DeFi

DeFi Founders Empathize With Cronje’s “Rant”

Yearn Finance founder and prolific DeFi builder Andre Cronje posted a part two to his initial post “Building in #DeFi sucks.” And while they didn’t say it sucks, other prominent founders in the space agreed that the pressure is on. Cronje’s post offered a glimpse into the intense pressure that’s put on developers, especially in …

DeFi Founders Empathize With Cronje’s “Rant” Read More »

The Nifty Ways That NFTs Become DeFi

Blockchain technology goes far beyond the digital currency use case. Over the past six months, headlines have been dominated by cryptocurrencies and related projects as they spiked in value. But these assets were fungible meaning that one ETH token is identical to another ETH token. In the shadow of the DeFi canopy blossomed NFTs, and …

The Nifty Ways That NFTs Become DeFi Read More »

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, …

Ethereum DeFi Projects Map Read More »

MetaMask Adds Native Token Swaps

MetaMask, the most popular Ethereum wallet, is often used as a gateway to DeFi but today it becomes part of the growing financial ecosystem itself as it introduces the ability to swap tokens directly on the app. MetaMask will source its liquidity across decentralized exchanges and DEX aggregators with the aim of providing the best …

MetaMask Adds Native Token Swaps Read More »

What is Decentralized Finance?

Decentralized finance, or DeFi, is the ecosystem of financial applications being built with blockchain technology and without banks.  Money lives in cages:  Each financial system is locked within its own geographical borders and even then only some can access it. It’s also a system built on top of ancient technology; all the money transmitting protocols …

What is Decentralized Finance? Read More »