Ethereum DeFi Ecosystem
DeFi is the movement that leverages decentralized networks to transform old financial products into trustless and transparent protocols that run without intermediaries. We have 216 DeFi projects listed and 191 of them built on Ethereum.
Asset Management Tools
AlphaWallet is a mobile crypto wallet that interacts with smart contracts and dApps.
Argent is a smart contract based wallet for Ethereum crypto-assets and dApps. Argent - a new type of Ethereum wallet. Interview with Itamar Lesuisse, CEO of Argent.
Cobo Wallet is a multi-chain cryptocurrency wallet on iOS & Android, with built in dApps browser.
Coinbase Wallet is a mobile crypto wallet supporting multicoin assets as well as ERC-20 tokens and ERC-721 collectibles. Coinbase Wallet also provides access to Web 3 Decentralized Applications (dApps) powered by Ethereum smart contracts.
DeFi Saver is a management dashboard for decentralized finance protocols, including MakerDAO CDPs (with features such as automatic liquidation protection), as well as Compound, dYdX and Fulcrum. Interview with co-founder, Nenad Palinkašević.
dHEDGE is a platform for managing investment activities on the Ethereum blockchain where you can put your capital to work in different strategies based on a transparent track record. Interview with co-founder.
Eidoo gives access to a full range of features and financial services fully compliant, which are safe and easy to use via the Eidoo app, including a non-custodial Wallet, a Hybrid Exchange and a platform to participate and launch token sales.
Enjin is a mobile cryptocurrency wallet with dApp browser, supporting Ethereum, Bitcoin, Litecoin, ERC20, ERC721 AND ERC1155 tokens.
Enzyme Finance formerly known as Melon Protocol, is a user interface that allows interaction with on-chain funds.
Furucombo is a tool built for end-users to optimize their DeFi strategy simply by drag and drop UI.
Gnosis Safe is a smart contract-based wallet enables users to manage their funds and interact with decentralized applications on Ethereum. Interview with the Gnosis Safe Team.
Huobi Wallet is a multi-currency wallet featuring cross-chain exchange of mainstream coins, dApps browser, and staking as a service for PoS networks.
imToken is a digital asset wallet enabling multi-chain asset management, dApp browsing and exchange of value. Interview with imToken.
Infinito Wallet is a mobile multi-currency wallet with dApps browser for interacting with the DeFi ecosystem.
Instadapp is a platform providing users and developers with a single point of integration to access all the DeFi protocols
MetaMask is a browser extension that allows users to run Ethereum dApps and interacting with smart contracts. MetaMask Alternatives
Multis is a multi-signature Ethereum wallet with a user-friendly interface to manage your company’s crypto. Interview with co-founder Thibaut Sahaghian, about Multis backstory, YCombinator experience and DeFi markets.
Rainbow is a fun, simple, and secure Ethereum wallet that makes managing your assets a joy.
Stake DAO is a non-custodial platform that enables anyone to easily grow their crypto portfolio. It is built on top of decentralized blockchain protocols, offering a seamless way for people to grow, track, and control assets right from their wallet.
TokenPocket is a multi-chain cryptocurrency wallet on both mobile and desktop with built in dApp browsers.
TokenSets is the asset management platform with tokenized trading strategies facilitated by Set Protocol’s smart contract system. Interview with Tokensets creators.
Multi cryptocurrency wallet to store your favorite BEP2, ERC20 and ERC721, tokens.
XDEFI Wallet is a cross-chain wallet extension. It is the world’s only wallet with native integrations on THORChain, Ethereum + several EVM networks and Terra.
Zapper is a system focused on abstracting away the complexities of composing and accessing the most innovative opportunities in open finance. Interview with the team.
ZenGo is a bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet with native UI integrations with DeFi lending protocols and staking providers. Interview with Ouriel Ohayon, CEO, and co-founder of ZenGo.
Zerion is an investment interface for decentralized finance, providing users with a single place to manage their entire DeFi portfolio in a non-custodial way. Interview with Zerion co-founder.
Alternative Savings Apps
Linen App provides a non-custodial wallet and allows you to connect your U.S. bank account to supply digital dollars (stablecoin USDC) to the Compound liquidity pool on the Ethereum blockchain
PoolTogether is a no-loss, audited savings game powered by blockchain technology. Interview with PoolTogether co-founder.
Cryptex Finance tokenized Total Cryptocurrency Market Capitalization into TCAP token that gives holders real-time price exposure to this key metric. Interview with founder.
The DeFi Pulse Index is a digital asset index designed to track tokens’ performance within the Decentralized Finance industry.
