Ethena Labs launches $ENA, bringing potential gains to traders

  • Ethena Labs has launched its governance token, $ENA, alongside the expansion of its yield-earning stablecoin, USDe.
  • Despite the controversy surrounding inaccurate press releases regarding investor involvement and concerns about protocol flaws, $ENA has gained significant investor interest, achieving a market capitalization exceeding $1.2 billion and ranking as the 80th most valuable cryptocurrency according to Coingecko.

The ENA governance token from Ethena Labs, along with USDe, has a controversial history, but that hasn’t held back billions in backing from investors and traders.

The new launch of $ENA attracts attention

Ethena Labs has just announced the launch of its governance token, $ENA, and the expansion of its yield-earning stablecoin, synthetic dollar token USDe. The upcoming debut has garnered considerable attention, including praise from Arthur Hayes, the former CEO of BitMEX, among other crypto enthusiasts.

Ethena says it will use this new token to be more decentralized, accessible, and secure. The company also airdropped 5% of the total $ENA supply to all USDe and sUSDe holders as part of its Season 2 campaign, which is set to last five months.

Also read: NodeMonkes pushes bitcoin NFT weekly sales to $168.5M, tops ethereum

The complex background of $ENA

However, amidst the excitement, Ethena found itself embroiled in controversy following a misleading press release in February, suggesting involvement from prominent investors who later denied any association. In response, Ethena admitted to the error, attributing it to an “honest mistake.”

Despite these setbacks, investor interest in $ENA remains fervent. With a market capitalization exceeding $1.2 billion, the coin has swiftly climbed the ranks to claim the 80th spot in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, as reported by Coingecko.

Newcomers should be cautious

Navigating the complexities of Ethena’s operations may prove daunting for newcomers, given the intricacies involved in minting, redeeming, and maintaining the stability of USDe. Nevertheless, the allure of potential gains continues to drive interest in the project.

As the cryptocurrency landscape evolves, Ethena’s journey serves as a reminder of the challenges and opportunities inherent in this rapidly expanding sector. Investors and enthusiasts alike would do well to proceed with caution and conduct thorough research before diving into the world of $ENA.


Iris Deng

Iris Deng, an intern reporter at BTW media dedicated in Fintech and Blockchain. She is studying English at Hangzhou Dianzi University. Send tips to

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *