Below is a large collection of dapps for the avalanche ecosystem. I have not tested many of these personally, be careful of rug-pulls and/or smart contract bugs. Twitter followers can be used to gauge ~popularity. This is just a collection of popular links, DYOR. Also leave a comment if you find something we should add or remove.

Avalanche bridges connect different blockchains and create better interoperability for the entire ecosystem. A bridge simply allows you to move any supported crypto asset from one blockchain to another.

Avalanche bridgesOfficial TwitterDescription
@avalancheavax 409.6K FollowersThe Avalanche Bridge (AB) can be used to
transfer ERC20 tokens from Ethereum
to Avalanche's C-Chain and vice versa.
@AnyswapNetwork 34.9K FollowersAnyswap is a fully decentralized cross chain swap protocol.
@SynapseProtocol 32.6K FollowersSynapse is a trustless cross-chain AMM & bridge.
@AxialDeFi 1,765 FollowersAvalanche Bridge for swapping stablecoins
@Platypusdefi 19.4K FollowersAvalanche Bridge for swapping stablecoins

A decentralized exchange (DEX) allows users to buy and sell cryptocurrencies through an automated peer-to-peer process that is trustless, and does not require a third party.

WebsiteTwitterDescription 76.1K FollowersTrader Joe is your one-stop decentralized trading platform on the Avalanche network combining DEX services with DeFi lending to offer leveraged trading. 70.8K FollowersA community-driven decentralized exchange for Avalanche and Ethereum assets 34K FollowersLydia Finance is an Automated Market Maker, Yield Farming, Staking, and Launchpad platform on Avalanche. 11K FollowersA decentralized exchange for Avalanche assets with fast settlement, low transaction fees. 54.3K FollowersThe 1st Cross-Chain Liquidity DEX on Avalanche. 206.7K creates deep on-chain liquidity using advanced bonding curves 7,705 FollowersA community backed decentralized exchange. 20.2K FollowersCanary Exchange is a decentralized exchange (DEX) which runs on Avalanche. 56.1K FollowersParaSwap aggregates decentralized exchanges and other DeFi services in one comprehensive interface. (Multi-Chain). 5,963 FollowersLeverage Your Crypto Assets 5x (Multi-Chain). 37.1K FollowersFinds you the best prices across exchanges and combines them into one trade. 14.5K FollowersCross-chain DeFi for leveraging yield opportunities.

Decentralized borrowing and lending protocols built on the Avalanche blockchain.

WebsiteTwitterDescription 351.4K FollowersAave is an open source and non-custodial liquidity protocol for earning interest on deposits and borrowing assets. 7,219 FollowersDefrost Finance is the platform behind the next generation stablecoin and provides remunerative investment opportunities.
@YetiFinance 3,214 FollowersYeti Finance is an interest-free decentralized borrowing protocol built on Avalanche that allows users to borrow up to 11x against their entire crypto portfolio.
@Wonderland_fi 54.8K FollowersFinancial tools to grow your wealth - stake and earn compounding interest. 62.8K FollowersYou, the Spellcaster, can provide collateral in the form of various interest bearing crypto assets. 4,946 FollowersBlizz Finance is a lending and borrowing market on Avalanche based on one of the largest DeFi protocol: AAVE. 76.1K FollowersWe combine DEX services with DeFi lending to offer leveraged trading. 41.2K FollowersSupply, borrow, and earn. All on Avalanche's non-custodial lending and borrowing protocol. 2,569 FollowersTBL-focused protocol providing 0% interest Lending. 5,606 FollowersBorrow up to 90% on your AVAX, interest free, with Teddy Cash.

Yield farming is the practice of lending or staking your cryptocurrency in ways that generate the highest rate of return on your crypto assets.

WebsiteTwitterDescription 3,798 FollowersStormSwap is an upcoming sustainable decentralized yield farming & yield aggregator protocol powered by Avalanche. 43.1K FollowersPenguin Finance helps you maximize your yield through a full-fledged ecosystem with yield-aggregation, farming, staking, fundraising, and gaming dApps. 27.4K FollowersThe world's first self-feeding high APR yield farm. 17.8K FollowersSupercharge your yield-farming strategy by using Snowball to compound your rewards automatically. 16.7K FollowersEarn more yield and save time by autocompounding on avalanche. 203.9K FollowersBeefy Finance is a Decentralized, Multi-Chain Yield Optimizer platform that allows its users to earn compound interest on their crypto holdings.

NFTs (Non-fungible tokens) are tradeable digital assets that represent real-world objects such as art, music, in-game items, and videos. Simply put, an NFT is a digital identifier assigned to an object that cannot be copied, substituted, or subdivided. These digital tokens use the blockchain to give the NFT holder a verifiable proof of ownership.

WebsiteTwitterDescription 63.9K FollowersKalao is an NFT ecosystem. We offer a cost-effective and easy-to-use Marketplace, powered by Avalanche. 11K FollowersAvalanche NFT Marketplace 9,221 FollowersJust choose the quantity, hit the mint button and start to mint your unique bored giraffe. 8,531 FollowersParty Animals is a collection of 10,000 unique NFTs.

Below is a collection of DApps that we find interesting, unique, or have not seen anywhere else on the Avalanche blockchain. Know of any other super interesting projects? Let us know!

WebsiteTwitterDescription 75.4K FollowersThe first protocol to offer promising and innovative projects a fast, secure, and efficient platform for decentralized fundraising.