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 195 DeFi projects listed and 38 of them built on Optimism.
Asset Management Tools
Ambire Wallet is a user-friendly crypto wallet for both beginners and experienced users with a simplified 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.
MetaMask is a browser extension that allows users to run Ethereum dApps and interacting with smart contracts. MetaMask Alternatives
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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 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
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
OpenOcean is a DEX aggregator, integrating the most liquidity sources across a wide range of blockchains into one seamless trading interface, to bring users one-stop trading solution.
Slingshot is a web3 trading platform aggregating DEX liquidity.
The SushiSwap exchange allows users to swap any ERC20 token into any other ERC20 token through automated liquidity pools
Margin Trading on Optimism
Perpetual Protocol is a decentralized perpetual contract protocol with virtual AMMs to provide guaranteed liquidity.
DeFi Infrastructure & Dev Tooling
LlamaNodes is a low-latency, privacy first RPC provider - with dynamic load-balancing, autoscaling, and globally redundant infrastructure.
Optimism-based DAO Platforms
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 Lending on Optimism
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.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 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 let you mint stablecoins without having to sell your crypto assets, and do so at 0% interest.
OpenSea is a peer to peer marketplace for crypto collectibles. Interview with OpenSean co-founder Devin Finzer.
APY.Vision is an all-in-one analytics dashboard for liquidity providers and yield farmers
DeBank is a dashboard for tracking your DeFi portfolio, with data and analytics for decentralized lending protocols, stablecoins, margin trading platforms and DEXes.
DefiLlama is a multi-chain TVL stats dashboard, where data connectors contributed and maintained by a community
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.
Vfat.tools is a minimalist yield farming dashboard and farming calculator where you can find the most popular farms and their APY