Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
Decentralized Finance (DeFi) refers to the movement of building decentralized financial applications that have no central authority and is censorship free. DeFi applications cover many use cases and a few popular ones are stablecoins, lending/borrowing and trading (decentralized excanges). By removing the middleman in systems, DeFi applications are able to achieve a better rate of returns for its users, while lowering barrier of entry as the application does not discriminate or censor any particular party from joining.

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