Powering safe, solvent and trustless trading of any asset.

MARKET Protocol has been created to provide a secure, flexible, open source foundation for decentralized trading on the Ethereum blockchain. We provide the pieces necessary to create a decentralized exchange, including the requisite clearing and collateral pool infrastructure, enabling third parties to build applications for trading.


Issues with current exchanges

  • centralized, limited access
  • security, safety, and custody of funds
  • hard to short or hedge digital assets
  • limited exposure to cross-chain or real world assets
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    How we solve these issues

    MARKET Protocol Smart Contracts decentralize accounting, custody of funds and position management.

  • Fully collateralized
  • Trustless
  • Real world and digital assets
  • On-chain

  • easily short crypto assets without borrowing
  • enables traders and businesses to hedge price
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  • gain cross-chain exposure without taking custody of the underlying asset
  • no need for multiple exchanges and wallets
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  • recreate traditional off-chain relationships like AAPL/USDT using stable coins such as Tether or Maker Dai
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    Easily create new contracts


    Base Token

    What ERC20 token is used for collateral?


    Oracle Solution

    Who provides the external data for trade settlement?


    Reference Asset

    What is the underlying asset?

  • Users can create contracts with MARKET Protocol’s dApp guiding them through the process
  • A contract defines the ERC20 token used as collateral, the oracle and the reference asset.
  • Once created, MARKET Protocol contracts are deployed to the blockchain allowing trustless, many to many trading
  • Exiting a position is as easy as trading with another user or holding the contract until expiration
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    Build your dApp on MARKET Protocol

    As a protocol, MARKET enables third parties to build applications for trading, order routing and related activities. The protocol is open source and available under the Apache 2.0 license.

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