What is DeFi?

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Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, is an umbrella term describing open financial products and services that aim to provide an alternative…

What is a Stablecoin?

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A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is pegged to an asset. This asset can be another cryptocurrency…

What is a DAO?

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A DAO, or a Decentralised Autonomous Organisation, is basically a new way of how communities can come together to create…

What is a Decentralised Exchange?

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Centralized exchanges, both in traditional markets and in crypto, operate by means of the order book model. This means that…

What is a Central Limit Order Book?

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A Central Limit Order Book (CLOB) is the basis for the earliest type of exchanges, specifically stock exchanges such as…

What is an Automated Market Maker?

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Some decentralised exchanges rely on liquidity pools to provide a liquid market for a given pair of tokens. This works…

How do Interest Rates work In DeFi?

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An important difference between DeFi and CeFi (centralised finance) in lending and borrowing is that the interest rates are usually…

How can I start in DeFi with Stake DAO?

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Stake DAO makes it really simple for anyone to start participating in DeFi, with our email-based login experience. The first…

What are the Risks involved in DeFi?

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DeFi removes most of the risks associated with traditional finance due to its radically different design. Since DeFi protocols are…

What is Slippage?

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Slippage is a characteristic of modern, high speed financial markets, where the price at which an order is requested is…

What is Yield Farming?

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Yield Farming, also known as Liquidity Mining, is the financial strategy where users lock up their funds in a liquidity…

What is APY and how is it calculated?

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APY stands for Annual Percentage Yield, and is a figure which represents the real financial gain in percentage per year,…

What are Flashloans?

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A Flashloan is a type of loan in DeFi where you are not required to lock up any security or…

What are Synthetic Assets?

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Synthetic Assets are a form of crypto-assets which derive their value from some other asset in the ecosystem, which may…