Ben Giove

Ben Giove

Former Senior Analyst at Bankless.

Articles
Written by Ben Giove • 11 months ago • 3 min read Bitcoin Blasts Back Markets are surging, here's what's going on... Bitcoin 1 0 Bitcoin Blasts Back Written by Ben Giove • 11 months ago • 6 min read 10 Altcoins That Will Survive The Bear The ten altcoins our Senior Analyst is watching closely.... Citizen-only AnalysisInvesting 10 1 10 Altcoins That Will Survive The Bear Written by Ben Giove • 11 months ago • 3 min read Solana Isn't Dead, Yet After catching SEC heat and getting delisted by Robinhood, SOL is in another moment of crisis.... Analysis 0 0 Solana Isn't Dead, Yet Written by Ben Giove • 11 months ago • 4 min read What You Need to Know About Uniswap v4 Unpacking the headline features of Uniswap's next release... DeFi 0 0 What You Need to Know About Uniswap v4 Written by Ben Giove • 12 months ago • 5 min read Vitalik’s Warning and EigenLayer's Promise The risks and rewards in restaking... Ethereum 3 0 Vitalik’s Warning and EigenLayer's Promise Written by Ben Giove • 12 months ago • 4 min read Is Lido Unstoppable? The liquid staking giant is getting bigger and concerns are mounting... Analysis 1 0 Is Lido Unstoppable? Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 8 min read 8 Bear Market Investment Strategies Alpha-packed strategies for trading crypto like a pro ... Citizen-only Investing 7 1 8 Bear Market Investment Strategies Written by Jack Inabinet • 1 year ago • 6 min read Are BTC Memecoins a Thing Now? Memecoin Szn: Bitcoin Edition... Bitcoin 0 0 Are BTC Memecoins a Thing Now? Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 5 min read The Tech Leveling Up Staking What you should know about Distributed Validator Technology.... Ethereum 6 0 The Tech Leveling Up Staking Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 6 min read Analyzing ETH’s Big Week How did crypto markets react to Shapella?... DeFiAnalysisEthereum 6 0 Analyzing ETH’s Big Week Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 4 min read Introducing the Bankless Token Hub Check out the tokens we’re bullish on after ETH’s big upgrade... Bankless Updates 0 0 Introducing the Bankless Token Hub Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 5 min read Everything You Need to Know About Shapella We unpack the Shanghai + Capella upgrades and their nested opportunities. ... AnalysisEthereum 12 0 Everything You Need to Know About Shapella Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 6 min read 5 Crypto Sectors Flashing Bullish Signs The application verticals showing big bull market energy.... Investing 4 0 5 Crypto Sectors Flashing Bullish Signs Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 9 min read Digging into the Crypto Gaming Sector Is this finally Crypto Gaming’s moment?... NFTsInvesting 2 0 Digging into the Crypto Gaming Sector Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 8 min read Bitcoin is Dominating As another financial crisis looms, BTC is now the flight-to-safety.... AnalysisBitcoin 3 0 Bitcoin is Dominating Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 7 min read Stablecoin Pandemonium A Look At The March 2023 Stablecoin Panic.... DeFi 4 0 Stablecoin Pandemonium Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 6 min read Bankless Token Ratings | March 2023 What does Bankless think about ATOM, OP, FXS, UNI and GFLY?... Citizen-only Analysis 27 1 Bankless Token Ratings | March 2023 Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 8 min read The New Stablecoin A new breed of app-specific stablecoins could be just what DeFi needs.... DeFiAnalysis 7 0 The New Stablecoin Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 8 min read The State of Optimism L2 season is upon us... how is Optimism doing?... Analysis 5 0 The State of Optimism Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 10 min read Bankless Token Ratings | February 2023 What does Bankless think about GNS, CANTO, SUSHI, LDO and RPL?... Citizen-only Article 4 0 Bankless Token Ratings | February 2023 Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 5 min read What’s Going On With Aptos? We unpack the VC-adored L1 blockchain's recent token pump. ... Analysis 24 1 What’s Going On With Aptos? Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 5 min read Why This Rally Is Different Markets are pumping, but does this rally have legs?... Analysis 1 0 Why This Rally Is Different Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 9 min read State of Ethereum Report — Q4 2022 An overview of Ethereum performance across the protocol, DeFi, L2s and NFTs.... AnalysisEthereum 2 0 State of Ethereum Report — Q4 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 5 min read Bankless Token Ratings | January 2023 What does Bankless think about SAND, INDEX, FXS, and DYDX?... Citizen-only Article 15 0 Bankless Token Ratings | January 2023 Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 6 min read How to Protect Against Stablecoin Blowups Worried about a depegging fiasco? Peep our tactic for Y2K Finance.... DeFiHow Tos 15 0 How to Protect Against Stablecoin Blowups Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 7 min read The L2 Year in Review Layer-2s were the growth story of 2022. Next year could be huge.... Analysis 0 0 The L2 Year in Review Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 5 min read What Will Cause The Next Bull Run? Here are the key areas to keep an eye on.... Analysis 19 0 What Will Cause The Next Bull Run? Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 10 min read The Future Of Liquid Staking The sector is pumping, but can anyone catch Lido?... DeFiAnalysis 3 0 The Future Of Liquid Staking Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 9 min read The Perks of Decentralized Perps Perpetual Futures DEXs are hot. Here are the protocols you need to know. ... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 The Perks of Decentralized Perps Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 7 min read Bankless Token Ratings | December 2022 What does Bankless think about BNB, ENS, PERP, AXS, SNX and APT?... Citizen-only Article 0 0 Bankless Token Ratings | December 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 1 year ago • 8 min read Is Solana Dead? The L1 has fallen on hard times -- can it bounce back?... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 Is Solana Dead? Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 6 min read 5 Reasons This Could Be The Crypto Bottom FTX happened. But is the worst over? Crypto OG Chris Burniske believes so.... Opinion 47 0 5 Reasons This Could Be The Crypto Bottom Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 15 min read Ultimate Guide to Undercollateralized Lending in DeFi CeFi lenders are failing, DeFi lending has a promising future... DeFiHow TosInvesting 31 6 Ultimate Guide to Undercollateralized Lending in DeFi Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 9 min read Insights From the FTX Implosion SBF isn’t answering our calls, so let’s look for some answers on-chain... Analysis 35 0 Insights From the FTX Implosion Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read Bankless Token Ratings | November 2022 What does Bankless think about DPX, IMX, ILV, ATOM, DYDX and MPL?... Citizen-only Analysis 36 0 Bankless Token Ratings | November 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 4 min read Was SBF Wrong? 3 arguments against Sam Bankman-Fried's proposed crypto regulation ... OpinionRegulation 22 0 Was SBF Wrong? Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 11 min read State of Ethereum Report — Q3 2022 An overview of protocol metrics, DeFi, NFTs, Layer 2, and development.... AnalysisEthereum 0 0 State of Ethereum Report — Q3 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read The Best DeFi Business Models DeFi verticals have differing market dynamics. Which ones are the toughest to survive?... DeFiAnalysisInvesting 0 0 The Best DeFi Business Models Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 5 min read 5 Sectors to Keep An Eye On Here are the five sectors that could thrive in the bear market ... OpinionInvesting 0 0 5 Sectors to Keep An Eye On Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read 10 Psych Hacks for Investing To first achieve crypto gains, get your mindset right.... OpinionInvesting 0 0 10 Psych Hacks for Investing Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read Bankless Token Ratings | September 2022 What does Bankless think about SYN, CVX, VELO, UNI, MKR, and SOL?... Citizen-only Analysis 0 0 Bankless Token Ratings | September 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read Here are the Best “Real Yields” in DeFi There's a new yield farming meta in DeFi. Here's how you can capitalize on it.... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 Here are the Best “Real Yields” in DeFi Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 4 min read 5 Under the Radar Projects on Arbitrum Arbitrum season is heating up - here are the smaller projects to look out for. ... DeFiOpinion 0 0 5 Under the Radar Projects on Arbitrum Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read How to Gain Exposure to Arbitrum Strap on your seatbelt - Arbitrum is getting a Nitro boost. ... AnalysisHow Tos 0 0 How to Gain Exposure to Arbitrum Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 11 min read What if Uniswap Turned On the Fee Switch? The fate of Uniswap lies in how, when and whether to turn on its fee switch.... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 What if Uniswap Turned On the Fee Switch? Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 4 min read The Biggest Shutdown The biggest merger in DeFi history has taken a turn for the worst. Here's what you need to know. ... Analysis 0 0 The Biggest Shutdown Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 2 min read Trending Project: Dopex (DPX) 📈 The Arbitrum-native options protocol has been red hot.... Article 0 0 Trending Project: Dopex (DPX) 📈 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read How to Win the Merge Investing in Ethereum's shift to Proof of Stake is easier than you think.... EthereumHow TosInvesting 0 0 How to Win the Merge Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read Bankless Token Ratings | August 2022 Token Ratings for OP, RPL, SNX, GMX, AAVE and LDO. ... Citizen-only Alpha 0 0 Bankless Token Ratings | August 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 2 min read Trending Project: Optimism (OP) Tldr: The explosive price action in OP is kicking off L2 summer.... Article 0 0 Trending Project: Optimism (OP) Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read Which DeFi Protocols Are Profitable? Are any DeFi protocols profitable? Bankless reviews Uniswap, Aave, Compound, Maker, Lido and Maple. ... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 Which DeFi Protocols Are Profitable? Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 2 min read Trending Project: Lido (LDO) 📈 Tl;dr: The leading liquid staking protocol is center stage ahead of the merge.... Article 0 0 Trending Project: Lido (LDO) 📈 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read Under The Radar Layer 2s A closer look at Scroll, Aztec, Immutable X, Polygon zkEVM... Analysis 0 0 Under The Radar Layer 2s Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read Ethereum vs. Cosmos Who is winning the modular blockchain race to scale crypto?... AnalysisEthereum 1 0 Ethereum vs. Cosmos Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 2 min read Trending Project: Aave (AAVE) Aave breaks into the stablecoin game with the reveal of GHO.... Article 0 0 Trending Project: Aave (AAVE) Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 11 min read State of Ethereum Report — Q2, 2022 An overview of protocol metrics, DeFi, NFTs, Layer 2, and development. ... AnalysisEthereum 0 0 State of Ethereum Report — Q2, 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read Bankless Token Ratings | July 2022 ATOM I SOL I AVAX I PERP I TRIBE I SUSHI ... Citizen-only Article 0 0 Bankless Token Ratings | July 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read 5 Crypto Investment Trends for the Rest of 2022 Multiple upgrades I New Token Standards I Layer-2 I Cosmos I That Macro Thing. ... AnalysisInvesting 0 0 5 Crypto Investment Trends for the Rest of 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read 3 Signs a Crypto Project is NGMI Hint: it has to do with tokenomics, treasuries, and governance. ... AnalysisInvesting 0 0 3 Signs a Crypto Project is NGMI Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 10 min read Is DeFi Ded? L1’s, CeFi banks, and VC’s are dropping like flies. So…Who’s Next?! ... AnalysisOpinion 0 0 Is DeFi Ded? Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 6 min read Zero Degrees Celsius Celsius Proves (Again) Why DeFi > CeFi ... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 Zero Degrees Celsius Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read The Layer 2 Token Endgame If you're trading L2 tokens right now, you might be doing it wrong. ... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 The Layer 2 Token Endgame Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 11 min read Ultimate Guide to Metagovernance Crypto's next big trend has major implications for DAOs and DeFi... DeFiHow Tos 0 0 Ultimate Guide to Metagovernance Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 4 min read 3 Reasons I'm Bullish Why the Permissionless conference reignited my permabull. Bring on the bear market.... EthereumOpinion 0 0 3 Reasons I'm Bullish Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read Best yields in the crypto bear market Top 5+ yield opportunities that we can find on BTC, ETH, and USD.... AnalysisHow TosInvesting 0 0 Best yields in the crypto bear market Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 10 min read UST Luna Meltdown: What Happened? A post-mortem on crypto's biggest collapse.... Analysis 0 0 UST Luna Meltdown: What Happened? Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 7 min read Bankless Token Report | May 2022 Token ratings for BTRFLY, LDO, DYDX, PERP, and COMP.... Alpha 0 0 Bankless Token Report | May 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 12 min read The Stablecoin Wars! Who's winning? Who's losing? Here's our Stablecoin Rankings.... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 The Stablecoin Wars! Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 4 min read Crypto Broke Solana goes down, Fantom in Crisis, and Apes Waste $100m in Gas...is crypto broken?... News 0 0 Crypto Broke Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 12 min read State of Ethereum | Q1 2022 Ethereum's quarterly performance results and key themes to watch out for... AnalysisEthereum 0 0 State of Ethereum | Q1 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 11 min read Could UST reach $1T? The bull case for Terra's algorithmic stablecoin UST and its native token LUNA.... Analysis 0 0 Could UST reach $1T? Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 9 min read Top 5 tokens to watch Our favorite under-the-radar tokens and the catalysts that could propel them. ... AnalysisInvesting 1 0 Top 5 tokens to watch Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read Alpha Report | April 2022 Token ratings for BAL, FXS, MKR, SUSHI, TRIBE and more Alpha inside!... Article 0 0 Alpha Report | April 2022 Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 9 min read How to get price exposure to the Merge What's better, RPL or LIDO?... AnalysisHow Tos 0 0 How to get price exposure to the Merge Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 9 min read Hottest tokens in the Cosmos Ecosystem Our analysis of the top 5 projects and their tokens on Cosmos... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 Hottest tokens in the Cosmos Ecosystem Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 13 min read Is TRIBE undervalued? An analysis exploring a potential 2-5x increase in TRIBE 👀... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 Is TRIBE undervalued? Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 10 min read Top 10 Airdrops Opportunities for 2022 (so far) Our list of the most anticipated airdrops for Q1 2022... Citizen-only InvestingAirdrops 1 0 Top 10 Airdrops Opportunities for 2022 (so far) Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 8 min read Guide to Sustainable Yield Farming Three strategies to generate the highest yield no matter the market conditions... How TosInvesting 0 0 Guide to Sustainable Yield Farming Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 11 min read WTF are veTokens An essential rundown on the rise of veTokens... Analysis 2 0 WTF are veTokens Written by Ben Giove • 2 years ago • 5 min read State of Ethereum | Q4 Report See Ethereum's quarterly results for Q4! 📈... AnalysisEthereum 0 0 State of Ethereum | Q4 Report Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 7 min read The State of Ethereum | Q3 2021 Ethereum's quarterly results for Q3 are here 📈... AnalysisEthereum 1 0 The State of Ethereum | Q3 2021 Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 11 min read Is Rari Undervalued? A financial valuation on Rari Capital's RGT token ... Analysis 0 0 Is Rari Undervalued? Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 8 min read How to onboard your friends to crypto Crypto is a word of mouth phenomenon. What role have you played?... How Tos 1 0 How to onboard your friends to crypto Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 8 min read The best ways to invest in Layer 2 How to capitalize on the next wave of Ethereum's growth... How TosInvesting 0 0 The best ways to invest in Layer 2 Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 8 min read The Essential Guide to Arbitrum Get onboarded to Arbitrum and earn the best yields in DeFi!... How Tos 0 0 The Essential Guide to Arbitrum Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 11 min read A Guide to Multi-Chain Yield Farming The best yield farming opportunities on Solana, Avalanche, and Terra. ... DeFiHow Tos 1 0 A Guide to Multi-Chain Yield Farming Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 9 min read The Liquidity Singularity An overview of Tokemak and its protocol for sustainable liquidity ... Opinion 0 0 The Liquidity Singularity Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 16 min read Is Lido Undervalued? A deep dive on Lido and the LDO token ... Analysis 0 0 Is Lido Undervalued? Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 9 min read How much will EIP 1559 burn? 🔥 EIP 1559 is here. So how much will it actually burn? Lower issuance than Bitcoin?... EthereumOpinion 0 0 How much will EIP 1559 burn? 🔥 Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 12 min read WTF is Olympus DAO?? A look into this unique crypto monetary experiment and the (3,3) meme... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 WTF is Olympus DAO?? Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 19 min read Is PERP Undervalued? A full analysis of Perpetual Protocol including a DCF on the PERP token ... DeFiAnalysis 0 0 Is PERP Undervalued? Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 8 min read A Guide to Uniswap on Optimism Does Optimism live up to the hype? See for yourself. Here's how to use it. ... DeFi 0 0 A Guide to Uniswap on Optimism Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 11 min read Best DeFi Yields on USD | Q3 2021 Here are the best returns on your dollars in Ethereum and Polygon in Q3... Analysis 0 0 Best DeFi Yields on USD | Q3 2021 Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 14 min read Is COMP Undervalued? Diving into the Compound protocol and the COMP token ... Analysis 0 0 Is COMP Undervalued? Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 11 min read Is Convex the YFI killer? Making sense of the the yield wars at the intersection of Curve, Yearn, and Convex ... DeFiAnalysisOpinion 0 0 Is Convex the YFI killer? Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 10 min read UNI the oracle token? Vitalik's proposal may change the way we value the UNI token. 🚀... DeFiOpinion 0 0 UNI the oracle token? Written by Ben Giove • 3 years ago • 12 min read How to use Polygon DeFi on Polygon is exploding. Here's how to capitalize on it... DeFiHow Tos 0 0 How to use Polygon