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What Is Market Cap? Why Does It Matter?

All too often, newcomers to crypto neglect a cryptoasset’s market cap over price. Don’t make that mistake! Learn what market capitalization is, how to calculate it, and why it is crucial in navigating crypto.

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DeFi Land ($DFL)

DeFi Land is a multi-chain agriculture-simulation game created to gamify Decentralized Finance.

Solend ($SLND)

Solend is an algorithmic, decentralized protocol for lending and borrowing on Solana. Think Aave or Compound on Solana.

Orca ($ORCA)

Orca is the easiest, fastest, and most user-friendly cryptocurrency exchange on the Solana blockchain.

Step Finance ($STEP)

Step Finance is a portfolio visualization platform which aggregates all LPs, tokens, farms, and positions that a user may have associated with their wallet and displays it on a seamless dashboard.

Chest Finance ($CHEST)

Treasure Islands is not only a game, but an entire DeFi ecosystem, from yield-generating structured product chests, to DEXs, to liquidity farms, to governance councils, all centered around utility and gameplay-driven NFTs and $CHEST.

Jupiter Exchange (

Jupiter exchange has quickly become known as the go-to swap aggregator on Solana. By tapping into more than a dozen different Solana swaps and DEXs, Jupiter offers its users best execution for virtually any SPL token.