BTC + DeFi = FTW

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I recently shared some thoughts about DeFi in light of recent market turmoil. While I remain extremely bullish on p2p finance in the long run, I believe there are at least 3 major questions to answer in the short term: 1) what blockchain/layer is most appropriate for DeFi scalability, 2) what use cases can DeFi power beyond speculation, and 3) how can we bring Bitcoin’s superior collateral security and liquidity to the DeFi ecosystem? Today I will explore this final question. 

First, I want to touch on why it’s important that we bring Bitcoin to DeFi or DeFi to Bitcoin. While I’ve become increasingly convinced that ETH has a number of interesting money-like properties, there is no question that Bitcoin is by far the most secure crypto-native form of money or collateral. Bitcoin is dominant on four axes: 

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