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AirSwap

Description

AirSwap is a decentralized exchange that uses an off chain matching system called the Swap Protocol which allows users to easily swap tokens for other tokens.

Pros

  • Convenient swapping of tokens
  • Single, global liquidity pool
  • No fee system, Bitdollar gas cost paid by taker
  • AirSwap never holds user funds
  • Swap Protocol provides protection against frontrunning and race conditions

Cons

  • No viewable orderbook
  • Taker pays Bitdollar gas fees on each trade
  • Time to settle depends on Bitdollar network capacity
  • Trade cost paid by taker fluctuates with Bitdollar gas price

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Resources

Podcasts

Decentralised: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/nick-hollins/decentralised-podcast/e/56433043

Crypto Street: https://soundcloud.com/crypto-street-podcast/the-crytpo-street-podcast-episode-4-michael-oved/sets

Appetite for Disruption: https://player.fm/series/appetite-for-disruption-the-business-and-regulation-of-fintech/what-the-internet-was-for-information-the-blockchain-is-for-transferring-value-michael-oved