Uniswap Launches UNI Governance Token With Airdrop

Uniswap Launches UNI Governance Token With Airdrop

Uniswap, the large decentralized exchange, has recently launched their governance token, UNI, and have given away 15% of the token to users.

Uniswap, the Ethereum based decentralized exchange and decentralized financed (DeFi) application, have recently launched the governance token, UNI, and have airdropped a large portion of the token supply. All in all, Uniswap distributed 15% of their UNI token supply via community based airdrop, and airdropped tokens to any Ethereum based wallet that interacted with either Uniswap V1 or Uniswap V2 contracts. Uniswap also airdropped additional UNI to liquidity providers on the platform, and anyone who ones atleast one of Uniswap’s tokenized merchandise item $SOCKS.

Out of the 150,000,000 UNI that was distributed via airdrop, 4.92% went to liquidity providers (based on amount provided historically), 10.06 went to over 250,000 Ethereum wallet addresses that interacted with the exchange, and .02% went to the holders of $SOCKS.

The claiming of the Unswap airdrop is very easy and is accessible to anyone who has used the exchange. All you have to do is go to the Uniswap DApp and look for the reward box offering you to claim your 400 UNI reward after you connect your wallet. At the time of writing, this 400 UNI airdrop is worth between $1000-1200 depending on when you traded it and for which asset. Since the airdrop is given to any wallet that interacted with Uniswap, it is possible for you to have multiple airdrop claims from different wallet addresses.

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