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 195 DeFi projects listed and 160 of them built on Ethereum.


Asset Management Tools


AlphaWallet is a mobile crypto wallet that interacts with smart contracts and dApps.


Ambire Wallet is a user-friendly crypto wallet for both beginners and experienced users with a simplified UI.


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.

Coinbase Wallet

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

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 Crypto Wallet

Enjin is a mobile cryptocurrency wallet with dApp browser, supporting Ethereum, Bitcoin, Litecoin, ERC20, ERC721 AND ERC1155 tokens.


Furucombo is a tool built for end-users to optimize their DeFi strategy simply by drag and drop UI.

Gnosis Safe

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.


imToken is a digital asset wallet enabling multi-chain asset management, dApp browsing and exchange of value. Interview with imToken.


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

Rabby Wallet

Rabby Wallet is a Web3 wallet that offers a smooth multi-chain experience by automatically switching to the corresponding chain based on your visited Web3 dApp.


Rainbow is a fun, simple, and secure Ethereum wallet that makes managing your assets a joy.

Stake DAO

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.

Trust Wallet

Multi cryptocurrency wallet to store your favorite BEP2, ERC20 and ERC721, tokens.

XDEFI Wallet

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


PoolTogether is a no-loss, audited savings game powered by blockchain technology. Interview with PoolTogether co-founder.



Aevo is a decentralized derivatives exchange, focused on options. The exchange runs on a custom EVM roll-up that rolls up to Ethereum. Aevo operates an off-chain orderbook with on-chain settlements.

Cryptex Finance

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.


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.


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 DAO

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


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

Aura Finance

Aura Finance is a protocol built on top of the Balancer system to provide maximum incentives to Balancer liquidity providers and BAL stakers (into veBAL) through social aggregation of BAL deposits and Aura’s native token.

Beefy Finance

Beefy Finance is a Multi Chain Yield Optimizer that enables users to get maximal return on their assets while removing the cost and hassle of daily harvest.

Convex Finance

Convex Finance let you deposit your Curve LP tokens to earn Curve trading fees, boosted CRV and CVX tokens. Boost is pooled from CRV stakers so you do not need to worry about locking yourself.


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


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 split the order to several decentralized exchanges like UniswapExchange, KyberNetwork, Bancor and RadarRelay to avoid high price slippage. Interview with 1inch CTO. 1inch alternatives.


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 in-depth 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 is a multi-chain decentralized exchange (DEX) aggregator which provides traders with the best token prices by analyzing rates across over 60 DEXs across 12 chains. 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


ParaSwap is a decentralized exchange aggregator that provides the best prices over multiple DEXs on the Ethereum, and many others EVM blockchains. Interview with ParaSwap CEO and founder, Mounir Benchemled.


The SushiSwap exchange allows users to swap any ERC20 token into any other ERC20 token through automated liquidity pools


Uniswap is an automated fully decentralized token exchange on Ethereum. Uniswap Explained - In-Depth DeFi Guide. Uniswap Alternatives.


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


Aevo is a decentralized derivatives exchange, focused on options. The exchange runs on a custom EVM roll-up that rolls up to Ethereum. Aevo operates an off-chain orderbook with on-chain settlements.


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.

Bancor Protocol

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.


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.

Kyber Network

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.


LlamaNodes is a low-latency, privacy first RPC provider - with dynamic load-balancing, autoscaling, and globally redundant infrastructure.


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

The Graph

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.

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 Protocol

InsurAce is a multi-chain protocol that provides insurance services to DeFi users, allowing them to protect their investment funds against various risks

Nexus Mutual

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

Opium Insurance offers tradable, tokenized insurance position against smart-contract hacking or against stablecoin default.

Asset Tokenization


Backed is creating on-chain infrastructure for capital markets, including composable tokenized securities that track the value of real-world assets such as bonds, stocks, or ETFs.


Maple is the only on-chain marketplace focused exclusively on serving Institutional and Individual Accredited Investors with high-quality lending opportunities which suit their liquidity, risk and return requirements.


Matrixdock is a digital assets platform that provides institutional and accredited investors with transparent access to tokenized real-world assets (RWA) with an immutable record of ownership, daily Proof-of-Reserve and full bankruptcy remoteness.


Ondo is creating secure, onchain financial products like tokenized notes such as USDY. It is backed by short-term US Treasuries and bank demand deposits.


OpenFinance Network is a U.S. regulated trading platform for digital alternative assets.


The Openeden TBILL Vault provides investors with direct exposure to a pool of short-dated T-Bills through the Vault’s TBILL token, which is backed 1:1 by the T-Bills as well as USDC and U.S. Dollar reserves.

Polymath Network

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.


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.


DegenScore Beacon is an Ethereum soulbound token that highlights your on-chain skills & traits across one or more wallets. You can use it to leverage your on-chain reputation across web3.


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. 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

Abracadabra is a lending platform that uses interest-bearing tokens (ibTKNs) as collateral to borrow a USD pegged stablecoin (Magic Internet Money - MIM), that can be used as any other traditional stablecoin.


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.


Euler is a non-custodial permissionless lending protocol on Ethereum that helps users to earn interest on their crypto assets or hedge against volatile markets without the need for a trusted third-party.


Gearbox Protocol is essentially a two-sided lending marketplace: it connects users who want passive safe APY & leverage degens who know how to make more with leverage and alpha.


Liquity is a decentralized borrowing protocol that allows you to draw interest-free loans against Ether used as collateral. Interview with founder.

Mai Finance

Mai Finance let you mint stablecoins without having to sell your crypto assets, and do so at 0% interest.


Notional is a fixed rate lending and borrowing platform on Ethereum 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

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


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.


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



Blur is a zero fees NFT marketplace, with a fast UI, portfolio management tools and advanced analytics.


Foundation is a marketplace platform for buying, selling, and trading limited-edition goods.


LooksRare is the community-first NFT marketplace that actively rewards traders, collectors and creators for participating


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.


Zora is a decentralized protocol for creators to publish, share, and monetize their work. It is built on Ethereum and aims to create a more fair and transparent system for creators to earn from their work. Users can buy, sell, and trade digital art, music, and other creative content using the platform.

Prediction Markets


Augur is a decentralized oracle and peer to peer protocol for prediction markets.


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

Gemini Dollar

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.

Pax Dollar

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.

USD Coin

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.


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

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.


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 Finance

Revert provides actionable analytics for DeFi liquidity providers on Uniswap v2, v3 and Sushiswap

Token Terminal

Token Terminal is a analytics dashboard that provides traditional financial metrics on cryptoassets and defi products


Unispark allows you to analyze, optimize and simulate your Uniswap V3 positions in seconds, giving you useful insights on fees, returns, risk, volume, impermanent loss, and more. is a minimalist yield farming dashboard and farming calculator where you can find the most popular farms and their APY

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