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Introducing the EEA DeFi Curiosity Group

For those who haven’t been tuned in to the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) house, it’s time to concentrate. DeFi has shortly change into a serious component of the Ethereum ecosystem and continues to achieve traction. The house has grown considerably since its inception and is evolving each day. As of this writing, DeFi has a market cap of greater than $146B, there may be greater than $200B locked in DeFi platforms and there are 220 DeFi initiatives constructed on Ethereum. Fairly spectacular numbers! Right here on the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), we perceive the significance of this dynamic sector, and as with all components of the Ethereum ecosystem, we goal to teach our members and equip them with the instruments wanted to advance enterprise on this space. To that finish, we needed to take a second to focus on our DeFi Curiosity Group, which is open to all EEA members.


In case you are instantly concerned in DeFi, hope to interrupt into it or are simply seeking to educate your self additional on the alternatives that DeFi affords, this group is for you. Right here’s easy methods to become involved:


What: Our DeFi Curiosity Group serves as a discussion board the place DeFi initiatives, monetary establishments, expertise suppliers and different EEA group members can trade data and knowledge on DeFi functions, expertise, instruments and practices to drive significant influence and initiatives that can promote the adoption of Ethereum expertise.

The group is co-chaired by Ajit Tripathi, Head of Institutional Enterprise at Aave, John Ho, Head, Authorized, Monetary Markets at Commonplace Chartered Financial institution and Nikolas Casagrande, Vice President of Digital Innovation and Technique at Residents Financial institution and unbiased member of the EEA. Collectively they carry a long time of expertise and management within the monetary and blockchain arenas to this group.

Who: The DeFi Curiosity Group is searching for present and new EEA members who’re working within the DeFi house or need to break into it and study from present DeFi leaders.

Why Be a part of:

  • Networking: Involvement on this group delivers the chance to fulfill and construct relationships with skilled DeFi leaders and pioneers within the house. Curiosity group participation facilitates certified introductions between members that may assist construct your community and advance your online business targets. It additionally gives a beneficial avenue of publicity in your work.
  • Training: This curiosity group gives a welcoming discussion board for members to increase their DeFi data and study instantly from leaders within the sector. It additionally affords the chance to foster broader public training round DeFi and help the rising DeFi ecosystem. By driving the publication of use instances, analysis papers and different supplies, this group can assist educate and assist regulators, coverage makers, monetary establishments and past. Training is the spine of this group: members achieve vital training to enhance their data base, and so they affect the DeFi training of the broader group.
  • Incubating Working Teams and Occasions: The work of this DeFi curiosity group will assist create areas the place members can develop curiosity in and construction for future working teams on this area. Curiosity group contributors can establish cross-industry points {that a} working group can handle and facilitate the formulation of working teams to extend group visibility. Moreover, contributors may also arrange different sorts of occasions — webinars, conferences, workshops, and so on. — that convey collectively members and different events to debate concepts, points and challenges within the house.

When: The DeFi Curiosity Group meets each different Wednesday at 11am ET.

How: Present members ought to log into the Member Collaboration website and be a part of the curiosity group to obtain future updates and assembly invites.

For those who’d prefer to become involved however you’re not but an EEA member, schedule a gathering with EEA Membership Development Specialist James Harsh or attain out to him at [email protected]. You may as well  contact [email protected] or go to https://entethalliance.org/become-a-member/.


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