DeFi News

Decentralized finance, also known as DeFi, is a sector within the overall cryptocurrency and blockchain industry focused on providing a decentralized version of mainstream financial opportunities. In the mainstream world, financial institutions offer customers access to opportunities such as cash storage and loans. However, these offerings are governed by centralized entities.

With the help of distributed ledger technology, or DLT, DeFi solutions offer a number of the same opportunities, but they are controlled by a large number of participants who abide by rules enforced by smart contracts. DeFi solutions also often give greater flexibility in terms of users’ ability to store and control their own assets. Additionally, decentralized exchanges, or DEXs, further decentralize digital asset trading, in contrast to trading on centralized digital asset platforms.

Expert Take
The creator economy is one of the most rapidly developing industries, and decentralized technologies have a chance to unlock its full potential.
DeFi and Web 3.0: Unleashing creative juices with decentralized finance
Alexandra Luzan
Gaming is on track to boost the adoption of DeFi platforms. Here is a look at the latest developments that are pushing the play-to-earn business model.
DeFi gaming: A catalyst to mainstream adoption of decentralized finance
Jinia Shawdagor
The decentralized, disintermediated and borderless blockchain networks challenge regulators, but DeFi is the future of finance.
DeFi: Who, what and how to regulate in a borderless, code-governed world?
Jane Thomason
Market Analysis
Bitcoin price is down but crypto investors still have a plethora of yield opportunities thanks to DeFi.
Altcoin roundup: There’s more to DeFi than just providing liquidity
Jordan Finneseth
Layer-two's surge to new heights, Bitcoin and DeFi EFT applications and Sushi's mistaken bug — all coming to you this week in Finance Redefined.
Finance Redefined: Layer-two growth and the SEC’s scrutiny, Sept. 19–23
Tom Farren
Market Update
REN, CELR and CVC ignore the market’s bearish reaction to China’s new crypto ban by posting double-digit gains.
Cross-chain bridge equipped altcoins rally higher despite China’s crypto ban
Jordan Finneseth
While crypto has weathered past hacks, scams and crashes, acting OCC head Michael Hsu warns that the risks may be multiplying as the technology goes mainstream.
Acting OCC head warns that ‘fools gold’ in DeFi reminds him of lead-up to GFC
Samuel Haig
Altcoin Watch
Increasing trading volume at Uniswap, a rising TVL and upgrades to its DeFi platform were followed by a new all-time high from LCX.
LCX price rallies 300%+ after the launching DeFi Terminal 2.0
Jordan Finneseth

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