List Of Decentralized Finance Cryptocurrency Projects 2021

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List Of DeFi Projects 2021

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  • Aave – an open source and non-custodial protocol to earn interest on deposits & borrow assets
  • Akropolis – an under collateralized lending protocol aiming at DeFi yield optimisation and interest-rate sharing
  • BiFi – a mutichain DeFi protcol that offers lending, staking, and pooling services
  • bZx – a decentralized protocol that enables lending and borrowing for margin trading
  • Centrifuge – an on-chain risk assessment and pooling infrastructure for borrowing against illiquid assets such as invoices, real estate, and commodities.
  • Compound – an open-source money market protocol on Ethereum that lets users lend or borrow assets against collateral
  • Cream.Finance – a Compound based open-source lending platform
  • DeFiner – a globally available, decentralized lending marketplace to securely borrow and lend digital assets through smart-contracts
  • Fortube – an open financial platform providing a wide range of financial services including lending, banking and stablecoins
  • Impermax – a DeFi ecosystem that enables liquidity providers to leverage their LP tokens
  • Inverse finance – a DAO that offers capital efficient lending, borrowing, and synthetic assets. Also offers passive investment in tokens using a Dollar-Cost Averaging strategy using stablecoin yield.
  • Kava – a lending platform that accepts a wide range of digital assets for collateral as well as lending & borrowing
  • Liquity – a decentralized non-custodial, immutable and governance-free borrowing protocol that allows you to draw 0% interest loans against Ether used as collateral. Loans are paid out in LUSD – a USD pegged stablecoin, and need to maintain a minimum collateral ratio.
  • Maker – a decentralized credit platform on Ethereum that supports Dai, a stablecoin whose value is pegged to USD and backed by digital assets as collateral
  • Maple Finance – a corporate debt marketplace that enables institutions to borrow from Liquidity Pools funded by the DeFi ecosystem and managed by Pool Delegates.
  • Notional – a fixed rate & term financing protocol using novel interest rate curves to reduce slippage
  • QiDao – a defi protocol built on polygon that allows users to borrow stablecoins interest-free against their crypto assets
  • Ramp Defi – a DeFi protocol that allows users to deposit staked capital and collateralize it for rUSD lending/borrowing
  • Rari Capital – a yield farming protocol that rebalances users holdings across a series of DeFi protocols
  • Reflexer – a non pegged stable assets protocol managed by on-chain, governance minimized, smart contract controllers
  • Ruler – a lending platform where users can borrow their preferred cryptocurrency using any other cryptocurrency as collateral without the risk of liquidation
  • Swap Rate – a DeFi interest rate swap tool built on the Opium protocol
  • Truefi – an on-chain credit protocol for collateral-free lending
  • Warp Finance – a DeFi platform that allows users to deposit LP tokens and take out stablecoin loans against them
  • Wasabix Finance – a cross chain yield-backed synthetic asset and AMM DEX platform
  • WePiggy – an open source, non-custodial crypto asset lending market protocol
  • Wing Finance – a credit-based DeFi system that supports cross-chain digital asset lending
  • Yield Credit – a P2P fixed-rate lending dapp with incentivized borrowing & lending
  • Yield Protocol – a protocol offering collateralized fixed-rate, fixed-term borrowing and lending and an interest rate market


