Happy Friday YouHodler community! Before we head off into the weekend, we have a few exciting bits of information to share with you. As of right now, YouHodler has officially listed Dai, the world’s leading decentralized stablecoin. Built on the MakerDAO system, Dai lives completely on the blockchain, making it borderless and available to anyone, anywhere at any time.
“We believe stablecoins and their attributes are essential for the positive development of the industry,” said YouHodler CEO Ilya Volkov. “Having the Dai stablecoin on the platform will introduce our communities to all the benefits that the largest decentralized stablecoin can bring. Users will also create an additional utility for Dai, using it for high-yield savings accounts and for loan repayments. Thus helping Dai expand to new sectors of the crypto community.”
The listing sees YouHodler offering a Dai wallet for secure storage, Dai exchange between fourteen coins, five stablecoins, and four fiat currencies on the platform, Dai as a payment method for YouHodler’s crypto-backed loans and a Dai Savings Account where users can earn 12% APR with weekly payouts.
“Integrating Dai to YouHodler creates more opportunity for people around the world to explore the benefits of DeFi and Dai,” said Gustav Arentoft, Head of Business Development for Europe for the Maker Foundation.
Unlike centralized and fiat-backed stablecoins on the market, Dai is backed by cryptocurrency and decentralized. With over 550 live Dai integrations, the Dai stablecoin is one of the most popular and recognized in the industry and its numbers continue to grow. The first iteration of Dai (currently now Sai) was launched in December 2017. Two years later in November 2019, the current Dai system came to be which includes a variety of new features such as the Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD) and the DSR features which allow Dai users to power their financial activities more efficiently.
MakerDAO has a good reputation in the crypto community as it received investments from the industry’s top funds like Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain, and Dragonfly Capital. MakerDAO joins the company of other top projects like Huobi, Paxos, and ChainLink that were added to YouHodler in the past month. We're honored to have this esteemed organization join the YouHodler family and we look forward to our community experiencing this great new addition.