Crypto is growing at an unprecedented rate. This year it reached a market value of $2 trillion. Decentralized finance (DeFi) has grown into one of the most prominent ecosystems in the digital currency space.

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Currently, DeFi has a total value locked (TVL) of $142 billion. Lots of projects in DeFi have amassed billions of dollars with the ability to lend, stake, and borrow cryptocurrencies. As more users are drawn into DeFi, we see incredible exponential growth.

There is seemingly such an abundance of capital in DeFi right now. However, it seems to remain unquestioned where this value actually comes from.

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We take the value of various tokens, coins, and the value accrued by a project for granted. But this needs to be questioned, or else can we truly claim to understand the space?

It’s common knowledge that banks make the majority of their profits on interest. So, if there isn’t an understanding of where the yield comes from in DeFi, then clearly, more education is needed for those both in and out of the cryptocurrency space. 

DeFi yield creates farms 

Yield farming is a feature of DeFi that has garnered popularity. It is currently the most significant growth driver for the
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