New to Web3? Get started with our list of popular Web3 “decentralized applications” on the Ethereum ecosystem.

Keep in mind:

The below includes leading Web3 Dapps. Please remember this is not financial advice: As always, DYOR (do your own research)!

*Please note that Cryptocorex does not control, endorse or take responsibility for the use of these Dapps. We may receive affiliate fees when you access or use them.

Name Dapp Type About Why We Love It
Uniswap The leading decentralized crypto exchange for the Ethereum blockchain.
  • The go-to decentralized exchange protocol built on Ethereum.
  • Has reached amazing trading volumes, including 1 Trillion in lifetime trading volume in May 2022!
OpenSea The world’s first and largest NFT marketplace.
  • The market-leading platform for buying, trading, minting and exploring NFTs.
  • Huge variety of NFT collectibles (just be sure to take a look at OpenSea's account verification, and beware of scam listings).
ENS Like Gmail, but for the Ethereum blockchain! Register names for Ethereum wallets and websites.
  • Gets you your own personalized ENS address.
  • Easiest way to have friends send you money and NFTs (way simpler than remembering a 42 character ETH wallet address)!
Sandbox A decentralized virtual reality platform and the ‘first ever virtual world owned by its users’.
  • Join live parties, fashion shows, explore, and build in the metaverse.
  • One way to do more than just enjoy Web3 - actually build it!
Lido A liquid staking solution for Ethereum, backed by industry-leading staking providers.
  • The leading staking platform, governed by its own DAO.
Statewise A liquid staking protocol for Ethereum 2.0.
  • Offers some of the best rates for ETH staking.
  • No minimums to get started!
Aave A decentralized non-custodial liquidity protocol where users can participate as suppliers, borrowers, or liquidators.
  • One of the go-to protocols for decentralized crypto loans, with the option to borrow and lend multiple cryptocurrencies.
Index Coop A community-led crypto investing platform focused on accessibility.
  • Allows you to diversity your investments into an index instead of a specific cryptoasset.

Our Review Process

There are thousands of Dapps in the Ethereum ecosystem! How did we choose the Dapps we’re featuring here? Every quarter, we conduct a multi-step review process and take into consideration:

Market Popularity

What’s new or hot in crypto markets, and what people are actually using beyond the hype.

Quality of Service & Best User Experience

Dapps that are known for their excellent customer experience, and loved by their users.

Ecosystem Partners

Feedback from ecosystem thought leaders, as well as trusted partners and collaborators..

Remember - DYOR!

Remember, this is not financial advice and absolute security never exists online (or in crypto). The crypto market is notoriously volatile, and we encourage all of our users to do their own research before connecting with any Dapp or making any cryptocurrency transaction.

To start learning more about the risks of Web3 and protecting your crypto assets, see our introductory video