Cross-chain deposits, Presail on Polygon, happening in DeFi

The next step will deploy real money into three investment strategies (cash, Yearn USDC, and Anchor). We did a first deployment of the React dashboard to show a real-time balance sheet. We worked on the architecture for delayed redemption, a challenging algorithm that is important for our ability to invest…

Maxos Mutual

Maxos Mutual is a crypto native bank, built for long term growth and adaptability.

We tested the Maxos Mutual token code with an extensive list of features:

  • It’s mintable. Building for long-term growth and adaptability, the mutual can mint new governance rewards to support additional insurance. Minting will initially be…

We will start posting weekly updates. Here’s progress from the last week.


Our flagship decentralized bank is now “Maxos Mutual”. Learn more from the Maxos Mutual white paper v0.2.

  • We started testing the core bank with the two simplest investment strategies. This opens slots for additional strategies.
  • We are testing…

The venture capital industry is 60 years old and set in its ways. That is about to change.

VC terms are frozen in time. GPs offer self-liquidating LP funds, with a 2 and 20 list price, and a 10 year fund lifespan. …

Banks currently hold about $100T worth of deposits globally. A lot of this money is underused and earning very low rates of interest. DeFi will make this money more useful. Interest-earning stablecoins such as our new MaxUSD can replace bank accounts.

MaxUSD and MaxBanker

MaxUSD will provide benefits for customers that hold it.

A consensus protocol for startup, VC, and SPAC investment

Blockchains use consensus protocols to bring strangers into agreement, at huge scale. It’s time for finance to catch up. Launchpools is a consensus protocol for fundraising. Investors can indicate interest in a deal by submitting refundable stakes. …

A simple implementation of a big idea

Rental deposits are a headache for everyone. Tenants tie up their cash with near-zero return, and have to beg their landlord to give it back at the end of the lease. Landlords have to set up a bank account and do bookkeeping.

dEscrow handles these deposits with a smart contract…

Get venture returns, faster

Last fall I pitched my friend Sesha with “DeFi is fantastic. Let’s apply the Flagship model to DeFi.” That model is a “venture studio,” where we do the work to create and spin out a series of protocols.

Venture studios succeed by producing extra unicorns. According to CB Insights, about…

DeFi is the best business opportunity I have seen in my career. Let’s look at the numbers.

This chart from May is out of date — the current asset measure is $63B , but one fact remains true: DeFi assets and revenue have grown more than 60X in one year…

Accelerate investor engagement

DeFi is moving so fast that we are investing in offers that don’t exist yet. Launch pools give investors a way to engage early. They combine features from escrow, SPACs, Kickstarter, and DAOs, using some magic that is only available in the world of DeFi.

Investors can put refundable stakes…

Andy Singleton

SaaS entrepreneur/engineer. Founder of MAXOS, Real World DeFi. Previously founded Assembla, PowerSteering Software, on team at SNL Financial.

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