Hey folks! Nick Odio here - Chief Growth Officer at Ferrum Network. I wanted to hop in here and let everyone know that Ferrum is quite keen on integrating our multichain DEX aggregator, MultiSwap, with Secret. I had a great conversation with @Patrick the other day and there seems to be a need for something like this in the ecosystem.
Just to provide a bit of a background on Ferrum, we’ve been around since 2018. Ferrum is one of those rare projects that has not only survived but thrived during multiple bear markets. The main reason for this is because we’ve continued to build products and services that people want, starting with our suite of Staking as a Service products to Iron Vest, a white label linear release and claiming portal. These Blockchain as a Service products have been utilized by over 200 projects across a multitude of EVM and non EVM ecosystems and have allowed us to scale the team to be able to focus on something a bit more ambitious which is ushering in the age of something we’re calling Interoperability 2.0.
Eventually this will include a multichain messaging engine built using Substrate called Quantum Portal that we hope to integrate with appchains in the Cosmos ecosystem such as Secret. However, in the meantime, we would like to kickstart our relationship with the Secret ecosystem by integrating MultiSwap. The objective here is to reduce the layers of friction that exist between users and the Secret ecosystem by providing a seamless way for folks to move assets from a multitude of networks to Secret.
To do this, we will tap into existing DEX liquidity from the likes of Shade and perhaps Secretswap v2 and Blizzard assuming they launch as planned. Since MultiSwap is an aggregator and does not host any of its own liquidity, it will have a positive impact on not only the ability for users to migrate capital to the network but also on pre-existing DeFi platforms, such as the ones mentioned above, by encouraging volume and TVL. So if anyone from those teams is reading this, please reach out to me on Telegram (@cryptodio). Lets talk!
To provide a bit of context regarding where we’re currently at with MultiSwap, we’ve already conducted swaps between Cosmos based appchain Cudos, whom we’ve had a longstanding relationship with, and EVM networks. Meaning altcoins on EVM networks have been successfully swapped from Metamask to Keplr wallets for CUDOS at transaction speed which is pretty exciting to watch! So as you can see, some of the work has already been done on the CosmWasm side so we’re looking to dive deeper into the Cosmos ecosystem and we’d love to pursue Secret next!
We’re planning on applying for a grant to support the development of this integration so we wanted to introduce ourselves and get the conversation started around it.
P.S. In the future, we have a lot more that we can bring to the network such as Iron Vest, our Staking as a Service solutions, and our incubation services for future projects building on the network. And again, the end goal is to integrate our multichain messaging engine, Quantum Portal, with the network… but lets kick off the discussion around MultiSwap to start! Be sure to check out the architecture doc here and feel free to peruse our Github here.
Looking forward to hearing everyone’s thoughts!
Nick Odio - CGO at Ferrum Network