Don’t Sleep on Yearn

MAR 23, 2021 • 4 Min Read

Paul Burlage Paul Burlage
Disclosure: Delphi Ventures and members of our team hold YFI and ALCX. This statement is intended to

A project that sits close to many Defi users’ hearts, Yearn Finance, has fallen out of favor in 2021. Driven primarily by the YFI minting saga, spill-over narratives from yEcosystem projects, and topped off with the v1 yDAI vault exploit, Yearn faced challenges rebuilding and galvanizing a community it was once touted for.

Yearn has lagged on a price-performance basis compared to other DeFi majors over Q4 2020 to Q1 2021; however, Yearn’s fundamentals have never been stronger. Behind the scenes, after months of building v2 vault core infrastructure, the Yearn team has shipped v2 Vault strategies – most recently, a YFI vault. Yearn’s TVL surpassed previous all-time highs and currently sits around $1.3 Billion. Looking at just v1 and v2 Vaults, Yearn’s TVL sits at $1.04 billion, $464M, which can be attributed to v2.  

With DeFi blue-chips somewhat underperforming as a whole this month, I would not sleep on projects that continue to ship and show strong fu

Unlock the whole story

Delphi Pro Banner

Delphi Pro is our institutional-grade crypto research and analysis offering, providing full market coverage across deep-dive reports, analysis, data and community.

    Starting at $499 a month**

    Create a free account

    * Team features available on multi-seat purchase.

    ** Based on purchase of annual subscription.