The nonprofit decentralized finance nexus, GoodFi, has announced its newly formed Board of Advisors to include 22 DIFI industry leaders with representatives from many of the sector’s top projects.
It has also launched a website to hook new users with appropriate DeFi protocols.
Announced on May 13, the Advisory Board consists of Chenlink Account Executive, Michael Zacharsky, Sushi Swap Core Developer, Omakase and Ave Digital Marketing Manager, Isa Kivaligan. In total, 19 leading teams to build at Defai are represented from around the world, including Ava Labs, Ekla Network and Maple Finance.
The Advisory Board hopes to pool knowledge and experience to reduce barriers to entry in the crypto and DFI fields. Goodify has also launched a website offering in-depth resources about fundamentals based on value proposition and decentralized finance to users for the first time.
The site will provide a “matchmaker” facility from next month. It is designed to recommend beginner-friendly DEFI protocols to new users to suit their individual needs. The tool will also provide real-time data for yield products on “a range of proven platforms”.
Radix strategy head Adam Simmons emphasized Goodfi’s mission to add 100 million Defi users by 2025:
“Opening a new cryptocurrency wallet and interacting with various DFI DAPs is second nature to cryptocurrencies, a process that will initially be intimidating for a disproportionate majority worldwide. To get 100 [million] By 2025 DeFi users, GoodFi needs to guide users at every stage so that they feel confident to bring assets to the ecosystem. “
Speaking to Coinlegraph, Maple Finance CEO and co-founder, Sidney Powell, said that Maple “helps establish partnerships with the goal of creating awareness of the power and sovereignty that Daffy puts in the hands of everyday people” is.”
Powell predicted that developing faster user-friendly interfaces would help Defy “adopt more and more”, adding that “the longer the DFI stays, the more comfortable people will be with it.”
“[DeFi] Already Wall St. is starting to appeal to people I know from more traditional finance backgrounds, so it’s only a matter of time. We see the adoption of Daffy as the progress of society by giving new technology and finance businesses access to capital for growth and innovation. “
The GoodFi alliance was launched in February by the Defy-focused layer-one protocol Radix, with Chenlink, Avey and Messari promising initial support.
In recent months the Defy consortium has expanded rapidly, Polkadot announced the alliance in December, the Rain Alliance expanded to more than 50 members in April, and the Open Defy Alliance started a decentralized autonomous organization earlier this month did.