The first quarter of 2021 was an eventful period for the DeFI world. From January 1st to the end of March, the ‘Total Value Locked’ (TVL), the amount of capital that is being stored in DeFi protocols, rose from roughly $16 billion to more than $49 billion.
Simultaneously, a number of DeFi assets have continued to perform incredibly well. According to Data from Messari, at least 74 DeFi assets have increased their value by more than 100% since the beginning of the year. Seven of these assets have increased their value by more than 1000%.