0X protocol and the 0x vision for exchanging assets

The 0X protocol is one of the most transformative ideas in the modern financial eco-system. The 0x protocol envisions a world where all assets can be exchanged without centralized control on the ethereum blockchain, using smart contracts. It is a protocol that allows anyone to build an exchange, without restrictions on how much to charge as fees.

The above podcast from epicenter talks about the details of the protocol and the vision of its founders Amir and will warren.

Their  wiki (linked here ) forms a  good  read.