Getting listed on exchanges that match your strategy, budget, and exposure.
CoinTrader, Shift’s White-Label Crypto Exchange Solution.
Navigating the hundreds of global crypto exchanges can be difficult, especially when popular exchanges get thousands of requests daily to have tokens listed. Of course, every exchange has its own requirements to get listed, and its best to do some due diligence on how to present your ICO to increase the chances of getting listed on an exchange. Even if your token is launched on a decentralized exchange, it always helps to be listed on more exchanges. This adds more liquidity for your token and confers its legitimacy among the crypto community.
Basic Exchange Expectations
Many popular exchanges claim that they don’t have definitive sets of criteria as each project is unique. However, having a strong community that can support your unique and innovative project is essential to ensure that their users would be interested in buying an selling your token. Having an engaged social media following is a great way to show that the community is excited about your project.
In other cases, exchanges require a fee to have your token be listed, however it is important to do your own due diligence regarding the legitimacy of the exchange itself. Bigger and better-reviewed exchanges are almost certain to be worth getting listed on, but they also have a more stringent process. Bittrex, for example, states that their team limits themselves to only a handful of new coin releases per week.
Basic expectations include a description of your coin, a trading symbol, a coin logo, a launch date, a Github link, and popular crypto social media channels.
Shift’s Listing Services
One of the easiest ways to get your token listed on an exchange is to use Shift’s services. We work with a range of projects from top 10 coins to more recent ICOs. SHIFT also has 60+ client exchanges globally, especially in emerging markets. We also have relationships with some of the top exchanges, of which we can consult on the process. This allows your project to find exchanges to get listed on that matches your specific strategy, budget, and exposure.
At the end of the day, each exchange will make the final determination on whether they want to list your token. However, if your project is exceptional and you follow our guidance there is little reason you can’t get listed.
You can also ask any questions you may have in our Telegram channel and a team member will get in touch.