JunoSwap, Solidly and VVS Finance give DeFi a much-needed refresh

Decentralized finance (DeFi) was the talk of the town in early 2021, but it has since taken a back seat to more appealing sectors like nonfungible tokens (NFTs), memecoins and blockchain gaming. 

Now that cross-chain bridges and interoperability have allowed for the easier migration of assets to competing chains, a new class of DeFi protocols is arising to challenge those left from 2021.

Here’s a look at three DeFi projects that have launched on some of the up-and-coming layer-1 blockchain networks, catching the eye of the crypto community.

VVS Finance

VVS Finance is the largest DeFi protocol on the Cronos network, a project that emerged out of the Crypto.com ecosystem which has since been fully rebranded to Cronos (CRO).

The goal of VVS Finance is to offer instant swaps with low fees, low slippage and attractive yields for liquidity providers (LPs).

As a reward for providing liquidity, two-thirds

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Horizon Technology Finance Announces Monthly Distributions for April, May and June 2022 Totaling $0.30 per Share | News

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: HRZN) (“Horizon”) (the “Company”), a leading specialty finance company that provides capital in the form of secured loans to venture capital backed companies in the technology, life science, healthcare information and services, and sustainability industries, announced today that its board of directors has declared monthly cash distributions of $0.10 per share payable in each of April, May and June 2022.  The following table shows these monthly distributions, payable as set forth in the tables below, total $0.30 per share. Since its 2010 initial public offering, Horizon has paid a total of $178 million in distributions to its shareholders.

Monthly Distributions Declared in First Quarter 2022

Ex-Dividend Date

Record Date

Payment Date

Amount per Share

March 17, 2022

March 18, 2022

April 14, 2022


April 18, 2022

April 19, 2022

May 16, 2022


May 17, 2022

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Top 10 Must-Have Finance Stocks According to Parsa Kiai’s Steamboat Capital Partners

In this article, we present the list of the top 10 must-have finance stocks according to Parsa Kiai’s Steamboat Capital Partners. You can skip our detailed analysis of Steamboat Capital Partners’ history, investment philosophy, and hedge fund performance, and go directly to Top 5 Must-Have Finance Stocks According to Parsa Kiai’s Steamboat Capital Partners.

Meta Platforms, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), and Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) are among the most prominent companies found in the portfolio of Steamboat Capital Partners, which otherwise invests heavily in the finance space.

Parsa Kiai’s Steamboat Capital Partners LLC is an Old Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund that takes a value-oriented approach to its investments. The investment advisor, which was founded in 2012 by Mr. Kiai, maintains a concentrated portfolio of assets that it believes to be either undervalued and/or having forthcoming catalysts that could drive meaningful share price

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Develop the Finance and Accounting Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

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Every entrepreneur should have some accounting skills, especially come tax season. When you’re trying to juggle your personal and professional expenditures, it’s crucial to understand how to balance your finances and keep your business compliant and in the black. Failure to do so may incur financial penalties, after all.


In The Learn Financing & Accounting Bundle, you’ll get a basic introduction to business finance and accounting so you can get your business off on the right foot in 2022. It’s on sale for just $29.99 (reg. $1,400). 

This seven-course bundle comprises 30 hours of training on budgeting, cost management, investment, accounting, and more. It’s led by the EduOlc team (4.0/5

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