What is a Staking dETF?
A Staking dETF is a dETF composed entirely of staked assets that are staked on each underlying asset's native chain.
How Staking dETFs Work Graphic
The purchaser of a Staking dETF would be instantly staked across a validator's entire portfolio of chains they validate on, or a selection of chains that the creator of the Staking dETF chooses.
A staking dETF is a perfect tool for a validator to provide clients with a liquid, rebalancing, and diversified asset without having to hamper their delegation AUM via undelegation. Holders of the staking dETF can bridge the token(s) to dozens of ecosystems and/or sell on various DEXs, in turn widening validator exposure. Plus, it's perfect for institutions that need to fit within certain mandates like Endowments, Foundations, etc.
For a venture fund, a staking dETF is a perfect tool to offer passive investors or institutions like Endowments, Foundations, etc who want to mimic a VC's portfolio while the VC maximizes security for its investments.
A staking dETF is the perfect tool for DAOs and treasuries to diversify their holdings, decreasing risk.