Gemini Dollar

Gemini Dollar is a dollar-backed stable coin issued by Gemini.

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Reviews for Gemini Dollar

  • Tushar Jain on Gemini Dollar Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital

    The Gemini dollar is the best argument against the BTC as a SoV thesis.

    Bitcoiners like to point to Venezuela and Turkey as nations primed for hyper-bitcoinization.

    The Gemini dollar enables easier hyper-dollarization, which, at least in the short term, is more attractive to many.

    Also the Gemini Dollar is great for Ethereum adoption vs Bitcoin adoption.

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  • Zooko Wilcox O'Hearn on Gemini Dollar Founder and CEO of Zcash

    Major changes [to GUSD] such as issuing a lot of new GUSDs or changing the contract required both multisig and timelock. Very nice!

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  • Preston Byrne on Gemini Dollar Independent Consultant

    Gemini has built a public, permissioned application that effectively hybridizes the separate approaches of the coins on the one hand, and the enterprise blockchain applications that have been developed on the other, to bring something to the marketplace that is unique and genuinely new.

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  • Dan McArdle on Gemini Dollar Co-founder of Messari

    Governments that mismanage their currencies are often fond of censorship and confiscation . . . which just takes a phone call to Coinbase or Gemini re their citizens' USDC and GUSD holdings. Whereas DAI holders would be unaffected.

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  • Larry Cermak on Gemini Dollar Director of Research at The Block

    Pretty sure the [8.6% APY interest rate paid by Blockfi on GUSD] is subsidized by VC money. Not really sure how else they could be getting these rates...USDT and Dai could have around 10% but no one is using GUSD. And Iā€™m not aware of any large lending markets that support GUSD.

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  • Dovey Wan on Gemini Dollar Founding Partner at Primitive Ventures

    The most compliant [stablecoin] GUSD largely fails with a underwhelming liquidity.

    While $USDT is now trading at ~3% OTC premium and 100x better liquidity than all other fiat coins combined, despite [the] NYAG turmoil.

    Liquidity is the single most important thing for a stablecoin to succeed

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