Decentralized finance (DeFi) has attracted the attention of crypto enthusiasts worldwide.
AdEx, not to be left behind, has released details of how to stake its ADX native token on its platform. The DeFi ecosystem has grown to astonishing heights this year alone. DeFi is currently estimated to currently hold approximately $10.6 billion worth of assets. However, investing in the DeFi space requires some form of know-how. With this in mind, AdEx Network has revealed details of how to stake ADX and also improve users’ general knowledge of the DeFi space.
More on ADX
AdEx Network is a well-known decentralized advertising platform, and ADX is its native token. AdEx is known for its privacy-focused and ethically-correct ads. ADX facilitates seamless operations on the AdEx Network, and it also helps to incentivize validator uptime.
According to an official blog post, validators are selected for every ad campaign on AdEx. The validators are in charge of controlling payments between advertisers and publishers. As more tokens are staked, the more secure and stronger the network becomes.
Staking also provides the network’s users with voting power over validators, therefore ensuring better decentralization and transparency on the network. Staking on AdEx is also an effective way to earn passive income.
Upgrade of the ADX token
The decentralized advertising platform also recently released the details of several upgrades on its AdEx token. The upgrade was done to integrate the token with DeFi and yield farming processes. Features like staking rewards and flash loans were added to the token. This, essentially, makes ADX the first-ever ERC20 token to feature built-in flash loans. With the upgrade, rewards on AdEx will be paid both in DAI and ADX.
More on staking rewards
Staking rewards on AdEx are deducted from validators fees. 7% validator fees are deducted from every ad campaign on the network. AdEx is also currently creating 7 million ADX tokens slated to be distributed to active stakers at the end of the year.
Early stakers on AdEx are receiving APY as high as 200-400%. New stakers, on the other hand, will receive 120% APY.
The decentralized advertising network recently integrated Chainlink price oracles. Chainlink will provide the network with ADX/USD price feeds on its network. This will furthermore help “power its elastic issuance staking model.”
Decentralized digital advertising platform @AdEx_Network is using & supporting a new #Chainlink ADX/USD Price Feed live on mainnet to power its elastic issuance staking model. The oracle sets APY rates dynamically in their loyalty pool based on market data.
— Chainlink – Official Channel (@chainlink) October 7, 2020
According to Ivo Georgiev, CEO of AdEx, Chainlink’s decentralized and Sybil-resistant nodes makes it the best oracle network available.
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