Compile a list of notable clients of the decentralized exchange service, 0x (pronounced "zero-x").
We have compiled a list of 9 clients of the decentralized exchange service 0x. The list is composed of Aragon, Auctus, Chronobank, Blocknet, district0x, DyDx, Dharma, Ethix and Lendroid.
The list provided contains a brief summary per each company and information on how they interact with 0x:
1. Aragon — Based on the website, Aragon is "a project that intends to disintermediate the creation and maintenance of organizational structures by using blockchain technology". They provide tools which enable anyone to become an entrepreneur. Based on this article, Aragon partnered with 0x due to the limitations it faced in conducting token sales. Through 0x, Aragon intends to accept and operate without limit with any token. With this partnership, Aragon hopes to "transparently trade tokens for any other token and to provide an absolute economic abstraction for Aragon organizations".
2. Auctus –Based on the website, Auctus claims to have an "automated investing service with optimized portfolios of bonds, stocks and cryptocurrencies". The company "provides a tool for creating, customizing and managing pension funds" and uses blockchain technology ant eh security and transparency of smart contracts". The reason behind their partnership with 0x project due to their need for trading currency and that led to the use of the 0x. As stated in this article, the partnership happened as "the tool needed to eliminate the need for implementing trading functions from scratch, or of using centralized solutions".
3. ChronoBank — Based on the website, ChronoBank is "an ambitious and wide-ranging blockchain project, aimed at disrupting the HR/recruitment/finance industries in a similar way to how Uber disrupted the taxi business and how Upwork represented an evolution in freelancing". This company decided upon their partnership with 0x protocol to "improve their solution". As the CEO of the company, Sergei Sergienko, stated: “ChronoBank relies on good liquidity and deep order books to ensure people get paid what they are supposed to, and this is one way we can help ensure that happens.” ChronoBank allows clients and workers to organize payment in any ERC20 compliant token such as LH tokens, TIME, ETH or any range of tokens.
4. Blocknet – Based on this article, Blocknet is an infrastructure for the coming "inter-blockchain era". It enables the frictionless monetisation of APIs and also, it empowers blockchain technology by converting its thousands of isolated chains into a token ecosystem. According to this article, the core components of Blocknet are a blockchain router, xbridgep2p™, a coin exchange protocol and an inter-chain data transport. While the core services are a decentralized exchange of coins, inter-blockchain service delivery and service monetisation. Blocknet also supports ETH (ethereum) and ERC 20 tokens through a 0x protocol.
5. District0x — Based on this article, district0x has enabled payments to be powered by the 0x Project and is using 0x protocol in markets on the district0x network. Through its partnership with 0x, the company intends to provide transactional freedom and to maximize the utility afforded by marketplaces on its network. Also, they believe that through this partnership with 0x, their users will be able to pay and receive payment in the ERC20 token of their choice. According to this article, 0x allows the exchange of Ethereum based tokens and serves as an "open standard and a common building block to drive synergies."
6. dydx – Based on this article, DyDx is a company which decentralized protocol for financial derivative built on the Ethereum blockchain and it also provides decentralized peer-to-peer shorting, lending and options trading of any Ethereum based token. This company uses the 0x protocol in order to utilize the decentralized exchange functionality and its "fully collateralized peer-to-peer lending protocol".
7. Dharma — According to this article, the company is "a protocol that enables decentralized origination, underwriting, issuance, and administration of tokenized debt assets in a highly generic and unopinionated construction". The company aims to "provide a permission-less, generic mechanism by which debt assets of flexible type can be issued, sold, administered, and priced without having to rely on centralized data brokers of any kind". Based on the author of this article, the company is inspired by 0x protocol and it also uses 0x Broadcast Order Messages as the blueprint on which they base Dharma Debt Orders. Based on their website, Dharma is an open protocol for tokenized debt.
8. Ethix – According to this article, Ethix describes as an "open sourced, Linux Kernel/Debian based operating system which leverages the power of services resting on the Etherium Blockchain" They plan to "deliver Ethereum services in a friendly, yet fully configurable way". Based on this article, Ethix services use the ETX token which is "traded on the fly to pay with 0x for the services built within" while they plan to plug into the 0x API.
9. Lendroid – Based on this article, Lendroid is a company, which mission is to "enable lending and margin trade functions" and to integrated 0x. According to the article, Lendroid plans to create a "distributed pool of loan offers (global lending liquidity pool)" and "introduce off-chain keepers who act as wranglers, preventing margin traders from defaulting".
In conclusion, a list of 9 clients of the decentralized exchange service 0x was compiled. The list includes companies like Aragon, Blocknet, Auctus, Chronobank, Dharma, Ethix, DyDx, district0x, and Lendroid.