It's not even about the wLEO liquidity pool on Ethereum...

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... it's about all the things that are coming next!

As the gas fees on Ethereum are now higher than ever and LeoFinance team is going to delay the launch I really feel that the liquidity pool for wLEO on Uniswap will not be used very much, but this actually doesn't matter at all.

wLEO is just a beginning!

Even though Ethereum is slow and the gas fees are expensive it's also a very popular cryptocurrency. I am not exactly sure why LeoFinance team choosed Ethereum blockchain for their first big expansion, but really anything is better than just keeping the token on Hive-Engine forever.

Doing an expansion to Ethereum opens many doors - for example having wLEO on Uniswap will allow the team to list LEO token to Coingecko. It's a comprehensive website that tracks prices of cryptocurrencies and a lot more. There are many websites like Coingecko, but Coingecko is one of the most attractive in my opinion.

LEO token on Uniswap and Coingecko is a good start how to show the LeoFinance project and its token to more people. This expansion is hopefully not the only one because there are a lot of blockchains where LEO token could exist - a lot of them are faster than Ethereum and some are even feeless.

I think HIVE will have liquidity pools sooner or later too. @Aggroed made some post about them and we will maybe soon see them on Hive-Engine. This would not only help LEO, but all Hive-Engine tokens in general.

What I don't understand is why people started thinking about liquidity pools just now? Why not a few years ago? What changed? Was Ethereum just not mature enough? Aren't these liquidity pools actually making exchanges completely obsolete?

What do you think?

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There's definitely a bigger picture happening here. wLEO is an ERC20 which opens the doors for LeoFinance to be listed on places like Coingecko, major exchanges etc.

With that said, I wouldn't discount the value of a deep liquidity pool on Uniswap. With this pool, it may be easier to buy/sell LEO (especially in larger quantities).

If you look at the HE orderbook, it's often hard to trade more than say $50 at a time. If you buy $50 worth of LEO, it will typically drive the price up several % and the same goes for the other side when selling LEO.

On Uniswap, I suspect it will become a lot easier to trade LEO in these higher quantities (even going into the thousands of $ range). Not to mention the obvious benefit of being able to seamlessly swap from LEO -> wLEO - ETH and then into any other DeFi/dApp project on ETH.

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Will you look into the liquidity pools on other blockchains too?

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