As an active network participant, we look to generate enhanced token-denominated returns by directly participating in the networks we back whenever possible. This means providing onchain resources such as staking, transcoding, and voting as well as offchain resources like tokenomic structuring and advisory
Alpha Finance Labs
Alpha Finance Labs is aiming to enhance liquidity for the DeFi space as well as offer its products to networks outside of Ethereum
Alpha Finance Labs (ALPHA) operates on the Binance Smart Chain and Ethereum, and offers a suite of products to maximize a users’ alpha. These products consist of Alpha Homora (leveraged yield farming), AlphaX (perpetual swap platform), and others.
Cosmos provides an ecosystem of blockchains designed to scale and interoperate with one another
Cosmos (ATOM) provides an ecosystem of blockchains, solving the problems of scalability and expensive “proof-of-work” blockchains. Cosmos allows for blockchains to interact and efficiently communicate with one another. Another goal of Cosmos is to make blockchains simpler and easier for developers.
DEIP is a Web3 protocol that provides a set of tools and applications for the creative economy
DEIP is a decentralized protocol, built on Polkadot, that allows builders to discover, evaluate, license and exchange intangible assets. It was created specifically for intangible asset tokenization, governance and liquidity. With DEIP Protocol, every intangible asset, such as an NFT, will be tokenized and DEIP Protocol will be able to boost the liquidity of these assets.
Dopex is a decentralized options exchange that aims to maximize gains buyers and minimize losses for writers
Dopex (DPX) is a decentralized options exchange that allows traders to deposit into pools and earn passive income from either writing or purchasing discounted options which can be arb-ed for a profit.
Helium is the world’s first peer-to-peer wireless network
Helium is a decentralized, global wireless network for billions of IoT devices. The network is powered by Helium Hotspots, hardware devices that provide wireless network coverage in exchange for Helium tokens, HNT. Anyone can set up a Hotspot and provide connectivity for low power IoT devices using LongFi, Helium’s new open wireless protocol.
Livepeer is a decentralized, peer-to-peer video service network
Livepeer has created a permissionless and censorship-resistant platform for users to add live or on-demand video to their website or project. They aim to increase the reliability of video workflows while reducing the costs to scale them by building a P2P infrastructure that interacts through a marketplace secured by the Ethereum blockchain.
Nexus Mutual is a decentralized insurance protocol built on Ethereum
Nexus Mutual (NXM) is an insurance alternative built on Ethereum. Nexus Mutual members buy cover products and distributes the risk among the mutual’s members. Holders of NXM, the native token, are able to stake NXM in order to earn premiums (paid in NXM), stake NXM to assess claims from the team or the mutual members, contribute funds to the mutual, and vote on governance proposals.
Olympus is a decentralized reserve currency protocol using crypto-native currencies rather than fiat
Olympus (OHM) is an algorithmic currency that aims to become the stable crypto-native currency by trying to achieve price stability while maintain a floating market-driven price. Achieving this goal will provide crypto with a native currency where purchasing power is always stable.
Popsicle Finance is a decentralized liquidity provider designed to simply earn investors yield
Popsicle Finance (ICE) is a liquidity management protocol that makes liquidity providing simple. Investors can earn yield on top of their tokens without having prior knowledge in how to be a liquidity provider. Popsicle will optimize an investor’s tokens so the investor can spend less time paying gas fees and more time earning.
Saffron provides a standard for tokenizing on-chain collateral, a peer-to-peer risk exchange and dynamic exposure
Saffron Finance (SFI) is a risk management platform that allows users to tokenize on-chain assets, giving liquidity providers flexibility and uninterrupted access to collateral while enabling leverage staking and risk management.
Serum is a DEX with an on-chain orderbook, sub-second settlement, and low tx fees
Serum (SRM) is a decentralized exchange built on top of the Solana blockchain for higher scalability and cost-efficiency needed for DEXs to deliver a similar user experience to centralized exchanges. Unlike other DEXs, Serum has a fully on-chain, limit order only orderbook. The native platform token, SRM, holds governance rights as well as participation incentives.
Solana is a decentralized blockchain capable of extremely fast transactions
Solana (SOL) uses a hybrid model combining both proof-of-history consensus and proof-of-stake consensus, which allows for greater scalability within the protocol. Solana’s quick processing times, quick validation times for both transactions and smart contract execution has gained attention of small traders as well as institutions.
Terra is a blockchain that supports stable payments and open financial infrastructure development
Terra (LUNA) is a blockchain that utilizes fiat-pegged stablecoins to power a global price-stable payments system. Terra’s fiat-pegged stablecoins are algorithmically stabilized by the network’s native crypto asset, Luna.
THORChain is a DEX that enables users to swap assets across different blockchains
THORChain has built a cross-chain bridge to connect different blockchains, which allows users to exchange tokens of one blockchain for another (e.g. BTC for ETH) non-custodially. Transaction fees on the trades accrue to holders of the network's native token, RUNE, who contribute either liquidity to the RUNE pools or network security by running a node.
Tokemak is a decentralized liquidity provider designed to create efficient and sustainable liquidity in DeFi
Tokemak (TOKE) is a liquidity provider created to provide efficient and sustainable liquidity for DeFi protocols through its decentralized market making protocol. Tokemak aims to solve the costly and inefficient Liquidity Mining problem from early DeFi.