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Borrow Rate: the cost to borrow the asset at the DeFi Lending Protocol over the most recent epoch. Epoch Length: the time between rebalances. Target Leverage Ratio (TLR): the long term target for the value… Read More »Definitions


Flexible Leverage Indices implement a collateralized debt position in a controlled and efficient way to achieve leveraged returns and, by abstracting its management into a simple index, make leverage strategies broadly accessible. The effort to… Read More »Objective

Index Calculation

The index value is the spot value of the DeFi Pulse 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

Token Selection Criteria

As part of the token inclusion assessment, Scalara considers a wide range of characteristics of the token, the project and the protocol. These criteria can be placed in four groups: Token Descriptive Characteristics The token… Read More »Token Selection Criteria


The DeFi Pulse Index is a digital asset index designed to track the performance of some of the largest protocols in the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) space. DeFi is a blockchain-based implementation of traditional financial services… Read More »Objective

Launching Inverse ETH FLI

After launching both the 2x and inverse Flexible Leverage Indices (FLIs) tracking MATIC earlier this week, Scalara now launches the Inverse ETH FLI on Polygon. The Inverse ETH Flexible Leverage Index, or short iETH-FLI-P, is… Read More »Launching Inverse ETH FLI