Defy Hedged Pool

iob Defy Hedged Pool is one of the first tokenized, actively managed DeFi hedged pools in the world. Defy will invest in derivatives of non-correlated asset classes including cryptocurrencies, commodities, and stock futures. The objective of the Defy Hedged Pool is low-risk, stable growth with a targeted annual return in the low double digits.

Based on an Aragon DAO, Defy Hedged Pool is a professionally-managed hedged pool that operates entirely on the blockchain. Besides enabling accounting, auditing, and account management on-chain, Defy is powered by a smart-contract-native trading system that directly interacts with Uniswap, Synthetix and Balancer. The pool’s assets are safely kept in its own smart contracts and in some cases, trades are executed with 0 slippage.

Fund pool name

iob Defy Hedged Pool

Hedged pool smart contracts


Ethereum Mainnet

Investment objective

Stable growth

Investment strategies

Quantitative, both long and short

Management fee


Performance fee


Hurdle rate



ETH and/or DAI

Assets traded

Cryptos, stock indices, and commodity futures synthetics

Starting NAV


Current investor pool

Defy Fund Pool #1

Pool token


Token address


Contribution cutoff

31 March 2021


12 months

Total cap

2,800 ETH

Minimum investment/staking

0.25 ETH

Staking APY

28% FI token reward

Staking payout

31 December 2021

Staking credit

Pro rata

Early redemption

1% redemption fee and staking Reward forfeiture

Redemption at or after payout date

0% redemption fee + Staking reward pro rata

Token/share transferable?


Next investor pool

Defy Hedged Pool #2

Pool token


Contribution cutoff

30 June 2021


12 months

Total cap

5,000 ETH

Staking APY

18% FI token reward

A video tutorial can be found here: