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DeFi Technologies Expands European Investor Access to Emerging DeFi Assets by Listing Terra and Avalanche ETPs on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

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DeFi Technologies Inc., a technology company bridging the gap between traditional capital markets and decentralized finance, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Valour Inc., an issuer of digital asset exchange-traded products (“ETPs“), has listed two of its low fee ETPs tracking the price of the digital assets, Valour Terra and Avalanche on Boerse Frankfurt Zertifikate AG.

Valour’s ETPs precisely track the price of digital assets and offer a cost-effective, easy and secure way for retail and institutional investors to access the benefits of investing in the growing world of digital assets. The Terra and Avalanche ETPs join Valour’s Bitcoin Zero and Ethereum Zero along with Valour Uniswap ETP, Valour Cardano ETP, Valour Pokadot ETP, and Valour Solana ETP on Boerse Frankfurt Zertifikate AG.

“We have seen an incredible demand for regulated, exchange-traded investment vehicles linked to digital assets beyond just Bitcoin, and listing Valour’s Terra and Avalanche ETPs on the Frankfurt exchange is an important step in DeFi Technologies’ mission to enable millions of investors to participate in the transformation of the world’s financial infrastructure,” said Russell Starr, CEO of DeFi Technologies. “But providing access solves only one challenge for investors. That is why we go one step further to structure our products at the lowest cost possible, enabling investors to maximize the benefits of accessing these emerging asset classes.”

The Valour Terra ETP tracks the performance of LUNA, the native token of the Terra protocol, a leading decentralized and open-source public blockchain protocol for algorithmic stablecoins. LUNA is among the top ten cryptocurrencies in the world by market capitalization, currently at USD $33.2 billion¹.

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The Valour Avalanche (AVAX) ETP  tracks the performance of AVAX, the native token of the Avalanche platform. Avalanche is an open, programmable smart contracts platform for decentralized applications aiming to rival Ethereum due to its high speed. AVAX is among the top fifteen cryptocurrencies in the world by market capitalization, currently at USD $22.7 billion².

“Following our recent success with Terra and Luna in Sweden we are now also listing them in Germany,” said Tommy Fransson, CEO of Valour. “With these listings, we now offer German investors our full suite of current ETPs.”

Valour offers fully hedged digital asset exchange-traded products across multiple European exchanges with low to zero management fees. Valour’s Uniswap (UNI) ETP is the world’s first and only, with Cardano  (ADA), Polkadot (DOT) and Solana (SOL) ETPs the first of their kind in the Nordics. Valour’s Bitcoin Zero and Ethereum Zero remain the first and only fully hedged, passive investment products for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) which are completely fee-free, with competitors charging up to 2.5% in management fees.

Learn more about DeFi Technologies and Valour at defi.tech and valour.com.

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FreeBnk debuts the ‘Zillow’ of tokenized Real-World Assets

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FreeBnk, the fintech platform offering affordable financial services for crypto investors, launches its tokenized RWA (real-world asset) platform to enable its clients to invest in real estate through fractionalized ownership. Through FreeBnk’s app, clients can effortlessly purchase shares of the first property located in Dubai, democratizing real estate investing by eliminating traditional barriers such as complex paperwork, similar to the seamless experience of browsing and investing on Zillow. Investors of FreeBnk’s tokenized RWAs will receive a 15 percent annual return and a 9 percent rental return from their investment.

Tokenized RWAs have exploded in demand within the digital asset ecosystem, drawing interest from both crypto investors and traditional financial institutions. This sector has become one of the largest in DeFi, with DEX volume experiencing substantial growth from $2.3 billion in December 2024 to $3.6 billion by April 2024. Amidst the escalating global cost of living, tokenized RWAs emerge as an alternative and more accessible investment option offering potentially higher returns, democratizing access to market-proof assets. However, the UI and UX continue to be complex and unfriendly for users unfamiliar with these platforms.

