DeFi

Short for decentralized finance, DeFi refers to peer-to-peer financial services that operate permissionlessly — check out major DeFi news, deep dives into DeFi protocols and guides on how to DeFi.
Difficulty
Easy
Moderate
Hard
Reading time
Layout

Articles (165)

Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Solana Airdrop Season in Full Swing
Solana protocols Jupiter and Jito announce airdrops while Cosmos Hub prepares for a hard fork — check out these and more in our weekly DeFi roundup.
By 0xKira
5 days ago
5m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Total Value Locked Surges Higher
Total value locked gains 29% over the past week as the DeFi space heats up — find out more in our weekly DeFi roundup.
By 0xKira
1 week ago
5m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: How Many L2s Do We Really Need?
New Ethereum layer-2s are set to enter the space, as Ethereum restaking protocol EigenLayer launches the second stage of its testnet. Read on to find out more in our DeFi roundup!
By 0xKira
2 weeks ago
5m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Risk-On Markets Spark Activity All Across DeFi
Consensys-backed layer-2 Linea launches Linea Voyage, while dYdX deploys on Cosmos — read more on our weekly DeFi roundup!
By 0xKira
3 weeks ago
4m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Are Telegram Trading Bots in Trouble?
Two of the most popular Telegram bots, Maestro and Unibot, have been exploited. Meanwhile, Polygon moves forward with its POL token upgrade.
By 0xKira
1 month ago
5m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Consumer Crypto is the New VC Meme
Meanwhile, the layer-2 race heats up as Arbitrum launches its 50M ARB incentive program and Arbitrum Odyssey goes live again. Read on for the top DeFi news, airdrops and project updates!
By 0xKira
2 months ago
4m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Arbitrum Season Inbound?
Arbitrum announced a $50M incentive program, while Optimism's third airdrop goes live. Is another Layer-2 season incoming? Read on to find out more!
By 0xKira
2 months ago
4m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Are You Still Early on FriendTech?
We take a look at an analysis on FriendTech, while BNB Chain's opBNB deploys on mainnet and Synapse's layer-2 chain launches. Check out more DeFi news in our weekly roundup!
By 0xKira
2 months ago
4m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Base Halts Temporarily, Staked FRAX Incoming and GHO Minting Resumed
Check out our weekly roundup of the latest DeFi news, airdrops and alpha right now!
By 0xKira
2 months ago
5m
Easy
Crypto Basics
What Is a DeFi Wallet and How To Choose the Right One
Find out how to choose the right DeFi wallet for your needs with our comprehensive checklist. Keep your assets secure and protected.
By Werner Vermaak
2 months ago
7m
Easy
Tech Deep Dives
What Is Aerodrome? L2 Base's Liquidity Hub
Newly launched Aerodrome has amassed the most TVL on Coinbase's L2 Base, and aims to be the premier liquidity hub. Find out how Aerodrome works!
By 0xKira
3 months ago
5m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: EELS, MakerDAO Co-Founder Favors Solana and Akash Mainnet Goes Live
MakerDAO co-founder proposes a fork of Solana's codebase, while StarkNet wallet Braavos leaks an article on STRK token — check out the latest DeFi news and launches now!
By 0xKira
3 months ago
4m
Easy
Tech Deep Dives
What Is SocialFi? The Latest Crypto Narrative
Discover the latest trend in crypto, SocialFi, and how it works. Learn more about trending SocialFi protocols like friend.tech and why it is so popular.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
3 months ago
4m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Paypal’s Stablecoin, Base Official Launch, Synthetix USDT Perps
Plenty of launches last week — from PayPal, Base, Synthetix to DeBank — as we head into yet another exciting week in DeFi. Check out the latest DeFi news and alpha now!
By 0xKira
3 months ago
5m
Easy
Crypto Basics
What Is Unibot? Rise of Telegram Bots
Telegram bots are all the hype lately — with Telegram trading bot, Unibot, leading the pack. Explore what telegram bots are and how they work!
By Daniel Phillips
4 months ago
6m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: Arkham Intel Launches Marketplace, Linea, Base and Mantle Rolling Out to Mainnet
Numerous launches from projects as EthCC kicks off this week — from Layer-2s like Linea, Base and Mantle to on-chain analytics platform, Arkham Intel. Check out more in our weekly DeFi recap!
By 0xKira
4 months ago
6m
Easy
Crypto News
Week in DeFi: EigenLayer Caps To Increase, DYdX V4 Testnet Live and yETH Bootstrapping
EigenLayer raises restaking cap limit after oversubscription, while MakerDAO's Spark is going multi-chain. Check out the latest DeFi alpha right here on our weekly roundup!
By 0xKira
4 months ago
5m
Easy
How-to Guides
How To Avoid MetaMask Infinite Approval Exploits
Learn about the token approval process when interacting with DApps, potential exploitation, and how to keep your ERC-20 tokens safe when using MetaMask.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
5 months ago
4m