Colony Avalanche Index

Colony avalanche index

The easiest way to invest in the CLY Avalanche ecosystem.

built by Colony and, Phuture backed by Ava Labs


CAI is the benchmark index for investors wanting to get exposure to the Avalanche ecosystem.

It is composed of the native token (AVAX) and the most prominent projects in the ecosystem. The index improves returns for investors by generating yield on the underlying assets. These assets are rigorously selected and weighted to spread the risk and volatility in proportion to their market capitalisation.

Why invest in CAI ?

The first major index on Avalanche. Backed by Ava Labs.

CAI Tokens

Index Breakdown

AVAX 20%

Avalanche is a high performing open-source platform for launching decentralized applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem.

sAVAX 30%

sAVAX represents ownership of staked AVAX positions in BENQI Liquid Staking. The yield-bearing asset grants users the ability to remain liquid and participate within other DeFi applications such as AAVE, Trader Joe, Platypus and BENQI.

QI 15%

BENQI is a decentralized liquidity market protocol on Avalanche, enabling users to lend, borrow, and earn interest with their assets.

joe 35%

Trader Joe is a one-stop-shop decentralized trading platform native to the Avalanche blockchain. 


Token inclusion summary

  • The project should have a token that is native to Avalanche. This excludes wrapped variants, where the underlying tokens are locked on an alt-L1.
  • The project’s token should have been listed on CoinGecko with at least 6 months of historical pricing data.
  • The token should have in aggregate at least $2M of onchain liquidity across Trader Joe and Pangolin.
  • The maximum weight any one token can have is 50%. All excess weight is proportionally redistributed to all uncapped tokens.
  • No rebasing or deflationary tokens.

Index maintenance


Occurs on the first business day of each month according to the weighting methodology used for the index.

Automated management

Our protocol manages and rebalances the index, not human hands. So your investment is protected from clumsy and mistakes.

investment cycles

24/7, immediately. You never have to wait for hours or even days for your money to be invested.


24/7, immediately. Indices are long-term investments, but when you want to redeem you will never have to wait for a redemption - it’s immediate.

key facts

Inception date



Capped circulating market cap

Maximum capacity




Exchanges available

Trader Joe


Minimum Investment


Entry fee


Exit fee


Management fee


A straightforward hands-off passive investment strategy.

CAI is the easiest way to invest in the Avalanche ecosystem through one single token.