For a start, crypto trading can be quite dramatic for newbies. It usually seem like a very sophisticated craft with bogus terms and slangs. The rise of blockchain technology has brought about a significant growth over the century.

Having understood the basics of blockchain and what cryptocurrency is all about, this article further explains Decentralized Exchange
(DeX) and Decentralized Finance (DeFi).

Trading can be likened to exchange between two parties. Totally similar to passing a ball on a field between two players. And the field where this ball is being passed on is what we refer to as a DeX. When most people think of exchange, they think of centralized exchange like our regular stock exchanges, brokers and others. These exchanges are considered to be centralized because they run a central organisation.

A decentralized exchange, or more commonly called “DEX”, is one of the most fascinating aspects of the DeFi revolution. As you may already know, DeFi, is a movement wherein developers create decentralized alternatives of various traditional legacy financial institutions and products.

Without much hassle, DEXs are used to trade cryptocurrency directly with other buyers and sellers without using a centralized organisation as a middleman. Popular examples include the1inch (1IN), Compound (COMP), Curve Finance (CRV), PancakeSwap (CAKE), SushiSwap (SUSHI), and Uniswap (UNI).

These platforms DEXs don’t have a single point of failure, which guarantees its security. Gives full control over funds without involvement of a third-party. With no mandatory KYC and AML checks, it requires no registration requirements which encourages privacy. And it encourages Inclusivity which means it's not subject to governmental regulations.

OpenLeverage is a permissionless margin trading protocol, which enables traders to long or short any trading pair on DEXs efficiently and securely.

This therefore means that no permission is needed to create a margin trading market for any pair. you can say this is what makes open leverage different from the many others. meanwhile, the OpenLeverage is built for EVM-compatible blockchain.

1) Margin Trading with Liquidity on DEX
This connects traders to trade with the most liquid decentralized markets like Uniswap, Pancakeswap, and more.

2) Risk Isolation Lending Pools have two separate pools for each pair, and different risk and interest rate parameters for each pool, which allows lenders to invest according to the risk-reward ratio.

3) Risk Calculation with a Real-time AMM Price calculates collateral ratio with real-time AMM pricing for any pair available from a DEX.

4) Phases Liquidations which forces a liquidation to be completed in two different transactions to avoid flash loan attacks and cascading liquidation events.

5) LToken
an interest rate bearing token for each lending pool, allows tokenomics integration with projects.

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Miracle Ekanem

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency educator, Blockchain Writer, Tech lover and Writer