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    Universities embrace decentralized finance education

    Decentralized finance, or DeFi, has become one of the fastest-growing sectors within the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Data shows that the total value locked (TVL) in all DeFi protocols is now around $130 billion. This is an important metric, as some analysts view TVL as one of the best ways to measure sentiment within the DeFi sector.  While growth is apparent, many individuals may still wonder what DeFi is and how it can be applied today. Piers Ridyard, chief executive officer of Radix DLT — a secure decentralized network — stated that DeFi currently only caters to users with sufficient knowledge of  

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    Largest decentralized finance venture cap firm raises $100 mln for 2nd fund

    The exchange rates and logos of Bitcoin (BTH), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Monero (XMR) are seen on the display of a cryptocurrency ATM of blockchain payment service provider Bity at the House of Satochi bitcoin and blockchain shop in Zurich, Switzerland March 4, 2021. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo U.S.-based Framework Ventures, the largest venture capital fund investing in blockchain-based decentralized finance, said on Friday it raised $100 million for its second fund, with participation from big U.S. institutional investors. The company said it has been the largest liquidity provider for some of the top so-called “DeFi” projects that facilitate crypto-denominated  

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    Here’s How Decentralized Finance Is Being Redefined

    December 17, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Usually when people think of the decentralized finance (DeFi) system, we are looking at a new and a modern approach towards everything finance. While there is no denying that the new concept could be facing some salient challenges that could affect its overall impact, DeFi would definitely affect the future of money. What challenges does the DeFi industry face today? Like we stated earlier, Defi is facing some level of challenges against it. Some of these challenges are: Many Defi products offer unrealistic profit rate or  

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