to solidify the core commitments of the Maker neighborhood.

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