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RenVM Mainnet Release

General Public and DeFi Users

Anyone can now use real Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Zcash (ZEC) in your favorite DeFi application. This allows you to trade, lend, and leverage these assets as you would with any other ERC20.

Where can I use RenVM right now?

  1. RenBridge | Mint and release BTC, BCH, and ZEC on Ethereum as an ERC20.
  2. Uniswap | Trade renBTC, and other Ren based assets.
  3. 1inch | Trade renBTC, and other Ren based assets.

Developers and RenVM Integrations

If you have a DeFi application (dApp) and want Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Zcash (ZEC) support. There are three ways to integrate:

  1. RenJS | A SDK that provides a customizable native cross-chain user experience in your App.
  2. GatewayJS | A simple JavaScript library SDK that provides a native cross-chain user experience for your App.
  3. Add RenVM’s ERC20’s | renBTC, renBCH, and renZEC are ERC20’s and you can add them to your Ethereum based dApp as you would any other ERC20. Mainnet contracts can be found here.

Running a Darknode

RenVM is powered by a network of nodes, called Darknodes. These Darknodes earn fees (in BTC, BCH, and ZEC) for powering RenVM and anyone can run one. All you need is 100K REN, a home computer, some technical ability, and an appetite to participate in the protocol.

A Look to the Future

We couldn’t be more excited to reach this milestone along with having a direct impact on DeFi’s dominance for years to come. Our core plans in the short term will focus on integrations, incentivizing liquidity, and continuing to ensure that RenVM is safe and secure. With that said, RenVM is a public utility and we can’t do it alone, so if you want to help out, start spreading the word and get involved!

About Ren

Ren is an open protocol that enables the permissionless and private transfer of value between any blockchain.

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