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Dear Bankless Nation,
If you can't beat em join em.
The banks are coming to DeFi now. 🤯
The third largest bank in France just posted on the MakerDAO governance forums to get their collateral approved for loans.
This is the first example of a major bank submitting an application for a financial relationship with a DeFi protocol. The loan would be for up to $20 million in DAI, and would use on-chain bond tokens issued by the bank as collateral. These tokens were issued in 2020, with a fixed rate of 0%, a AAA rating from Moody’s and Fitch, and mature in 2025.
This isn’t just a bank using DeFi.
This is a bank actually building on DeFi.
Forget the loan value for a min. $20M is peanuts. Think about what’s going on here:
An institution is integrating a DeFi protocol into its financial products
A bank is coordinating with a DAO. No backchanneling, just forum proposals.
Regulated initiatives 🤝 Open-source initiatives
DeFi is the future of France. Vive la révolution. 🇫🇷
Oh…and we talk all about this on Monday’s podcast with Rune Christensen, the founder of Maker.
He also tells us why he’s become something of an…ETH maximalist?
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