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NFT Lender Seeks to Ease Liquidity Crisis With Protocol Changes

Aug. 23, 2022, 6:20 PM

One of the most popular lending platforms for holders of NFTs such as Bored Apes to borrow against their collections is revising its terms after a drop in prices threatened to trigger the liquidation of much of the collateral backing many of the loans.

A majority of the community of investors known as a decentralized autonomous organization that runs BendDAO voted to support changes in the protocol’s code to make borrowers’ NFT collateral more liquid, while also enticing lenders to stay put with higher interest rate. Users had started rushing to withdraw deposits from the platform amid concern about ...