The 5 scariest things that can happen in DeFi?
A quick rundown of everything that went *spooktacularly* WELL in our world of credit scoring in October. No tricks, just treats and sneak peaks.
Halloween might be over but there’s a lot to be afraid of in the world of DeFi! We polled our team of seasoned DeFi experts, enthusiasts, and daredevils to find out what keeps them up at night. The last one, at the bottom of this newsletter, is quite possibly the scariest of all.
But first some important updates: in this and all future newsletter editions, we will be releasing exclusive content✨ on here first for your viewing pleasure.
🌐 From Around the Web
✨[Newsletter Exclusive] Distinguishing Between Red and Blue in a Colorblind Universe
How Spectral is planning to use zero-knowledge proofs for offchain computation and onchain verification.
“There is one thing you can’t do with lending in DeFi. You can’t borrow more than you can stake."
In this post, Joshua Pulman, senior associate at Truist Ventures, announces investment in the start-up building the future of credit in Web3.
🇨🇴 3 Highlights From DevCon Bogota 2022
Big Kudos to the DevCon 6 team for pulling off one of the biggest events of the year. We mingled, listened and met up with some incredible developers.
Here are our attending team members’ highlights:
Favorite Deep Dive - ZK Badges
Favorite Side Event - H.E.R DAO Party Bus to rAave
Favorite Vitalik Appearance - What to Know About ZK Panel
🪐 From the Spectralverse
Civilization has gradually reframed borrowing from a zero-sum game of obligation to a mutually beneficial agreement. The first in a three-part series dedicated to the history of credit, credit intelligence, and credit modeling.
Soulbound Tokens (SBTs) can improve delegation, create a more precise version of the traditional airdrop, streamline paperwork, not to mention offer new opportunities for composability in DeFi lending.
An in-depth look at the intricacies of the MACRO Score, the second in a series of two. The first part focused on defining the problem, gathering data, engineering features, and constructing a model. This part explores model evaluation criteria, computation of the MACRO Score, interpreting MACRO Scores, and ongoing model monitoring.
In other exciting updates, we’ve hit 40K+ MacroScores and added 3 new Spectralites to our growing team.
On all Hallows’ Eve we hosted a #Spooktral Discord event with 600+ community members to introduce our revamped community onboarding process and announce a new Pilot Program, set to launch this month. We also shared a very special sneak peak of our revamped website! Reminder: If you attended the call on Monday, then don’t forget to claim your (on-chain achievement token) OAT.
🎊 Join the conversation - our next unmissable Discord community event is on Nov 30
List of scary (okay, concerning) occurrences in DeFi
When a certain someone hacks your Discord server
Your house burns down and you don't have a copy of your seed phrase(s)
3. Every-time you get an email from Trading Platform(s)
A certain Yacht pulls up to your city 👀
You miss the Monthly Spectral Finance Newsletter (we might be biased here)
🇬🇧 See you at our last event of 2022 - Token2049 in London between Nov 9 -10.
Onwards and upwards!