- RockX has more than $400m in assets staked, providing $40m in annual yield
- The companies will work on creating innovative asset-backed ETPs
TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2022 – DeFi Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “DeFi Technologies“) (NEO: DEFI) (GR: RMJR) (OTC: DEFTF), a technology company bridging the gap between traditional capital markets and decentralized finance, announces a strategic partnership with RockX to provide staking yield through financial products.
RockX (www.rockx.com) is a Singapore-based institutional gateway to crypto finance and blockchains. Providing safe and secure validators and access nodes to support the most innovative protocols in the market, the company has more than $400M in assets staked, providing $40M in annual yield.
The strategic partnership outlines a framework between DeFi Technologies and RockX to enhance the staking components of the companies’ current respective Exchange Traded Product (ETP) infrastructures, co-develop ETP products, provide institutional staking services, custodian services, and real time data yield oracle.
“DeFi Technologies continues to evolve into one of the most diversified and holistic Web 3.0 opportunities globally,” said Russell Starr, Executive Chairman & CEO of DeFi Technologies. “This partnership with RockX is yet another step in our evolution towards becoming the best way to offer investors exposure to a diversified play on Web 3.0.”
“Staking offers the crypto-native risk-free sustainable yield in Proof of Stake (POS) assets. As more people are getting access to POS assets, and the market capitalization increases with wider usage of blockchains, staking yield is a multi-billion revenue opportunity that shouldn’t be missed,” said Zhuling Chen, Director and CEO of RockX. “We are thrilled to partner with DeFi Technologies to bring staking yield to regulated ETP products and help any future financial products to earn such yield while all underlying assets are stored in a secure custodian wallet of their choice.”
RockX (www.rockx.com) is Asia’s one-stop gateway to crypto finance and blockchains. The team is equipped with a wealth of experience in mining, staking, protocol research, and infrastructure design. In recent years, the company has built access node APIs for popular Layer 1 and 2 protocols for developers, and helps companies to seamlessly access and interact with blockchains.
With over 400 million USD worth of tokens staked with RockX, they are one of Asia’s leading staking platforms. Focusing on serving institutional and high net worth clients globally to compound their returns on cryptos, RockX are always open to collaborating with synergistic partners & innovative Web 3.0 projects, ultimately helping to build up the ecosystem..
About DeFi Technologies
DeFi Technologies Inc. is a technology company bridging the gap between traditional capital markets and decentralised finance. Our mission is to expand investor access to industry-leading decentralised technologies which we believe lie at the heart of the future of finance. On behalf of our shareholders and investors, we identify opportunities and areas of innovation, and build and invest in new technologies and ventures in order to provide trusted, diversified exposure across the decentralized finance ecosystem. For more information or to subscribe to receive company updates and financial information, visit https://defi.tech/.
Valour Inc. issues exchange-listed financial products that enable retail and institutional investors to access investment in disruptive innovations, such as digital assets, in a simple and secure way. Established in 2019 and based in Zug, Switzerland, Valour is a wholly owned subsidiary of DeFi Technologies Inc. (NEO: DEFI) (GR: RMJ.F) (OTC: DEFTF). For more information on Valour, visit www.valour.com.