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.

Uniswap Officially Live on BNB Chain
Uniswap goes live on BNB Chain following a governance proposal, aiming for user growth, lower fees, and new market access.
Euler Finance suffers $197M DeFi hack
Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Euler Finance lost nearly $197 million in a flash loan attack on March 13, impacting more than 11 other DeFi protocols. The vulnerability remained on-chain for eight months despite a $1 million bug bounty in place. Euler Finance disabled the vulnerable etoken module and vulnerable donation function, and has reached out to security firms and the ETH security community to help with the investigation and recover the stolen funds.
DeFiChain To Sponsor the National Fighting Championship in Germany
DeFiChain, the world’s leading blockchain on the Bitcoin network dedicated to bringing decentralized financial applications and services to everyone, is delighted to announce that its community has voted to sponsor the National Fighting Championship (NFC) this year. The NFC is the German version of the widely known UFC, in charge of the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting league in Germany.
DeFi Funding Skyrockets 190% in 2022
Digital asset investment firms invested $2.7 billion in decentralized finance (DeFi) projects in 2022, marking a 190% increase from the previous year, while investments into centralized finance (CeFi) projects dropped by 73% to $4.3 billion. Despite the overall crypto funding figures falling from $31.92 billion to $18.25 billion, DeFi saw a near three-fold increase, potentially signaling it as the new high-growth area for the crypto industry, according to a CoinGecko report.
DeFi Suffers $21M in Losses from Exploits
Decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms lost at least $21 million in February due to a series of exploits including flash loan reentrancy attacks, price oracle attacks, and other hacks across seven protocols. Noteworthy incidents included the reentrancy attacks on Platypus Finance and dForce network, the price oracle attack on BonqDAO, and the smart contract exploit on Hope Finance. These incidents follow a report by Chainalysis revealing that DeFi platforms lost $3.1 billion to hacks in 2022.
Babel Finance explores new restructuring opportunities with DeFi project
Babel Finance is considering a new restructuring opportunity that involves the creation of a new decentralized finance (DeFi) project called Hope. This project aims to generate revenue to repay debts owed to creditors, and will mint a new stablecoin using Bitcoin and Ether as collateral.
Jump Crypto Recovers $140 Million Worth of Tokens from Wormhole Hack
Jump Crypto and Oasis recover $140m from Wormhole hack, showcasing importance of collaboration and innovation in fighting crypto hacks. and Jump Crypto Retrieve $225 Million in Crypto
The hacker's vaults show that Oasis sent 120,695 wstETH and 3,213 rETH to Jump Crypto on February 21.
Two suspects have been arrested by the French police in connection with Platypus
French authorities apprehended two individuals in Platypus' $9.1 million exploit.
Interchain Foundation to Spend $40 Million on Cosmos Ecosystem Development
The ICF supports adoption initiatives like Interchain Builders and Interchain NFTs while emphasizing core development.

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