FinNexus Options is a decentralized options protocol with a multi-asset single-pool model where option buyers can set their own option terms. FinNexus Options Explained - Interview with Ryan Tian
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.
Hetoro is a trading and data analysis platform for on-chain options.
Indexed Finance is a set of capitalization-weighted index pools designed to replicate the behavior of index funds
Mirror is a protocol that enables Mirrored Assets(mAssets) synthetic assets that give traders price exposure to real-world assets by reflecting their price activity on-chain. Interview with co-founder
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.
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.
Yield Aggregators on Ethereum
Akropolis allows executing automatic dollar-cost averaging into BTC ETH and participating in different liquidity mining programs.
Alpha Homora is a leveraged yield farming and leveraged liquidity providing protocol. Alpha Homora - Leveraged Yield Farming
Gro is a yield optimizer that enables leverage and protection through risk tranching.
Harvest automatically farms the highest yield available from the newest DeFi protocols, and optimizes the yields that are received using the latest farming techniques.
Idle enables tokenizing the best interest rate among Ethereum money markets. Interview with Idle co-founder, Matteo Pandolfi.
Pickle allow users to deposit tokens from liquidity pools such as Uniswap or Curve, and then execute sophisticated strategies that maximize the returns of the depositor
Rari Capital is a roboadvisor that ensures you receive the highest yield, beyond just lending.
Vesper provides a suite of yield-generating products, focused on accessibility, optimization, and longevity
Yearn.Finance automates yield-maximizing profit switching opportunities for liquidity providers and yield farmers.
Decentralized exchanges on Ethereum
Peer-to-peer token trading on Ethereum, without trading fees. Interview with AirSwap team.
Balancer Exchange allow you to swap ERC20 tokens trustlessly across all Balancer’s liquidity pools.
Bancor is an on-chain liquidity protocol that enables automated, decentralized token exchange on Ethereum and across blockchains. Bancor Protocol History and Bancor v2 Details.
CowSwap is a trading interface built on top of Gnosis Protocol v2. It allows you to buy and sell tokens using gas-less orders that are settled peer-to-peer among its users or into any on-chain liquidity source while providing MEV protection.
Curve is an exchange liquidity pool on Ethereum designed for extremely efficient stablecoin trading. Interview with Curve Finance founder.
DexGuru is a trading platform for modern traders where on-chain analytics combined with trading capabilities.
DODO is a on-chain liquidity provider which leverages the Proactive Market Maker algorithm (PMM) to provide on-chain and contract-fillable liquidity for everyone. DODO: Capital-Efficient Decentralized Exchange, Interview with co-founder Diane Dai.
KyberSwap allows anyone to convert tokens directly from their wallet in an instant, convenient and secure way. Interview with Loi Luu, CEO and co-founder of Kyber Network.
Matcha is a crypto trading platform with smart order routing powered by 0x. Matcha aggregates liquidity from multiple sources, including 0x, Kyber, Uniswap, Oasis, Curve, and others. Matcha Alternatives
Mesa is an open source interface for Gnosis Protocol, a fully permissionless DEX that enables ring trades to maximize liquidity.
Multichain(previously Anyswap) is a fully decentralized cross chain swap protocol, based on Fusion DCRM technology, with automated pricing and liquidity system.
Oasis is a decentralized, non-custodial exchange built on the OasisDEX Protocol enabling the trade of the tokens used in Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD).
ParaSwap is a decentralized exchange aggregator that provides the best prices over multiple DEXs on the Ethereum blockchain. Interview with ParaSwap founder, Mounir Benchemled.
RhinoFi(previously DeversiFi) is a hybrid Ethereum exchange platform providing access to spot trading, margin trading, P2P funding & decentralized trading. DeversiFi - interview with CEO and founder, Will Harborne.
The SushiSwap exchange allows users to swap any ERC20 token into any other ERC20 token through automated liquidity pools
dYdX is a trading platform for crypto assets, built with open-source protocols, enabling decentralized margin trading. dYdX - Decentralized Platform for Advanced Financial Products, interview with Antonio Juliano
Margin Trading on Ethereum
DDEX is an advanced decentralized margin exchange. Users can create leveraged margin positions and earn interest through decentralized lending pools.
Perpetual Protocol is a decentralized perpetual contract protocol with virtual AMMs to provide guaranteed liquidity.
dYdX is a trading platform for crypto assets, built with open-source protocols, enabling decentralized margin trading. dYdX - Decentralized Platform for Advanced Financial Products, interview with Antonio Juliano
DeFi Infrastructure & Dev Tooling
0x Protocol is free, open-source infrastructure that developers and businesses utilize to build products that enable the purchasing and trading of crypto tokens. Interview with the 0x Core Team.
