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UNI is the governance token behind Uniswap - a decentralized exchange that launched in November 2018. It created by Hayden Adams after being inspired by a post from Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum co-founder) suggesting for developers to create this kind of platform. 

The Uniswap Protocol, built on top of the Ethereum blockchain, allows users to easily swap between any ERC-20 token in a completely decentralized manner. This means that users have the option to easily trade Ethereum-based tokens directly from their own personal wallets without the need to give up custody of their funds throughout the entire process.

It can be described as an Automated Market Maker as it allows users to provide liquidity to the pools on Uniswap in order to allow the trades to be facilitated. As a result, the Liquidity Providers can gain commissions from the exchange fees when trades are conducted on their pools. Currently, the exchange fee is set to 0.4% per trade which is distributed amongst the liquidity providers. 

The protocol consists of two smart contracts on top of the Ethereum blockchain, the Factory contract, and the Exchange contract, that are both totally open-source - meaning anybody can take a look at the code and conduct their own review of it to make sure there are no bugs or ‘backdoors’. 

The UNI token, the governance token for the Uniswap Exchange, was air-dropped to users on September 17th, 2020. It was distributed to traders that had used the Uniswap exchange before September 2020 in batches of 400 UNI tokens without any announcement. 

One billion UNI were minted, 60% of which were distributed to Uniswap users. 21.51% was allocated for team members and future employees, 17.8% to investors, and the remaining 0.069% was allocated to advisors.

In this tag, you can discover UNI (UNI) news, price prediction, opinion, and analysis created by users.


Best Uniswap memes

23 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Sowford

Here are some of the best Uniswap memes I found... Enjoy ! -- -- -- -- --

Uniswap second proposal has been defeated

1 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Eli28

The second Uniswap proposal was defeated, this time by 3%, as it did not reach the 40 million votes required. Many wallets did not receive the first and "famous" airdrop, this second airdrop which was characterized by giving another 400 UNI to 12,619...

Free MPH Tokens for Grab.

30 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments cryptarter

Claim 100 MPH Token and use them to long or short markets to earn more. Hello guys. I want to share with you this website that Airdrops 100 MPH token that you may use to long or short markets so you can earn more. This token is already listed so if...

Top 20 tokens by trading volume on Uniswap DEX

30 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments busyjordy

As Uniswap Exchange just surpassed 1 billion dollars in locked assets, we take a look at the top 20 tokens currently traded on the exchange (ranked by volume)

UNI Airdrop opens a new phase of DeFi and AESwap is set to become aelf’s trump card to up its DeFi game

27 Sep 2020 2 minute read 3 comments aelf_blockchain

Today, decentralized exchange Uniswap officially released its governance token UNI. Due to the popularity of the UNI airdrop, the gas fee for a single transfer has been pushed up to 660gwei, about $5.27. With the release of Uniswap’s token, the DeFi...

UNI Token Surges Despite High Percentage Of Exchanged Airdropped Tokens

25 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoBrowser

Nearly 80% Of All Distributed Airdrop Tokens Were Claimed By The Rewarded Users Within A Week   Uniswap, one of DeFi’s leading lending protocols, conducted a massive 150 million token Airdrop campaign with 78% sold out and traded rate of all rewarded...

The Best Investment Strategy for Your UNI Tokens

24 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Juan Molina

If you have been a Uniswap user before September 1, 2020, then you must have received at least the equivalent of 1200 USD in UNI tokens. Uniswap since its inception has been quite an ambitious project in achieving decentralization. Fully supporting t...

Uniswap-Claiming your Uni tokens! Cryptosetups Tutorial.

23 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Cryptosetups

I have created a quick video to show you how to claim your uni tokens from Uniswap. Remember you will only have the tokens if you interacted with uniswap before the 01/09/2020 If you have any questions please ask away, I have added Youtube and Lbry...

The Tap Project Partners with Tapjoy Leading advertising and monetization platform in the world.

21 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TrinityJc

We are excited to announce our partnership with one of the leading advertising and monetization platforms in the world, Tapjoy. Tapjoy provides more opportunities for monetization and gamification for mobile apps by revolutionizing traditional advert...

Uni, you got the world's attention.

21 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Gruesomedust

What a way to announce to the world that uni is for for real, huh? Thanks Uniswap, I really hope this grand economic experiment works and really gets the crypto skeptic's attention. Mass adoption?..We'll see, but here's a great thank you from all of...