Whether you’re interested in our product, pools, or people there’s no shortage on news from Maple.
5 changes to tokenomics for improved MPL utility
This article proposes 5 ways to generate more value through improving the utility of MPL by ensuring the token is central to the use of the Maple protocol.
MPL staking now live
From today, Monday 30th May, holders of MPL can put their MPL to work and immediately begin to benefit from Maple’s growth through staking. We are excited to introduce staking to provide protocol participants with the opportunity to receive returns for their long-term participation and work in guiding the Maple protocol.
Managing liquidity for Lenders and Borrowers
Beginning week commencing 06/20/22, there may be instances where there is insufficient cash in pools, and Lenders must wait for Borrower repayments. As loans mature over the coming weeks, Borrower repayments will increase the available capital in the pools that can then be withdrawn by Lenders. Lenders will continue to earn interest and MPL rewards during this time.
Q2 2022 Treasury Report
In Q2 2022, Maple continued to generate revenue through the largest crypto market contraction of the last 5 years, returned $17 million in interest to lenders and began to share growth with protocol participants through xMPL.
Founder update: Strength in a downturn
In the Q2 Founder Update Sid takes a look back at Q2 and shares his excitement for the upcoming launch of Maple 2.0.
2021 in review: building, launching and growing Maple Finance
Sid Powell provides an in-depth and honest founders take on 2021; a year that saw Maple Finance build, launch and grow.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: MITIGATING RISKS THROUGH THE MERGE
Important information to mitigate risk through the ETH Merge.
September Product Update: New Features
New product features have shipped, as we continue to drive Maple closer to our vision of being the leading institutional capital marketplace for crypto and building a robust, versatile and intuitive lending infrastructure.
Icebreaker Finance launch lending pool for Bitcoin mining and digital infrastructure providers
Icebreaker Finance launch a pool to provide secured debt financing to mid-sized bitcoin mining and digital asset infrastructure companies in North America, Canada and Australia. Icebreaker Finance are a team of capital markets and banking executives with significant structured asset finance and credit experience.
Update from Maple and Delegates regarding Alameda and FTX
There are no loans to Alameda from any of the pools on Maple and the exposure to FTX, FTT amongst active borrowers is limited. The top priority of Maple and Pool Delegates during periods of volatility is to protect Lender capital and continue to operate prudently, diligently and professionally. This article shares the strength of the loan book and provides further detail on status and actions taken, along with direct and indirect exposures to provide further comfort to Lenders.
Update from Maple and Delegates: Putting customers first
Last week, Maple and Delegates shared that adherence to the highest credit standards led to offboarding Alameda as a borrower in September 2022. Delegates also confirmed the limited exposure to FTX, FTT amongst the active borrower set and since then have taken further steps to de-risk the loan book and manage liquidity for withdrawals, pulling on many learnings from the last ‘crunch’.
Maple severs all ties with Orthogonal Trading
As a result of material misrepresentations regarding their financial position, Maple has severed all ties with the parent entity Orthogonal Trading. Orthogonal Trading had two business arms previously associated with Maple, credit and trading, which operated separately in the roles of Pool Delegate and Borrower respectively.
Transitioning to Maple 2.0: App will be unavailable whilst we upgrade our smart contracts
The exciting transition to new modular and flexible smart contracts has been methodically planned and customers do not need to take any action. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s coming and when.
Maple 2.0: New smart contracts, products and our 2023 strategy
Today, we release Maple 2.0. New smart contracts, product features and improvements, and we will take this opportunity to share our three strategic focus areas going into 2023.
Q1 2022 Maple Treasury Report
In the first quarter of 2022 Maple turned a profit for the first time, driven by increased loan volumes and revenue, exceeding the previous 3 quarters combined.
Spotlight on Meow x Maple: The institutions are here
Meow provides a simple, frictionless, dollar-based on-ramp for corporates seeking to earn attractive yields from Maple. By removing all the barriers to entry, we can confidently say that ‘the institutions are here’.
$1BN loans issued on Maple in just 10 months
Achieved in just 10 months, this is a key milestone for Maple, our partners, the DeFi industry and digital economy at large.
Bringing Maple Solana to Mainnet
In early April, Maple will be the first protocol to bring undercollateralized lending to the Solana ecosystem. That’s just the beginning. We plan to originate $1B in loans on Maple Solana by the end of 2022.
Q4 2022 TREASURY REPORT
In and outside of crypto, investors were risk off and markets continued their contraction. Maple remains well capitalized through the market cycle and expects total active liquidity and revenues to bounce back with new pool launches imminent.
Open sourcing Maple 2.0
Lucas is a Smart Contracts Tech Lead at Maple and leads a team of 4 engineers. In this article Lucas shares links to the repositories, audits and test suites that brought Maple 2.0 to market safely.
AQRU joins Maple to bring receivables financing on-chain
Managed by AQRU, a subsidiary of listed firm AQRU plc, the receivables financing pool launches with Intero Capital Solutions LLC as the sole borrower.
Maple's Market Outlook Report 2023
Our first Market Outlook Report shares our collective learnings from 2022, predicts what 2023 will bring for the industry and Maple, and introduces our team. We also provide thoughts on how we as an industry can evolve and recalibrate back to its original intent and technical capabilities.
Maple's Product Roadmap for H1 2023
As an financial infrastructure provider, the catalyst to Maple’s scalability is in onboarding more Delegates. Delegates require three things: the ability to manage risk, access to capital, and the right tools to operate an efficient and profitable lending business. Meeting these requirements is our focus for the first half of the year.