DefiLlama web site splits as one founder pushes for crypto token launch


DefiLllama, a decentralized finance information web site, is disputing its management as a single crew member has tried to launch a token with out wider approval.

Two “llama” websites now exist

DefiLlama was initially launched circa October 2020 at Now, an almost an identical web site has been launched at

0xngmi, one member of the DefiLlama mission, mentioned on March 19 that almost all of the crew launched the second web site attributable to a “hostile takeover.” He defined that there’s an “ongoing try” to launch a crypto token with out the crew’s approval.

One other member, Tendeeno, mentioned that 0xngmi’s statements have been reputable. He additional instructed that only one particular person — 0xLlam4 — is trying to launch the token.

Tendeeno acknowledged that 0xLlam4 created DefiLlama however mentioned that 0xngmi grew to become chargeable for growth after becoming a member of the crew. He additionally asserted that 0xngmi is chargeable for salaries, leads the crew, and is DefiLlama’s authorized majority proprietor.

0xLlam4 reportedly intends to launch a token in opposition to the crew’s needs attributable to a scarcity of web site income. As a result of 0xLlam4 controls the DefiLlama web site and its Twitter account, different members of the group can’t straight forestall this consequence.

0xLlam4 has made few public statements, and it’s unclear if or when he intends to launch the alleged crypto token. His Twitter profile is at the moment personal and there doesn’t look like any technique of contacting the developer.

Which web site will survive?

Each websites at the moment present the identical primary software ⁠— a leaderboard that lists numerous DeFi initiatives and shows the full quantity of crypto locked in these initiatives. CryptoSlate has used the positioning’s information in lots of current experiences on subjects reminiscent of liquid staking, stablecoin layer 2 inflows, Cardano’s DeFi community, and Huobi change outflows.

Whereas seems to have majority crew backing, it’s unclear whether or not the positioning will reach attracting customers provided that has operated for over two years.

The 2 websites could also be reunified if the 2 events come to an settlement.


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