Liquid Staking Replaces DeFi Lending as Second-Largest Crypto Sector

“It [the upgrade] will innovate the current space by allowing for healthy competition between liquid staking solutions, will strengthen ETH’s position by providing yield from staking/unstaking, and will give users the security of maintaining sovereignty over their assets,” Ryan Selkis, CEO of crypto research firm and data provider Messari, said in a newsletter published Friday.