Reward early traders with part of the inflation rewards to attract more traders to the system
Distribute PERPs to the hand of users
Create a positive feedback loop for traders and stakers.
Prevent wash trading
Providing liquidity mining rebates for 1) trading fees 2) funding payment.
The Liquidity Mining program will test run for 4 weeks after the mainnet launches and see how it goes.
50% of the inflationary rewards will be used for this Liquidity Mining program.
At the end of every week (Sun 00:00 UTC)
Perpetual Protocol aggregates all the trading fees and funding payment paid by each network participants of the given week into a spreadsheet
Each network participant is rewarded USD-denominated value of PERP based on 100% of their aggregated trading fees and 50% of their aggregated funding payment. The USD price of PERP is TWAP of that week.
The rewarded PERPs are capped by 50% of the inflation rewards that week. Once the rewarded PERPs > the cap, the rewarded PERPs will be proportionally distributed.
80% of the paid PERPs are locked on-chain for one year, and the rest 20% is claimable right away. The locked rewards would not be staked in Staking Reserve.
Perpetual Protocol pays each network participant by submitting an on-chain (or several) transactions.
Upload the spreadsheet to IPFS for everyone who wants to verify it.
Alice pays $50 of trading fees to open a long position on Monday and also pays $20 of funding to shorts on the same day. At the end of the week, she would receive $60 of PERP to compensate her fees. She could claim $12 of PERP right away, and the other $48 of PERP one year after.
50% of the funding payment would be sent to Insurance Fund instead of the receivers of the funding payment. This is to prevent wash trading.
Traders earning PERPs → more fees → more Insurance Fund / more yield for stakers → more demand of PERPs → more traders earning PERPs
Perpetual Protocol is giving 100% taker rebates, and so it’s “free” for traders to trade, but it also disincentivizes wash activity because of USD-denominated value of PERP and one-year locked-up
Off-chain process that’s easy to update
Need a reliable TWAP price before it launches
The ratio of liquidity mining
50% of the total inflation rewards
The ratio of 1-year reward lockup
80% will be locked-up for one year
20% will be claimable after the epoch
The raito of PERP rewards
100% of trading fees
50% of funding payment