Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Anchor Protocol coming to Polkadot (2 yields, 1 collateral)
Apr 17, 20222 min readPolkadot (DOT)Anchor Protocol (ANC)Terra (LUNA)Decentralized Finance (DeFi)Crypto News

Anchor Protocol coming to Polkadot (2 yields, 1 collateral)

Polkadot’s DeFi cornerstone Acala recently announced a partnership with Anchor Protocol to make the DeFi…
What are decentralized exchanges (DEXs)?
Mar 24, 20224 min readDecentralized Finance (DeFi)Insights

What are decentralized exchanges (DEXs)?

Blockchains provide a new way to trade cryptocurrency: the Decentralized Exchange (DEX). Little more than a…
Innovative Ethereum DeFi tokens at the edge of finance
Feb 19, 20223 min readLearnEthereum (ETH)Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Innovative Ethereum DeFi tokens at the edge of finance

Smart contracts have made Decentralized Finance (DeFi) possible. But among the different protocols, tokens…
Earning fixed interest rates in DeFi
Dec 27, 20213 min readDecentralized Finance (DeFi)Learn

Earning fixed interest rates in DeFi

In a world of zero and even negative interest rates, DeFi offers one of the few opportunities to earn a real return on your money. While most DeFi protocols have variable interest…
How Collateralized NFTs will change DeFi forever
Nov 25, 20213 min readNFTsDecentralized Finance (DeFi)

How Collateralized NFTs will change DeFi forever

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has had a promising yet sluggish start in its mission to disrupt the…
What is Serum? SRM coin explained
Aug 23, 20214 min readSerum (SRM)Decentralized Finance (DeFi)Learn

What is Serum? SRM coin explained

The summer of 2021 has seen the Solana blockchain having its own “DeFi Summer”, and one project that is central to the emerging DeFi ecosystem on Solana is Serum. Serum’s…
What is 1inch exchange, and how does the 1inch DEX work?
Jun 03, 20214 min read1inchAsset ExplainersDecentralized Finance (DeFi)Learn

What is 1inch exchange, and how does the 1inch DEX work?

Created in 2019 by Sergej Kunz and Anton Bukov, the 1inch exchange solves a real-world problem and has…
Uniswap (UNI) vs Sushiswap (SUSHI)
Apr 29, 20215 min readUniswap (UNI)Sushiswap (SUSHI)Decentralized Finance (DeFi)Asset ExplainersLearnComparisons

Uniswap (UNI) vs Sushiswap (SUSHI)

5 Exciting New DeFi Projects
Apr 12, 20216 min readDecentralized Finance (DeFi)

5 Exciting New DeFi Projects

DeFi stands for Decentralized Finance, a new financial system built on blockchain. DeFi started on Ethereum and all of the most popular DeFi projects are still on Ethereum…
What is Maker?
Mar 25, 20215 min readMaker (MKR)Decentralized Finance (DeFi)Asset ExplainersLearn

What is Maker?

MakerDAO is a financial application (Dapp) that runs on top of the Ethereum blockchain. Maker, as it’s often called, is the first DeFi application and to this day Maker remains…
What is Aave?
Mar 01, 20217 min readAave (AAVE)Decentralized Finance (DeFi)Asset ExplainersLearn

What is Aave?

What is Aave lending platform, and how does the Aave crypto token work? What problem does the protocol solve, and how does it compare with other similar DeFi platforms? Join us as…
What is Binance Smart Chain? BSC and BNB Coin Explained
Feb 19, 20215 min readCentralized ExchangesDecentralized Finance (DeFi)LearnAsset ExplainersBinance (BNB)

What is Binance Smart Chain? BSC and BNB Coin Explained

The Binance Coin or BNB Coin is the native token of the massive Binance ecosystem, which comprises one of…
What is Yield Farming?
Feb 09, 20214 min readDecentralized Finance (DeFi)Yearn Finance (YFI)Passive IncomeLearn

What is Yield Farming?

In a single sentence: yield farming is the process of staking assets in the Ethereum DeFi (Decentralized Finance) ecosystem to earn a passive income. We’ll begin this article by…
What is Synthetix? (SNX Coin)
Dec 08, 20203 min readSynthetix (SNX)Decentralized Finance (DeFi)Asset ExplainersLearn

What is Synthetix? (SNX Coin)

Synthetix is one of the largest and most successful platforms in the DeFi ecosystem. The primary use case for Synthetix is the creation of tokens which track the price of…
Can Ethereum Scale Bitcoin? Bitcoin Transaction Scalability Problems
Oct 01, 20207 min readBitcoin (BTC)Decentralized Finance (DeFi)Ethereum (ETH)

Can Ethereum Scale Bitcoin? Bitcoin Transaction Scalability Problems

Bitcoin has a scaling problem. Currently the cryptocurrency network can clear about 7 TPS (Transactions Per…
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