Introducing the ApeSwap BUIDL Program ⚒️

Come grow with us 🚀 (Update: Program Sunset)

4 min readApr 3, 2021

UPDATE: Per our Governance Proposal the ApeSwap BUIDL Program has been sunset and the remaining cohorts have been graduated! See this Proposal for all the details, we will no longer be accepting applicants for this program.

For the Apes that don’t know, ApeSwap is a quickly growing Decentralized Exchange on Binance Smart Chain.

We are expanding the jungle! To further collaborate and support up and coming gems 💎 in the Binance ecosystem, we have committed to offering a fast-track partnership program + rewards to any project that adds liquidity to ApeSwap and meets a number of criteria 🐵

🔥 Introducing the ApeSwap BUIDL Program!

Here’s the TLDR for ApeSwap’s BUIDL Program:

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Who: ALL projects on BSC (yes, new and existing projects can participate!)

💡 What: An initiative to SUPPORT projects in the BSC space and REWARD projects for using ApeSwap

📆 When: Starting right NOW

📍 Where: In the JUNGLE on BSC of course (ApeSwap.Finance!)

🤷‍♂️ Why: We want to GROW with all up and coming gems and welcome them into the ApeSwap family

🤔 How: Its simple… Apply. Build. Rewards!

Step 1: Apply 📋

Getting started with BUIDL program is easy. You can officially apply in just three easy steps! 😋

  1. Add liquidity for your token on ApeSwap.Finance (75%+ on ApeSwap, targetting $100k to get listed)
  2. Primarily use ApeSwap APE-LP’s on your platform (75%+ if applicable)
  3. Submit your application here

Once you have completed your application, ApeSwap will evaluate your project. If you pass, you will be accepted as an applicant into the BUIDL program.

Once accepted an ApeSwap team member will immediately start supporting you 🥰

  1. We will add your token to our BUIDL DEX token listing
  2. We will announce you in our BUIDL program newsletter

Step 2: Build 🔨

Now that you’ve successfully applied and been accepted into the ApeSwap BUIDL program, it’s time to get building! An ApeSwap core team member will contact you to help you, all you need to do now is complete these milestones 📋

  1. Be a 3 week old platform with active platform development and community growth
  2. Show tangible progress on building new features
  3. Completed audit from a reputable firm (CryptExLocker, BSC Gemz or PeckShield).
  4. Be ready to list a pool on ApeSwap rewarding in your token for staking $BANANA.
  5. Pass the ApeSwap Due Diligence Check

Step 3: Get Rewards 🤑

Congratulations! Once you complete the previous steps you will graduate the program and become and official ApeSwap BUIDL Partner! 🎉

  1. Eligible for an ApeSwap Farm rewarding in $BANANA or an ApeSwap Vault depending on your project 🍌
  2. $5,000 to $20,000 to be used for collaborative marketing and business development 💰
  3. Eligible for potential funding from ApeSwap 💸
  4. Official marketing support from ApeSwap 🚀
  5. Reimbursement of up to $5,000 on your audit expense 🛡
  6. Eligible for benefits on the ApeSwap platform and other partnership and collaboration opportunities with the ApeSwap core team 🥳
  7. Continued direct contact with one of our apes. Have any questions? Need a recommendation? We are always here to help our BUIDL partners ❤️
  8. Access to our Jungle network, where we get you connected to all of our ApeSwap partners and help to ensure you secure those partnerships 🤝

😨 What if our platform already exists?

Don’t fret! We want to support you as well, and we will give you more individualized attention than any other exchange.

  1. Simply migrate your major trading pairs and liquidity pools to ApeSwap. We can provide support for this! We also have a case study from Koala.Defi who recently migrated liquidity with ease 😃
  2. Meet the existing BUIDL program criteria as listed above.

🦧 Not a project, no sweat! How other Apes can get involved:

  1. Share this program! When you see a new project cropping up, make sure they are aware of the ApeSwap BUIDL program, PLUS…
  2. If a program graduate says you referred them, we will give you a $500 BANANA finder’s fee (limit 1 ape) when the projects enters the rewards phase!
  3. Be a $BANANA holder, so you can take part in the pools!

As always Apes, Buidl hard, Ape Harder 💪

ApeSwap reserves the right to update the BUIDL program as necessary to fit the needs of our community 😊




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