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SocGen Wants To Borrow 20M Dai on MakerDAO Using Tokenized Bonds as Collateral

There’s a meme on crypto Twitter that calls DeFi the “future of France” as a play on the phrase the future of finance. Well, there may be more truth to the meme than many expected. Société Générale, the third-largest bank in France, has proposed to borrow Dai in MakerDAO using bonds it issued on the …

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Jam Session #6: TradFi to DeFi

Jam Session #6: TradFi to DeFi

We’ll be talking with DeFi founders who made the move from big banks in traditional finance into the wild west of crypto. We’ll chat about what it was like leaving their comfy jobs, what convinced them to take the leap, how they’re finding this new world compares with the old one, and what advice they …

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Freaked Out by DeFi? Swarm Markets Gets Licensed to Win Over Wary Investors

When Philipp Pieper and Timo Lehes co-founded Swarm Markets in 2017 in California and then moved to Berlin, they did a strange thing. They knocked on the door of Germany’s financial watchdog, known as BaFin, and said, please regulate us. That’s not supposed to happen in DeFi. The whole idea is to break free from …

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Yearn Revenues Projected to Surpass TradFi’s Fueled By Thriving Community

On-Chain Markets Update by Lucas Outumuro, IntoTheBlock Yearn Finance is quickly turning into an asset management behemoth. Propelled by its thriving community, Yearn’s fundamentals are looking stronger than its traditional finance counterparts.   After recently hitting a new all-time high of $5 billion+ in TVL, Yearn also broke its highest monthly revenues.  Making over $10 million …

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