FTM jumps 20% on News Yearn DeFi Pioneer is back in the game
Andre Cronje just can’t stay away.
Cronje, a gifted developer and founder of Yearn Finance, also turned out to be a serial defector from DeFi. Thursday, Cronje tweeted that he is making a comeback, once again.
The South African native changed his profile picture which shows him raising the Fantom logo and added a .ftm domain to his Twitter profile name.
Moreover, on LinkedInCronje updated his profile, which now reads “Vice President of Memes” at the Fantom Foundation, the organization that supports Layer 1 blockchain.
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Unsurprisingly, Fantom’s FTM token climbed almost 20% on Thursday against a 1% decline for ETH.
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Cronje is known for his “test in productionattitude. The developer served as a technical advisor to the Fantom Foundation for almost four years.
In March, Cronje leave DeFi and sparked a furor among investors who backed his plans. The following month, Cronje demanded a stricter regulations across the entire DeFi ecosystem, which infuriated community members.