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July 2021

A guide to DeFi for financial institutions, cryptocurrency funds, exchanges, custodians, and family offices

The Decentralized Finance ecosystem—which now represents an expansive network of integrated protocols and financial instruments worth more than $60 billion USD—has attracted more than 1.75 million users as well as several of the world’s leading financial institutions, crypto funds, exchanges, and family offices.

Early adopters have gained significant first-mover advantages after recognizing the shift of traditional financial service institutions, moving towards the adoption of Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies, and institutional blockchain use cases. Once institution-focused DeFi tools, infrastructure, products, and services are successfully deployed to cater to heightened security, execution, and compliance requirements—many more institutions are sure to follow.

The institutional DeFi world is at an incredibly exciting moment in its adoption cycle. The time is ripe for your institution to learn about the experience of first movers, the emerging opportunities in the DeFi space, and how best to get started.

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Nicole Adarme

Head of Institutional Product Marketing, ConsenSys

Johann Bornman

Product Lead, MetaMask Institutional

Ben Edgington

Product Lead, Teku

Kuhan Tharmananthar

Product Lead, Codefi Staking

ConsenSys is a market-leading blockchain technology company.

ConsenSys is the leading Ethereum software company. We enable developers, enterprises, and people worldwide to build next-generation applications, launch modern financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web.

Our product suite—composed of Infura, Quorum, Truffle, CodefiMetaMask, and Diligence—serves millions of users, supports billions of blockchain-based queries for our clients, and has handled billions of dollars in digital assets. Ethereum is the largest programmable blockchain in the world, leading in business adoption, developer community, and DeFi activity. On this trusted, open source foundation, we are building the digital economy of tomorrow.