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What Is Sushi?

An introduction to Sushi AKA SushiSwap & a list of all important resources.


🍣 What is Sushi?

Sushi is a Decentralized Exchange (DEX) we aim to be a one-stop shop for all your decentralized finance (DeFi) needs. Sushi allows users to trade cryptocurrencies without the need for a central operator administrator, using their own preferred connected crypto wallet. Users can buy and sell across 11,700 cryptocurrency pairs and trade tokens across ten crypto networks (and counting) via the newly launched cross-chain swap (SushiXSwap).
Next to trading you can: earn, stack yields, lend, borrow, leverage all on one decentralized, community driven platform.

πŸ“• Check out Sushi's Roadmap 2.0 here.

πŸ–₯ Sushi's Apps

Sushi’s products are configured in a way that allows the entire platform to maintain decentralized governance of $SUSH token holders, while continuing to innovate on the collective foundations by design. Whereas major structural changes are voted on by the community, the day-to-day operations, rebalancing of pools and ratios, business strategy and overall development implementation is done by a core team.

Thus far, the core products, include:

  • a decentralized exchange (Swap)
  • a decentralized lending market (Kashi)
  • yield instruments (Onsen)
  • an auction platform (Miso)
  • an AMM framework (Trident)
  • and a payroll solutions for vesting and streaming (Furo)

πŸ“˜ Read the developer documentation here.

πŸ“™ Read more about product documentation here

🍱 The $SUSHI token

$SUSHI is the governance token used to vote on platform development, the token can be bought on the open market or earned (farmed). Holders of $SUSHI can participate in community governance and stake their tokens to receive a portion of Sushi's transaction fees.

Users are able to deposit assets into liquidity pools to receive LP rewards to earn $SUSHI tokens, and can then further stake their tokens (xSUSHI) for additional LP rewards.
The hard cap of the $SUSHI token is a total of 250 million $SUSHI, to be reached in November 2023.

Below you'll find the projected emissions curve and supply totals:

🏘 Sushi DAO

As a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO), Sushi is built to be ultimately governed by its community. All community members can decide to participate and contribute to the project and its future at any point of time.

Major structural changes and use of the devfund wallet are voted on by the community, whereas smaller changes affecting operations, as well as changes of SushiSwap menu farming pairs, are decided on by the core team. The mandate for this comes from the following proposal.

Quick Links:

πŸ—£ Official Channels:

  • 🐀 Twitter (for most recent news and announcements)

  • πŸ“š Blog (for press, team updates, partnership and governance announcements)

  • πŸŽ“ Academy (for product releases, explainers and strategies)

  • πŸ’¬ Discord (for community & all support inquiries)

  • πŸ“Ί Youtube (Weekly Forums/AMAs are uploaded here)

  • πŸŽ™ Spotify (Weekly Forums/AMAs are uploaded here)

  • ✈ Telegram

  • πŸ’» Github

πŸ’¬ Still have questions?

Hit us up on Discord or on Twitter.

Sushi is building a decentralized, comprehensive DeFi ecosystem complete with AMM, cross-chain capabilities, NFT artist platform and more. Follow our socials to keep up with our product launches and find out more on how you can make the most of your cryptocurrency assets with Sushi’s secure and powerful DeFi tools!

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