With the launch of its new platform, FreeBnk simplifies wealth-building opportunities by offering ownership shares in properties for potentially generating passive income. Now live within its native mobile app, the decentralized application (dApp) removes the complexities of property ownership, enabling investors to readily enter the tokenized RWA sector. The process involves three straightforward steps:

Search properties: Through the FreeBnk app, users will be able to explore properties, filtering by type, ROI, and yield—allowing investors to align their property investments precisely with their financial objectives.
Buy shares: Users will be able to select their desired property and invest any amount in a few, simple steps. FreeBnk helps to bypass traditional real estate processes and manages all aspects of property ownership using smart contracts.
Earn rental income: FreeBnk automatically assigns a property portfolio to its customers, taking care of all real estate management responsibilities. This service includes collecting and depositing rental income directly into the client’s accounts.
Clients ready to capitalize on property appreciation can conveniently sell their shares at any time through FreeBnk’s secondary market. FreeBnk is committed to offering top-quality real estate, already investing over 250,000 AED into its first property. As a hub for innovation and growth, Dubai sets the stage for global expansion with its growing real estate market and investor-friendly environment.

“As we look ahead, we see the potential of tokenized RWAs and the positive ways in which they can revolutionize the real estate market through fractional ownership,” says Yunus Emre Ozkaya, CEO of FreeBnk. “By tokenizing properties, our goal is to empower investors across the globe, showcasing the unique benefits of tokenized RWAs and offering new avenues for investment. Real estate, known for its relative stability, provides a passive income opportunity amidst global economic fluctuations. We aim to cater not only to crypto enthusiasts but also to newcomers seeking alternative investment options.”

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DeFi Technologies Expands BTC Treasury Holdings and Diversifies into Solana, CORE and CORE DAO Staking

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DeFi Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “DeFi Technologies“) (CBOE CA: DEFI) (GR: R9B) (OTC: DEFTF), a financial technology company that pioneers the convergence of traditional capital markets with the world of decentralised finance (“DeFi“), is pleased to announce the expansion of its digital asset treasury strategy. The Company has purchased an additional 94.34 BTC, bringing its total BTC holdings to 204.34 BTC. Additionally, the Company  has acquired 12,775 SOL tokens and 1,484,148 CORE tokens, with plans to actively participate in CORE DAO’s staking facility.

Expanded Bitcoin Holdings

Following the Company’s initial acquisition of 110 BTC in June 2024, the Company has continued to bolster its confidence in BTC as a primary treasury reserve asset. The additional purchase of 94.34 BTC, for a total of 204.34 BTC reaffirms the Company’s commitment to this leading digital asset, recognizing its unique characteristics as a scarce and finite asset, and its potential as a hedge against inflation and a safeguard against monetary debasement.

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Addition of Solana (SOL) to Treasury

In a strategic move to diversify the Company’s treasury, the Company has acquired 12,775 SOL tokens. SOL stands out with its high-performance, permissionless blockchain, capable of processing up to 65,000 transactions per second, thanks to its unique Proof of History and Proof of Stake combination. This scalability and efficiency surpass many of its peers.

SOL’s low transaction fees and rapid processing times lower barriers for developers, fostering a strong user base and impressive fee generation. The platform’s trading volume has reached US$393.71 billion, indicating robust market activity and user engagement. The liquidity Total Value Locked (“TVL“) stands at US$865.97 million, reflecting substantial assets held in liquidity pools, which support trading activities. Since its inception, SOL’s decentralized finance landscape has attracted 24,591,311 traders and executed 1,847,335,349 swaps, highlighting its high transactional activity and efficiency.

Overall, SOL’s technical strengths, significant market activity, and ongoing enhancements position it as a promising investment, offering a scalable and efficient platform for a wide range of decentralized applications.

Addition of CORE To Treasury and Participation in CORE DAO’s Staking

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The Company is also pleased to announce that it has purchased 1,484,148 CORE tokens and intends to participate in CORE’s staking facility. CORE’s innovative staking solution enables holders to stake BTC non-custodially enhancing yield opportunities and contributing to network security and stability. The Company’s participation in this staking facility not only diversifies its income streams but also strengthens its collaborative relationship with CORE Foundation and involvement in the broader DeFi ecosystem. CORE is proving to be a leading BTC scaling chain with over 55% of BTC hash rate participation,US$138.5M in TVL, and 5,000+ BTC staked (~US$320M).

“We are thrilled to announce these significant advancements in our digital asset treasury strategy,” said Olivier Roussy Newton, CEO of DeFi Technologies. “Our increased BTC holdings, strategic investment in SOL, CORE and participation in CORE’s staking facility reflect our commitment to leveraging the most promising opportunities in the decentralized finance landscape. These actions not only diversify our balance sheet but also align with our mission to bridge traditional capital markets with the innovative world of DeFi.”

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