Tags : DeFi

Bitcoin

Bitcoin DeFi project Badger DAO diversifies its $21 million treasury

Badger DAO is one of the only Bitcoin-focussed DeFi products on the market and is expanding its ambitions. Forwards for Badger Badger DAO, the Bitcoin-focused decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol, has diversified a $21 million treasury via its “strategic partners,” the project said this morning. The partners shall help add value to the DAO’s governance along […]Read More

Altcoin

Ethereum DeFi Trends Set To Dominate 2021

2020 was the year of DeFi, not just in terms of the explosive price increases – but the technological advances and support from public figures. From the growth of UniSwap, Chainlink, AAVE, and BNB into the top 20 tokens by market cap to tech billionaire Mark Cuban revealing his positions in the aforementioned tokens, one […]Read More

Regulation

Here’s why DeFi will future-proof India’s crypto ecosystem

After less than a year of Indian cryptocurrency users enjoying unfettered access to the cryptocurrency markets, it now looks likely that the authorities will intervene once again. The Indian government is set to push through the Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2021 in the latest budget session of Parliament. Although the Bill’s […]Read More

Blockchain

SecretSwap Is the Secret Network’s Answer to DeFi Privacy

The Secret Network, a protocol focused on privacy for decentralized finance (DeFi), has launched SecretSwap, a front-running resistant and cross-chain decentralized exchange. It is now live on the Secret Network mainnet.  SecretSwap uses the SNIP-20 secret token standard and Secret Ethereum bridge. “SecretSwap is the first front-running resistant, cross-chain [automated market maker]. Its architecture (being […]Read More

Market

Ajit Tripathi: How to Bring Off-Chain Assets to DeFi

The recent GameStop short squeeze has brought decentralized finance (DeFi) into mainstream public consciousness. Well-known crypto influencers such as Caitlin Long have espoused decentralized exchanges as an alternative to traditional clearing and settlement infrastructure. Others, including me, have suggested that decentralized credit markets can reduce systemic risk by enhancing financial market transparency.  Ajit Tripathi, a […]Read More

Market

Bitwise Launches DeFi Crypto Index Fund

Bitwise Asset Management on Wednesday launched a decentralized finance (DeFi) index fund, hoping to capture deep-pocketed investors’ bets on the corner of the crypto markets challenging traditional financial rails. At launch, the fund’s top holdings include tokens backing an Ethereum-based lending protocol and a decentralized exchange – AAVE, and UNI – which each carry an […]Read More

Market

DeFi Protocols Cream Finance, Alpha Lose $37.5M in Exploit; ‘Prime

Decentralized finance protocols (DeFi) Cream Finance and Alpha Finance were victims of an exploit Saturday morning resulting in a loss of funds totaling $37.5 million, according to transaction details on Etherscan. Two hours later Cream said its contracts were “functioning as normal” and markets had been enabled. Alpha Finance then posted its own announcement, saying […]Read More

Cryptocurrency

Why DeFi blue-chips SUSHI and AAVE severely pulled back after

SUSHI and AAVE, the governance tokens of major DeFi protocols SushiSwap and Aave, severely pulled back after the price of Bitcoin rallied beyond $40,000. Analysts suspect that the profits from DeFi tokens throughout the past few weeks have flown back into Bitcoin. DeFi down bigly, when will it begin recovering? Throughout early February, the DeFi […]Read More