Tag: Borrowing

  • BendDAO Degen Strategy – Franklin’s Big Bet

    BendDAO Degen Strategy – Franklin’s Big Bet

    Bend is a decentralized non-custodial NFT-backed borrowing and lending protocol where users can participate as depositors or borrowers. Depositors provide ETH liquidity to the lending pool to earn a passive income, while borrowers are able to borrow ETH through lending pool using NFTs as collateral instantly.

  • Turn Your NFTs Into Cash Without Selling Them

    Turn Your NFTs Into Cash Without Selling Them

    NFTfi is a simple marketplace for NFT collaterized loans. Put your NFTs up as collateral for a loan, or offer loans to other users.

  • How to Lend and Borrow NFTS with reNFT

    How to Lend and Borrow NFTS with reNFT

    reNFT is a rental protocol, enabling lending and borrowing of NFTs.

  • The Tranchess Strategy

    The Tranchess Strategy

    Fresh on the block, this week for our First Look we are unboxing a brand new tokenized asset management and derivatives trading protocol, Tranchess. Tranches, named after chess pieces… good move. Not built on Ethereum, Solana or Polkadot, this is a Binance smartchain protocol. So let’s check this out and see what it’s all about.

  • Sushiswap Trident

    Sushiswap Trident

    Trident was first developed with the core focus of capital efficiency and cryptocurrency volatility protection using powerful, yet intuitive and easy-to-use, tools to provide DeFi with its new protocol standard. Our goal was to reinvent the wheel, without sacrificing user familiarity with Sushi’s newly revamped and consolidated interface.

  • DeFi 101: A Visual Guide to Definitions and Data Sources

    DeFi 101: A Visual Guide to Definitions and Data Sources

    Insane 1000% returns, tokens named after foods, rugs? We get it, the decentralized finance, or DeFi for short, ecosystem is a whole new world and a complex, and many times anxiety-inducing, one at that. Our very own goofy face of The Defiant YouTube, Robin Schmidt, created a DeFi 101 presentation explaining what this new blockchain-based […]

  • DeFi Rates are Sliding Closer to TradFi Yields

    DeFi Rates are Sliding Closer to TradFi Yields

    DeFi’s borrowing and lending rates are trending downwards, opening questions of what will happen to open finance if yields converge with those of traditional finance. Borrowing rates for USDC have declined to 2.5% and 3.1% on Compound and Aave, from over 15% three months ago, according to LoanScan. Lending rates have suffered similar compression, with […]

  • How to Take Out an Interest Free Loan Using Liquity

    How to Take Out an Interest Free Loan Using Liquity

    Liquity is a decentralized borrowing protocol that allows you to draw interest-free loans against Ether used as collateral. Loans are paid out in LUSD (a USD pegged stablecoin) and need to maintain a minimum collateral ratio of 110%.

  • Terra Degen: Playing Both Sides of the Anchor Money Market

    Terra Degen: Playing Both Sides of the Anchor Money Market

    Anchor savings has no minimum deposits, account freezes, or signup requirements – it can be used by anyone in the world with access to the internet. Anchor’s money market is a Compound-inspired lending protocol for lending out deposited Terra stablecoins to borrowers. Anchor sources its deposit yields from bAsset-collateralized loans, where rewards of their bAsset […]

  • Use DeFi Without Spending Any Money

    Use DeFi Without Spending Any Money

    Using InstaDapp‘s built in DeFi simulator you can get a feel of how lending, borrowing, and liquidity providing works in DeFi.

  • Magic Money: The Mystical World of Anchor, Alchemix, and Gyroscope

    Magic Money: The Mystical World of Anchor, Alchemix, and Gyroscope

    In last week’s episode we ventured into the dark forest where nothing at all was what it seemed and unimaginable horrors lurked round every corner. Well this week we’re labouring the fantasy metaphor yet further with a languid lunge through illusion magic and scarcely credible financial finagling in what critics are already calling the David […]

  • No Downside!? Deep Dive on Tranches and Structured DeFi

    No Downside!? Deep Dive on Tranches and Structured DeFi

    Step into crypto and it can feel like you’re throwing your life to the gods of thunder. I’m here, you say, take me, throw me into the void. And, ape that you are, you keep walking towards that edge.