Nobody else has custody of your funds. Augur is 100% peer-to-peer, owned & operated by those who use it.
Trading fees go directly to market creators and reporters. There's no third party making money from your trades.
No limits or trade restrictions. Any order size will be executed, provided a willing counterparty.
Augur is a permissionless protocol. Anyone, anywhere in the world can participate in and create markets.
Anything is fair game, from elections to crypto prices. Can't find what you're looking for? Create your own market with just a few clicks...
Buy shares to go long on an outcome, or sell shares to go short. Trade your shares whenever you like or wait for the outcome to resolve.
If you hold shares of the winning outcome, you'll get a payout when the outcome resolves, sent straight to your Ethereum wallet.
Turn political knowledge into predictive power by trading on the outcome of upcoming elections, potential policy decisions, and other political events.
Hedge against catastrophic events like natural disasters, market crashes, and geopolitical upheaval by betting that the event will occur.
Harness the power of crowds to create a more accurate weather prediction tool for events like hurricane landfalls, heat waves, and daily temperature averages.
Short a cryptocurrency or predict the next bull run. Hedge or leverage exposure to any crypto asset.
Trading on the Augur protocol is done with Ethereum, the decentralized world computer. As one of the most widely-used cryptocurrencies, Ethereum helps make trading on Augur accessible to all.
REP is used for reporting on and disputing the outcomes of events. REP holders are rewarded for reporting the correct winning outcome of the event after it occurs, while others can dispute if they don't agree.
If you have a specific issue you would like to report, open an Issue in the relevant Github repository. If you have code you would like to contribute, open a Pull Request. Directions for setting up a local development environment can be found in each repository.
The Augur Github repositories can be found at github.com/AugurProject.
The repos under most active development are: