# Insula Products
### 1.1. What are the Insula Funds?
Insula Funds are on-chain autonomous funds that provide exposure to ETH and a basket of ERC-20 tokens such as WBTC, LINK, NMR, and more.
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### 1.2. Why choose the Insula Funds?
Insula Funds run the investment, custody and fund administration processes autonomously on the Ethereum blockchain using a series of smart contracts. This means that the fund will continue to operate even if Insula were to stop.
When you invest in the Insula Funds you keep control over your assets. The smart contract removes the counterparty risk and your assets are locked in using your public and private keys.
Insula funds offer a very competitive price as we are able to remove all custodial and management fees, keeping only a 30% performance fee if we generate returns.
The Insula funds are a truly diversified fund with the exposure to 40+ coins. This allows investors to invest in crypto concepts such as DeFi instead of single coins.
### 1.3. How to use Insula Funds
Insula Funds are deployed on the [Co-Trader](https://cotrader.com/#/fund/0x9C49c053a8b9106024793516EE3c5562875A5C9a) and [Melon](https://melon.avantgarde.finance/mainnet/fund/0x26491fc7da30b35d818de45982fb1de4f65ed8f5) protocol. When you deposit ETH into the contract, you will receive shares of the fund under FND tokens. You can then trade these tokens as DETFs on a secondary exchange, or redeem them at any time for the underlying assets.
## 2. ISLA Token
### 2.1. What is the ISLA Token?
The ISLA token is an ERC-20 utility token used as a voucher to Insula services. It is used as a form of payment for investors to access expert consulting sessions with the Insula team.
### 2.2. Why use the ISLA liquidity pool?
1. Provide liquidity
The ISLA token currently has 320+ unique holders. In order to provide liquidity for new investors to enter the market, Inusla has elected to use liquidity pools as a simple means to provide liquidity in this new market. As an investor you can stake ISLA and ETH to provide this liquidity and generate returns.
2. Generate returns
An investor can generate returns using the liquidity pool by staking their tokens. The returns are generated any time an ISLA trade is processed. On every trade there is a transaction fee of 0.3 - 0.6% which is distributed to the liquidity pool evenly. If you as an investor provide 20% of the total liquidity pool, then on every transaction, you will receive 20% if the 0.3% transaction fee. Providing liquidity allows for higher volumes which in turn provides higher transaction fees.
### 2.3. How to invest in the ISLA liquidity pool?
In order to invest in the ISLA liquidity pool, an investor will require a Web3 wallet supported by Uniswap. You will also need a positive and equal amount of ETH and ISLA in the wallet.
**Important:** If an investor wants to invest 10 ETH of total liquidity into the pool, they may want to buy 5 ETH worth of ISLA and place that with the corresponding 5 ETH into the pool. However buying 5 ETH worth of ISLA may increase the price of ISLA/ETH. As a result the investor will require to put in more ETH to match the all the ISLA tokens that were bought, or keep some ISLA in their wallet
## 3. Investment Templates
Please remember that if we recommend 20% into the liquidity pool then you will need 10% in ETH, and 10% in ISLA.
### 3.1. Risk Averse
If you are looking to minimize risk exposure we recommend the folowing allocation of funds:
* 80% into the Insula Funds
* 20% into the Liquidity Pool
### 3.2. Risk Neutral
If you are looking to for a balanced level of risk vs reward we recommend the following allocation:
* 65% into the Funds Insula Funds
* 35% into the Liquidity Pool
### 3.3. Risk Taking
If you are looking to for high risk, high reward we recommend the following allocation:
* 50% into the Funds Insula Funds
* 50% into the Liquidity Pool
## 4. Investment Calculator
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1-To interact with Insula's investment products, please make sure you meet the set up requirement.
2-Nothing herein constitutes an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities or tokens.
Insula enables capital connection and managing using smart contracts which are open source.
Insula does not take custody of tokens and is only a collaborative hub for investors and managers.
Insula is not a licensed bank, broker-dealer, investment advisor or an exchange. Insula uses partner protocols (UniSwap, 0x) to power its own ecosystem.
Use at your own risk.