In little over a decade since the inception of cryptocurrencies through the vision of Satoshi Nakamoto and his creation of Bitcoin, digital currencies have changed the shape of traditional financial markets. Leveraging on the efficiency, security, and speed of blockchain technology, digital coins and tokens are penetrating every aspect of the financial world.
From credit cards to corporate bank loans, the extension of money from one entity to another is a huge market worldwide. This involves at least two parties. One is the lender, which offers the required amount at a determined interest, and the other is the receiver. The lending of money enables the receiver to use the money for a variety of purposes, from leveraging businesses to start ventures. But interest rates in the market also can go very high, becoming a barrier for people who would otherwise be able to use the money to expand their assets.
Leveraging through lending is a huge market, with estimates that two of the largest assets in the world, real…