$252 million — that's how much revenue the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem's top protocols generated during the month of April, according to The Block's Data Dashboard.
Of that amount, DEX protocol Uniswap generated $113.66 million. The revenue generated by DeFi protocols covers what is earned by both token holders as well as users of the protocol, including liquidity providers.
By comparison, protocols Compound, SushiSwap and Ave generated $46.08 million, $35.23 million, $24.72 million, respectively.
The Block Research's protocol revenue methodology can be found here.