Integration Guide

Integration Guide

Banks, exchanges and merchants are integrating with the Graphene technology already to power instant cross-border remittance, corporate payments, voting, and decentralized trading. This page serves as a technical documentation for integrating any Graphene based technology to profiting from

  • its real-time blockchain technology,
  • existing user base,
  • its network effect, and
  • existing ecosystem.


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Basic Knowledge

We here illustrate the steps necessary to securely operate as a merchant, trader, exchange, or fiat-gateway. Some basic knowledge should be known to all of them before starting to integrate.


Exchange, Bridges, and Gateways represent business that trade or exchange assets that are located inside a Graphene network (e.g. BitShares) against assets that are located outside the blockchain network. For instance, exchanges trade BTS:BTC while bridges exchange bitBTC:BTC.

Merchants make use of the currency-denomintated assets of a Graphene network (e.g. BitShares). Similar to traditional payment solutions they let their customers pay using bitUSD, bitEUR, or any other stable blockchain asset.

Traders make use of the API provided to interact with a Graphene network (e.g. BitShares) and provide market makers and liqudity. The APIs can be easily used to implement automated robots for trading algorithms.

For businesses, a Graphene network (e.g. BitShares) can be used to issue their own token and let customers trade their shares either against predefined assets, or freely against any other asset. This guide serves the purpose to introduce the possibilities of