Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is fast disrupting the traditional financial sector. How To DeFi is a must-read book for anyone looking to understand DeFi. It is packed with simple explanations and step-by-step guides to help you understand and get started in this fast-developing ecosystem.
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