  • 0x – a protocol for p2p exchange of tokenized assets
  • AirSwap – a peer-to-peer trading network powered by Ethereum
  • Balancer – a non-custodial portfolio manager, liquidity provider, and price sensor
  • Bancor – a protocol on Ethereum for non-custodial token exchange using pooled liquidity
  • Curve – a decentralized exchange liquidity pool on Ethereum designed for extremely efficient stablecoin trading.
  • DeversiFi – a high-speed, non-custodial Layer 2 exchange built with STARKs technology, allowing for 9,000+ tps with deep liquidity, low fees, privacy and speed.
  • DEX AG – a trading interface that aggregates & delivers the best price across all DEXes
  • Dodo – a capital-efficient on-chain liquidity provider powered by the Proactive Market Maker (PMM) algorithm
  • Energiswap – a decentralized exchange and crypto swap protocol built on the Energi blockchain
  • Gnosis Protocol – a fully decentralized trading protocol that allows anyone to add any trading token pair
  • Honeyswap – a fork of the decentralized exchange uniswap, built on the xDai Chain
  • Idex – a decentralized L2 exchange combining the performance and speed of centralized exchanges with the security of a DEX.
  • Integral – an AMM based DEX that seeks to absorb liquidity from existing exchanges and offers capital efficient trading/liquidity provision
  • Jelly Swap – a peer to peer trading tool across different blockchains using atomic swaps
  • KLAYswap – an AMM based DEX built on the Klaytn chain
  • KyberSwap – a permissionless cross-chain atomic swap protocol, enabling trading of tokens across different chains
  • YF Link – a community project building multiple DeFi products and services, targeted towards LINK holders, starting with the LinkSwap DEX
  • Local Ethereum – a non – custodial peer-to-peer ETH marketplace featuring end to end encryption and on -chain escrow.
  • Loopring DEX – a non-custodial Layer 2 DEX built on top of the Looping protocol
  • Materia – an on-chain decentralized exchange based on DFOHub protocol
  • Moonswap – an AMM DEX running on Ethereum L2 and supported by Conflux Network
  • mStable – a single standard unifying stablecoins swapping and lending protocol that also reduces friction and fragmentation
  • O3 Swap – a cross-chain aggregation protocol, allowing users to access multi-chain liquidity sources on one platform
  • Quickswap – a decentralized Auotmated Market Maker (AMM) exchange built on polygon
  • Radar Relay – a non custodial trading platform sourcing liquidity from different venues as well as its own order book
  • Saddle – an automated market maker for pegged value crypto assets
  • S.Finance – an automated market maker liquidity pool on Ethereum designed for efficient stablecoin trading
  • Sushiswap – an automatic market maker (AMM) DEX based on a Uniswap fork
  • Tokenlon – a DEX with off-chain matching, and on-chain settlement via 0x
  • Uniswap – a fully decentralized on-chain protocol for token exchanges on Ethereum that uses liquidity pools instead of order books
  • ZKSwap – a token Swap protocol based on Automated Market Maker that utilizes ZK-Rollup technology to provide scalablitiy and privacy


  • Augur – a decentralized oracle and peer-to-peer protocol for prediction markets on Ethereum that lets anyone create a market around the outcome of any real-world event
  • BarnBridge – a fluctuations derivatives protocol for hedging yield sensitivity and market price
  • CompliFi – a derivatives issuance protocol combined with an Automated Market Maker (AMM)
  • CVI – a crypto volatility index that works as a decentralized version of VIX for the crypto market
  • dYdX – a non-custodial trading platform on Ethereum geared toward experienced traders
  • Injective Protocol – a layer-2 DEX for trading crypto and synthetic asset markets with zero gas fees
  • Jarvis Network – a set of protocols on Ethereum to issue and trade multi-collateralized synthetic assets, with a primary focus on synthetic fiat
  • Leverj – a secure and decentralized high performance plasma based exchange
  • MCDEX – a decentralized derivatives trading platform for perpetuals & futures
  • Mettalex – a blockchain-agnostic decentralized commodity derivatives exchange
  • Ocean Protocol – a decentralised data exchange protocol which enables data providers to monetise their private data using compute-to-data technology
  • PerlinX – a synthetic asset generation & decentralized liquidity pools trading implementation of the UMA protocol
  • Perpetual Protocol – a decentralized perpetual contract protocol for all assets, featuring an on-chain Virtual Automated Market Maker (vAMM)
  • Ren – a provider of inter-blockchain liquidity for all decentralized applications
  • Saddle – an automated market maker for pegged value crypto assets
  • Saffron Finance – a peer to peer risk matching engine for decentralized finance liquidity providers
  • Synthetix – a decentralized platform on Ethereum for the creation of Synths: on-chain synthetic assets that track the value of real-world assets
  • UMA – a decentralized protocol to enable the creation, maintenance, and settlement of financial contracts for any underlying asset
  • weiWard – an on-chain repo where users can gain exposure to tokenized ETH gas without intermediaries using its ETH gas AMM


