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What are wrapped cryptocurrencies? blog cover image
What are wrapped cryptocurrencies?
Discover the role and benefits of wrapped cryptocurrencies like WBTC and WETH in enhancing blockchain interoperability and liquidity. Learn how these assets enable participation across different DeFi platforms.
May 15, 2024
Understanding Ethereum gas fees blog cover image
Understanding Ethereum gas fees
Uncover the reasons behind high Ethereum gas fees and learn when they are lowest. This guide offers strategies to minimize ETH gas costs and introduces Exponential DeFi’s platform for gas-free investments in DeFi pools.
May 15, 2024
The DeFi investing journey: A step-by-step guide blog cover image
The DeFi investing journey: A step-by-step guide
Explore our step-by-step guide on investing in DeFi liquidity pools, including setting up a crypto wallet and selecting DeFi protocols. Discover Exponential’s simple, one-click investment solution for entering the DeFi space.
May 15, 2024
Beginner’s guide to crypto staking in 2024 blog cover image
Beginner’s guide to crypto staking in 2024
Explore the world of crypto staking with our comprehensive guide. Understand how to earn passive income through DeFi platforms, with insights on staking methods for popular cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Solana, and Binance Coin.
May 15, 2024
Bank on simplicity: Direct bank transfers now available on Exponential blog cover image
Bank on simplicity: Direct bank transfers now available on Exponential
Fund your Exponential wallet directly with your bank account.
May 01, 2024
Rating action: Maker USD Fee Sharing pool downgraded blog cover image
Rating action: Maker USD Fee Sharing pool downgraded
Recent protocol updates impact our risk rating
Apr 08, 2024
The dawn of a new era in DeFi: From winter chills to summer thrills blog cover image
The dawn of a new era in DeFi: From winter chills to summer thrills
The DeFi winter is thawing and ready for a hot bull summer. Our report dives into the current state of DeFi with the latest indicators signaling a market maturing towards rationality, efficiency, and heightened risk awareness.
Not Boring Founders: Exponential blog cover image
Not Boring Founders: Exponential
Exponential co-founders Driss Benamour, Mehdi Lebbar, and Greg Jizmagian sat down with Packy McCormack to discuss the current crypto market, Exponential’s risk-first approach, and how to asses a digital risk-asset.
Dec 21, 2022
[The Pomp Podcast] Smart contracts are way riskier than you think blog cover image
[The Pomp Podcast] Smart contracts are way riskier than you think
Exponential cofounders Driss Benamour and Mehdi Lebbar sat down with Anthony Pompliano to discuss Cefi vs Defi, smart contracts, regulation, bitcoin, and more. Anthony Pompliano is an American entrepreneur, investor, and host of The Pomp Podcast.
Dec 02, 2022
Fund your account for less: Polygon, Arbitrum, and Avalanche are now available on Exponential  blog cover image
Fund your account for less: Polygon, Arbitrum, and Avalanche are now available on Exponential
Fund your Exponential wallet on Polygon, Arbitrum, Avalanche or Ethereum. A true multi-chain wallet with Exponential.
Mar 11, 2024
Exponential’s safety-first approach to DeFi investing blog cover image
Exponential’s safety-first approach to DeFi investing
Secure your DeFi journey with Exponential's trusted, compliant investment solutions.
Jan 11, 2024
A smarter, more powerful DeFi portfolio for you blog cover image
A smarter, more powerful DeFi portfolio for you
Understand your DeFi performance, don’t just track it. Check out Exponential’s new yield, performance, and exposure portfolio analysis.
Dec 21, 2023
How DeFi insurance works blog cover image
How DeFi insurance works
Learn about insurance in DeFi, including how it works, the associated risks and advantages, and the top insurance platforms in the space.
Feb 22, 2024
How DeFi derivatives works blog cover image
How DeFi derivatives works
Learn about derivatives in DeFi, including how it works, the associated risks and advantages, and the top platforms in the space.
Feb 15, 2024
How DeFi bridging works blog cover image
How DeFi bridging works
Learn about bridging in DeFi, including how it works, the associated risks and advantages, and the top bridging protocols in the space.
Jan 25, 2024
What is Ethereum? blog cover image
What is Ethereum?
Learn about the evolution of Ethereum, why it is considered ‘ultrasound’ money, and how to invest in ETH.
