Cardano’s DeFi Surges with Over 2 Million Transactions in Less Than a Month

Cardano, the blockchain platform known for its innovative approach to decentralized finance (DeFi), has been making significant strides recently, marking a remarkable milestone of 2 million transactions in the month of May.

This impressive figure aligns with Cardano’s exponential growth phase in DeFi, witnessing a staggering 180% surge in Total Value Locked (TVL), reaching a total of $164.18 million, as reported by Defillama.

Source: Defillama

Leading projects contributing to Cardano’s expanding DeFi ecosystem include Minswap, Indigo, WingRiders, and Djed Stablecoin.

Minswap, the largest decentralized exchange (DEX) on the Cardano network, makes the most substantial contribution with a TVL of $58.36 million.

Indigo follows closely with a TVL of $30.82 million, while WingRiders and Djed Stablecoin report TVLs of $15.27 million and $13.78 million, respectively.

Alongside the DeFi transaction boom, Cardano’s ecosystem has witnessed significant technological advancements in the past week. The core technology team has made notable progress in node technology, network infrastructure, and ledger optimization, enhancing the functionality and efficiency of the network.

Cardano’s services and wallets have also received upgrades, with Lace adding the ability to import multi-address wallets, and Adrestia strengthening its database layer.

In terms of smart contracts, the Plutus and Marlowe teams have been hard at work, fine-tuning the network’s smart contract capabilities. The teams have fixed bugs, conducted verification tests, and achieved milestones in the formalization of the overall product in Untyped Plutus Core.

Basho, Cardano’s scaling solution, has also seen improvements with upgrades to the Hydra node.

The Voltaire team has facilitated community conferences, and the Catalyst project has announced the upcoming launch of Fund10.

As the Cardano ecosystem continues to develop and innovate, these advancements illustrate Cardano’s dedication to creating a robust and user-friendly platform for DeFi activities.

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