How to stake & farm RedFox

How to use Red Fox Finance & How to Buy, Stake & Farm RFOX

Written by LouiseElizabeth

2nd June 2021

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RFox Finance is the newest venture by Red Fox Labs, operating on the Binance Smart Chain for cheaper transaction costs. Enabling RFox holders to earn a yield farming the RFox and VFox tokens.

In this RFox Finance review, we’ll take a look at RFox Finance and Red Fox Labs, as well as take a look into the tokens and earn VFox tokens with yield farming.

What is RFox Finance?

RFox Finance is the latest venture by Red Fox Labs that operates on the Binance Smart Chain and engages in decentralized finance where users can trade, farm, and stake.

Apart from the colour scheme, you’ll find that RFox finance is very similar to PancakeSwap and that’s because it’s actually a fork of PancakeSwap, which was, in turn, a fork of UniSwap

what is RFox Finance

Who are Red Fox Labs?

Red Fox Labs was founded in 2018 with the intent to be Southeast Asia’s first blockchain venture builder and to help with the mass adoption of blockchain and other emerging technologies.

The team is headed up by their Co founder and ceo Ben Fairbank who worked for multi-nationals such as Grab, Virgin and Is also known for being the GM of Komodo Platform. Glen Pearce is their Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer whose had international experience in a career that spans more than 15 years.

what is red fox labs

Red Fox Labs are responsible for many different ventures which includes “Virtual Space”. Which they state will be a fully immersive discovery shopping and retail experience, that combines gaming elements and forms its own standalone metaverse. Essentially, Virtual Space will bring together the likes of NFTs, e-commerce, gaming and entertainment. All shops, assets and billboards will be NFTs and also a unique way for people to earn, interact and create.

There’s RFox Finance which we’ll be looking at today, plus RFox tournament-based video games and KOGS which are collectible, playable and traceable non-fungible tokens used as in-game currency.

What is the RFox Finance $RFOX Token?

The RFox token powers the entire RFOX ecosystem and acts as a form of payment. It’s used for trading fees, to develop liquidity pools, and for the creation of NFTs. Essentially the RFOX token assumes the role of being the main currency for Red Fox Labs ventures.

RFox token can be purchased from popular exchanges such as KuCoin, Bittrex and UniSwap.  Plus it can it is also be purchased from the Binance Smart Chain through the RFOX-BNB pool. 

The token is purposed to be blockchain agnostic and circulates on both Ethereum and the Binance Smart Chain.

what is RFOX token by Red Fox Labs

How to Convert RFOX from ERC20 to BEP20 Tokens

If your RFOX tokens are currently ERC20 (ETH) tokens, you can use a Bridge to change your ERC-20 tokens into BEP-20 compatible tokens so that they can interact with BSC (Binance Smart Chain).

The bridge is 3rd party, named multichain.xyz and they state and RFox didn’t develop or commission it, nor do they make any revenue from it. Therefore, they do state to use it at your own risk. 

This bridge also works both ways. So, if you want you can also bridge your BEP-20 $RFOX back over to the Ethereum mainnet as an ERC-20 token.

To use the bridge you’ll need some ETH to pay for gas fees to bridge $RFOX from ETH Mainnet, and also BNB to pay gas to complete the conversion.

how to convert ERC20 tokens to BEP20

What is the VFox Token?

The VFOX token can be earned from yield farming (or staking) and users who hold the $VFOX token will receive a share of sales made in the Virtual Space, which is paid quarterly.

The number of VFox tokens are set at 21M, pre-minted and limited to 5 months of yielding. These tokens will never exceed a supply of 21M.  VFox farming will end late September of 2021.

what is VFOX by Red Fox Labs

How to Get Started with RFox Finance

To get started, you’ll need to head across to Rfox.Finance and then connect up a supported wallet. With RFox Finance and you have the option of either Metamask or the Trust wallet.

You may find that your Metamask wallet automatically connects to the Ethereum mainnet, but with Rfox you’ll need to be connected to the Binance Smart Chain. If you don’t already have Metamask setup with the Binance Smart Chain you can use my tutorial below.

Plus, you’ll need to have some BNB to pay for the gas fees and some RFox tokens if you want to start earning rewards from Yield Farming and staking. If you dont already have any BNB, you can buy the tokens over on the Binance Exchange.

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RFox Yield Farming and Staking

With RFox Finance you can earn VFox tokens through the process of adding liquidity to the pools and staking your LP tokens. Or you can also single stake your RFox or VFox tokens into the pools to earn VFox rewards.

By staking your LP tokens, you will earn you more in terms of APRs with current rates at around 1,325%. However, as more people deposit into the liquidity pool you would get less of the harvest, as essentially your share of the total pool will be diluted. Plus there are some risks with staking your liquidity and that’s around impermanent loss.

Red Fox Yield Farming

If you’re not comfortable with providing liquidity due to the possible risks, you can simply choose to hold your $RFOX. Alternatively, you can single stake your $RFOX into the pool to generate a yield.

At the time of writing this RFOx Finance review, there’s currently 2 single staking pools available. You can either stake vFox into the VFOX pool. Or you can single-stake your $RFOX in the RFOX pool. Both pools will generate yields in $VFOX. These will both generate lower yields than farming, but you will not risk impermanent loss. 

What is Impermanent Loss?

Impermanent loss basically describes the loss of funds that may be experienced by liquidity providers due to the volatility in a trading pair.

When adding liquidity you could end up with more of 1 token than another, depending on the way that people are trading. If one of these tokens is then worth significantly less you could end up worse off then simply holding or staking the actual tokens at a lower rate.

LouiseElizabeth
Written by LouiseElizabeth

Louise created the Every Bit Helps YouTube channel back in 2017, after finding the process of buying Bitcoin difficult. Therefore, in an aim to help others, she hopes that her tutorials will make the process of buying, selling and storing crypto a lot easier for newbies in the future.

After spending 20 years working in London in cyber security, she left the corporate life after having her second child in 2018. Louise now travels the world with her two small children trying to make the most out of life.

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2 Comments

  1. Richie O Keeffe

    Hi

    Thank you for your video on the RFOX staking.

    When I stake RFOX tokens and receive the VFOX tokens do I swap or sell the VFOX for fiat?

    If so how do I do this?

    Is it through the metamask wallet?

    Reply
    • LouiseElizabeth

      Hi Richie, you can do what you like with your tokens. You could swap then for BNB and sell on Binance and withdraw to your bank or you can also stake these token to compound your interest.

      Reply

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