In traditional finance (TradFi), asset management has always been associated with high-net-worth individuals and institutions, who tend to turn to professionals for taking care of and growing their enormous wealth. The DeFi sector has also produced innovations to bring such services on chain for crypto assets.
In decentralised finance (DeFi), asset management protocols try to function like the traditional funds with the help of smart contracts. In line with other DeFi projects, they are designed to provide investors with more control, transparency, and efficiency over fund management.
In this article, we will attempt to give an overview of major asset management protocols, and the trends and challenges that have arisen from the institutional adoption of asset management.
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