Common DeFi Marketplaces You Should know About

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has been making headlines for the past year and has massively gained users and market capitalization. DeFi refers to financial services utilizing smart contracts. These contacts are automatically enforceable agreements that do not require an intermediary such as a bank but rely on blockchain technology instead.  Between December 2019 and now, the DeFi industry has grown from $700 million to $74.96 billion. It represents about 5.3% of the total crypto market space. Following that, this article will…

Uniswap vs. SushiSwap vs. PancakeSwap vs. MDEX

There is a quiet battle raging behind the scenes of the decentralized exchange (DEX) community. The recent surge in the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector has driven interest in DEXes to new heights. There are currently a variety of top-performing DEXes in the market. Each of these platforms introduces new features and services based on their technical structure. Here are the differences between four major contenders in the market - Uniswap vs. SushiSwap vs. PancakeSwap vs. MDEX. Uniswap Uniswap is the…

Grayscale Investments Announces Exploration of New Crypto Investment Trusts

Leading digital-asset investment firm Grayscale Investments has announced that it is considering several crypto-assets for potential product offerings. This, according to the firm, is part of its aims to diversify its current product portfolio.  23 Cryptocurrencies Under Consideration Grayscale revealed this latest development in a press release on February 26, 2021. According to the report, the firm is currently exploring 23 crypto-assets to expand its current investment products for its clients.  Several top cryptocurrencies are included, including smart contract-based platforms…

The Total Value Locked (TVL) in DeFi Protocols Hits Record $27 Billion

The crypto space has been vibrant in the past 24 hours, with the recent pump of Dogecoin on everyone's lips. However, one sector that has gone below the radar is the DeFi sector, which has experienced a bullish increase.  At the time of writing, the total locked-In value in DeFi protocol has hit a record $27 billion. Looking at the data from DeFi Pulse, over $2billion was added into DeFi protocols 24 hours. The recent surge in the value of…

Total Value Locked in DeFi Sector Hits Record $17 Billion

The current bullish sentiments in the crypto market have been a major talking point in recent weeks. Bitcoin's bullish trend has led to a ripple effect in the market's decentralized finance (DeFi) sector. Total Locked In Value hits $17 billion The Total Locked in Value has witnessed an exponential increase in the past few days. According to data from DeFi Pulse, the total TVL hit a record high of $17 billion in today's early hours. Looking at the data, over…

Total Value Locked in DeFi Sector Hits Record $14 Billion

The current bullish sentiments in the crypto market have been the major talking point in recent weeks. Bitcoin pump has caused a ripple effect in the crypto market, which has extended to decentralized finance (DeFi). Total Locked In Value hits $14billion The Total Locked in Value in the DeFi sector surpassed $14 billion over the weekend. According to DeFi Pulse, the total TVL hit a record high of $14.3 billion in today's early hours. At the moment, the value has…

SushiSwap The Biggest Winner as UniSwap loses $1,5B (TVL) in 24hours

Decentralized finance (DeFi) platform Uniswap has experienced liquidation of enormous proportion in the last 24 hours. This comes after the protocol stopped providing rewards for liquidity providers, and rival protocol SushiSwap looks poised to take over. Uniswap loses $1.5 billion in Liquidity According to DeFi Pulse data, the drop in liquidity has been particularly sharp for UniSwap in recent days. On November 14, the project still boasted around $3 billion in total value locked (TVL), a DeFi record. However, these…

The Full Guide to SushiSwap – The Controversial Spin-Off to Uniswap

As 2020 is coming to its end, the DeFi market is catching its breath after a rollercoaster of a year that saw it attract more than $13 billion in locked value protocols. Among the top-level projects in this sector is Sushiswap, an AMM-running platform that plans to become the most popular decentralized exchange (DEX) industry. At first, SushiSwap sounds and looks like an odd, yet original, Japanese restaurant. However, once you take a look in its kitchen, you may discover…