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Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

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What's New

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    DeFi for Institutioned Web Featured Image
    DeFi for Institutions
    The institutional DeFi world is at an incredibly exciting moment in its adoption cycle. Learn about the experience of first movers, the emerging opportunities in the DeFi space, and how best to get started.
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    Q1DeFiReport 02
    Q1.2021 Ethereum DeFi Report
    An analysis of Ethereum’s decentralized finance ecosystem in Q1 2021 by ConsenSys Codefi.
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    100+ Ethereum Apps You Can Use Right Now
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DeFi Essentials


  • Intro to DeFi Webinar Ft Image
    Intro to DeFi Webinar Ft Image
    Introduction to DeFi
    Millions of people are only hearing about DeFi for the first time. Join Corbin Page, Head of Product at ConsenSys Codefi, as he walks through an introduction to Decentralized Finance.
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    DeFi for Institutions Why Now On Demand Ft
    DeFi for Institutions. Why Now?
    How should institutions shape their DeFi strategy and which major milestones should they to look out for in order to optimize their DeFi roadmaps? ConsenSys teams up with Aave and Centrifuge to discuss.
  • When Open Finance Meets DeFi Featured
    When Open Finance Meets DeFi Featured
    When Open Finance Meets DeFi
    Join experts from ConsenSys, Plaid, and Gemini as they talk about how Open Finance solutions can help new audiences interact with DeFi protocols.
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DeFi for Institutions

As of March 2021, the Ethereum DeFi ecosystem has surpassed US$40 billion in collateral. Cryptocurrency exchanges, funds, decentralized projects, and financial institutions seek to engage and capitalize on opportunities created by this new economic system. ConsenSys offers several software solutions to facilitate entry and participation in DeFi.

DeFi for Institutions