In addition to, or perhaps instead of DPI, could allocate a portion to the larger marketcap DeFi tokens that don’t yet have much trading or many holders on xDai. MKR, COMP, and UNI I think would be a good start.
Stake, HAUS, and AGVE I think are good examples of tokens which are xDai-centric but for which Swapr doesn’t yet have great liquidity. These could also be good options.
Agree that WETH/DAI is a great pair. Another area of expansion, rather than beefing up the WETH/DAI pair, could be to establish large WETH pairs for other stablecoins.
Overall, I would favor an expansion in the number of pairs over an increase in liquidity for pairs where Swapr is already leading on xDai.
Since 0 MKR have been bridged to xDAI so far (not for the lack of knowledge on the existence of xDAI among MakerDAO users, nor for the lack of knowledge about MakerDAO among xDAI users) I suspect MKR is not regarded as so interesting by xDai users.
My general feeling is that, while we should definitely invest resources to promote SWAPR by several means, we should avoid buying tokens (that we don’t consider as long-term strategic for the treasury) just for the purpose of LP.
My opinion: If we want to promote certain pairs (like UNI/xDAI or AGVE/wETH) we should either
find the tokens for free somewhere else (e.g., asking 1Hive to provide the AGVE tokens, we provide the wETH, and we all share the LP tokens in a multisig).
just limit ourself to do farming rewards (in SWPR ideally).