What is Clipper?
A DEX Built for Retail Traders Clipper is a decentralized exchange custom-designed to give traders the lowest per-transaction costs (including fees, slippage, and gas) on trades under $50k. The vast majority of DEXs are structured in a way that prioritizes high dollar trading volume above all else. In practice, this
Adventure 3 Recap
Clipper’s third Adventure was a success! Pirates from across the seven seas of DeFi came together to engage in friendly competition, honing their creative skills, on-chain activity, and shared community values, to build a home together–Clippertopia! While 29,000 pirates embarked on the mission, only 14,000 survived
Behold! Clipper’s OP Token Distribution Plan
Note: This article has been amended for clarity, following community feedback. Arrrrr you feeling Optimistic? Hopefully so, because the time has come to set your sights on Clipper’s OP token distribution plan! The OP tokens are a grant provided to Clipper by the Optimism team. The grant was awarded
Where Clipper’s LP Returns Come From
Because Clipper’s FMM design is novel, it generates LP yields differently than other DEXs. To understand where Clipper’s LP returns come from, one must first understand modern portfolio theory (MPT), how MPT informed Clipper’s architecture, and how that structure performs in practice. Let’s break it down:
Clipper’s Data Dashboard Now Shows Comparable LP Returns!
LPs: Ever wonder how much impermanent loss you’re avoiding by being a liquidity provider on Clipper versus other DEXs like Uniswap? Well, Clipper’s data dashboard [https://clipper.exchange/data] now includes a feature that shows you exactly that! The dashboard’s newest metric, Comparable APY, shows the yield
Adventure 3: Building Clippertopia
Ahoy, mateys–our next Adventure is fast approaching! For all you greenhands out there, Adventures are an immersive experience that is a cross between a digital scavenger hunt and a turn-based game. Join one of six legendary pirate ships and compete against other crews to reap untold rewards and unlock
NYC Odyssea Party was a Success!
As part of last week’s Mainnet NYC festivities, we partnered with our friends at the 1inch Network [https://1inch.io/] to host the Odyssea Party–a fantastic evening of delicious seafood, cocktails, and fun at Lamia’s Fish Market in East Village. The drinks flowed freely, ample swag was
Clipper’s Next Steps, Following the Nomad Bridge Hack
On August 1, 2022, the Nomad bridge was hacked [https://decrypt.co/106459/crypto-bridge-nomad-exploited-190m-frenzied-free-for-all] and all $190M in crypto assets were drained. The Clipper team has spent the past few days investigating the issue and how it has affected the Clipper DEX and community, and decided on a different approach
Clipper’s OP Token Distribution plan and Community Rewards
Clipper recently received 300,000 OP tokens! The greater the loot, the more power to boot, and we must now work to distribute the tokens across Clipper’s community in a way that rewards active community members while prioritizing Clipper’s and Optimism’s long-term growth.
Introducing Clipper Coves!
What are Clipper Coves? From the beginning, Clipper was designed to offer the lowest priced trades for small swaps. Now, Clipper is expanding beyond its core assets to any asset with the launch of Clipper Coves! Clipper Coves is a new Clipper DEX feature that offers low-fee trades between any
Clipper DEX’s Recent Upgrades
We recently deployed a new set of smart contracts across all of the chains that Clipper sails. These structural upgrades have been in the works for quite some time and include new features that improve the trading and liquidity provision experience for all our DeFi pirates! How Do These Upgrades
Clipper is now live on Moonbeam!
With the launch of Clipper’s Moonbeam integration, Clipper users now have access to Polkadot’s on-chain ecosystem! This milestone marks Clipper’s transition into a more interoperable DEX that unlocks new forms of user access and value creation. Moonbeam currently supports the following tokens on Clipper: GLMR, WETH, WBTC,
How to Withdraw Your LP Deposits & Rewards on Clipper
Clipper’s goal is to offer the best trade prices for DeFi users, and liquidity providers are critical to making this possible. Below is a rundown of how Clipper’s LP model works, and how users can claim their LP deposits and rewards on Clipper. Clipper’s Pool Tokens Each
OpenOcean Integrates with Clipper on Polygon!
Clipper on Polygon is now integrated on DEX Aggregator OpenOcean [https://openocean.finance/]. What is OpenOcean? OpenOcean is an aggregation protocol for crypto trading that sources liquidity from DeFi and CeFi markets and enables cross-chain swaps. Their intelligent routing algorithm finds the best prices from DEXes and CEXes and splits
Clipper is Now Live on Optimism!
With the launch of Clipper’s Optimism integration, Clipper users can now experience the Ethereum they know and love, at lower cost and lightning speed! Clipper’s Optimism Community Liquidity Program (CLP) Clipper will be rolling out a new CLP for Optimism liquidity providers. To be eligible to deposit you