Optimism 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 197 DeFi projects listed and 44 of them built on Optimism.

Ethereum
DeFi
163
Optimism
DeFi
44
Arbitrum
DeFi
47

Asset Management Tools

Ambire

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

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.

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.

MetaMask

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

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

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

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.

Zerion

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

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

Derivatives

Aevo

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.

Kwenta

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

Lyra is a decentralized options exchange on Optimistic Ethereum, giving traders access to crypto markets with low fees and subsecond transaction speeds.

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.

Yield Aggregators on Optimism

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.

Pickle

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

Decentralized exchanges on Optimism

1inch.exchange

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

Curve

Curve is an exchange liquidity pool on Ethereum designed for extremely efficient stablecoin trading. Interview with Curve Finance founder.

DexGuru

DexGuru is a trading platform for modern traders where in-depth on-chain analytics combined with trading capabilities.

Dodo

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

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

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

Slingshot

Slingshot is a web3 trading platform aggregating DEX liquidity.

SushiSwap

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

Uniswap

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

Margin Trading on Optimism

Aevo

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.

Perpetual Protocol

Perpetual Protocol is a decentralized perpetual contract protocol with virtual AMMs to provide guaranteed liquidity.

DeFi Infrastructure & Dev Tooling

LlamaNodes

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

Optimism-based DAO Platforms

snapshot

Snapshot is a off-chain, gasless, multi-governance community polling dashboard

tally

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 Lending on Optimism

Aave

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

Abracadabra.money 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

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

Mai Finance

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

Marketplaces

OpenSea

OpenSea is a peer to peer marketplace for crypto collectibles. Interview with OpenSean co-founder Devin Finzer.

Zora

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.

Analytics

APY.Vision

APY.Vision is an all-in-one analytics dashboard for liquidity providers and yield farmers

DeBank

DeBank is a dashboard for tracking your DeFi portfolio, with data and analytics for decentralized lending protocols, stablecoins, margin trading platforms and DEXes.

DefiLlama

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

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

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

vfat.tools

Vfat.tools is a minimalist yield farming dashboard and farming calculator where you can find the most popular farms and their APY

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