Relatively Unknown Protocols Push TVL in Defi Above the $200 Billion Range

On February 15, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) platforms is just above the $200 billion range, after a brief slump below that region last week. Out of the entire TVL in defi today, Ethereum commands 59.22% of that value with 532 defi protocols. Metrics during the last seven days show a […]

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Cross-chain trade router Swing adds support for Binance Smart Chain (BSC)

Swing, a cross-chain infrastructure platform to trade and move crypto between blockchains, has announced that its cross-chain liquidity and bridging protocol, is now live on Binance Smart Chain (BSC). Originally built on the Polkadot blockchain, Swing has recently expanded to several different blockchain networks, including Avalanche, Polygon, and Solana. Acting as liquidity and bridging aggregator […]

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Web3 Data Platform Dune Analytics Propels to Unicorn Status After $69.4 Million Fundraise

The Web3 analytics platform Dune Analytics has announced it has closed a $69.4 million Series B fundraise led by Coatue. The firm’s latest fundraise follows the company’s Series A last August when Dune Analytics raised $8 million. With the Series A and B combined, the firm has been propelled to unicorn status with a post-money […]

Value Locked in Defi Climbs 13% Higher Since Last Week’s Low, SOL Price Jumps 25%, AVAX TVL Spikes

Value Locked in Defi Climbs 13% Higher Since Last Week's Low, SOL Price Jumps 25%, AVAX TVL SpikesThe total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has jumped back above the $200 billion range, hovering around $216.49 billion on Saturday morning (EST). The TVL in defi has increased 13.60% since tapping a low of $190.57 billion 13 days ago on January 23. The decentralized exchange (dex) Curve’s $19.41 billion TVL dominates the […]

Value Locked in Defi Climbs Higher, Polkadot TVL Spikes, Terra’s LUNA Sheds 21%

On Sunday, January 30, 2022, the top smart contract protocol tokens by market capitalization is $592 billion or 32.66% of the $1.8 trillion crypto economy. Meanwhile, the total-value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) protocols is $192.42 billion up 5.28% since January 23. Defi TVL Climbs More Than 5%, Ethereum Defi Dominance Still 60%, Cross-Chain […]

Hacker Siphons $80 Million From Qubit Cross-Chain Bridge, Largest Defi Exploit of 2022 to Date

Hacker Siphons $80 Million From Qubit Cross-Chain Bridge, Largest Defi Exploit of 2022 to DateFindings stemming from a recent report published by the security-focused blockchain firm Certik indicate that the Binance smart chain ↔ Ethereum bridge called Qubit has been hacked for $80 million. Data shows on January 27, 2022, an attacker siphoned a number of tokens from an exploit on Qubit Finance’s bridge and Certik says the hack […]

Fantom Surpasses Binance Smart Chain as the Third-Largest Defi Blockchain

Fantom Surpasses Binance Smart Chain as the Third-Largest Defi BlockchainThe total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) protocols has lost ​​6.8% during the last 24 hours as crypto markets have experienced more losses. However, the Fantom blockchain has seen a TVL increase, jumping 46.62% over the last week. Fantom has managed to knock Binance Smart Chain (BSC) down a notch, as it now […]

Value Locked in Defi Slides 21% in 2 Weeks, $200B TVL Still 10x Larger Than This Time Last Year

Value Locked in Defi Slides 21% in 2 Weeks, $200B TVL Still 9x Larger Than This Time Last YearThe value locked in decentralized finance (defi) has dropped 21.22% since January 4, 2022. At the time, the total value locked (TVL) in defi was $255.84 billion and today, the TVL is around $201.55 billion. TVL in Defi Loses $54 Billion in 2 Weeks While digital currency markets shed significant value during the last two […]

Value Locked in Defi Jumps 2.3% in 7 Days, Ethereum NFT Sales Dominate, Fantom TVL Jumps 26%

Value Locked in Defi Jumps 2.3% in 7 Days, Ethereum NFT Sales Dominate, Fantom TVL Jumps 26%On Saturday, January 15, 2022, the value locked in decentralized finance (defi) protocols across a number of blockchains has increased from $233.95 billion since January 8, to $239.44 billion. Curve’s total value locked (TVL) dominance today is 9.76% with its $23.38 billion TVL. Meanwhile, native assets for the top nine smart contract platforms have seen […]