Finance Redefined: Maverick Vitalik in Time Mag, Sept. 13–17

Welcome to the latest edition of Cointelegraph’s decentralized finance, or DeFi, newsletter.

Despite Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson’s claim that the DeFi space is now “up for grabs,“ it was rival Vitalik Buterin who stole the headlines this week with a feature in Time Magazine.

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