In this series I propose we are a year into a 5 year long ‘DeFi Hype Cycle’, likely made up of several mini-cycles, where the aggregate effect is a quadrupling of today’s combined market cap and a doubling of the 2017 $600bn highs based on a sustained ‘mainstreaming’ of the industry.

In fact, it’s not impossible we hit that in the next 24 months alone should a few things fall into place. So now I’ve got your attention let me explain how across three posts. This is post (3/3)

Defining Institutional DeFi:

Firstly, and for the purpose of this series, I would define ‘Institutional DeFi’ as:

A. Crypto Native Businesses

Institutions / businesses already in crypto whose organisations are heavily…

In this series I propose we are a year into 5 year long DeFi hype cycle, likely made up of several mini-cycles, where the aggregate effect is a quadrupling of today’s combined market cap and a doubling of the 2017 $600bn highs based on a sustained ‘mainstreaming’ of the industry.

In fact, it’s not impossible we hit that in the next 24 months alone should a few things fall into place. So now I’ve got your attention let me explain how across three posts. This is post (2/3)

(1/3) The Broken DeFi Hype Cycle

(2/3) Retail DeFi: DeFi + NFTs

In this series I propose we are a year into a 5 year long ‘DeFi Hype Cycle’, likely made up of several mini-cycles, where the aggregate effect is a quadrupling of today’s combined market cap and a doubling of the 2017 $600bn highs based on a sustained ‘mainstreaming’ of the industry.

In fact, it’s not impossible we hit that in the next 24 months alone should a few things fall into place. So now I’ve got your attention let me explain how across three posts. This is post (1/3)

(1/3) The Broken DeFi Hype Cycle

(2/3) Retail DeFi: DeFi + NFTs

(3/3) Institutional DeFi: AI Lego, STOs & dPrime

The power of DeFi

Simply put, DeFi is an extension of Andreessen’s ‘software eating the world’.

In this case, the ‘digitisation’ and ‘decentralisation’ of commerce: both in a capital markets context & commerce of…

Jamie Burke

CEO at OutlierVentures.io an accelerator dedicated to theOpen Metaverse

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