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The ongoing crypto bear market has proven itself to be a builders market as investments continue to find projects with promise.

Onomy, a Cosmos blockchain-based ecosystem, just secured millions from investors for the development of its new protocol. The project merges decentralized finance (DeFi) and the foreign exchange market to bring the latter on-chain.

According to the developers, the latest funding round garnered $10 million from big industry players such as Bitfinex, Ava Labs, the Maker Foundation and CMS Holdings among others.

Lalo Bazzi, co-founder of Onomy, said the underlying goal of building a decentralized autonomous organization with a public infrastructure should serve the “core tenant of crypto — self-custody — without sacrificing on the user experience.”

Both DeFi and self-custody have been hot topics in the crypto community due to the FTX liquidity-bankruptcy scandal. Some experts have said that one of the major lessons to take away from the situation is the value

Keep reading this article on Cointelegraph.com.

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