  • ACO – a decentralized and non-custodial options trading protocol
  • FinNexus – a DeFi platform of decentralized options, leveraged tokens and other derivatives
  • Hegic – an on-chain peer-to-pool options trading protocol built on Ethereum
  • Lien – a protocol for creating Options and Stablecoins out of ETH
  • Opyn – a capital efficient DeFi options trading protocol
  • Pods – a decentralized non-custodial options protocol that allows users to create calls and puts and trade them in the Options AMM
  • Primitive – a decentralized options market protocol
  • Siren – a distributed protocol for creating, trading, and redeeming fully-collateralized options contracts for any ERC-20 token on Ethereum


  • Flexa – a payment network that enables merchants to accept digital currencies without the risk of fraud or volatility through off-chain collateralization.
  • Fuse – a blockchain payment integration for businesses
  • Request Network – an open network for transaction requests. It allows anyone to create, store and access invoices and receipts in a universal, decentralized network.
  • Sablier – a real-time finance protocol built on Ethereum that enables continuous, autonomous and trustless payroll.


  • Alpha Wallet – a mobile-based wallet built for Dapps. Do everything with only a few taps.
  • Argent – a secure smart contract wallet built for simplicity, security and usability.
  • Ash – a wallet interface focused on DeFi asset management powered by Melon Protocol
  • Atomex – a multicurrency HD wallet with built-in hybrid atomic swap exchange
  • Coinbase Wallet – a non-custodial, DeFi enabled mobile wallet that lets you securely store your tokens and collectibles
  • DEXWallet – a mobile wallet for decentralized finance
  • Dharma – an Ethereum non-custodial DeFi wallet
  • Eidoo – a non-custodial wallet that allows users to store, exchange and transact crypto assets with a wide range of DeFi services and tools
  • Gnosis Safe – a secure way to manage funds and interact with decentralized applications on Ethereum
  • HB Wallet – a non-custodial DeFi-enabled wallet available on multiple platforms
  • Infinity Wallet – a user-friendly, multi-currency and convenient DeFi & crypto wallet on desktop and mobile
  • Math Wallet – a multi-chain non-custodial wallet with embedded browser functionality and DApp store
  • Meet.One – a multi-chain DeFi wallet, non-custodial and easy-to-use
  • Monolith – a decentralised banking alternative, powered by Ethereum
  • My Crypto – an easy to use app that helps you create, import, and manage all your wallets
  • My Ether Wallet – a free, easy-to-use and open-source client-side interface that helps you interact with the Ethereum blockchain
  • MyKey – a secure multi-chain smart wallet, with trading & Defi features.
  • Pillar Wallet – a next generation smart wallet with its own L2 payment network and multiple native DeFi integrations
  • Poketto – a wallet that you can actually show to your parents
  • Unstoppable Wallet – a non-custodial, open source and cross platform wallet, featuring advanced management & analytical tools


