OCT 12, 2022 • 10 Min Read
Undercollateralized lending accounts for an underwhelming portion of DeFi lending activity, with less than $2B of deposits across various protocols. This is, no doubt, due to the risks associated with unsecured lending and a lack of clarity around legal recourse for lenders in the event of a default.
However, unsecured lending is one of the best ways to unlock capital efficiency in DeFi, and various protocols have tried their hand at developing robust systems to earn the trust of crypto lenders. In this report, we look at the top three undercollateralized lending protocols and how they’ve fared over the past year.
For those familiar with the unsecured lending space, Maple and TrueFi are no strangers. They’ve consistently occupied the top spots by funds deposited and loans originated this past year. One major difference between the two is that TrueFi’s lending pools are segregated by the stablecoin type while Maple’s
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