Alchemy is an infrastructure provider for web3 developers interacting with Ethereum blockchain.
The Bancor Protocol ensures continuous liquidity and real-time price discovery between blockchain-based assets, without matching buyers and sellers.
Blocknative’s infrastructure and APIs provide real-time mempool monitoring to keep your transactions flowing reliably, resiliently, and predictably.
Carbon is an all-in-one fiat-to-crypto on-ramp API to help you retain new customers effortlessly, so you can focus on building. Carbon Fiber: Stripe for Crypto. Interview with Nick Pai, Lead Software Engineer at Carbon.
Open, decentralized platform to connect the global financial supply chain. Intreview with Philip Stehlik, co-founder and CTO of Centrifuge.
Chainlink is a decentralized oracle that can provide external data to smart contracts. Interview with Adelyn Zhou
Fortmatic SDK let users to interact with dApp through any browser or device. Interview with Fortmatic co-founder, Sean Li.
Hummingbot is an open source software client that helps you build and run high-frequency trading bots that run on any crypto exchange. Hummingbot - interview with co-founder Carlo Las Marias.
Hydro is an open source framework for building Decentralized Exchanges. Interview with Tian Li, co-founder of DDEX exchange built on Hydro Protocol.
On-chain liquidity protocol allows decentralized token swaps to be integrated into any application. Interview with Loi Luu, CEO and co-founder of Kyber Network.
A protocol for decentralized token exchange, where traders have complete and total control of their crypto-assets. Intreview with Daniel Wang, founder of Loopring Foundation.
MoonPay is a fiat on-ramp that enables web and mobile developers to let their users purchase virtual currencies using credit card.
Provable is a blockchain oracle service, enabling data-rich smart contracts. Provable: blockchain-agnostic oracle service for dApps developers. Interview with founder Thomas Bertani.
QuikNode is a RPC node service provider with APIs & dedicated nodes available.
The protocol powering fiat to crypto exchanges
Ren is an open protocol that provides access to inter-blockchain liquidity for all decentralized applications. Interview with Ren co-founder Loong Wang.
The Graph is a decentralized protocol for indexing and querying data from blockchains. Interview with The Graph Co-Founder Yaniv Tal
Torus allows users to login to your dApp with their OAuth accounts, Google and Facebook, to derive their private keys in a trustless manner.
Transak is a simple and compliant way for customers to buy and sell crypto assets with a bank transfer.
UMA is a decentralized financial contracts platform built to enable Universal Market Access. Interview with co-founder of UMA, Allison Lu.
WalletConnect is an open protocol for connecting desktop Dapps to mobile Wallets using end-to-end encryption by scanning a QR code.
Wyre is a secure and compliant bridge between fiat currencies and cryptocurrency.
Zap platform allows users to create, publish and subscribe to smart contract and Decentralized Application compatible data feeds. Interview with Nick Spanos, co-founder of Zap.org.
Ethereum-based DAO Platforms
Aragon allows you to create global, bureaucracy-free companies and freely organize and collaborate without borders or intermediaries.
Boardroom is a simple interface to engage, signal, and vote on protocol decisions with an integrated governance management platform improving distributed decision making
Colony is a suite of smart contracts, providing a general purpose framework for the essential functions organizations require, such as ownership, structure, authority, and financial management.
DAOStack is an open source project advancing the technology and adoption of decentralized governance.
The DXdao is a decentralized organization that develops, governs, and grows DeFi protocols and products, owned and operated by the community.
Daohaus is a DAO Explorer with interface enabling joining existing DAOs, as well as creating a new Moloch-like DAOs.
Snapshot is a off-chain, gasless, multi-governance community polling dashboard
Tally is a voting dashboard, aggregating data from defi protocols’ governance and providing it in real-time for research and analysis. Interview with co-founder.
Decentralized Insurance Platforms
InsurAce is a multi-chain protocol that provides insurance services to DeFi users, allowing them to protect their investment funds against various risks
Secure risk and potential bugs in smart contract code. Be covered for events like The DAO hack or Parity multi-sig wallet issues. Interview with Hugh Karp, founder of Nexus Mutual.
Opium Insurance offers tradable, tokenized insurance position against smart-contract hacking or against stablecoin default.
Harbor is an all-in-one platform for digital securities such as funds, private equity, and commercial real estate.
OpenFinance Network is a U.S. regulated trading platform for digital alternative assets.
OpenLaw Finance allow to create tokenized stock/stock options and distribute to employees on vesting schedule using smart contracts - all backed by legally compliant agreements.
A platform for the creation of tokenized securities.
The compliance platform for digitizing securities on the blockchain.
