DeFi: Stop and Think. Part 2

    The ongoing cryptocurrency crisis, which coincided with a large outflow of funds from DeFi protocols, is a good reason to momentarily step back from the endless race for profitability and rationally assess the prospects of the decentralized finance industry. Having done so, we will immediately see what we need to change in DeFi to make…

    DeFi: Stop and Think. Part 1

    The ongoing cryptocurrency crisis, which coincided with a large outflow of funds from DeFi protocols, is a good reason to momentarily step back from the endless race for profitability and rationally assess the prospects of the decentralized finance industry. Having done so, we will immediately see what we need to change in DeFi to make…

    Crisis of Decentralized Finance

    The collapse of the UST stablecoin and the major crisis of confidence in stablecoins led investors to withdraw funds from DeFi protocols en masse. The calamity has exposed many of the weaknesses in the decentralized finance industry but also created an excellent opportunity for it to work out the flaws and upgrade on the way…

    European View of DeFi

    On May 7, the European Commission (EC), or, more precisely, its division called the Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, published a fascinating document called European Financial Stability and Integration Review 2022. Two-thirds of it was dedicated to DeFi, and having examined it, the author of these lines got the impression…

    Ethereum vs Solana: Who Will End Up on Top in 2022?

    The two largest blockchain platforms – Ethereum and Solana – are now in a fierce confrontation. Will the technological reform and transition to Ethereum 2.0 help Ether? Or has the originally more advanced Solana network escalated its growth momentum enough to overtake ETH? What blockchain platform will become the new leader in the DeFi segment?…

    Curve Finance: The Unsung Leader in DeFi

    Curve Finance is a DeFi protocol that doesn’t often grab the crypto news headlines. Nevertheless, it has already become the undisputed decentralized finance market leader by total value locked (TVL). We decided to take a closer look at the most popular DeFi system today. DeFi protocol Curve Finance (Automated Market Maker Protocol, AMM) had an…