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2022-04-18 23:30:10
How to purchase yearn.finance (YFI)

What is yearn.finance
What Is Yearn.Finance (YFI)?
Yearn.finance is an aggregator service for decentralized finance (DeFi) investors, using automation to allow them to maximize profits from yield farming.
Its goal is to simplify the ever-expanding DeFi space for investors who are not technically minded or who wish to interact in a less committal manner than serious traders.
Launched in February 2020, the service, formerly known as iEarn, has seen huge growth in recent months as new products debuted and developers released in-house token YFI.
Who Are the Founders of Yearn.Finance?
Yearn.finance is the brainchild of Andre Cronje. After leaving the iEarn project in February 2020, Cronje returned to oversee a rebirth, with new tools emerging and YFI going live in July.
Since then, its fortunes have turned around, with assets under total value locked coming in at just over $1 billion as of the end of September 2020.
Cronje has a long career in cryptocurrency and has become synonymous with DeFi in particular. He also has positions at smart contract ecosystem Fantom and CryptoBriefing, a resource dedicated to initial coin offerings (ICOs) and crypto media.
What Makes Yearn.Finance Unique?
Yearn.finance set out to simplify DeFi investment and activities such as yield farming for the broader investor sector.
The platform makes use of various bespoke tools to act as an aggregator for DeFi protocols such as Curve, Compound and Aave, bringing those who stake cryptocurrency the highest possible yield.
New features continue to be rolled out, these aiming, among other things, to help preserve the long-term value of the platform.
Yearn.finance makes a profit by charging withdrawal fees, currently 0.5% at the end of September 2020, as well as 5% gas subsidization fees. Due to its governance model, these can technically be changed by consensus at any time.
The target market for yearn.finance is investors who do not have the time to study the increasingly complex DeFi phenomenon from scratch, or who wish to optimize their returns.
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How Many Yearn.Finance (YFI) Coins Are There in Circulation?
Yearn.finance in-house token YFI has a fixed supply of 30,000 coins. There was no premine upon launch in July 2020, and developers did not receive any starting funds: the total supply at launch was 0 YFI.
Since then, the majority of the capped supply has entered circulation, and the success of the token is reflected in its all-time high price of $41,000, which it hit in mid-September 2020. YFI was also the first cryptocurrency to become worth more than Bitcoin (BTC) per unit.
Users of yearn.finance earn YFI through providing liquidity, while token holdings dictate governance privileges.
How Is the Yearn.Finance Network Secured?
Yearn.finance users can face a high risk of losing money thanks to market conditions changing rapidly and opportunistic entities attempting to profit from less-experienced participants.
Cronje himself has sought to maintain transparency about the platform’s provenance, noting that even after code audits, yearn.finance could not be guaranteed to be 100% safe — DeFi involves inherent risk.
Where Can You Buy Yearn.Finance (YFI)?
YFI is a freely-tradable token, with pairs for cryptocurrencies, stablecoins and fiat currencies all widely available.
Major exchanges trading YFI include Binance, OKEx and Huobi Global, as well as automated market maker (AMM) Uniswap.
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How to buy YFI?
  • How to buy YFI on Neko Invest app
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    How to download and use Neko Invest app
    • Step 1 :  Create/Login to your Neko Invest app account
    • Step 2 :  Go to Market page, click on the Search icon and search YFI in the search bar.
    • Step 3 :  Click on YFI logo and choose Invest.
    • Step 4 :  Entering the amount of YFI that you want to buy. Then click on the Get Quotes button.
    • Step 5 :  Swipe the Swipe to swap button and now you own YFI. You can check your YFI balance in your wallet by going to Wallet page.
Contract Addresses
yearn.finance (Fantom) : 0x29b0Da86e484E1C0029B56e817912d778aC0EC69
yearn.finance (Avalanche Contract Chain) : 0x9eAaC1B23d935365bD7b542Fe22cEEe2922f52dc
yearn.finance (Heco) : 0xb4f019beac758abbee2f906033aaa2f0f6dacb35
yearn.finance (Xdai chain) : 0xbf65bfcb5da067446CeE6A706ba3Fe2fB1a9fdFd
yearn.finance (Binance Smart Chain) : 0x88f1a5ae2a3bf98aeaf342d26b30a79438c9142e
yearn.finance (Ethereum) : 0x0bc529c00c6401aef6d220be8c6ea1667f6ad93e
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