Discover the power of decentralized finance (DeFi) and stay ahead of the competition by addressing crucial challenges and exploring new opportunities and industry trends in this rapidly evolving landscape.
The DeFi industry is reshaping the financial landscape by leveraging blockchain technology and peer-to-peer networks to create an open, transparent, and accessible financial system. By eliminating intermediaries, DeFi platforms empower individuals and businesses to access financial services such as lending, borrowing, trading, and insurance in a decentralized and secure manner. While the DeFi industry has faced challenges such as regulatory scrutiny and security vulnerabilities, ongoing innovations in scalability, interoperability, and compliance are paving the way for a more robust, inclusive, and efficient financial ecosystem. At Waveup, we specialize in uncovering the hidden potential within emerging and rapidly expanding industries like DeFi, using market intelligence to empower our clients with the tools they need to create effective growth blueprints. Our services are deeply rooted in comprehensive industry analytics, providing complete support in designing and implementing growth projects, such as fundraising, M&A scouting, and new market entries. Regardless of whether you seek industry insights or full-scope assistance, we are here to confidently guide you through the evolving DeFi landscape.
DeFi is poised for exceptional 16x growth over the next 7 years reflecting a promising future for the industry.
In 2022, decentralized exchanges recorded $850 billion in trading volume from approximately 5.6 million distinct wallet addresses.
DeFi user base experienced a 200% surge over the past three years, reaching 4.8 million in 2022.
The volume of daily transactions volume across decentralized exchanges globally.
DeFi enables the tokenization of a wide range of assets, from traditional financial instruments like bonds and equities to real estate and art.
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While the DeFi industry presents enormous potential for growth, startups must surmount the complex task of persuading venture capitalists about their robust viability and impressive growth prospects.
Leading your business in a fast-growing industry can indeed be a difficult task. Faced with the absence of fixed benchmarks and the unclear boundaries of key metrics, evaluating a startup’s performance and articulating it to investors in a tailored DeFi pitch deck can be a complex and time-intensive task.
In the face of constant change within the fundraising sector, it’s essential to adapt and create a convincing business story that resonates with new investment norms. This calls for an emphasis on capital efficiency, anchoring your GTM strategy on partner and community drivers vs. extensively using paid channels, among other things.
Even with a wide spectrum of vetted go-to-market tactics and growth blueprints at hand, enterprises recurrently struggle to identify the most suited strategy and tackle the two primary dilemmas – when should the growth phase kick-off and how fast should it progress?
From diligent business analysis to storytelling and financial forecasts, we’re helping founders crystallize and structure key business fundamentals and translate them into a compelling investment opportunity.
Evaluating potential investments, conducting thorough due diligence, and supporting portfolio companies on their new fundraising rounds.
Discovering market opportunities and developing execution strategies to build actionable and scalable blueprints for growth.
WHO WE ARE
Our unique expertise comes from being consistently exposed to new and developing industries, giving us a deep understanding of unique business models, proven growth strategies, and up-to-date industry trends.