How To DeFi
Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is fast disrupting the traditional financial sector. How To DeFi is a must-read book for anyone looking to learn DeFi. It is packed with simple explanations and step-by-step guides to help you understand and get started in this fast-developing ecosystem.
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What is DeFi?
DeFi is the acronym for Decentralized Finance which refers to financial services that are built on top of distributed networks without central intermediaries. The beauty of DeFi is that anyone with a device and internet can have access to financial products. We are already starting to see how DeFi could potentially disrupt traditional finance.
Find out more about the wonders of DeFi with our How to DeFi book!
Chapters included in this book
Part 1: Centralized & Decentralized Finance
Chapter 1: The Traditional Financial Institutions
Decentralized Finance vs Traditional Finance
Chapter 2: What is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)?
The DeFi Ecosystem
How Decentralized is DeFi
Part Two: Getting into DeFi
Chapter 3: The Decentralized Layer: Ethereum
What is Ethereum?
What is Smart Contract?
What are Decentralized Applications?
Chapter 4: Ethereum Wallets
Custodial vs Non Custodial Wallets
Part Three: Deep Diving into DeFi
Chapter 5: Decentralized Stablecoins
Maker’s Collateral Ratio, Stability Fee
Dai Savings Rate
Sai vs Dai
Minting and Saving Dai
Chapter 6: Decentralized Lending and Borrowing
Start Borrowing on Compound
Price Movement and Liquidation
Lending on Compound
Chapter 7: Decentralized Exchanges
Automated Market Makers Mechanism
Decentralized Margin Trading
Chapter 8: Decentralized Derivatives
Minting Synthetic Assets
Chapter 9: Decentralized Fund Management
Robo and Social Trading Sets
Buying a Set
Chapter 10: Decentralized Lottery
Lending on Compound vs Participating on PoolTogether
Buying a Ticket on PoolTogether
Chapter 11: Decentralized Payments
How to Stream Payments
Chapter 12: Decentralized Insurance
Buying Insurance with Nexus Mutual
Chapter 13: DeFi Dashboard
What is a Dashboard?
Using DeFiSnap Dashboard
Part Four: DeFi in Action
Chapter 14: DeFi in Action
Surviving Argentina’s High Inflation
Chapter 15: DeFi is the Future, and the Future is Now
DeFi is the Future, and the Future is Now
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