About Us

July 19, 2022 - 4 Min Read

DeFiRate.com

Your cryptocurrency journey starts here.

Our mission

DeFi Rate independently researches and compares centralized and decentralized crypto companies, platforms, and products to provide expert insight. By doing this, we help you unlock the full potential of your cryptocurrency and maximize your rewards. Our editorial content is not influenced or dictated by companies or partners, which allows us to maintain our editorial integrity.

  • Experts you can trust
    • The products we recommend are used by our editors and writers to give you the insight and information you need to make your own decision.
  • Useful comparison tools
    • Our tools will help you optimize your cryptocurrency journey. You can use them to compare lending rates, exchanges, and more.
  • Trusted by over 3 million readers
    • DeFiRate.com launched in 2019 and has offered cryptocurrency advice and tools to millions of users ever since.
  • A focus on security and best practices
    • We put the focus on cryptocurrency best practices to help you protect and secure your crypto investments.

Are you ready to put your cryptocurrency to work? We’ll help you compare your options and learn the best platforms to lend your tokens. We cover the how and where when it comes to lending, borrowing, or trading crypto — and can help you get started today.

Our people

Angelica Leicht, lead editor

Angelica Leicht is lead editor on DeFiRate.com. Angelica specializes in crypto and personal finance content, and she has tackled topics that vary from interest rate trends and racial biases in mortgage lending to the role that blockchain can play in traditional lending. Her work has appeared in publications such as Bankrate, Forbes, The Motley Fool, The Simple Dollar, The Houston Press, Dallas Observer, The Village Voice, and others.

Courtney Mikulski, senior editor

Courtney Mikulski is senior editor on DeFiRate.com who specializes in cryptocurrency, personal finance, and credit cards. Courtney has covered topics like average credit card interest rates, emerging personal finance technology, and local news. Her work has appeared in publications like Bankrate, The Simple Dollar, CreditCards.com, Creative Loafing Charlotte, Queen City Nerve, and others. When Courtney’s not working, you can find her on a bike ride with her husband or hanging out with her cat.

Isabella Leicht, contributing writer

Isabella Leicht is a cyber security engineer and freelance writer for DeFiRate whose technical knowledge and wide interest helps her to achieve her goal of increasing accessibility to the crypto world. Her work has appeared in a number of local, regional, and national publications.

Serise Lange, contributing writer

Serise Lange is a freelance writer focused on personal finance, insurance, crypto, and current tech trends. She can be found gleefully hunting down the next hot project, while the cats hunt her for their next meal (despite having food in the bowl).

Serise Lange is a freelance writer focused on personal finance, insurance, crypto, and current tech trends. She can be found gleefully hunting down the next hot project, while the cats hunt her for their next meal (despite having food in the bowl).

Eric Huffman, contributing writer

Eric Huffman is a freelance writer for DefiRate.com. In addition to crypto and blockchain topics, Eric also writes extensively on insurance and personal finance matters that affect everyday households.

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