DeFI 101

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Common Uses of DeFi: Lending, Borrowing, Trading, and Stablecoins

In DeFi, the possibilities of what can be built to replace legacy finance are endless, but there are a few use cases that every newcomer to DeFi will want to know about and explore early on because 1) they’re easy to understand and 2) battle-tested with billions in liquidity and hundreds of thousands of users …

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What is a Dapp and How Does it Use Smart Contracts?

dApps or decentralized applications are applications powered by a public blockchain protocol like Ethereum. When you build a dApp on Ethereum, you’re programming a simple set of rules for an application to follow when it receives money or other inputs from users. Smart contracts are a lot like programming a robot. Smart contracts on a …

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DeFi Security 101

This article was written together with Ledger, a hardware wallet and application to securely buy, sell, exchange, stake, lend & manage your crypto. Owning crypto is a path made of security choices. By saying owning crypto, we mean owning your private keys. And by security choices, we refer to the way you chose to secure …

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Ethereum DeFi Projects Map

DeFi is a growing ecosystem of protocols and applications, which are delivering value to several thousands of users, and transacting the equivalent of hundreds of millions of dollars in digital assets, every day.  The very foundations of a new financial system are being laid, with applications that enable everything from simply making transfers and payments, …

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