Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $200 Billion — Fantom, Avalanche, Harmony, Arbitrum TVLs Swell – Defi Bitcoin News


Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $200 Billion — Fantom, Avalanche, Harmony, Arbitrum TVLs Swell

Decentralized finance (defi) has swelled quite a bit this year and on October 5, the total value locked (TVL) in defi protocols crossed the $200 billion mark. Since January 1, the defi TVL across various blockchains has risen almost 855% from $21.4 billion to today’s $204 billion.

Total Value Locked in Defi Jumps Over the $200 Billion Handle, Ethereum TVL Commands 69% Dominance

The total value locked (TVL) in defi today has jumped nearly ten times higher than the value at the beginning of 2021. On October 5, 2021, the TVL in defi surpassed the $200 billion handle for the first time and the value has remained above $200 billion during the last seven days.

Statistics from indicate that the defi protocol Curve has the largest dominance with $15.94 billion, up more than 7% over the last week. Curve’s dominance is 7.80% on Tuesday and it interacts with six different crypto networks including Avalanche, Ethereum, and Polygon.

Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $200 Billion — Fantom, Avalanche, Harmony, Arbitrum TVLs Swell
On October 5, 2021, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) crossed the $200 billion mark. The TVL has remained above $200 billion for the last seven days.

Metrics show that Aave, Makerdao, and Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) command the third, fourth, and fifth positions in terms of defi TVL dominance. Aave commands $14.87 billion on Tuesday while Makerdao holds $13.48 billion, and WBTC captures $11.99 billion in value.

Between Curve, Aave, Makerdao, and WBTC all four defi protocols have $56.28 billion worth of the aggregate TVL, which is 27.53% of the entire TVL today. The entire $204 billion is across blockchain protocols like Ethereum, Solana, Avalanche, Polygon, Fantom, Terra, Arbitrum, Binance, Celo, and Harmony.

Top Ten Dex Platforms in Mid-October 2021 — Funds Continue to Pour Into Waves, Fantom, Polynetwork, Harmony, Arbitrum, and Avalanche Networks

The top ten decentralized exchange (dex) applications on Tuesday include defi projects such as Curve, Pancakeswap, Sushiswap, Uniswap, Balancer, Uniswap V3, Saber, Serum Raydium, and Bancor, respectively.

The top five blockchains with the most TVL on Tuesday are Ethereum, Binance, Solana, Terra, and Avalanche. The Ethereum chain still commands 69.01% dominance with approximately $141.06 billion total value locked on October 12.

Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $200 Billion — Fantom, Avalanche, Harmony, Arbitrum TVLs Swell
The top seven blockchains in terms of defi total value locked (TVL) per blockchain. Ethereum still commands 69% of the TVL in defi on October 12, 2021.

The second and third-largest TVLs for Binance and Solana are below the $20 billion mark but above the $10 billion line. While Ethereum has seen a TVL increase of 1.65% during the last seven days, Fantom has increased the most during the last week.

Data shows Avalanche TVL has spiked 19.64% but Fantom’s TVL jumped a whopping 225% in a week’s time. Other leaders seeing increases in TVL over the last week include chains like Waves ($2.15B), Arbitrum ($1.52B), Polynetwork ($298M), and Harmony ($205.92M).

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Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman is the News Lead at News and a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 6,000 articles for News about the disruptive protocols emerging today.

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