The first yield aggregating platform on the Ethereum network
Yearn.Finance or also known as yEarn, is a yield aggregating platform that is active on the Ethereum network. It is an ecosystem of protocols that aims to maximize annual percentage yields or APY for its users. Andre Cronje is the developer behind this project, which utilizes DeFi protocols such as Curve, Compound, Aave, and dYdX to optimize token lending.
In short, Yearn.Finance is a protocol that diverts liquidity to different sectors of DeFi ecosystem to find the best returns. One of the best products of this protocol is yPool, which is famous with the integration with Curve. Born from a need to simplify moving tokens across different DeFI platform, Yearn.Finance has grown into one of the DeFi giants in a short time period.