$100B of DeFi Locked Value Comes From

The 2021 Electric Capital Developer Report shows that the resources poured into Web3 are increasing rapidly. Among the most interesting insights from the report is the fact that over $100 billion of smart contract value comes from less than 1,000 full-time developers. Sponsored Sponsored The 2021 Electric Capital Developer Report, released on Jan 5, covered … Read more

Ethereum DeFi Users Reach New Highs Over 4M, Growing Roughly 8x in a Year

Data from Dune Analytics reveals that the number of decentralized finance (DeFi) users on Ethereum has hit a new all-time high of over four million. The number of users has been growing strong since the start of the year, which is a similar story in regard to other metrics. Sponsored Sponsored The total number of … Read more

Unleashing the Potential of Stablecoins is Key to Streamlining DeFi Adoption

The world is ripe for inclusion into the cryptocurrency realm. However, there is an apparent disregard for any emerging technology. This is what’s happening with decentralized finance (DeFi). Sponsored Sponsored While the wheel might be the unquestionably great idea that everyone admired, many groundbreaking technologies coming afterward have been met with a mix of bitterness. … Read more

DeFi Must Avoid Repeating the Wealth Gap Found in Traditional Finance

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is providing promises to improve upon traditional finance. However, the complexity is still a barrier to entry for many. Sponsored Sponsored To this day, people approach savings by putting money away in a savings account. Some even hide theirs under the bed or in the garden. For many, the stock market represents … Read more

DeFi Total Value Locked Reaches Milestone High of $200B

The total value locked (TVL) across all decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms has tapped a record high this week as crypto markets continue to build on previous gains. The total amount of collateral locked in DeFi has tapped $200 billion according to analytics platform DeFi Llama. Sponsored Sponsored The milestone was also noted by Chinese blockchain … Read more

The Simplification of DeFi Products Will Cement It as the Future of Finance

We live in a world where it has become impossible for humans to live without technology. Ironically only a few know how it works.  Sponsored Sponsored When people needed to know the nuts and bolts of tech, it had far fewer users with limited use cases. However, that’s not the case today. More often than … Read more

Yield, Farms, and AMMs Drive the Growth of a DeFi Project

Crypto is growing at an unprecedented rate. This year it reached a market value of $2 trillion. Decentralized finance (DeFi) has grown into one of the most prominent ecosystems in the digital currency space. Sponsored Sponsored Currently, DeFi has a total value locked (TVL) of $142 billion. Lots of projects in DeFi have amassed billions … Read more

Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum Needs to Grow Beyond DeFi for Degens

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has stated that the network needs to expand beyond its current state, urging the community to help it grow. Sponsored Sponsored Speaking at the EthCC conference in Paris, the lead developer stated that the network needs to grow and innovate beyond decentralized finance (DeFi). Buterin outlined his vision for the future … Read more

Beta Finance to Launch DeFi Asset Shorting Platform

The latest new idea to come out of the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector is a platform that makes it easier to short crypto assets. Sponsored Sponsored Beta Finance claims that the extreme price volatility for cryptocurrencies triggers instability, and harms the long-term adoption of DeFi by both retail and institutional users. In a blog post … Read more

Unpacking WEF DeFi Policy-Maker Toolkit With Professor Kevin Werbach

BeinCrypto spoke to Kevin Werbach, Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at the Wharton School, about the recently released DeFi Policy-Maker Toolkit. Sponsored Sponsored Decentralized Finance has had a pretty impressive year. Following the DeFi Summer of 2020, decentralized apps (dApps) have seemingly popped up everywhere. In addition, it has been lucrative. According to … Read more