Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, is revolutionizing financial technology through the use of secure distributed ledgers.

Woman unlocking money in wallet with key.
Ledgers are databases that store information. A distributed ledger system is where there are multiple of these ledgers all synchronized with the same information, which helps keep the system secure and accurate.

In this series we'll cover what DeFi is, how it is different from traditional finance, and how you can get started on the NEAR blockchain.