This Sector includes crypto assets that seek to deliver financial transactions and services.


Key Takeaways:

  • Peer-to-Peer Transactions: Enables direct transactions without the need for traditional financial intermediaries, which can be more efficient and cheaper.


  • Open Access: DeFi platforms offer financial services to anyone with an internet connection, possibly democratizing financial access.


  • Innovation Hub: Rapid innovations in this sector are leading to novel financial products and services.

Representative Assets*

Uniswap operates as a decentralized exchange built on the Ethereum blockchain. It allows users to swap various cryptocurrencies without relying on a centralized authority, utilizing automated liquidity pools instead of traditional order books.

AAVE acts as a decentralized lending system. Users can earn rewards on deposits and borrow assets, all within a non-custodial and transparent platform. 

Maker facilitates the creation of DAI, a stablecoin pegged, or tied, to the US Dollar. Its governance model may help ensure stability and transparency, revolutionizing the way in which collateralized loans are viewed.

Compound allows users to earn rewards on their crypto holdings or take out loans against them. Its algorithmic model aims to autonomously adjust interest rates based on supply and demand.

* Representative assets are for illustrative purposes only and are subject to change.

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