Templum provides a regulated, end-to-end solution for raising capital and secondary trading in the private market.
Tinlake allows you to tokenize your real-world assets and use them in the decentralized finance ecosystem to take out loans. Intreview with Philip Stehlik, co-founder and CTO of Centrifuge.
TokenSoft enables issuers, financial institutions, broker-dealers, real estate companies, and funds to meet compliance requirements for digital securities on the blockchain at issuance, distribution, and transfer.
KYC & Identity
3Box is a next-generation framework for managing user data on the internet.
Blockpass is a blockchain based self-sovereign identity protocol for the connected world. Blockpass offers shared regulatory compliance services for humans, companies, objects and devices.
Bloom is a blockchain solution for secure identity and credit scoring. Interview with Shannon Wu from Bloom Founding Team.
BrightID allows people to prove to applications that they’re only using one account.
Secure blockchain identity toolbox and ecosystem.
Colendi it is blockchain based credibility evaluation and global identity for the sharing economy.
Hydro enables new and existing private systems to seamlessly integrate and leverage the immutable and transparent dynamics of a public blockchain, to enhance application and document security, identity management, and transactions.
Identity.com is an open source ecosystem providing access to on-demand, secure identity verification.
Jolocom is an open source protocol for people and organizations to create and interact with digital, self-sovereign identities.
SelfKey is building a blockchain-based identity system that allows identity owners to truly own, control and manage their digital identity.
Decentralized Lending on Ethereum
88mph lets you lend your crypto assets at a fixed interest rate. Interview with 88mph team
Aave is an Open Source and Non-Custodial protocol that let you earn interest on deposits & borrow assets on multiple chains. Aave Protocol - Innovative DeFi Lending, interview with the founder
Alchemix is a future-yield-backed synthetic asset platform with flexible instant loans that repay themselves over time and community DAO. The platform advances your yield farming via a synthetic token representing a fungible claim on any underlying collateral in the Alchemix protocol
Compound is an open-source, autonomous protocol built for developers, enable algorithmic, efficient money markets on the Ethereum.
C.R.E.A.M. is a crypto lending and borrowing dApp based on the Compound protocol with altered pools assets and own governance token.
Liquity is a decentralized borrowing protocol that allows you to draw interest-free loans against Ether used as collateral. Interview with founder.
Notional is a fixed rate lending and borrowing platform on Ethereum
Oasis Borrow allows you to lock your tokens as collateral to generate DAI, a decentralized stablecoin soft-pegged to 1 USD.
TrueFi is a protocol for uncollateralized lending
Unit Protocol is a decentralized protocol that allows you to mint stablecoin $USDP using a variety of tokens as collateral
Payments Solutions and Service Providers
Celer Network is a layer-2 scaling platform that enables fast and secure off-chain transactions for not only payment transactions, but also generalized off-chain smart contract.
Connext enables users to batch many Ethereum transactions into one netted transfer by using signed off-blockchain commitments rather than direct on-blockchain transactions.
Matic Network is a blockchain scalability platform which provides secure, scalable and instant transactions powered by PoS side chains and an adapted version of Plasma. Interview with Sandeep Nailwal.
OmiseGO Plasma architecture enables developers to build a L2 Applications with high throughputs and strong safety guarantees.
Request is a decentralized network built on top of Ethereum, which allows anyone, anywhere to request, validate and execute payments. How Request Enabling Blockchain-based Invoices? Interview with Request co-founder Christophe Lassuyt.
Sablier is the protocol for real-time finance on Ethereum, that enables continuous, autonomous and trustless payroll. Interview with Paul Berg, inventor of the Sablier protocol.
StablePay enables ERC20 tokens payments converted to DAI and cDAI. StablePay: DeFi native payment system, interview with Doug Molina.
Superfluid is a novel crypto asset streaming protocol that enables transformative web3 money experiences like salary and subscription streaming, real-time investing, and more – all on-chain
zkSync is a trustless protocol for scalable low-cost payments on Ethereum, powered by zkRollup technology.
xDai Chain provide users with fast transactions and low gas prices. xDai Stable Chain is Ethereum compatible, so data and assets can be transferred to the Ethereum providing backend safety and opportunities to scale. Interview with Igor Barinov, founder of POA Network.
Foundation is a marketplace platform for buying, selling, and trading limited-edition goods.
Gem.xyz is an NFT Aggregator. You can buy multiple NFTs(aka sweep floor) using Gem Web 3 shopping cart, pay with any token and save up to 39% on gas fees.
Gitcoin is a marketplace of freelance gigs and bounties for open source projects.
KnownOrigin lets you discover, showcase & buy digital artwork + NFT collectibles.