  • APY Vision – a dashboard to view and manage your liquidity pools and track yield farming rewards
  • DeBank – an all-in-one DeFi wallet with on-chain DeFi stats
  • DeFi Saver – a one-stop management app for DeFi protocols, focused on creating and managing leveraged or yield farming positions, with unique automated asset management and liquidation protection features.
  • DeFi Snap – a simple dashboard that helps visualize all DeFi assets and liabilities
  • Dex Guru – a trading terminal that brings together permissionless, real-time data on DEX markets, on-chain research, analytics, and trade execution capabilities
  • DEXKIT – an under-construction DeFi next-gen toolkit that will offer powerful decentralized trading, storing and market-making tools, starting with a SWAP aggregator using 0x API to aggregate best prices from 14 of the most popular DEXes
  • Frontier – a mobile interface integrating all DeFi Protocols and Wallets, enabling users to Track, View & Manage positions in real-time without giving away their private keys
  • InstaDApp – an intuitive interface on top of the MakerDAO protocol that’s optimized for users lacking advanced technical or financial experience
  • Zapper – an interface where users can manage their DeFi assets and liabilities
  • Zerion – an easy to use trustless banking interface utilizing popular DeFi protocols

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  • Alpha Homora – a leveraged yield farming/liquidity providing protocol on Ethereum. Alpha Homora is the first product by Alpha Finance Lab
  • Betoken – An open crypto fund managed by code and meritocracy
  • Charm – an ecosystem of DeFi products including options, leverage tokens, and liquidity managment vaults
  • CoreVault – a yield farming protocol, with a deflationary token as well as unique permanent lock-up feature
  • DEXTF – a decentralised asset management protocol that enables users to hold & trade different digital assets
  • dHEDGE – a decentralised asset management protocol on the Ethereum blockchain enabling capital allocation through transparently tracked strategies
  • Enzyme – an open-source, community-run protocol for asset management on Ethereum that enables users to create, manage, and invest in decentralized funds
  • Harvest Finance – a yield farming protocol featuring multiple strategies developed and maintained by the community
  • Idle Finance – a decentralized rebalancing protocol automatically optimising users digital assets allocations to third-party DeFi protocols
  • Mushrooms Finance – a crypto earning vault protocol with focus on seeking sustainable yields in the DeFi universe
  • OnX Finance – a defi platform for yield farming and lending liquidity provider (LP) tokens
  • PieDAO – a decentralized asset manager for tokenized portfolios on the Ethereum blockchain
  • Set Protocol – a protocol designed to create, manage, and obtain baskets of tokenized assets
  • Vesper – a DeFi ecosystem and growth engine for crypto assets, providing a suite of yield-generating products
  • Value DeFi – a flexible, optimized and profitable vault strategies and aggregation protocol
  • Visor Finance – a DeFi protocol offering Smart Vaults for active liquidity management and liquidity provisioning
  • xToken – an ERC20 wrapper that wraps staking, governance, and liquidity strategies into a single ERC-20 token. These tokens can be added to liquidity pools and pledged as collateral for loans
  • yAxis – a community-launched meta yield-aggregator designed to deploy capital to the best yield strategy available
  • Yearn Finance – a collection of community-led & developed yield farming vaults, yield aware money markets, easy swapping tools and pooled insurance coverage


  • DFOhub – an Ethereum-based Research & Development project that provides a framework for DFO’s, on-chain companies with proprietary assets and voting tokens as programmable equities
  • District0x – an open-source web3 network of decentralized apps, marketplaces and communities built on Ethereum and IPFS
  • EPNS – a service that allows dApps, Smart Contracts & Services to send push notifications to their users in a decentralized way
  • Gelato Network – a protocol that automates smart contract executions on Ethereum.
  • Graph Protocol – an indexing and query layer powering most DeFi applications today through open APIs, called subgraphs, that applications can query using GraphQL.
  • Nest – a decentralized and transparent price oracles network
  • PhishFort Protect – a crypto open source browser plugin that protects users in the DeFi space from phishing
  • pToken – a trustless and transparent 2-way peg to teleport tokens across blockchains, without friction
  • Ren – a provider of inter-blockchain liquidity for all decentralized applications
  • Secret Network – Open-source blockchain that provides transaction & computation privacy by default through trusted execution environments
  • Tokentax – an easy to use cryptocurrency & DeFi taxes calculator
  • Tornado Cash – a fully decentralized protocol for private transactions on Ethereum


