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Crypto-Backed Loans


Don’t sell your crypto if you don’t have to.

BlockFi Crypto-Backed Loans

Crypto-backed loans allow you to access liquidity without selling. By using your crypto as collateral, you can unlock up to 50% of the value of such assets in USD. We can fund you the same day that we receive your collateral.

BlockFi clients use our crypto-backed loans to do anything from paying off credit card debt to buying a home. Businesses turn to BlockFi to help them with payroll financing and business expansion. It's a popular option for broadening your portfolio.




Maximum LTV Value



Starting interest rate. Minimum loan amount and origination fees may apply. Rates vary.

12 months


Option to prepay or refinance at the end of term.


Custodial Crypto Loans

While DeFi loans have their advantages, custodial loan platforms may offer more in terms of security than DeFi platforms. Custodial platforms also tend to offer lower crypto loan rates. Furthermore, DeFi is still a developing (thus risky) field.


BlockFi is a New Jersey based crypto asset management company. They service customers worldwide, including 47 U.S. states, with interest earning accounts and low cost USD loans backed by crypto.

To get a loan, you can put up bitcoin, litecoin, or ethereum as collateral. 

The company currently offers up to a 50% loan to value (LTV) ratio on your crypto. This means to get a $10,000 worth of loaned assets, you need to put down $20,000 worth in collateral.



Celsius, founded in 2017, is a crypto credit line platform. Their platform functions as a mobile app that allows users to earn interest on stablecoins and a number of cryptocurrencies. Their borrowing interest rates start at 4.95% per year with a minimum loan of $1500.