In traditional 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.”
Cryptex Finance is a multi-network DeFi protocol that provides easy access to fully-decentralized index tokens. The protocol uses Ethereum smart contracts, over-collateralized vaults, and Chainlink data oracles to create indexes in a trustless way. Interview with founder.
Fractional is a decentralized protocol where NFT owners can mint tokenized fractional ownership of their NFTs
Hegic is on-chain options trading protocol, allowing you to buy ETH call and put options as an individual holder (buyer) or sell ETH call and put options as a liquidity provider.
Indexed Finance is a set of capitalization-weighted index pools designed to replicate the behavior of index funds
Kwenta is a decentralized derivatives trading platform, live on Optimism, offering real-world and on-chain synthetic assets using the power of the Synthetix protocol.
Lyra is a decentralized options exchange on Optimistic Ethereum, giving traders access to crypto markets with low fees and subsecond transaction speeds.
mStable combine stablecoins and tokenized assets into higher-yielding instruments. mStable Explained. Interview with Co-founder
NFT20 is a permissionless protocol enabling trade, swap and sell NFTs that tokenized at indices pools.
NFTX is a platform for making ERC20 tokens that are backed by NFT collectibles and governed by a community-owned protocol. Interview with core contributor.
Olympus is a decentralized reserve currency protocol based on the OHM token. Each OHM token is backed by a basket of assets in the Olympus treasury, giving it an intrinsic value that it cannot fall below.
Opyn is the insurance layer for decentralized finance. Opyn co-founder Aparna told us about Opyn backstory, state of defi options market and what’s new in Opyn v2
The PieDAO is a decentralized organization dedicated to bringing market accessibility and economic empowerment through Pie Protocol and Tokenized ETFs governed by a DAO
Reflexer is a platform where anyone can use their crypto collateral to issue reflex indexes. Interview with Stefan, co-founder of Reflexer Labs
Ribbon Finance uses financial engineering to create structured products that deliver sustainable yield.
SynFutures is a permissionless web3 infrastructure for derivatives. It enables crypto risk management functions to hedge your portfolio risks in any asset, anywhere, at any time.
Synthetix platform enables creation of the on-chain synthetic assets that tracks value of assets in real world. Interview with Kain Warwick, founder of Synthetix.