The Lido DAO Token (LDO)

A guide to the Lido DAO token (LDO).

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How does the Lido LDO token accrue value?

The Lido DAO token accrues value through staking rewards with the Lido DAO receiving 5% of all staking rewards in real-time.
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What is LDO?

LDO is Lido's governance token.
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How do I get LDO?

LDO is available on certain decentralized and centralized exchanges.
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What is the token release schedule for LDO?

There is currently no concrete emission/release schedule for LDO tokens residing in the treasury fund, with emissions voted on by the DAO.
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How many LDO tokens are circulating?

At the time of writing, there are 24,940,000 LDO tokens circulating.
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When will LDO rewards on Curve end?

LDO rewards end on May 13th, but are voted to be extended on a monthly basis.
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Can I stake my LDO?

You currently cannot stake LDO. You can, however, provide LDO as liquidity in respective liquidity mining programs (eg. SushiSwap, 1inch).
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What are the use cases for LDO?

The LDO token is the governance token for Lido DAO. It is used to vote on protocol parameters and govern the Lido DAO treasury.
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Why are transfers of LDO tokens more expensive than other ERC20 tokens?

LDO tokens cost more when transferring because it's a Minime ERC20 token which has slightly more expensive mechanics under the hood.
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