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What is the DeFi Pulse Index?
The DeFi Pulse Index is a capitalization-weighted index that tracks the performance of decentralized financial (DeFi) assets across Ethereum.
It combines the features of an ERC-20 token and a traditional index fund to create a 21st century digital upgrade to the traditional ETF structure.
DeFi moves at a rapid pace of innovation. As the number of high-quality teams launching compelling DeFi tokens has grown, it’s become increasingly more difficult to keep up with.
Having a deep understanding of decentralized finance, the nuances behind each protocol, and which tokens have attractive economic designs can be cumbersome for some and mystifying for others.
Against this backdrop, a number of decentralized index funds have emerged to allow investors to get passive, diversified exposure to the DeFi market.