  • Cover Protocol – a peer to peer coverage platform using fungible tokens that enables the market set projects’ coverage prices
  • InsurAce – a leading decentralized insurance protocol, providing reliable, robust and secure DeFi insurance to DeFi users
  • Nexus Mutual – a decentralized insurance platform where people can share risk particularly against smart contract bugs, failure or other black swan events
  • Nsure – an open insurance platform for open finance, in a marketplace model that enables risk outsourcing and underwriting


  • Ampleforth – a digital-asset-protocol for smart commodity-money.
  • Augmint – a smart contract platform that issues stable tokens targeted 1:1 to the EUR backed by collateral
  • Benchmark Protocol – an uncorrelated VIX-denominated collateral asset
  • Cryptex – a DeFi protocol focused on building open-source financial solutions for the global Crypto community
  • Defi Pulse Index – a capitalization-weighted index that tracks the performance of decentralized financial assets
  • Metronome – an autonomous portable monetary system with issuance predictability determined by code
  • mStable – mStable is an autonomous and non-custodial infrastructure for pegged-value crypto assets
  • Olympus – a floating algorithmic currency protocol. It features mechanisms that promotes stability and predictability for the OHM token without a peg.
  • RAI – a non pegged, ETH backed stable asset
  • Reserve – a decentralized stablecoin protocol enabling global and frictionless payments
  • tBTC – an open-source fully Bitcoin-backed ERC-20 token pegged to the price of Bitcoin on the Ethereum blockchain
  • WBTC – an ERC20 token that is backed 1:1 by bitcoin.


  • ARCX – a synthetic asset protocol that unlocks the liquidity of interest earning assets through their native stable-coin, STABLEx
  • Basis Cash – a decentralized algorithmic stablecoin inspired by the basis project
  • DAI – a decentralized stablecoin soft-pegged to the US Dollar
  • Frax Finance – a fractional-algorithmic stablecoin protocol, with parts of its supply backed by collateral and parts of the supply algorithmic.
  • MAI – a decentralized, asset-backed stablecoin soft-pegged to the US Dollar
  • mUSD – a single standard unifying stablecoins swapping and lending protocol that also reduces friction and fragmentation
  • Neutral – a meta-stablecoin system built using a basket of multiple stablecoins to generate a lower volatility token with a reduced risk profile
  • rDAI – a DeFi primitive that splits principal and interest in DeFi investments, and streams accrued interest to chosen addresses
  • Reserve – a decentralized stablecoin protocol enabling global and frictionless payments
  • USDx – USDx is a decentralized and synthetic indexed stablecoin introduced by dForce. USDx’s underlying stablecoins include USDC, TUSD and PAX


  • Bloxroute – a Layer 0 network infrastructure involving both miners & users to scale Web 3.0
  • Celer – a state channels based layer 2 scaling network solution on Ethereum
  • Connext – a non-custodial layer 2 payment-channel technology that enables off-chain, instant payments with low (or zero) transaction costs, helping scale the Ethereum network and paving the way for use cases like micropayments
  • Lightning Network – a Layer 2 protocol on top of Bitcoin that seeks to improve scalability by moving small and frequent transactions off-chain, allowing for fast peer-to-peer transactions and low fees.
  • Liquidity Network – a Layer 2 scalability solution that enables gas-less, near-instant trustless transactions & token swaps
  • Loom Network – a DPOS layer 2 scaling solution that allows developers to run large-scale applications on top of Ethereum
  • Loopring – an open source protocol for decentralized exchanges designed to provide matching-as-a-service, and its orders are unidirectional and do not differentiate takers and makers giving complete control to traders
  • SKALE – an open-source, decentralized “elastic” blockchain network designed to scale Web3 applications. SKALE chains are configurable, application-specific blockchains or “dynamic shards” on top of Ethereum
  • xDai – an Ethereum sidechain with 5-second block times, low gas prices, and a native token that’s also called xDai.


