Loopring: An Open Source Decentralised Exchange Protocol!

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What is Loopring? How it helps traders? Actually, Loopring provides traders, participants, and institutions with an automated trade execution system. This system intelligently shields the trades across the worldwide from counterparty risk and helps to reduce trading costs.

Loopring: An Open Source Decentralized Exchange Protocol!

After following a period of comprehensive research and development, Loopring has announced its protocol 3.0. Now let’s know about Loopring and its decentralized exchange protocol deeply through this article.


An overview of Loopring

Loopring is a decentralized exchange protocol or an execution framework based on Ethereum. It helps the clients to exchange resources across the world. This open-source decentralized exchange protocol is used to exchange ERC tokens.

To make successful trades, it combines the off-chain order book and on-chain settlement contracts. The protocol is free, extensible, and serves as a standardized building block for dApps that incorporates exchange functionalities. The main features of Loopring are listed below.

  • Reduce the risk of exchange

Loopring doesn’t allow its clients to send bitcoins directly to the always remains in the blockchain address till the transaction ends. So it helps the clients from exchange risk by reducing counterparty risk.

  • Decentralized 

All the orders are automatically executed and the trading fund exists in a decentralized smart contract on the blockchain.

  • Identifies the best time to trade

It helps to identify the best exchanges and the best time to conduct trade. This also helps to place successful tradings. 

Why Loopring?

  • Loopring is a secure, open-source, and non-custodial exchange protocol. Your assets will be always in your control with 100% security guarantees.
  • It powers highly scalable decentralized exchanges by processing thousands of off-chain requests and corrects the executions via ZKPs.
  • Order matching and trade settlement are done by this Loopring exchange protocol at a very low cost.

How do Loopring works?

Loopring never needs it’s users to deposit funds into an exchange to start trading. The fund always remains in the user’s wallets. This allows the users to completely control their funds and can modify or cancel their orders. When the user is willing to make a trade, he can log in to the loopring wallet with his private key. This order is sent to the smart contracts in the network. When the order is matched, the smart contract ensures that the funds are exchanged for the traded coins.

How to buy Loopring token?

  • Loopring tokens are available in all leading crypto exchanges such as Binance, Upbit, etc. The tokens are used mostly with Bitcoin and Etherium.
  • The token rates may be different in different exchanges.
  • LRC Storage: The Loopring team provides a web wallet called Loopr Wallex for the storage of tokens. LRC can also be stored in third-party wallets which are Etherum compatible.

Cryptocurrencies are growing rapidly and are adopted by mainstream businesses. Centralized exchanges are controlling a major portion of crypto tradings and in proving their faults. But Loopring protocol is trying to be successful because of its ease of implementation. Loopring also has a group of very experienced hands behind its development. Decentralized exchanges are opening a new era in crypto trade.

Gerald Rene is a journalist based in the US and the former managing editor of a cryptocurrency news outlet. He has been involved in the cryptocurrency industry for over three years. He has written for many outlets and contributed to cybersecurity and technology publications. And his passion currently lies within scalable securities and stability protocols to help grow cryptocurrency investment and bring mass adoption.

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