is a decentralized peer-to-peer (P2P) DeFi platform that provides lending, borrowing, swap, payment and tokenization services for digital assets. The C.R.E.A.M. Finance protocol was created as a Compound Finance fork, while its C.R.E.A.M. SWAP exchange is based on the code of Balancer Labs.
C.R.E.A.M Finance is open-source, permissionless, blockchain-agnostic and offers yield farming rewards to its users in order to inclusively develop its network.
The project (which stands for Crypto Runs Everything Around Me) was launched unexpectedly on the Ethereum network on Aug. 3, 2020 through the YOLO liquidity pool. In September 2020 it went live on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC).
The CREAM token allows users to lend, borrow, stake or swap assets and help govern the network, allowing them to vote on assets to support or delist.
The person behind C.R.E.A.M. Finance is Taiwanese entrepreneur Jeffrey Huang, who labeled himself as the “semi-benevolent dictator of CREAM” upon launch. Huang is also the founder of Mithril (MITH), the Ethereum-based social media platform.
The tokens have been allocated as follows:
10% (900,000) of tokens will go to the team and advisors, 75% of which will vest over four years and a six month cliff;
10% will be used as seed with four years vesting (one year cliff);
20% (1.8 million) CREAM will be used to incentivize liquidity providers;
60 (5.4 million) is allocated for governance.
C.R.E.A.M. Finance helps provide liquidity to important DeFi assets through automated market making (AMM), allowing users to borrow and lend supported assets and earn liquidity mining rewards in the form of its CREAM token by supplying any supported asset as collateral. In return, it collects swap, lending and borrowing fees from users.
The platform aims to list and support tokens important to the DeFi sector, for example the biggest stablecoins (USDT, USDC, BUSD, yCRV, etc), governance tokens (COMP, BAL, YFI, LEND, CRV, CREAM etc.), and other leading cryptocurrencies such as ETH, renBTC and LINK.
As an ERC20 token on the Ethereum network, CREAM can run Ethereum Virtual Machines through smart contracts, while users can create DAoos for its community, thus resulting in better composability, i.e. plugging different financial services into each other.
CREAM tokens can be staked for a period of up to four years in order to accrue rewards; however, it is important to note that there is no admin unlock available.Therefore, you will only receive your rewards at the end of your staking period.