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Ocean Protocol, a pioneer in building a new, equitable data economy joins Open DeFi to bring an innovative perspective to the alliance through viewing data and data access as new forms of liquidity. Open DeFi was founded on bridging three core ideas — risk management, liquidity, and innovation — across borders, cultures, and markets. The addition of Ocean Protocol to Open DeFi connects existing members with new sources of liquidity in data tokens.

“Ocean Protocol is the leader in a new decentralized data economy, “ Eden Dhaliwal, Global Managing Director at Conflux Network says. “As a central part of Open DeFi, they bring valuable contributions to Open DeFi’s innovation and liquidity strategy through creating access to an untapped form of liquidity in data.” …


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Outlier Ventures has joined Open DeFi to provide insight and experience in incubating the next innovative applications in decentralized finance (DeFi) and blockchain technology.

Open DeFi was launched in September 2020 as a bridge across borders, cultures, and markets with the goal of fostering the growth of DeFi through focuses on risk, liquidity, and innovation. The addition of Outlier Ventures as an Open DeFi member adds expertise on how to mature new blockchain applications as well as forward-looking insight for the next revolutionary trend in the space.

Outlier Ventures is a leading investor and incubator for startups building Web3 innovation in governance, data economies, and the technology stack. Established in 2014, Outlier has advised, invested in, and incubated 25+ projects ranging from AI with Fetch.ai to data economies with Ocean Protocol. Through the learnings from investing and incubation, OV has also created an accelerator program — Base Camp — to support in pre-seed stage startups. …


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BlockScience, an engineering and analytics firm with experience in economic simulation is the newest addition to the Open DeFi Alliance. A key focus area of Open DeFi is risk management as the space continuously evolves. Blockscience not only brings vital tools that can be used to test new regulatory and security methods, but also the multi-disciplinary knowledge needed for leading a dynamic space like DeFi.

BlockScience was founded in 2017 by Dr. Michael Zargham with the vision to guide the development of systems by providing tools that bridge academic knowledge and real-world applications. They specialize in merging economic and mathematical models to simulate complex systems in areas such as decision theory, game theory, systems engineering, etc. …


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We are thrilled to welcome SuperRare as the first NFT-focused protocol to the Open DeFi initiative. SuperRare will join the alliance in a distinctive position as a marketplace that is not in the DeFi market, but willing to explore how DeFi and NFTs can work together through the innovation track to generate new value and use-cases for both markets and asset types.

The Open DeFi initiative kicked off in September 2020 aiming to solve issues in the DeFi ecosystem such as creating bridges across borders and markets with the goal of fostering the growth of DeFi through focuses on risk, liquidity, and innovation. SuperRare will bring a unique perspective and opinion to this alliance as they have proven to be one of the most successful NFT marketplaces to come out of the recent NFT surge, bringing a fresh face to the digital art marketplace by incorporating auctions and verified artists for authentic digital paintings. …


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Quantstamp has joined Open DeFi to provide insight and leadership in risk management practices to foster the growth of decentralized finance.

Open DeFi was launched in September 2020 as a bridge across borders, cultures, and markets with the goal of fostering the growth of DeFi through focuses on risk, liquidity, and innovation. The addition of Quantstamp to Open DeFi provides a knowledgeable and reputable source for creating solutions to manage the risk associated with DeFi.

Founded in 2017, Quantstamp has emerged as one of the leading audit providers in the blockchain space. Their audits have protected over $5B in digital asset risk for more than 120 startups, foundations, and enterprises like Maker, Chainlink, and Binance. …


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We are excited to announce that dYdX is the latest member to join the Open DeFi initiative. dYdX will be providing deep insight into the liquidity landscape of decentralized finance and help curate innovation in the space with other partners.

Open DeFi was launched in September 2020 as a bridge across borders, cultures, and markets with the goal of fostering the growth of DeFi through focuses on risk, liquidity, and innovation. The addition of dYdX to Open DeFi adds to the list of credible DeFi protocols which will collaborate to bring liquidity in the space. …


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Balancer Labs is the latest DeFi protocol to join the Open DeFi alliance. Balancer will contribute to the mission of Open DeFi through sharing insights and research in the DeFi market and will work collaboratively with other Open DeFi partners to further develop liquidity and innovation strategies through their respective tracks as Balancer continues its plans to expand globally.

The Open DeFi initiative kicked off in September 2020 aiming to solve issues in the DeFi ecosystem such as creating bridges across borders and markets with the goal of fostering the growth of DeFi through focuses on risk, liquidity, and innovation. …


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We are pleased to announce Aave as the latest member of the Open DeFi alliance. Aave will begin participation in the liquidity and innovation tracks of the alliance. Through these two tracks Aave will be working with other alliance members to strategize and execute new liquidity building strategies from a wide variety of sources, this includes traditional market-makers, centralized exchanges, and aggregation platforms.

Open DeFi was founded on bridging three core ideas — risk management, liquidity, and innovation — across borders, cultures, and markets. The addition of Aave to Open DeFi connects existing members with a leader in the space and will provide deep insight into the liquidity landscape of decentralized finance and curate innovation in the space with other partners. …


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Blockpower has joined Open DeFi to establish a connection between the centralized and decentralized financial systems and provide knowledge and experience regarding trading and staking.

Open DeFi was launched in September 2020 as a bridge across borders, cultures, and markets with the goal of fostering the growth of DeFi through focuses on risk, liquidity, and innovation. The addition of Blockpower to Open DeFi opens the door for more strategic discussions surrounding liquidity in DeFi relating to strategies ranging from staking to connecting CeFi and DeFi.


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We are excited to announce that dForce is the latest member of the Open DeFi initiative. dForce will be providing deep insight into the liquidity landscape of decentralized finance and help curate innovation in the space with other partners.

Open DeFi was launched in September 2020 as a bridge across borders, cultures, and markets with the goal of fostering the growth of DeFi through focuses on risk, liquidity, and innovation. The addition of dForce to Open DeFi adds to the list of several DeFi protocols which will collaborate to bring liquidity in the space.

dForce network is an ecosystem of protocols aiming to be a full stack solution for DeFi. The protocol is currently one of the most liquid DApps in the DeFi sector with over $150M in total locked value across their full stack of solutions. In April, Multicoin Capital led a $1.5 million strategic round for the leading Chinese decentralized finance protocol as well as other investments from Huobi Capital and China Merchant Bank International (CMBI). …

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Open DeFi is a global initiative that seeks to develop the decentralized financial ecosystem and enable greater economic inclusion.

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