Decentralized exchange Hashflow to share revenue with token stakers starting today

Quick Take

  • Hashflow will start charging trading fees on its decentralized exchange.
  • These fees will serve as the protocol’s first revenue stream.
  • Hashflow token (HFT) stakers will receive a portion of the collected fees.

Decentralized exchange and liquidity provider Hashflow will start charging trading fees starting today and will allow Hashflow token (HFT) stakers to receive a portion of these fees.

At present, many DeFi protocols levy fees on trades routed through Hashflow, even though Hashflow itself does not impose any fees.

Going forward, all trades executed on Hashflow will include a nominal fee. This fee will be embedded directly in the price quote and will be automatically deducted at the point of trade execution. This modification is the result of an approved proposal by the Hashflow DAO and aims to establish the protocol’s first revenue stream.

“By distributing fee proceeds among token stakers as well as the Foundation, this proposal creates a sustainable model that will benefit all stakeholders in the Hashflow ecosystem,” said Varun Kumar, co-founder of Hashflow.


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Revenue to go to stakers, Hashflow Foundation and token buybacks

Revenue generated from these fees will be allocated as follows: 50% will be distributed to HFT token stakers, 30% will be earmarked for the community treasury specifically for HFT buybacks, and the remaining 20% will cover the Hashflow Foundation’s operating expenses.

The team has not revealed the exact fee amount for trades, although it has said the fee will be dynamic based on the size of the swap. All collected trading fees will be distributed to token stakers on a monthly basis.

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Vishal Chawla is The Block’s crypto ecosystems editor and has spent over six years covering tech protocols, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and cloud computing. Vishal likes to delve deep into blockchain intricacies to ensure readers are well-informed about the continuously evolving crypto landscape. He is also a staunch advocate for rigorous security practices in the space. Before joining The Block, Vishal held positions at IDG ComputerWorld, CIO, and Crypto Briefing. He can be reached on Twitter at @vishal4c and via email at [email protected]


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