When it comes to the creation of next-generation financial primitives, Decentralized Finance (DeFi) does just that. By leveraging open source software and composable frameworks, DeFi allows anyone in the world to utilize financial services in a trustless and transparent manner. Simply put, DeFi aims to remove intermediaries to provide the world with a globally inclusive financial system.
Below, we have created a high-level overview of the prominent sectors within the wider DeFi landscape along with reviews (listed in alphabetical order) of the prominent players we’ve covered. For more background on DeFi , check out our What is DeFi beginners guide.