The Lightning-Fast Liquidity Protocol

Powering fast and low-fee digital asset swaps; enabling instant and liquid payments.

THORChain is built for cross-chain permissionless digital asset liquidity. Stake assets in liquidity pools to earn fees, swap assets instantly at open market prices, borrow and lend on any asset, and pay in any currency. The future is open, liquid and incentivised.

THORCHAIN ECOSYSTEM

A hybrid of emerging multi-layer technologies

THORChain will enhance and augment the entire digital asset ecosystem; being completely chain-agnostic and supporting any asset.

THORChain does not compete with any existing protocol or chain. Rather it is built to connect them all in one massively liquid, redundant and decentralised network.

Pay with Bitcoin, instantly receive with Ethereum at the correct market price; THORChain provides the bridging protocol with the Rune token as the liquid settlement currency.

ANNOUNCING BEPSWAP

THE FIRST DEFI APP ON BINANCE CHAIN USING CORNERSTONE THORCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

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ETA: PUBLIC BETA AUGUST 2019

10 July 2019

BEPSwap is THORChain’s first go-to market liquidity pool platform, and can be described as UniSwap for Binance Chain. UniSwap is one of Ethereum’s killer DeFi dapps with over $21m staked and $2m in volume daily.


BEPSwap will have the following features:

TOKEN USERS

Instantly swap assets in your wallet, or swap and send them to a friend at market prices.

TOKEN HOLDERS

Stake tokens in liquidity pools and earn commissions on every trade.

TRADERS

Monitor pool prices and earn by trading the pools to correct prices.

PROJECTS

Connect to BEPSwap to allow your token holders to instantly swap in and out of assets whilst using your DApp. Stake your treasury to instantly give your token deep liquidity and earn the trading fees.

BEPSWAP LAUNCH PARTNERS

PARTNERS FOR THE BEPSWAP PLATFORM

    THORChain will work with each partner to bootstrap the launch pools.
    Launch partners will earn BASE PAIR status on BEPSwap, allowing token holders to swap in and out of this asset.
    Launch partners will be able to stake some parts of their treasury into the pool to offer even more liquidity to token holders.
    Token holders will be able to stake tokens in order to earn on trade commissions.


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RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE THORCHAIN ECOSYSTEM

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Binance DEX Listing

06 July 2019

THORChain to list RUNE on Binance DEX

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Binance Info V-Label Project

26 June 2019

THORChain joins Binance Info transparency initiative.

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RUNE on Binance Chain

25 June 2019

THORChain mints the RUNE BEP2 Asset on Binance Chain

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Cosmos Hackatom Berlin

16 June 2019

THORChain research team demos a liquidity pool asset swap service powered by Cosmos SDK and places as finalists in the hackathon.

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1-way Ethereum Bridge

05 June 2019

THORChain and partner Swishlabs ship the first phase of the Ethereum Brdige Zone as part of the Interchain grant.

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Interchain Grant

04 May 2019

The Interchain Foundation, THORChain and Swish Labs begin working together to build a new suite of tools to power cross-chain bridges, starting with Ethereum and expanding from there.

THORCHAIN

A protocol built to incentivise liquidity for digital assets.

  • A multi-chain protocol to dynamically scale with assets.
  • Proof-of-stake pBFT consensus with on-chain governance.
  • On-chain swaps, liquidity and asset generation.
  • Layer 1 cross-chain and Layer 2 cross-network compatibility.

BIFRÖST PROTOCOL

A cross-chain bridge protocol for THORChain.

  • Scalable, bi-directional bridges with any other chain.
  • Fast and trustless value transfer with choice of performance or security.
  • Byzantine resistant with full THORChain Network Security.
  • Complete fungibility of assets, underwritten by the protocol.

FLASH NETWORK

A Layer 2 Network for cross-network instant asset exchange.

  • A layer 2 payment channel network supporting all THORChain assets.
  • Shared liquidity hubs anchored to THORChain trustless price feeds.
  • Protocol incentives for liquidity and reliability.
  • Connections with Lightning Network and Ethereum Layer 2.

ASGARDEX

A lightning-fast liquidity interface with trustless liquidity pools.

  • Connected to Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero and more.
  • Instant asset swaps at trustless prices.
  • Self-sovereign liquidity staking for any asset.
  • Deep on-chain continuous liquidity with incentives.
  • Advanced features such as derivatives, lending, indexes and baskets.

ROADMAP

THORChain will first deploy a liquid and easy-to-use interface for Binance Chain and BEP2 assets - called BEPSWAP. This allow all the key technologies of THORChain to be refined and improved with real assets.

THORChain will then deploy ASGARDEX - which will be connected to Bitcoin, Ethereum and Monero, allowing permissionless asset swaps and staking.

THORChain will then launch the Flash Network, anchored to the Layer 1 trustless price feeds, and with cross-network liquidity hubs for instant and reliable asset exchange across any network.

In the final phase THORChain will launch the THORPayments ecosystem; a suite of end-user tools and hardware, enabling self-sovereign and trustless payments between customers and merchants globally.

GENESIS

V0.1 | SEP 2018

Testnet deployed

MUSPELHEIM

V0.3 | Q2 2019

Ethereum 1-way Bridge

VANAHEIMR

V0.5 | Q1 2020

Mainnet launch with Bitcoin and Biance Chain bridges

MIDGARD

V0.7 | Q3 2020

Launch with Monero, Loki Mainnet Bridge

ÁFLHEIMR

V0.9 | Q1 2021

Launch of the Flash Network

HELHEIM

V0.2 | Q1 2019

Exchange and trading modules built

NEIFLHEIM

V0.4 | Q4 2019

Ethereum 2-way Bridge and BEPSWAP

JÖTUNHEIMR

V0.6 | Q2 2020

Launch with Ethereum, Litecoin Mainnet Bridge

NIÐAVELLIR

V0.8 | Q4 2020

Launch with Developer Tooling for any altcoin bridge

ASGARD

V1 | Q2 2021

THORPayments Ecosystem

RUNE

THE TOKEN POWERING THE ECOSYSTEM

NETWORK SECURITY

THORChain Validators bond Rune to earn block rewards (Proof-of-Stake).
Rune holders can delegate tokens to validators to share the reward.

ON-CHAIN LIQUIDITY

Rune holders stake assets to earn liquidity fees in both Layer 1 liquidity pools and Layer 2 liquidity hubs.

ON-CHAIN GOVERNANCE

Members bond Rune to cast votes for continuous protocol governance.

*Final functionality may change depending on protocol development.

TEAM

A PUBLIC AND PERMISSIONLESS TEAM THAT ANYONE CAN JOIN

MANAGEMENT

Kai
Kai Ansaari

Project Manager

Matt Nguyen

Management

ALAN VANTOAI

Management

Gareth Walsh

Management

Josip Zdilar

Community

DEVELOPMENT

JAZEAR BROOKS

CS Yale
Blockchain Architect

Aidan Musnitsky

CS UoC
Developer

Philip Stanislaus

CS Cambridge
Developer

Bin Yu

Monach University
Cryptographer

Chris Yu

Luxstars
Senior Developer

RESEARCH

Stefan Beyer

PHD Manchester - Chief Scientist

STRATEGY

Jon Car-Harris

Product Lead

Jim Shiyu Jin

Business Strategist

ADVISORS

Ravindra Kumar

CTO Woodstock Fund, Formerly CTO InstaDapp
Technical Advisor

Domagoj Zdilar

Formerly Barclays, UniCredit
Business Advisor

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