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…

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…

The latest data from Santiment shows that the collective market capitalization of all defi-related assets dropped by 25.1% on October 7, while daily trading volumes went down 30.2%. The data also shows popular defi tokens…

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:…

U.S. regulators and law-enforcement officials brought charges on Thursday against BitMEX, a Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange that has grown in recent years to be one of the industry’s biggest players. According to the U.S. Commodity Futures…

The total value locked away in DeFi applications has breached over $11 billion and is still climbing. This record inflow of decentralized finance capital could continue to propel Chainlink’s bullish momentum further. Here’s why this…

It might be part of every job in crypto to anticipate and react to fast-moving developments that seemingly change the industry’s direction overnight.  And apparently not even Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, the high-profile leader of Binance,…

Ethereum is the primary cryptocurrency benefiting from the DeFi trend. And while a rising tide lifts all boats, the demand for the top-ranked altcoin is second-to-none. And while Ethereum is dominating the crypto market right…

The cryptocurrency money manager Panxora seeks to raise up to $50 million for a new hedge fund to buy digital tokens associated with the fast-growing decentralized finance (DeFi) sector.  DeFi is a segment of the…

After outperforming Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) strongly in August, Decentralized Finance (DeFi) tokens are now plummeting as many registered losses of up to 50%.  Cryptocurrency daily market performance snapshot. Source: Coin360 At the moment,…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other major crypto assets all plummeted over the last several hours, but few have dropped as hard as top DeFi tokens, YFI, LEND, and UNI. Why have these once soaring altcoins plunged…

Up until it collapsed, The DAO represented the highest technological achievement – and the coming wave of innovation – that the Ethereum blockchain has enabled.  The smart contract and blockchain were interlinked ideas. In Vitalik…

The UMA Protocol continued to lose portions of its market capitalization on Friday as its native token of the same name plunged further. THE UMA/USDT exchange rate was trading at $12.81 as of 12:14 UTC,…

Altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is plumbing new lows against Bitcoin (BTC) after crashing through fresh support. Data from price tickers including Cointelegraph Markets and CoinMarketCap confirm that BCH/BTC is now at its worst levels in…

The U.K.-based Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) exchange Cryptophyl is closing its doors in order to restructure into a decentralized finance (defi) platform. Cryptophyl has revealed the trading platform will officially go offline on September 21…

The rapid popularity and investment growth observed in the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) sector has reflected heavily on the price charts with DeFi and yield-related tokens like Yearn.finance (YFI), Aave (LEND), and others rallying to their…

Most people would be happy to have World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s wealth, which is reportedly somewhere between $10 million and $60 million.  Yet, Berners-Lee’s net worth pales into insignificance against that of…

The latest high-yield, food-flavored DeFi meme project, Hotdog, appears to have crashed and burned just hours after it was launched. The latest high-yield promising food-flavored DeFi meme project, Hotdog, appears to have crashed and burned…

William Mougayar is the author of “The Business Blockchain,” producer of the Token Summit and a venture investor and adviser. DeFi has grown to a point where its mindshare now far exceeds its relatively small…

Data from on-chain analytics firm, Flipside Crypto, reveals that members of the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem are turning to USD Coin USDC in order to interact with DeFi protocols either by earning high-yield income on…

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%…

The decentralized finance buzz has finally started to cool off, but dip buyers are already over 90% net long on DeFi futures on crypto exchange Binance. This says the market is incredibly bullish on these…

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…

Messari believes that Yearn.Finance's YFI token is one of the least expensive in the DeFi space, according to its price-to-sales multiple. The metric is calculated by dividing a token's market capitalization by its annualized yield.…

There are some decentralized finance projects that make flash loans; Yam Finance (YAM) was a DeFi project that made a flash appearance. YAM, which initially described itself as a “minimally viable monetary experiment,” launched on…

Yearn Finance (YFI) launched just a month ago and since then the yield aggregating platform’s total value locked has climbed to $611 million. In the last three days, YFI price climbed to $12,800, a nearly…

Qtum has just launched one of the biggest DeFi development funds to date. $1M has been allocated initially by the Quantum Foundation but Qtum founder Patrick Dai has said that as much as $5M may…