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Record value locked in DeFi protocols

Record value locked in DeFi protocols

Bitcoin's incredible performance in the past few weeks may have resulted in all spotlights being focused on the largest cryptocurrency, and for a good reason. Bitcoin has increased 120% year-to-date and has broken through the $16.000 resistance at the moment of writing. But don't be mistaken, DeFi is also still booming.

As a matter of fact, according to website DeFi Pulse, the total value locked in Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols has reached a record today. An estimated $13.5 or €11.4 billion in cryptocurrencies are currently locked. For reference, only three months ago, the locked value was around $6 billion. More than a 100% increase within three months is an incredible performance.

Uniswap taking the lead

The most extensive protocol in terms of locked value currently is dex Uniswap with $3 billion, coming in second is lending platform Maker with around $2.3 billion in locked value.