DEFI

 

What is DeFi?
Decentralized Finance, DeFi as a concept is to be able to offer almost all the financial services available with legacy and centralized institutions, typically banks, but on the blockchain. Whatever traditional services financial institutions provide can be expected to be offered through DeFi. In short, Defi is blockchain-based financial services that traditional financial services map into, creating new services or derivatives stemming from blockchain's unique features. Although we have had concepts like distributed computing and decentralized computing for decades, DeFi is in fact a new concept and an expansion of the application scope of blockchain as infrastructure.

$12M in Bitcoin Stolen from pNetwork DeFi Protocol
A vulnerability in pNetwork allowed the thief to run away with the funds. The DeFi network is now begging the hacker to return the money.
Ethereum Futures Open Interest Hit an ATH Amid $1B Being Locked in ETH Layer Two
Open interest in the Ethereum (ETH) network has been experiencing an uptick, leading to a record high.
DeFi Exchange Developer Uniswap Labs Under Investigations by The US SEC
The US SEC is investigating the world’s largest decentralized finance exchange, Uniswap. The move is part of the regulator’s wider efforts to monitor and regulate DeFi projects.
OKEx Launches DeFi Hub with Integrated NFT Marketplace
OKEx has launched a DeFi Hub with an integrated NFT Marketplace.
UC Berkeley Launches Defi MOOC to Students and Opens to The Public
The University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkely) has introduced a massive open online course (or MOOC) concerning decentralized finance to the public.
Cream Finance Promise to Refund Stolen Funds in its $462M Protocol Exploit
Cream Finance has plans to refund victims of its latest network attack.
Ethereum’s Sentiment on Twitter Becomes Extremely Positive as DeFi’s Value Tops $80B
The Ethereum (ETH) network has been experiencing an uptick in activities and this made crowd sentiment on Twitter extremely positive, as disclosed by Data analytic firm IntoTheBlock.
Metamask Tops 10M Active Users as NFT Mania Continues
Popular crypto wallet, Metamask has surpassed 10 million Monthly Active Users as powered by NFT growth.
BaaS Market Expected to Hit $15.8B by 2026, Driven by High Immutability & Secure Decentralization
The global blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) sector is anticipated to reach $15.8 billion by 2026 from the current $2.31 billion.
Celo Co-Leads $100M Capital Raise with Other Major Crypto Protocols to Support DeFi Adoption
Celo, a smartphone-driven blockchain platform, is raising the initial 100 million funding through collaboration with other top DeFi protocols to promote DeFi adoption among mobile phone users worldwide.

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