Top auditors compete to keep high severity bugs out of production. Community-driven contests for smart contract audits.
Aave is a decentralized money market protocol where people can lend out their assets to earn interest, or borrow various cryptocurrencies against their deposited collateral. The protocol has a native token AAVE, which is used by its community to make collective decisions on the direction of the protocol.
Alchemix Finance is a DeFi protocol that allows people to create yield-backed synthetic tokens in exchange for providing their cryptocurrencies as collateral. Visitors can for example deposit their DAI into the protocol, and receive (a lesser amount of) alUSD tokens, equally pegged to $1. The protocol uses the collateral provided by its visitors to collect yield and dynamically repay the depositors' debt, essentially giving its users an immediate claim on the future yield of their tokens. The protocols native token is ALCX, used to govern the development and directional decisions of Alchemix.
Ethereum Name Service
Decentralised naming for wallets, websites, and more
Foundation is a NFT exchange platform that allows users to buy and sell NFTs on the ethereum network.
The Frax Protocol introduced the world to the concept of a cryptocurrency being partially backed by collateral and partially stabilized algorithmically. With the vision to create highly scalable, decentralized money in place of fixed-supply digital assets like BTC.
Opensea is an NFT exchange platform that allows users to buy and sell NFTs on the ethereum network.
Sushi is a decentralized exchange protocol. While originally launching as a Uniswap fork, the project's community has since developed a wide range of features that make use of decentralized liquidity pools. The Kasi suite of the protocol allows people to lend and borrow tokens as well as to trade with leverage in a decentralized way, for example. The protocols native token, SUSHI, can be staked in order to claim a part of the protocol's fees.
A global, multi-strategy investment firm focused on crypto and open finance
Olympus is building OHM, a community-owned, decentralized and censorship-resistant reserve currency that is deeply liquid, asset-backed, and used widely across Web3.
PoolTogether is a crypto-powered savings protocol based on Premium Bonds. Save money and have a chance to win every day.
Nouns are an experimental attempt to improve the formation of on-chain avatar communities. While projects such as Cryptopunks have attempted to bootstrap digital community and identity, Nouns attempt to bootstrap identity, community, governance, and a treasury that can be used by the community.
A supportive ecosystem of creators and builders at the forefront of web3 and DAO
Slingshot is a DeFi application that lets you buy, sell, and swap over 40k cryptocurrencies at the best prices, with 0% swap fees. Slingshot combines the performance and ease of centralized exchanges, with the openness and transparency of decentralized exchanges.
Supporting the buildout of completely new financial systems and applications on public blockchains and advancing the field’s understanding of cryptoasset value capture, incentives and mechanism design.