Why buy RUNE (ThorChain)?
1) RUNE is the native token of the THORchain network and it serves a crypto-economic function within the THORChain system.
2) The token provides incentives and deterrents for network participants.
1) THORChain is build using Cosmos SDK and is an independent blockchain.
2) The project aims to serve as a cross-chain decentralized exchange (DEX).
3) The platform uses an automated market maker (AMM) model that looks like the first iterations of Bancor or Uniswap with RUNE as the base swap pair.
4) This model allows traders to move between different asset pools using RUNE as a somewhat hidden intermediary.
5) The platform rewards liquidity providers (LPs) with a portion of the trading fees.