How Concordex Can Revolutionize the Concordium Ecosystem

Concordex Labs
3 min readOct 4


Single-Sided Liquidity — The Tool You Didn’t Know Was Essential

Picture yourself as an aspiring project on the Concordium blockchain, thrilled yet cautious about launching your tokens. Concordex recognizes that conventional Uniswap models may not meet your specific requirements. How can you offer liquidity without swapping some of your tokens for another asset? The answer lies in single-sided liquidity, an innovative mechanism for budding ecosystems like Concordium.

The Marvel of Single-Sided Liquidity

Single-sided liquidity, often called SSL, enables project founders to contribute a single token type to a liquidity pool. This diverges from the conventional liquidity pools that necessitate balanced pairs, providing a simplified alternative especially suitable for those predominantly holding one kind of asset.

Definition and Explanation

Single-sided liquidity allows you to participate in a liquidity pool with only one asset. It’s a ground-breaking feature tailored for those who mainly possess one type of asset and wish to contribute to liquidity without diluting their holdings.

What Sets It Apart

In regular liquidity pools, like Full-Range or Concentrated positions, the initiation of a Liquidity Position demands two disparate tokens in your opening portfolio — a condition that often proves challenging or impractical. SSL eliminates this intricacy by zeroing in on one asset, simplifying the whole procedure.

How Does It Work?

In SSL, your liquidity is strategically positioned to either the left or right of the current spot price. Initially, this liquidity remains ‘inactive,’ not generating any fees or rewards until market movements align with your setup.

For Instance:

Let’s say you establish a sell position in the range of 3000–3200 for token X; the current spot price is 1 token Y = 3300 token X. Initially, you won’t earn any rewards as the spot price resides outside your designated range. However, your liquidity becomes’ active when the spot price enters your 3000–3200 zone. Your token X then converts into token Y, transitioning your inactive SSL into an active Concentrated Position, thus enabling fee accrual and potentially increased rewards.

The Benefits

  • Capital Efficiency. SSL allows you to exploit the full potential of your single asset, obviating the necessity for a dual-asset position.
  • Flexibility. SSL permits participation in liquidity pools without fragmenting your asset portfolio.
  • Bootstrapping Utility. This feature serves as a vital tool for securing initial liquidity for nascent projects.

The Greater Impact on the Concordium Ecosystem

Single-sided liquidity is more than just a feature; it’s a strategy for ecosystem expansion. It can substantially contribute to bootstrapping liquidity, frequently a daunting task for emerging projects.

Empowering Token Holders

The mechanism also facilitates token holders who aren’t traditional liquidity providers, enabling them to impact the overall ecosystem health significantly.

Conclusion: Shaping the Landscape, One Token at a Time

Single-sided liquidity is a pivotal tool that can profoundly influence the Concordium blockchain ecosystem, offering a more versatile, efficient method for liquidity provision. Concordex leads this novel path, providing new and established projects with fresh strategies.

Don’t let this transformative opportunity slip by. Become part of the Concordex community and start benefiting today!

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