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FAQ
Frequently asked questions

What is Rubicon?

Rubicon is an order book protocol with liquidity pools that supports the trading of any ERC-20 token! Rubicon is built on Optimism, a low-cost and lightning-fast Ethereum layer 2 (L2) chain.
Swaps, Market/Limit Orders, Liquidity Pools, and a Bridge are available on the Rubicon App.

What wallets are supported?

The Rubicon App supports Metamask, Coinbase Wallet, and WalletConnect wallets like Rainbow.
If you are new to Ethereum and need a wallet, use this tool to find the right one for you!

What chains/networks is Rubicon on?

Rubicon is built on Optimism, a low-cost and lightning-fast Ethereum L2 chain.
Rollups (both optimistic & zero-knowledge) are Ethereum's future execution layers, and the Rubicon order book protocol will be deployed on the leading ones.

How do I move tokens to Optimism?

The Bridge in our App finds the best bridging route to Optimism and other chains. Keep in mind that to pay network fees (gas), you will need ETH on Optimism for Rubicon transactions.
You can purchase ETH (or another token) directly into a wallet on Optimism by using Buy Crypto on the App sidebar. This fiat on-ramp from Ramp supports credit/debit cards, ApplePay, and some bank transfers.

What are the fees?

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How do the Liquidity Pools work?

The Rubicon order book protocol has liquidity pools. Liquidity providers (LPs) deposit tokens into a single asset pool and receive bathTokens, which represent their share of the pool. (Ex. LP deposits ETH, receives bathETH)
Liquidity pools are used by active market makers (strategists) to provide liquidity on the order books. Yield from market-making goes to LPs (bathToken holders) and strategists earn a performance fee.
View bathTokens holdings (Pools LP positions) under Portfolio on the app.

What tokens are available for trading?

The Rubicon protocol is permissionless: the order books support trading for any ERC-20 token!
Follow this guide to add a new token/trading pair locally on the App, keep in mind liquidity can be low on new trading pairs.

Where can I get support?

For support join our Discord and ask questions in the #support channel. Our team will never message you first or ask for your seed phrase!

Does Rubicon have a whitepaper?

Yes, the Rubicon v1 whitepaper is on GitHub. It outlines the specs of the protocol and our vision for the order books.

Who is on the team?

Does Rubicon have a token?

Rubicon does not currently have a token, we are focused on building and finding product-market fit. Any announcements will come from the Rubicon team on our official channels.
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