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Exploring Frax Finance, the FRAX Token, and the FXS Token

Frax Finance is a “fractional-algorithmic” stablecoin protocol that uses a combination of algorithmic backing and collateral backing. Most stablecoins tend to use either collateral or algorithmic backing. However, Frax Finance offers a solution that changes between the two types of backing to reflect market confidence. The FXS token is the native utility and governance token. The protocol automatically buys FXS tokens and burns them to control the supply. Furthermore, the FRAX token is the native stablecoin of the Frax Finance ecosystem. The only way to mint FRAX tokens is by locking up value within the protocol.

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Decentralized Finance

DeFi Explained – An Easy Explanation to DeFi

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has revolutionized the crypto space. Have you ever had DeFi explained to you in a way that was unclear or didn’t make sense? “What is DeFi?” is a question that many newcomers to the industry want to answer. However, the definitions of DeFi vary depending on who you ask. Fear not! In this “What is DeFi? – DeFi Explained” article, we’re going to break down the fundamental concepts of decentralized finance and explore some of the common terms used in the industry.

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dApp Ideas

DeFi Ideas – Ideas for Your Own Decentralized Finance App

In recent months, a wave of next-generation decentralized applications (dApps) has elevated the blockchain industry to new heights. Also, the rise of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized finance (DeFi), and blockchain gaming have paved the way for a diverse range of blockchain-based applications for various use cases. Furthermore, with so many high-quality development tools available, there has never been a better time to take your exciting DeFi ideas into production and get them to market. But, with so many different types of dApp available, it can be challenging to know where to start. 

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DeFi Wonderland

Exploring Wonderland Money and the TIME Token

Wonderland Money is the first “decentralized reserve currency protocol” to be built on the Avalanche blockchain. The native TIME token is backed by a basket of cryptocurrency assets that create a price floor that the TIME token cannot fall below. The DeFi Wonderland crypto ecosystem enables users to stake the Wonderland TIME token to earn compounding staking rewards. Also, the platform offers a minting feature that effectively allows users to purchase bonds from the protocol.

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DeFi Enabled Affordable Housing

What is Empowa and the EMP Token?

Powered by Cardano, Empowa is a DeFi enabled affordable housing and fundraising project. Holders of the native EMP token can participate in initiatives that focus on blockchain technology and sustainable housing in Africa. Also, participants can purchase non-fungible tokens (NFTs) from the Empowa NFT range to showcase their contribution to the platform. The term “real finance (RealFi)” refers to blockchain-based applications that have real-world impact. As the name suggests, Empowa aims to do just that.

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DeFi Lego bricks

What is Radix and the XRD Token?

Radix DLT (distributed ledger technology) is a full-stack layer-1 protocol that makes it easy for developers to build and scale decentralized finance (DeFi) applications without the risk of network congestion, smart contract hacks, and exploits. The Radix Engine is a scalable and secure execution environment that doesn’t compromise on composability. The Radix DeFi platform offers several alternatives to layer-1 protocols that are not suitable for the large-scale adoption of DeFi. The introduction of the Radix token (XRD) comes in line with the Olympia Mainnet launch. This marks the introduction of the ERC-20 e-Radix token (eXRD token), along with the foundational technologies that will be the basis of all updates to the protocol. Moreover, Radix makes it easy for developers to build and launch scalable decentralized applications using high-quality templates, or “DeFi Lego bricks”.

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Eco-friendly cryptocurrency

What is GreenTrust & the GNT Token?

The idea of an eco-friendly cryptocurrency is something that has been around for some time now. GreenTrust is a sustainable decentralized finance (SDeFi) protocol operating on Binance Smart Chain (BSC). It uses sustainable energy to mine the native GNT token. Furthermore, holders of the GNT token can contribute to reforestation by simply holding and transacting with the token. Also, the project takes part in several ecological initiatives and programs focusing on saving the environment. Moreover, GreenTrust is hosting the TreeTrust initiative to increase brand awareness alongside planting more trees around the world.

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TRU token

Exploring TrustToken, TrueFi, and the TRU Token

Developed by TrustToken, the team behind the True USD (TUSD) stablecoin, TrueFi is a decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol that provides uncollateralized loans to institutional investors using an on-chain credit score mechanism. Users can deposit stablecoins to TrueFi lending pools and earn high-interest yields. Also, the native TRU token is an essential part of the TrueFi DeFi protocol. Plus, users can participate in TrueFi staking using the TRU token to earn protocol fees and voting rights for governance proposals.

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What is DeFiner and the FIN Token?

Using a novel Proof of Premium (POP) mining model, DeFiner is a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform that offers simple, and easy-to-use borrowing and lending facilities. Powered by the native FIN token, the DeFiner governance system aims to reduce the concentration of wealth in DeFi by creating a fully decentralized, community-governed platform that rewards users fairly for their participation throughout the DeFiner ecosystem. But, what is DeFiner, and how does DeFiner work?

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