Disclosure: Delphi Ventures has invested in Syndicate Protocol, which is a competitor to the platforms mentioned below. This statement is intended to disclose any conflict of interest and should not be misconstrued as a recommendation to purchase any token or participate in any fund vehicles. This content is for informational purposes only. This is not investment advice.
In traditional finance, investing in a hedge fund can be hard for the average person. Launching a hedge fund can be even harder. DeFi can help change this though. Asset Management Platforms (AMPs) in DeFi streamline and codify the fund launch process, while the open nature of the networks they’re built on democratizes access to all investors, in addition to boosting transparency.
In DeFi today, Asset Management Platforms are utilized by two main user types. 1) Risk-seeking degens who are willing to outsource due diligence and investment decisions for a fee and 2) Risk-taking fund managers that think they have what it takes to generate alpha.
dHEDGE & Enzyme Finance
One such protocol is dHEDGE, a non-custodial asset management platform built on top of the Synthetix ecosystem. Any wannabe fund manager can start a fund and deploy capital across the full range of Synthetix-minted assets. On the flip side, investors decide which vehicle they want to allocate capital to and receive the fund’s pool token in return, representing their pro-