Feb 29, 2024
What is Bitcoin? blog cover image
What is Bitcoin?
Learn about the history of Bitcoin, why it is considered a store of value, and how to invest in BTC.
Jan 18, 2024
How DeFi yield aggregators work blog cover image
How DeFi yield aggregators work
Learn about yield aggregators in DeFi, including how it works, the associated risks and advantages, and the top platforms in the space.
Feb 08, 2024
How DeFi staking works blog cover image
How DeFi staking works
Learn about staking in DeFi, including how it works, the associated risks and advantages, and the top staking platforms in the space.
Nov 01, 2023
How DeFi market making works blog cover image
How DeFi market making works
Learn about market making in DeFi and decentralized exchanges (DEXs), including how it works, the associated risks and advantages, and the top platforms in the space.
Oct 25, 2023
How DeFi lending works blog cover image
How DeFi lending works
Learn about the power of DeFi lending, including how it works, the safety measures in place, and its advantages over traditional lending.
Oct 18, 2023
Claim an exclusive welcome bonus blog cover image
Claim an exclusive welcome bonus
Invest $1,000, hold it for 60 days and earn a $100 welcome bonus
Apr 08, 2024
Navigating the stablecoin landscape blog cover image
Navigating the stablecoin landscape
In this piece, we break down the Stablecoin Trilemma (decentralization, stability, and capital efficiency) and take a closer look at the biggest players, including fiat stablecoins like USDT and USDC, crypto-backed stablecoins like LUSD and DAI, as well as algorithmic stablecoins like FRAX.
Aug 01, 2023
Black Swans on the blockchain – a 365-day review blog cover image
Black Swans on the blockchain – a 365-day review
The past year has been a wild ride for the crypto world, to say the least. Excessive leverage threw LUNA-UST into a death spiral. Major CeFi players like 3AC, Celsius, and BlockFi unraveled and became insolvent.
Jun 02, 2023
Demystifying DeFi: lending and money markets – Vol II blog cover image
Demystifying DeFi: lending and money markets – Vol II
In DeFi, code is law. But that doesn’t mean it’s foolproof. Here’s how to navigate risk in lending markets.
Feb 09, 2023
Demystifying DeFi: lending and money markets – Vol I blog cover image
Demystifying DeFi: lending and money markets – Vol I
Lending and borrowing are cornerstones of finance, and DeFi is no exception – it just looks a little different.
Feb 02, 2023
How to keep calm and invest during a crypto bear market [Vol III] blog cover image
How to keep calm and invest during a crypto bear market [Vol III]
For the final installment of our bear market series, we will be discussing the most advanced DeFi investment strategies. These strategies come with a higher level of risk and complexity, but we will break them down into clear and easy-to-understand steps in order to demystify DeFi.
Dec 22, 2022
How to keep calm and invest during a crypto bear market [Vol II] blog cover image
How to keep calm and invest during a crypto bear market [Vol II]
Welcome to the second part of our series on how to navigate a crypto bear market. Whether you are an experienced crypto trader or just starting out, the strategies in this blog will help you make more informed, confident decisions so you can keep the bears at bay.
Dec 15, 2022
How to keep calm and invest during a crypto bear market [Vol I] blog cover image
How to keep calm and invest during a crypto bear market [Vol I]
Bear markets can present rare opportunities to accumulate long-term holdings as well as generate yield — if you know how to find them. In this series, we will discuss a few strategies available to DeFi investors – ranging from simple passive ones to complex, active strategies.
Dec 08, 2022
What is DeFi yield? blog cover image
What is DeFi yield?
Understanding DeFi yield – lending, market making, and staking
Nov 14, 2022
How Exponential is solving DeFi’s biggest problem — risk  blog cover image
How Exponential is solving DeFi’s biggest problem — risk
Risk is the next frontier DeFi needs to conquer before the industry as a whole can progress.
Nov 30, 2022
Take the mystery out of DeFi with Exponential blog cover image
Take the mystery out of DeFi with Exponential
Announcing our $14 million round led by Paradigm to build the investment platform that unlocks Decentralized Finance for all
Oct 03, 2022
Our company values blog cover image
Our company values
Exponential’s core team values
Sep 30, 2022
What are Layer 2 blockchains? blog cover image
What are Layer 2 blockchains?
The first in a series of explainers around L2 blockchains, from what are they to why they matter for DeFi
Jun 13, 2024

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