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Yearn.Finance (YFI) Founder Denies Abandoning Project

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 18:56
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Alex Dovbnya
Developer Andre Cronje denies a false report about him quitting Yearn.Finance
Yearn.Finance (YFI) Founder Denies Abandoning Project
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Yearn.Finance founder Andre Cronje is not quitting DeFi, according to his Oct. 9 tweet:

“Still here. Still building. Nothing has changed. Anyone that says otherwise f*ck off. I'm just done tweeting and being on social media.”

His statement came just minutes after cryptocurrency outlet Coindesk published an article about Cronje allegedly abandoning Yearn.Finance because his incomplete protocol Eminence got exploited by a hacker in late September.        

Cronje’s abrupt rebuttal has raised many eyebrows within the cryptocurrency industry, with Messari’s researcher Eric Turner calling YFI a “major psyop.”

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Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at