LocalCryptos(LocalEthereum) is a self-custodial peer-to-peer local ETH marketplace. Interview with Michael Foster, CEO and co-founder of LocalCryptos.
LooksRare is the community-first NFT marketplace that actively rewards traders, collectors and creators for participating
NFTKEY is a decentralised NFT marketplace that allows Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain NFTs to be listed, bid on, bought and sold without any centralized servers
OpenSea is a peer to peer marketplace for crypto collectibles. Interview with OpenSean co-founder Devin Finzer.
Rarible allows you to create and sell NFT collectibles at digital art marketplace. Interview with Alexei Falin, CEO and co-founder of Rarible
SuperRare is a marketplace to collect and trade unique, single-edition digital artworks.
X is a community-owned, cross-chain NFT marketplace. X enables users to collect, create and sell NFTs across multiple blockchains on the decentralized marketplace.
Augur is a decentralized oracle and peer to peer protocol for prediction markets.
Gnosis is an open platform for creating prediction market applications on the Ethereum protocol.
Omen uses the Gnosis conditional token framework to give anyone the ability to create a prediction market - be it in the realm of crypto, sports, politics, entertainment, etc. Interview with Omen team.
PlotX is a cross-chain prediction market protocol that enables crypto traders to make crypto-asset price predictions in hourly, daily & weekly time frames.
Polymarket is an information markets platform, where you can bet on the highly-debated topics and earn for being right.
AMPL is a USD soft-pegged digital currency, that adjusts supply daily based on market conditions.
Augmint offers digital tokens targeted to a fiat currency. Stablecoin backed 1:1 by Euros.
DAI is a crypto-backed stablecoin soft-pegged to USD, built on the Ethereum and governed by the MakerDAO system.
DefiDollar is a stable asset, backed by an index of stablecoins. DUSD is a hedge against volatility and provides portfolio risk diversification.
Frax is the first fractional-algorithmic stablecoin protocol. Interview with Sam Kazemian, founder of Frax Finance
A stable value coin backed 1:1 by USD.
HUSD is a stablecoin backed 1:1 by U.S. dollars held in a U.S. trust company.
USDP is a stablecoin backed 1:1 by USD, and gives customers the ability to store and send US Dollars with freedom, unrestricted by the limits of traditional banking system.
pTokens are the ERC-20 token version of other, non-Ethereum blockchain currencies that enable liquidity to freely move from one blockchain to another.
A stablecoin backed 1:1 by U.S. dollars.
USDC is a USD-backed stablecoin as an ERC20 token.
Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) is the ERC20 token backed 1:1 with Bitcoin. WBTC origins with Benedict Chan, CTO of BitGo.
APY.Vision is an all-in-one analytics dashboard for liquidity providers and yield farmers
Reports based on the blockchain realtime data DEX Trades Analysis, DEX Arbitrage Analysis, Margin Trade Positions.
Chainbeat is the data insights and analytics platform for web3. Chainbeat enables comprehensive cross-blockchain analytics and providing in-depth insights on active users, transactions, events, token transfers with real-time alerts and custom reports based on real-time smart contract usage. Interview with Ashok Pitchamani, co-founder and CEO of Chainbeat.
Croco Finance let you analyze your liquidity positions in Uniswap, Sushiswap, and Balancer
DeBank is a dashboard for tracking your DeFi portfolio, with data and analytics for decentralized lending protocols, stablecoins, margin trading platforms and DEXes.
DeepDAO is a platform that collects and organizes a variety of quantitative and qualitative data about DAOs
DefiLlama is a multi-chain TVL stats dashboard, where data connectors contributed and maintained by a community
Dune Analytics allows you to instantly create and share analysis of Ethereum data. Smart contract data is converted to a human-readable format that can be queried with SQL. Interview with Dune Analytics co-founder.
L2BEAT is an analytics and research website about Ethereum layer 2 scaling. Here you will find in depth comparison of major protocols live on Ethereum today.
LoanScan provides data and analytics for loans issued via open finance protocols on the Ethereum blockchain.
Nansen is an analytics platform for Ethereum, which combines on-chain data with a massive and constantly growing database containing millions of wallet labels. Interview with Alex Svanevik, co-founder and CEO of Nansen
Revert provides actionable analytics for DeFi liquidity providers on Uniswap v2, v3 and Sushiswap
Token Terminal is a analytics dashboard that provides traditional financial metrics on cryptoassets and defi products
Uniswap ROI calculator helps you analyze your investments in Uniswap and find the best liquidity pools.
Vfat.tools is a minimalist yield farming dashboard and farming calculator where you can find the most popular farms and their APY