Long-standing smart-contract platform Qtum will be home to a new decentralized exchange on Friday after QiSwap, an independent liquidity protocol, completed its testnet phase.  Qtum indicated in a recent press release that the integration of…

Ethereum-powered decentralized applications, or DApps, have attracted more than one million active users over the last 30 days according to analytics platform DappRadar.  This milestone comes as interest in decentralized finance, commonly referred to as…

Despite a pull back from the meteoric bull market for decentralized finance, the average DeFi token return has vastly outperformed Bitcoin and Ethereum. The median performance is a different story however. On Nov. 17, pseudonymous…

PRESS RELEASE. The DealDefi network is a scalable heterogeneous blockchain for lending/borrowing & marketplace decentralized finance. The DealDefi Network prides itself in four major unique features; – Minimum or no gas fee on transactions, decentralization,…

The decentralized finance sector has posted massive gains throughout the past week, with all the “blue-chip” tokens seeing explosive momentum as bulls flood back into the embattled fragment of the crypto market at full speed.…

Decentralized finance (defi) protocol Akropolis was on Thursday hacked for $2 million in DAI, in the latest flash loan attack to hit the nascent defi industry. The attacker pilfered the platform’s Ycurve pool in batches…

While many decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens suffered heavy losses last month — prompting hastily written obituaries about the DeFi “bubble” — metrics measuring user activity saw sustained sector-wide growth. According to crypto market data aggregator…

Institutional money appears to be flowing into the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector, with Yearn Finance (YFI) among the top beneficiaries. According to crypto market data aggregator IntoTheBlock, on-chain transactions of $100,000 or higher have increased…

Yearn.finance (YFI), the darling of the decentralized finance (DeFi) market, has surged 21% on the day. It is continuing to show strong momentum following a DeFi marketwide resurgence. There are several reasons behind the recovery…

Decentralized finance (DeFi) coins have undergone an extremely strong recovery from last week’s lows. As of last night, at the highs of the recovery rally, there were a large number of top coins in the…

Ethereum is currently expressing some immense signs of strength as the cryptocurrency rallies higher while Bitcoin drifts lower. This is the first time in weeks that the cryptocurrency has risen while Bitcoin’s price drifts lower.…

Ethereum and the entire crypto market have struggled to gain any serious momentum as of late, with BTC’s rejection at $13,800 striking a blow to the aggregated market. The waning momentum has been particularly impactful…

Jesse Powell, chief executive officer of the world’s fourth-largest crypto exchange Kraken, has criticized decentralized finance (defi) projects, accusing them of being “scams” that enter the market too quickly, unprepared. In a charged Oct. 26…

Many high inflation decentralized finance tokens are still correcting despite Bitcoin’s push to new yearly highs. Research by IntoTheBlock suggests that DeFi token prices and protocol metrics have diverged significantly since September. Total value locked…

Following a six week cooling-off period for the majority of decentralized finance protocols, the DeFi bulls are back in action as total value locked surges to new record highs. The amount of crypto collateral locked…

The price of Dash’s native token of the same name jumped 12 percent in the last 24 hours as traders assessed its entry into the booming “DeFi” space. According to an announcement on Monday, the…

Major DeFi tokens, including UMA, Maker, and Uniswap have surged up to 22% in the past 24 hours. The decentralized finance (DeFi) market has generally rebounded following a sustained pullback. There are two main reasons…

A recent survey by cryptocurrency data aggregator, CryptoCompare, shows that centralized exchange operators do not see the emergence of decentralized trading venues like Uniswap as a threat despite growing volume and activity in the DeFi…

The recent explosive growth of decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen the sector lock nearly $4 billion worth of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) in less than five months. According to DeFi Pulse, the number of…

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s latest experiment to integrate decentralized finance with its centralized platform, Binance Smart Chain, is not here to beat DeFi, said the company’s CEO, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao. Instead, it aims to accelerate crypto…

Ether (ETH) miner revenue skyrocketed during the month of September according to data from glassnode, an onchain analytics resource. While the price of Ether did not rise significantly during this time, miners on the Ethereum…

The latest data from Coingecko shows that the combined trading volumes of cryptocurrency exchanges went up by $155 billion between July and September, from $175.7 billion to $330.6 billion. The new total volume represents a…

In an October 6 webinar, Pantera Capital disclosed that their Digital Asset Fund intends to invest more heavily into DeFi assets than the rest of the market.  Source: Pantera Capital.Pantera’s co-chief investment officer, Joey Krug…

On August 28, Binance Futures launched its DeFi Composite Index, a basket of DeFi tokens that initially comprised 27% Chainlink (LINK) and 11% Aave (LEND) alongside nine other prominent DeFi tokens that made up between…

MetaMask, the Ethereum (ETH) browser wallet developed by ConsenSys, has surpassed one million monthly active users for the first time. The milestone comes roughly seven months after the wallet first surpassed one million users in…

The market dip has hit DeFi tokens particularly hard. @cryptopigmedia noted that the biggest loser to date is Curve Finance, whose CRV token has dropped 93% since its peak. “DeFi darling” Yearn Finance hasn’t faired…

Data from Dune Analytics shows that in the month of September Uniswap decentralized exchange processed $15.371 billion in volume. In the same period, reports indicate that Coinbase processed $13.6 billion. Monthly decentralized exchange volume. Source:…

As the price of Ethereum’s native digital currency Ether (ETH) has had record-high transaction fees recently, the price of ETH also showed an increased amount of volatility.  A new high was hit at $495 at…

A lot has changed during the last month, as the popular decentralized finance (defi) ecosystem has swelled considerably in value. Since the first week of August, the total value locked in defi jumped over 85%…

Curve Finance is currently the third largest DeFi protocol, with a total value locked, or TVL, of $1.1 billion. Recently the community realized that the project's founder, Michael Egorov, had leveraged over 71% of the voting…

The now notorious project, Yam.Finance, was launched without a proper code audit just like many other projects in the space. Richard Ma, the CEO of blockchain security company Quantstamp, told Cointelegrpah that many DeFi projects…

As the decentralized finance sector explodes in value, a recent Messari report indicates that the so-called DeFi boom is likely to continue. Researcher Ryan Watkins wrote that a capital shift from “useless” cryptocurrency projects might…