Ethereum’s DeFi luminaries Rune Christensen of MakerDAO, Robert Leshner of Compound Finance and Hayden Adams of Uniswap recap their experience building on Ethereum, settle the argument about whether Ethereum should always be about decentralized finance or everything in between and discuss what’s next.
“Compared to where we’re going next, we’ve still just scratched the surface of what this technology will do,” said Christensen, whose platform has recently passed a $1 billion milestone, first in DeFi.
To date, DeFi has arguably been Ethereum’s best use case, surpassing a $3 billion market. The DeFi movement currently sweeping Ethereum is made up of dapps modeled after traditional financial services such as lending services, exchanges and derivative markets. DeFi developers are making bankless projects.
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