One of the most common requests we receive from customers is to be able to trade more assets on our platform. Per the terms of our , we anticipate supporting more assets that meet our standards over time. Most recently we have added trading support for , , , , , , , ,, , , , along with supporting . Coinbase continues to explore support for .
Starting immediately, we will begin accepting inbound transfers of BOND, LPT & QNT to Coinbase Pro. Trading will begin on or after 9am Pacific Time (PT) Thursday June 24, if liquidity conditions are met.
Once sufficient supply of BOND, LPT & QNT is established on the platform, trading on our BOND-USD, LPT-USD & QNT-USD , post-only, limit-only and full trading. If at any point one of the new order books does not meet our assessment for a healthy and orderly market, we may keep the book in one state for a longer period of time or suspend trading as per our .
BOND is an Ethereum token that governs BarnBridge, a protocol that enables users to hedge against DeFi yield sensitivity and price volatility. Its first application, SMART Yield, allows users to choose between risk profiles for lending on DeFi protocols such as Aave and Compound. By using SMART Yield, senior bond investors can receive fixed rates at potentially lower risk while junior bond investors can receive higher rates at higher risk.
LPT is an Ethereum token that powers the Livepeer network, a platform for decentralized video streaming. LPT is required to perform the work of transcoding and distributing video on the network while also incentivizing peers to ensure that the network is cost-effective and secure.
QNT is an Ethereum token that is used to power Quant Network’s Overledger brand of enterprise software solutions, which aim to connect public blockchains and private networks. Quant Network allows the creation of so-called mDapps that enable decentralized applications to operate on multiple blockchains at once.
BOND, LPT & QNT are not yet available on Coinbase.com or via our Consumer mobile apps. We will make a separate announcement if and when this support is added.
Please note: Coinbase Ventures may be an investor in the crypto projects mentioned here, and additionally, Coinbase may hold such tokens on its balance sheet for operational purposes. A list of Coinbase Ventures investments is available at . Coinbase intends to maintain its investment in these entities for the foreseeable future and maintains internal policies that address the timing of permissible disposition of any related digital assets, if applicable. All assets, regardless of whether Coinbase Ventures holds an investor or Coinbase holds for operational purposes, are subject to the same strict review guidelines and review process.
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