  • 0x Tracker – a trade explorer for 0x protocol and decentralized ERC20 token price index
  • Aavescan – a live and historical rates aggregator for the Aave protocol, enabling users to understand and compare Aave yields, interest rates and liquidity
  • Coin Interest Rate – a dashboard showcasing borrowing and lending rates for USDC and DAI
  • DefiScan – a read-only DeFi profile explorer for Compound, Uniswap, and SpankChain
  • Etherscan – a block explorer and muti-purpose analytics platform for Ethereum
  • Eth Gas Station – a consumer oriented metrics & analytics platform for the Ethereum gas market
  • Loan Scan – a dashboard showing the best rates to earn passive income or lowest rates to borrow crypto
  • UniswapROI – a calculator to help you analyze your investments in Uniswap and find the best liquidity pools
  • Whois0x – a database of wallet addresses and their linked social media accounts that also provides easy to understand DeFi stats for each address


  • Cryptofilter – a community-curated DeFi & web3 news & info aggregator
  • DeFi Dad – a YouTube channel with tutorials where you can learn about new peer-to-peer (p2p) money applications built on Ethereum.
  • Defi Nerd – a lending & borrowing reviews and rates comparison ressource for crypto assets
  • DeFi News – a DeFi News & Education resource
  • DeFi Prime – a list of the best Decentralized Finance Products
  • Defi Rate – a trusted resource for DeFi research, news and interviews with a strong focus on lending rates
  • DeFi Safety – a safety review site that checks the code of projects, how it was developed, tested, and then scores the results to give a safety rating.
  • EthHub Weekly Newsletter – a trusted resource on all things Ethereum
  • Hegion – a blockchain and crypto news resource covering Web 3.0 as well as the broader technological ecosystem
  • Daily Gwei – an ecosystem that provides education, tools and resources to keep you in the loop with everything happening in the Ethereum ecosystem


  • Epicenter – a podcast which interviews crypto founders, builders, and thought leaders while focusing discussions on explaining technical details, and understanding visionary concepts as well as long-term trends in DeFi and crypto
  • Into the Ether Podcast – a podcast focusing on all things related to Ethereum, the leading blockchain for decentralized applications.
  • Wyre Podcast – a podcast where Thomas Scaria interviews founders of top DeFi projects twice a month. Giving insight to their business as well as the technical challenges that they have overcome.
  • Bankless Podcast – a podcast exploring the frontier of internet money and internet finance


  • Bankless – the ultimate guide to crypto finance written by Ryan Sean Adams
  • DeFi Tutorial – a newsletter focused on teaching and educating readers about DeFi with hands on video tutorials
  • DeFi Value – a place to better understand and evaluate Decentralized Finance
  • DeFi Weekly – a weekly in-depth review of technical achievements within decentralized finance
  • Dose of DeFi – a weekly newsletter that specializes in deep dives on topics in the space
  • EthHub Weekly Newsletter – a collection of the week’s Ethereum and cryptocurrency news curated by the founders of EthHub
  • The Defiant – a curated list of daily news in the DeFi space explained and condensed down to a digestible level by Camila Russo
  • The Daily Gwei – a newsletter that keeps you up to date with everything happening on Ethereum by Anthony Sassano


  • Concourse Open Community – an open community of builders, enthusiasts and researchers working towards a free, bountiful and decentralized future for everyone
  • DeFi Lab DAO – a spanish-speaking community promoting DeFi tools through working groups & hackathons to solve real problems in Finance
  • Dai para principiantes – a spanish-first Dai and Defi educational website, tutorials & active community
  • DeFi Nation – a DeFi-oriented community featuring discussions, walk-throughs, Q&A calls and more
  • Ethereum Italia – an Ethereum focused community in Italy with a strong presence on all social media
  • Hola DeFi – a DeFi product directory for the Spanish-speaking community
  • ProstoCoin – an extensive Defi & Crypto ressource for the Russian-speaking community

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