Comdex in 2022 Recap: An Overview of the Milestones Achieved by the DeFi Infrastructural Layer of Cosmos

Aniel Essien
4 min readJan 29


The year 2022 was a defining one for the decentralized finance industry, and Comdex, a leading platform in the space, was at the forefront of many of the most exciting developments. Throughout the year, Comdex saw a steady influx of new users and projects, as more and more people became interested in the potential of DeFi to disrupt traditional finance.

Comdex’s integration with CosmWasm code modules was a major event of the year. CosmWasm is a smart contract platform designed for the Cosmos Inter blockchain communication ecosystem, which enables the exchange of synthetics with other blockchains. This article will discuss the events and milestones of Comdex from last year.

Impressive Adoption and Growth

During the first quarter of the year, Comdex focused on platform development for its decentralized synthetics exchange, and this period saw several important developments and milestones reached.

Firstly, Comdex upgraded its Testnet and integrated $CMDX into Gravity Bridge, which opened up a whole universe of new possibilities for the platform. This integration allows for ERC-20 versions of $CMDX to trade on Uniswap, and also allows for increased liquidity from Ethereum to flow into the Comdex platforms.

In terms of adoption and growth, Comdex saw an impressive 35,213 unique wallet addresses on its chain, with more than 430,000 transactions completed. The staking ratio also hit 67%, indicating strong momentum and growth within the network.

The Comdex team released the cAsset Devnet to the world, giving community members a glimpse of the Synthetics platform they have been working on. Comdex Academy was also launched, and this served as a space for new and experienced community members alike to come together and learn new skills.

The Comdex team also actively participated in various events and conferences, during the second quarter with attendance at ETHDubai, where they had the opportunity to meet and connect with thought leaders from the DeFi space. The team also launched the Comdex discussion forum, where community members can ask questions and get to know each other better.

A Suite of New Developments and Integrations for Cosmos Ecosystem

During the second to third quarter of 2022, the Comdex team announced a host of new developments and integrations that were poised to make a significant impact in the Cosmos ecosystem.

One of the most exciting developments was the launch of Composite ($CMST), a collateralized stablecoin for the Inter-Blockchain Communication protocol. The stablecoin, $CMST, is over-collateralized and built on the Comdex platform, providing a secure and liquid option for users within the broader Cosmos ecosystem. Additionally, the team announced the launch of HARBOR, the dApp on the Comdex chain that enables safe listed assets to be locked in vaults & mint $CMST against them at a varying interest rate.

Commodo, a decentralized borrowing and lending platform, was also announced. Commodo utilizes dynamic interest rates to provide users with a secure, liquid, and easy-to-use platform for earning passive income with their digital assets.

Another major development is the introduction of Zenscape, the official validator arm of Comdex. Zenscape aims to contribute to the security of the PoS chains and strengthen Comdex’s relationships with various Cosmos ecosystem protocols.

Comdex also announced a partnership with StaFiHub, a liquid staking solution for the Cosmos ecosystem, to establish cross-network interoperability for ecosystem assets and increase the amount of available collateral.

These developments, along with the more than 623,000 total on-chain transactions completed, an increase of approximately 40%, demonstrated Comdex’s growing momentum as network usage and adoption continued to build. The platform’s staking ratio remains at 67%, with Comdex Unique Wallet addresses exceeding 35,000.

Comdex remains dedicated to removing traditional barriers of entry for retail investors and technical obstacles for blockchain builders, as it stays true to its vision of democratizing finance. With a growing ecosystem and an expanding suite of interoperable, plug-and-play modules, Comdex is positioning itself as a major player in the DeFi space within the Cosmos ecosystem

It’s a wrap!

All in all, 2022 was a year of rapid growth and innovation for the DeFi industry, and Comdex played a major role in driving that growth. The platform’s unique combination of cutting-edge technology, community-driven governance, and a commitment to open and decentralized finance made it one of the most exciting and dynamic players in the space.

As we look forward to 2023, we can expect to see continued growth and innovation in the DeFi industry, with Comdex leading the way. We can expect to see more collaboration and partnerships between Comdex and other industry players as the DeFi market continues to evolve and mature.

Furthermore, as the adoption of DeFi continues to grow and more people become familiar with it, we can expect to see an increase in the number of new projects and protocols built on top of the Comdex platform.

About Comdex

Comdex is a decentralized network and IBC-enabled DeFi infrastructural layer built on the Cosmos blockchain.

This network provides several interoperable plug-and-play core modules which developers can utilize to create and deliver their DeFi protocols thereby adding more utilities to the Cosmos ecosystem.

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