Covalent Query Token ($CQT) Economics
The infrastructure currency powering the Indexing and Querying Protocol of Web3.
Key Token Facts
Covalent Query Token ($CQT) is the native token of the CQT Network. $CQT lives as an ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain.
$CQT is a governance token, whereby token holders vote on proposals to change the system parameters.
$CQT is a staking asset. Validators and delegators stake $CQT and earn yield to enhance the security of the Network.
$CQT is a network access token which will fulfill data queries for users of the API.
Security is of the utmost importance.
$CQT has been audited by Quantstamp and CertiK, and all high-level issues have been addressed.
- Quantstamp verified as of Sep 3, 2022
- CertiK Very High Confidence as of Oct 6, 2020
- Hacken audit as of Jan 10, 2022
- FairyProof audit as of Mar 29, 2022
- Safepress audit as of Aug 23, 2022
Our mission is to empower the pioneers of tomorrow by building the richest and the most robust data infrastructure for the entire blockchain ecosystem.
Covalent’s initial distribution of 1,000,000,000 tokens was designed to incentivize both the supply and demand sides of the network gradually over several years. The associated lockup and vesting schedules were implemented to reflect a commitment to shepherding the network toward long-term sustainability.
|Seed||Private sale||Private sale 2||Public Sale||Team||Advisors||Reserve||Staking||Ecosystem||Total|
|% of Total Supply||10%||20.4%||2.9%||3.4%||14.4%||2.0%||18.9%||8.0%||20.0%||100.0%|
|Token Price($)||$0.005||$0.013||$0.085||$0.125 - $0.35||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Vesting over Months||18||9||9-24||0-24||48||24||45||53||47||-|
|Cliff in Months||6||0||0-6||0-6||12||13||0||6||0||-|
|25% released after 6 months, 25% released after 12 months, 25% at 15 months and 25% at 18 months||25% released at TGE, 25% at 3 months, 25% at 6 months and 25% at 9 months.||Varies: 25% released at a time with intervals ranging from 3 months to 6 months.||Varies: no vesting for Tier 1; 12 month and 24 month vests for Tier 2 and 3 with 1 month cliffs respectively. VIP Tier: 25% released every 6 months with 6 month cliff.||36 month vest; 25% earned at 1 year cliff||vest between month 13 and 24||6.25% released at TGE, 6.25% at 3 months, 6.25% at 6 months and 6.25% at 9 months…and 6..25% every 3 months thereafter through month 45||48 month vest 6 month clif||48 month vest from TGE|
The Covalent Query Token ($CQT)
Token holders vote on proposals to change system parameters such as new data sources, specific geolocations and data modelling requirements.
Staking and validation
$CQT is a staking asset. Validators earn fees for securing the data integrity of the Network. Token holders can delegate to validators and earn yield for participating in the security mechanism.
1 billion (1,000,000,000) $CQT tokens were minted at genesis with a vesting schedule, with no inflation or deflation.
Staked $CQT earns a variable APR based on the amount staked in the network and a reward emissions rate. Historically, it has ranged from 8% - 18%.
Users pay fees to have their queries answered.
Validators can charge a commission to users that delegate their tokens to them.
|CQT Contract Address||Ethereum||0xD417144312DbF50465b1C641d016962017Ef6240||0xD417144312DbF50465b1C641d016962017Ef6240|
|CQT Contract Address||Moonbeam||0xBE4C130aaFf02Ee7c723351b7D8C2B6da1D22ebd||0xBE4C130aaFf02Ee7c723351b7D8C2B6da1D22ebd|
|CQT Sushi pool||Ethereum||0x17890deb188f2de6c3e966e053da1c9a111ed4a5||0x17890deb188f2de6c3e966e053da1c9a111ed4a5|
|CQT Uniswap Pool||Ethereum||0xc1409a2c5673299fb15da5f03c27eb1ac88f7d8c||0xc1409a2c5673299fb15da5f03c27eb1ac88f7d8c|