Exodus generates revenue from a small portion of the spread on asset exchanges. Although spreads can vary greatly based on market conditions, typical spreads range between 1% - 3% or less. The spread is listed directly under the exchange button.
In highly liquid markets spreads are tighter creating a lower cost. You can learn more about spreads here:
Liquidity is created by the number of buyers and sellers in the market. Higher spreads are a result of low numbers of buyers and sellers. Today, market pairs Bitcoin / Ethereum are more liquid and have a lower spread than less popular market pairs like Dogecoin / Augur.
Exodus is proud to have 100% transparency on all exchanges. Exodus is also one of the few exchanges that lists approximate asset values in local currency alongside the market pairs to give users an easy way to assess costs vs. manually calculating the final costs.
Exodus uses these funds to manage and maintain the Exodus wallet as well as add new features.
Users find value exchanging assets on Exodus for the following reasons:
Although there is a network fee to send digital assets Exodus does not mark up this network fee and 100% is paid to the digital asset network. Exodus does not make any revenue off of network transaction fees.
If you are interested on how network fees are calculated in Exodus you can read more information as well as find out how network fees are calculated.