Welcome to the newest version of Cointelegraph’s decentralized finance, or DeFi, e-newsletter.

Regardless of Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson’s declare that the DeFi area is now “up for grabs,“ it was rival Vitalik Buterin who stole the headlines this week with a function in Time Journal.

What you’re about to learn is the smaller model of this article designed for brevity. For the complete model of DeFi’s developments during the last week — launched a complete lot faster than Cardano’s sensible contracts — drop your electronic mail beneath.