In finance, a derivative is a contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity. This underlying entity can be an asset, index, or interest rate, and is often simply called the “underlying.”

DSF Protocol

The power of financial derivatives with the decentralization and transparency of blockchain.


Open source software for tokenized derivatives on Ethereum.


The Synthetix platform enables the creation of on-chain synthetic assets that track the value of assets in the real world. Interview with Kain Warwick, founder of Synthetix.


TokenSets is the asset management platform with tokenized trading strategies facilitated by Set Protocol’s smart contract system. Interview with Tokensets creators