Aragon Announcing partnership with Bancor

  • Introducing smart tokens for decentralized organizations

    While Aragon enables the creation of value and lets you manage entire organizations making them more efficient than their traditional counterparties, there has remained the issue that what if your organization has value, but due to the laws of supply and demand, you wouldn’t be able to realize this value?

    In order to make these tokens of the organizations have actual, real value, they will need liquidity, but the supply and demand might not always meet the needs of the token holders.

    To solve this, we have partnered with the Bancor Protocol; to help organizations on Aragon realize their value whenever needed, while helping the communities built on Bancor by giving them the tools to easily disintermediate the creation and maintenance of their communities.

    What does this mean for organizations using Aragon?

    By partnering with Bancor, we will give every organization using the Aragon Company Registry the ability to have the sort of liquidity that has never been possible before. For organizations using the Company Registry, smart tokens can be created for the organization’s tokens that normally couldn’t achieve similar level of liquidity because their token’s trading volume is too low or belongs to a small niche of users.

    With Bancor, all an Aragon organization needs to do is create the smart token in their account and deposit Ether to that account, making the smart token instantly trade-able. Smart tokens built using the Bancor Protocol form an interconnected monetary network that instantly facilitates any request to convert between tokens in the network. The available liquidity will be spread between the different available exchanges, making market depth more shallow, and price volatility higher, in each one.

    How will this benefit Bancor users?

    Bancor will offer it’s users the option to use Aragon for the governance of their communities that will be created with the Bancor protocol. These communities will gain all the benefits of running an Aragon organization; border-less, permission-less creation of value without borders or intermediaries, managing their entire decentralized communities using the Ethereum blockchain.

    We believe that this partnership will immensely help complement the absolute economic abstraction for Aragon organizations that we want to provide, giving even the organizations with smaller market capitalization true liquidity.

    To learn more about Bancor, visit their Website, read their Whitepaper and take a look at their Development Plan.

    Keep up with the progress of Aragon, follow us on Twitter and come chat with us at our Slack.

    Thanks to Alex Maslar.

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