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TapiocaDAO: An Innovative Omnichain Money-Market
Sandra Leow
Key Takeaways
21 min read
  • Tapioca is building an omnichain money market utilizing LayerZero message passing.
  • Tapioca is introducing usd0, an omnichain stablecoin using LayerZero’s OFT (Omnichain Fungible Token) standard.
  • Most protocols rely on liquidity mining incentives to attract users and capital, which ultimately attracts mercenary liquidity providers that inevitably withdraw their capital and leave once incentives fall.
  • Tapioca aims to solve this issue with its DSO (DAO Sharing Options) model and its focus on real yield.
  • There are two core products for borrowing, lending, leverage, and generating real yield on Tapioca: Bentobox V2 (Yieldbox) and Kashi- with their iteration(s) of Kashi being Singularity & Big Bang.
  • Tapioca has four tokens (TAP, twTAP, oTAP, and usd0) that are employed to create a sustainable flywheel to capture Protocol Owned Liquidity (POL).


Tapioca is building the first omnichain money market with LayerZero message passing. Tapioca aims to introduce a censorship-resistant, over-collateralized CDP-based stablecoin called usd0 which is the first omnichain stablecoin. usd0 utilizes the LayerZero OFTV2 (Omnichain Fungible Token V2) standard to offer a stablecoin that can be teleported across many chains without a bridge - no more fees, slippage, or long wait times. usd0 teleports from within the tokens contract, just like sending tokens between wallets and smart contracts on Ethereum.

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