Comparing Decentralized and Centralized Exchanges with Uniswap Foundation
Join the VanEck Digital Assets Team as they speak with Devin Walsh, Executive Director of Uniswap Foundation. Uniswap has built the dominating decentralized exchange within the Ethereum ecosystem. They have especially grown market share after the collapse of FTX as users have migrated to self-custody.
This wide-ranging discussion will examine:
- The architecture behind Uniswap’s decentralized exchange model
- The economics of the platform
- Uniswap’s new NFT aggregator product and barriers to mass adoption
December 15, 2022
11:00 AM US ETDuration 60 MIN
An on demand replay will be available immediately after the live webinar.
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Bitcoin (BTC) is a decentralized digital currency, without a central bank or single administrator, that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries.
Solana (SOL) is a public blockchain platform. It is open-source and decentralized, with consensus achieved using proof of stake and proof of history. Its internal cryptocurrency is SOL.
Uniswap (UNI) is a popular decentralized trading protocol, known for its role in facilitating automated trading of decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens.
Ethereum is a decentralized, open-source blockchain with smart contract functionality. Ether is the native cryptocurrency of the platform. Amongst cryptocurrencies, Ether is second only to Bitcoin in market capitalization.
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