Augur allows users to create prediction markets on the outcome of any future event. Trade on the outcome of an upcoming election, hedge against natural disasters and market crashes. Companies can use Augur to guide decision making by forecasting vital information such as total product sales and project completion times. There are no limits on what events can be created and traded on. If you want to trade on it, a market can be created for it. Augur is a permissionless protocol built on top of the Ethereum blockchain. Anyone, anywhere in the world can participate.