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No downtime

No dependency on availability of user interfaces or high gas fees during times of market distress

No monitoring

No continuous monitoring of the health of the debt position necessary

Diversified exposure

The DeFi Pulse Index offers broad and diversified exposure to the DeFi ecosystem built on Ethereum. Its index constituents offer financial services ranging from permissionless banking, decentralized exchanges, derivative platforms to asset management protocols.

The largest DeFi native index

The DeFi Pulse Index methodology underlies the leading index token in the DeFi space that holds over 50% of all assets tracking onchain basket indices.

Ongoing Index Maintenance

The index is maintained on a quarterly basis in two phases: Determination Phase The Determination Phase takes place during the third week of March, June, September, and December. It is the phase when the changes… Read More »Ongoing Index Maintenance

Index Calculation

The index value is the spot value of the Scalara NFT Index and is calculated with the Laspeyres formula which measures price changes against a fixed quantity weight, the weightfactor. Weightfactor (wf): fixed quantity of… Read More »Index Calculation

Selection Criteria

As part of the token inclusion assessment, a wide range of characteristics is considered. The NFT collection needs to pass the following selection criteria: Traction The NFT collection shows long-term traction. This is measured by… Read More »Selection Criteria


The Scalara NFT Index is a digital asset index designed to track the performance of some of the most well-known and highly valuable NFT collections. The index provides diversified exposure to a rising new asset… Read More »Objective


TLR MAXLR MINLR RS Epoch length ETH2x-FLI 2 2.3 1.7 5% 24 hours BTC2x-FLI 2 2.2 1.8 10% 24 hours ETH2x-FLI-P (Polygon) 2 2.3 1.7 2.5% 4 hours BTC2x-FLI-P (Polygon) 2 2.2 1.8 2.5% 4… Read More »Parameters

Index Calculation

Index value FLIt = FLIt-1 * (1 + (Pricet/Pricet-1 – 1) * CLRt-1 – BorrowRatet * (CLRt-1 – 1)) For the inverse indices the CLR in above formula is the value of the debt held… Read More »Index Calculation