Decentralized financial markets

A future-proof blockchain that improves direct token interoperability and enables ways to trade value, create systems, functionalities, and participate in truly trustless finance.

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Use Cases

Empowering Bitcoin with a sidechain that liberates finance

We leverage technologically advanced scalability to enforce network & user security, increase node inclusivity, and ensure long-term sustainability.

Mintlayer Use Cases Ecosystem
Tokenization Ecosystem

Tokenize equity, real estate, and other holdings in primary and secondary markets using a legally compliant technical architecture. Supports taxation, investment payouts, and other tokenomic models for utility tokens. No native gas token.

Mintlayer Use Cases DeFI
Decentralized Finance

Store your assets, lend, borrow, and trade on a single network, with a wallet that gathers everything in your hands without giving away private keys. Enjoy better reliability and predictability provided by Turing incomplete smart contracts.

Mintlayer Use Cases Exchange DEX
Value Transfer and Exchange

Two-way pegging allows cryptocurrencies from various blockchains to interact on a single protocol. With inherited Bitcoin functionalities, Mintlayer offers higher throughput and lower costs for all transactions.


Mintlayer’s protocol eliminates Ethereum’s flaws and enhances its features on the Bitcoin infrastructure.

Mintlayer Scalability
Delivering scalability

Transaction batching shrinks TX size up to 70%, reducing fees and network pollution, while the second-layer Lightning Network increases transaction throughput.

Mintlayer Decentralization
Enhancing decentralization

Less barriers to run a node helps achieve true decentralization. Further, the built-in DEX allows direct P2P transfers without the risk of censorship or interference.

Mintlayer Security
Providing security

Dynamic Slot Allotment (DSA) consensus refines PoS and eliminates its flaws by enhancing the network security with the help of Bitcoin's blockchain.

Mintlayer Interoperability
Increasing interoperability

Multi-token usability across the network. Cross-blockchain transfers, several token transaction grouping or even peg-in/out are all possible and hassle-free on Mintlayer.

Mintlayer Privacy
Enabling privacy

UTXO structure and batching procedures help mask individual balance and transfer data. Create tokens with optional “Confidential Transaction” mode, for amplified anonymity.

Mintlayer Frictions
Reducing frictions

Mintlayer allows financial markets to operate without blockchain’s current limits by enabling cheaper, faster transactions, with free of native gas tokens.

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MLT Token

Tokenized to enable growth and open-source development.

Mintlayer MLT Staking

MLT token holders can participate in the blocksigner auction to stake tokens and become a weekly blocksigner. Run a node and collect transaction fees from the blocks you sign, by validating financial activity.

Mintlayer MLT Governance

Token holders participate in the decision-making to decide the future development of the protocol. Upon mainnet, MLT token holders will ultimately decide the fate and direction of the network.

Mintlayer MLT Tools
Ecosystem tools

Users are incentivized to use MLT tokens as they can be used to cover fees for exclusive services and products within the protocol.

About us

Open-source development meets community-governed finance.

Free access to financial markets is essential to societal progress. Hence, Mintlayer acts as a ground for others to build open capital systems on, developing the future of blockchain-based finance.


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