Since our goal is to provide our customers with access to innovative new projects that fuel the industry, we created the Circle Asset Framework, a new Asset Listing Form, and some details on how we plan to list new assets as well as handle other common cryptocurrency events.
Our Asset Framework provides an approach to understanding each asset’s potential. We pose questions across five broad categories — fundamentals, technology, people, business model, and market dynamics. We score projects in each category based on publicly available data points and information submitted to us through our Asset Listing Form. When it comes to deciding what will be listed on our exchange:
- We build trust by prioritizing security of funds above all else and protecting customers from harm.
- We remain neutral in the market as a whole and welcome all legitimate assets.
- We default to open protocols and transfer of value.
- We embrace rational market participation, arming users with data to make informed decisions.
We want to be clear: this framework is not intended to be a comprehensive checklist of requirements that projects must meet. We understand that projects may be at different points in the development cycle, and each brings something different to the table. Instead, this framework is meant to help us prioritize new listings according to the opportunity they present for Poloniex customers.
In order for your project to be considered for listing, your team should first fill out the Asset Listing Form. For projects that prove most promising according to our framework, we will use the information provided to kick off implementation testing, security review, and a legal analysis of the asset. We will reach out to your team if we are interested in listing to set up time for more specific questions and discussion of next steps. Once we decide to list the asset, our engineering team will implement deposits, withdrawals, and associated trading pairs for the asset on our platform. We’ll open new markets as soon as we announce the listing through our product blog and the Notices section of the exchange.
Please note: we will not accept any kind of payment to list an asset. If you are contacted by any party soliciting payments while claiming to represent Poloniex, please notify us immediately.