DeFi portal by ChangeNOW

Decentralized finance (DeFi) projects open access to classic financial instruments on a blockchain through smart contracts. Here you can find all the relevant info on popular DeFi projects, their token prices and learn more about this emerging sector of blockchain technology.

Total Value Locked in DeFi

Top DeFi projects

Stay updated on the most popular defi projects listed on ChangeNOW

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

1.89 B USD

in ETH

5.53 M ETH

in BTC

176703.65 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 482.33

Token capitalisation

$ 485.02 M

MakerDAO Project Info

Maker is a DeFi platform that is used to maintain the DAI stablecoin. DAI coin is based on smart contracts powered by Ethereum and Maker is a decentralized finance tool that stabilizes the price of DAI by creating new MKRs. DeFi protocols in place regulate the price of the stablecoin in a transparent way with collateralized loans. MKR as a decentralized finance instrument is one of the oldest on the market - it was created in 2014 and has since earned its popularity in the crypto community at large.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

1.38 B USD

in ETH

4.02 M ETH

in BTC

128586.84 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 0.48

Token capitalisation

$ 622.68 M

Aave Protocol Info

Aave is a DeFi protocol that is used to offer instant credit. Based on Ethereum, LEND is a decentralized finance tool working on a collateralized lending system. DeFi makes borrowing money simple - lenders provide liquidity by depositing money into a pool, while borrowers that need a loan have to provide collateral in other currency. Aave has been a household name in decentralized finance space since 2017, and has grown significantly over the years it’s been on the market.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

602.82 M USD

in ETH

1.76 M ETH

in BTC

56247.66 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 4.42

Token capitalisation

$ 448.36 M

Syntetix Protocol Info

Synthetics Network Token is a decentralized finance protocol based on Ethereum. SNX’s DeFi system is similar to Maker, where the platform’s tokens are used to create assets called Synths. Those synthetic assets copy the price of ‘real world’ assets. To buy and trade those, one has to use SNX - the decentralized finance token of the platform. The Synthetix DeFi project initially started as a conventional stablecoin Havven that got rebranded in late 2018.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

757.30 M USD

in ETH

2.21 M ETH

in BTC

70661.38 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 136.02

Token capitalisation

$ 348.38 M

Compound Finance Info

Compound is a decentralized finance lending platform that supports multiple cryptocurrencies. Its native DeFi asset COMP (or cToken) is used as a basis of the Compound DeFi platform. Ethereum-based Compound offers decentralized governance on a blockchain. To vote for any changes to be made on the decentralized finance platform, COMP tokens should be bought with fiat or other cryptocurrencies.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

441.83 M USD

in ETH

1.29 M ETH

in BTC

41225.48 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 14.70

Token capitalisation

$ 102.09 M

Balancer Protocol Info

Balancer is a decentralized finance project made for automatic market-making. Ethereum-based DeFi token BAL is used as a governance tool and a liquidity provider. There are 8 assets supported by Balancer’s DeFi network, including Ethereum and ERC20 projects. Balancer doesn’t use external oracles - asset prices are determined by trades within the network instead. Essentially, BAL is a decentralized finance system that allows for creation of customizable pools and gives an opportunity for its members to earn profit from trading fees.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

10.28 M USD

in ETH

30010.36 ETH

in BTC

959.06 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 0.91

Token capitalisation

$ 180.78 M

Kyber Network Info

An Ethereum-based Kyber Network is a decentralized finance project that provides instantaneous token exchange. Kyber Network’s DeFi protocol supports 70+ ERC20 projects and swiftness of conversion is provided by crypto funds called reserves. In order to use reserve pools, one has to pay a fee in the ecosystem’s native token, KNC. Decentralized finance projects like Kyber make usage of different dapps easy, as you don’t have to wait for token swaps and tools like KNC bring DeFi closer to everyday adoption of crypto payments.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

840.49 M USD

in ETH

2.45 M ETH

in BTC

78423.51 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 23880.37

Token capitalisation

$ 715.64 M

yearn.finance Info

In the decentralized finance space, Yearn.Finance is commonly known as Bitcoin of DeFi due to its price. YFI is an Ethereum ERC20 token that is used for community governance of the ecosystem. Yearn.Finance as a DeFi project stands out as a highly decentralized blockchain, where all decisions are made by the community. This is a good example of a well-organized decentralized finance space. The YFI token also stands out due to the fact that there was no ICO or pre-mine ever.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

15.12 M USD

in ETH

44144.24 ETH

in BTC

1410.75 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 0.77

Token capitalisation

$ 53.48 M

Bancor Network Info

Bancor is a decentralized finance protocol that allows to conduct peer-to-peer trades without third party involvement. Bancor’s basic blockchain is Ethereum; it maintains its smart contracts. For governance on the blockchain, the protocol uses a token called BNT. As a decentralized finance system, Bancor works on liquidity pools with multiple reserves, which are used to conduct smart contracts with BNT DeFi tokens. If you use Bancor as a DeFi platform, you have more than 100+ tokens to choose from.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

249.03 M USD

in ETH

727094.62 ETH

in BTC

23236.28 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 0.19

Token capitalisation

$ 164.00 M

Ren DeFi Project Info

REN decentralized finance project was created to allow for cross-chain transfer of coins. REN’s DeFi toolkit is quite original: users have access to Dark pools where transactions stay secure, anonymous and happen in a trustless environment. RenVM’s native REN tokens are used to pay fees for transactions that use the REN Virtual Machine. It is connected to Darknodes, which identify and process transactions between blockchains.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

18.29 M USD

in ETH

53401.75 ETH

in BTC

1706.60 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 0.23

Token capitalisation

$ 257.34 M

Loopring zkRollup Info

Loopring is a decentralized finance platform created to enable crypto movement between exchanges. It is not a traditional decentralized exchange, but rather a non-custodial order book running on Ethereum. LRC is a DeFi native token of the platform that is paid to miners, who ensure the order completion or cancellation on the Loopring DeFi system. LRC is a decentralized finance token that can settle transactions outside of the Ethereum network, hence lowering gas costs.

Key Stats

Total Value Locked

in USD

544880.00 USD

in ETH

1590.89 ETH

in BTC

50.84 BTC

Blockchain

Ethereum

Token price

$ 13.82

Token capitalisation

$ 151.99 M

Augur Betting Platform Info

Augur is a decentralized finance prediction platform running on Ethereum. Augur’s DeFi functionality has two uses: to create markers and to trade on events. For a small fee in Ethereum, Augur’s users can create a market for any asset they wish. Augur’s DeFi token called REP is used to pay for the odds of trading events happening. With REP at the decentralized platform’s heart and versatile options for prediction bets and markets creation, Augur is one of the most interesting projects in the niche right now.