Unveiling the Future of DeFi: The Launch of Partisia zkCrossDEX

zkCross Network
4 min readMay 2, 2024



On May 1st, a pivotal moment in decentralised finance unfolds with the launch of Partisia zkCrossDEX, setting a new standard in cross-chain interoperability and seamless liquidity flow across Web3. This milestone marks the successful integration of the zkCross Protocol with the Partisia Blockchain, enabling the instantaneous transfer of assets between EVM blockchains and Partisia at the click of a button.

zkCross Network Overview

zkCross Network stands at the forefront of the DeFi revolution, offering a gateway to decentralised, trustless and comprehensive financial services. Our platform enables frictionless transactions from fiat to cryptocurrency across Web3, combining the simplicity of Web2 with the innovation of Web3. The core of our technology is the zkCross Protocol, a one-click solution that automates the complexities of blockchain interactions using smart contracts, making them invisible to the end-user.

The Ecosystem

The zkCross Network ecosystem is a comprehensive suite of DeFi Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) that includes:

  • Liquidity Pools: Supporting EVM and non-EVM tokens across blockchains.
  • Cross-Chain Bridges: Facilitating the movement of assets between blockchains.
  • zkCross Protocol: Enabling fast, secure, and user-friendly one-click cross-chain swaps.
  • Fiat On-Ramp & Off-Ramp: Allowing users to enter and exit the crypto market directly with fiat currency

Our Vision: A Seamless Value Layer Across Web3

zkCross Network is driven by a vision to create a unified value layer that facilitates optimised value movement across the entire Web3 spectrum, encompassing blockchains, DeFi protocols, and decentralised applications (DApps). We aim to empower users with one-click solutions that make interacting with DeFi as straightforward as TradFi (traditional finance).

Partisia zkCrossDEX: Revolutionising DeFi

At the forefront of our innovations is the Partisia zkCrossDEX, launched on the Partisia blockchain. This platform is not just a technological innovation; it is a gateway to enhanced liquidity, broader accessibility, and increased financial empowerment. Here’s a detailed look at what the Partisia zkCrossDEX aims to achieve through its phased development approach:

Dynamic Roadmap: Adapting to Innovate

The roadmap for Partisia zkCrossDEX is designed to be dynamic, reflecting our agile approach to development and deployment. We recognise that the landscape of decentralised finance is continually evolving, and our strategies must adapt to accommodate new technologies, regulatory environments, and community feedback. While the phases outlined provide a clear path forward, much more is happening behind the scenes. Continuous research, development, and community engagement are crucial in refining our roadmap to ensure that Partisia zkCrossDEX remains at the forefront of DeFi innovation.

Phase 1: Launch and Immediate Goals

zkCross Protocol — Cross-Chain Swap: Successfully implemented, this feature is now live and allows for seamless asset swaps between EVM Blockchains and Partisia Blockchain covering the majority of the entire DeFi space, marking the first step towards our comprehensive DeFi solution.

The Partisia zkCrossDEX currently supports asset transfers from Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain and Polygon. This is an ongoing development, and we aim to add support for many more blockchains and assets for the Partisia zkCrossDEX in the future.

Upcoming Enhancements:

More Tokens Support: We are expanding our support to include a wider range of tokens, enhancing the versatility and utility of the Partisia zkCrossDEX.

More Wallets Support: Integration with additional wallets is underway to ensure our platform is accessible to a broader user base.

Fiat On-Ramp: Implementing a fiat on-ramp is planned, simplifying the process of converting fiat currencies into digital assets directly on the Partisia zkCrossDEX.

Phase 2: Expanding Capabilities

AMM & Liquidity Pools: AMMs will redefine the Partisia zkCrossDEX by enabling a more interactive use of the Partisia zkCrossDEX, allowing users to analyse charts and price action. Powered by liquidity pools, these AMMs will optimise the Partisia zkCrossDEX, enhancing the overall trading experience for users.

On-chain Swap: Enhancing the efficiency of asset exchanges directly on the Partisia Blockchain.

Wallet Manager: A comprehensive tool for managing all your assets across supported networks on a unified dashboard.

Staking: Users will have opportunities to stake their assets to secure the network and earn rewards.

Off-Ramp: Providing users the ability to convert their digital assets back into fiat, completing the investment cycle.

Supported Tokens for Phase 1

At launch, Partisia zkCrossDEX will support most of the leading EVM tokens, which will soon be expanded to include more based on user demand and ecosystem growth. Below is a list of all the current EVM-supported assets that can be bridged to BYOC tokens on Partisia Blockchain.

Conclusion: A Call to Join the Revolution

The launch of Partisia zkCrossDEX on May 1st at 8:00 PM UTC is not just a milestone for zkCross Network but a significant leap forward for the entire DeFi ecosystem. We invite everyone from crypto enthusiasts to seasoned investors to join us in this revolutionary journey.

As we continue to expand and enhance Partisia zkCrossDEX, we remain committed to our vision of simplifying and democratising DeFi. Together, let’s embrace the future of finance — interconnected, efficient, and accessible to all.

About zkCross Network

zkCross Network is a decentralised cross-chain interoperability protocol, and a DeFi Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider focused on optimising value transfer across Web3 with a single click.

The core of our technology is the zkCross Protocol, a one-click solution that enables seamless liquidity transfers across blockchains, DeFi, DApps and Web3 with a single click. This innovative solution automates complex DeFi interactions like swapping and bridging, making cross-chain transactions straightforward and accessible for all users.

zkCross is the cornerstone of blockchain interoperability. It enables fluid asset transfers and interactions across diverse blockchain networks, ensuring privacy, efficiency, and security.

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