Category: decentralized finance

Bank of Spain Governor Highlights Need for Fast Regulation in Defi and Crypto

Bank of Spain Governor Highlights Need for Fast Regulation in Defi and Crypto

Pablo Hernández de Cos, governor of the Bank of Spain and chair of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, explained that the cryptocurrency space and decentralized finance (defi) need to be regulated swiftly to avoid risks of financial instability. Hernandez de Cos also mentioned how this swift approach should bring the crypto financial system into […]

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Terra Fiasco Stirs Value Locked in Defi — Lido, Anchor Plummet to Lower Positions

Terra Fiasco Stirs Value Locked in Defi — Lido, Anchor Plummet to Lower Positions

Decentralized finance (defi) protocols are having a hard time weathering the storm, as the total value locked in defi today is down 39.26% since April 3, from $230.18 billion to the current $139.81 billion. The sudden value drop stemming from Terra’s native assets, LUNA and UST, has pushed Lido down to the third-largest TVL position […]

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Value Locked in Decentralized Finance Slides 17% Lower Over the Last 30 Days

Value Locked in Decentralized Finance Slides 17% Lower Over the Last 30 Days

The value locked in decentralized finance (defi) protocols has lost 17.77% over the last 30 days, falling from $221.67 billion to today’s $182.27 billion. Moreover, statistics show the total value locked (TVL) across a broad range of defi protocols shed significant value during the last seven days. Defi Protocols Shed Considerable Value Decentralized finance (defi) […]

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New Zealand VC Launches $5 Million Web3 and Crypto-Focused Fund

New Zealand VC Launches $5 Million Web3 and Crypto-Focused Fund

New Zealand-based venture capital firm Global From Day 1 (GD1) recently said it had launched a $5 million Web3 and crypto-focused venture capital fund to back local startups. The fund will invest in pre-seed to Series A companies across decentralized finance (defi), decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and Web3. GD1’s Web3 and Crypto […]

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Uncollateralized Lending Platform Truefi Reveals $100 Million Single-Borrower Pool Designed for Blockchain.com

Uncollateralized Lending Platform Truefi Reveals $100 Million Single-Borrower Pool Designed for Blockchain.com

The crypto firm Blockchain.com has revealed it has secured up to $100 million in liquidity from Truefi’s single-borrower pool. The pool will be initially capped at $100 million over the first year and Blockchain.com aims to use the funds to bolster its own “liquidity pools, leverage trading support, and book of lending services.” Blockchain.com Leverages […]

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$19.2 Billion in Staked Assets — Liquid Staking Solution Lido Set to Surpass Curve’s TVL

$19.2 Billion in Staked Assets — Liquid Staking Solution Lido Set to Surpass Curve’s TVL

While the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) hovers just above the $214 billion mark, a defi protocol called Lido has been moving closer toward taking Curve’s top spot in terms of TVL in a defi protocol. Currently, the liquid staking solution Lido has $19.2 billion in staking assets derived from five different […]

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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to Shareholders: Decentralized Finance, Blockchain Are Real

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to Shareholders: Decentralized Finance, Blockchain Are Real

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon sees decentralized finance (defi) and blockchain as real, new technologies that can be deployed in both private and public fashion. He also noted that JPMorgan is at the forefront of this innovation. JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon Praises Defi and Blockchain JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon recognized the merit of decentralized finance (defi) […]

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Total Value Locked in Defi Nears Lifetime High, Ethereum’s TVL Dominates by 54%

Total Value Locked in Defi Nears Lifetime High, Ethereum’s TVL Dominates by 54%

On Sunday, April 3, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has risen to $231 billion. The TVL is nearing the all-time high (ATH) of $256 billion recorded on December 2, 2021, as it’s only 10.82% under the TVL’s ATH. Additionally, while Curve Finance continues to dominate in terms of TVL, the defi […]

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Aave Launches Web3, Smart Contracts-Based Social Media Platform Built on Polygon

Aave Launches Web3, Smart Contracts-Based Social Media Platform Built on Polygon

The decentralized finance (defi) lending platform Aave has revealed the launch of a Web3 social media platform called the Lens Protocol. According to the team, Lens is a “Web3, smart contracts-based social graph” that is built using the Polygon blockchain. Defi Project Aave Drops the Lens Protocol, Platform’s Intent Is to ‘Empower Creators to Own […]

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Value Locked in Defi Climbs 13% Higher Since Last Week’s Low, SOL Price Jumps 25%, AVAX TVL Spikes

Value Locked in Defi Climbs 13% Higher Since Last Week’s Low, SOL Price Jumps 25%, AVAX TVL Spikes

The total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has jumped back above the $200 billion range, hovering around $216.49 billion on Saturday morning (EST). The TVL in defi has increased 13.60% since tapping a low of $190.57 billion 13 days ago on January 23. The decentralized exchange (dex) Curve’s $19.41 billion TVL dominates the […]

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