Mission Log — September 2022

IX Swap
5 min readOct 5, 2022


Hey IXStronauts! We had so many things happening last month that it feels like in a blink of an eye, September is done, and we’re welcoming spooky October. Let’s take a look back at what IX Swap was up to during our birthday month. LFG!

Roadmap Update

Our monthly roadmap update provides an overview of the progress we’ve made in the past month in terms of product development. For September, we’ve made strides in Dividends & Payouts 2.0, Primary Issuance 1.0, and Liquidity Mining for IXS Pools (all indicated in orange).

Community AMA

IX Swap CEO Julian Kwan, co-founder Aaron Ong, and senior legal counsel Derrick Leong take on September’s burning questions from the community in our monthly Community AMA, including discussions on STOs, being accepted into startAD’s Corporate Accelerator Program, white-label updates, upcoming events, and more. Watch here.

Monthly Recap

IX Swap Turns 1!

And just like that, IX Swap turns 1 — celebrating the occasion with several notable milestones, including the STO Swaps launch. Watch here.

Howey Tez Is Coming

InvestaX’s resident Bored Ape is coming to IX Swap in October via its upcoming IXAPE listing. Are you excited? Learn more.

LM Program Extended

Earn passive income by taking advantage of our liquidity mining program which has been extended again until December 7, 2022! Learn more.

Weekly Trivia Tuesday

Test your luck in our weekly Trivia Tuesday for a chance to be one of the 2 lucky winners of 150 IXS each. Talk easy breezy way to get FREE IXS! Learn more.


What’s a birthday month without a celebration? In IX Swap’s case, we’ve got a few and that includes giving away FREE IXAPE as we count down the days to its listing. Learn more.

All Staking Pools: FULL

Just like that, all 4 of our staking pools are now FULL! Our first pool (6 months) has also ended so if you’ve staked there, make sure to check and claim your rewards. Learn more.

ETH Merge Is Done

It’s not everyday that we get to experience a monumental history being made, but that’s how it feels with the Ethereum Merge. Learn more.

$30k Prize Pool on KuCoin

Did you join our net buying competition on KuCoin? With a $30,000 prize pool in IXS, it really got everyone talking — and joining. Learn more.

90-Day KuCoin Staking Is LIVE

We’ve launched a 90-day staking program, so if you’re one of the lucky ones who were able to take join during the subscription period, congrats on the 18% APR! Learn more.

Time to Sign Up and Win

No IX Swap account yet? Register now until October 5 for a chance to be one of the 50 lucky winners of 3 IXAPE each. If you’re still waiting — this is the sign — join now! Sign up here.

Company News

IX Swap Chosen as Top 10 Projects by startAD

We’re proud to announce that IX Swap has been selected as one of the Top 10 projects for the Corporate Sprint Accelerator program by startADNYUAD. The 10 teams have the potential to help transform the #UAE #fintech landscape and were chosen from around 350 applications by #startups from all over the world. Learn more.

IX Swap Co-Founder Aaron Ong Breaks Down STOs in Novum Alpha Interview

Learn all about security tokens as IX Swap co-founder Aaron Ong tackles their most important aspects in his latest interview with Patrick Tan, CEO and General Counsel of leading digital asset management firm Novum Alpha. Watch here.

Industry Highlights

Scream Your Way to 8 NFTs Plus a Bonus One

Halloween 🎃 may still be a few weeks away, but are you ready to go on a haunted house crawl and scream your way to an NFT? Universal Studios Florida just unveiled their Halloween Horror Nights 31 campaign with 8 NFTs to collect and a bonus NFT you can unlock if you get them all. Read more.

Nasdaq Embraces Crypto Amidst Bear Market

The crypto winter is a painful reminder of the market’s volatility, but for a growing list of TradFi stalwarts, it’s the perfect opportunity to make significant steps forward in the industry. Read more.

Almost Everything Can Be Tokenized in 5–10 Years

A future where almost everything can be tokenized may be closer than we think — and for Cynthia Wu, co-founder of digital asset service platform Matrixport, that future may be coming in 5–10 years. Read more.

Upcoming Events

The ASIFMA Conference is an annual event in Asia for technology and operations where industry experts from sell-side, buy-side, policy makers and regulators, law firms and consultants come together to meet and discuss important issues impacting this area.

IX Swap will be at GITEX GLOBAL, the world’s biggest tech show, and Fintech Surge next week to join the startAD team as part of their Corporate Sprint Accelerator 9 program! Come and see us from October 10 to 12 at Z5-H633c!

We’ll be there with our fellow startups in the program, including Blostem, Finhazi, Growr, u impact, Mopso, Upsure Inc, TradeIn, Zenihub, Inc., and Volve.

SFF will bring together the global FinTech community to engage, connect, and collaborate on issues relating to the development of financial services, public policy, and technology.

That’s it for now! Don’t forget to sign up on IX Swap to kickstart your security token journey today!

About IX Swap

IX Swap is a next-generation platform that leverages DeFi services backed by regulatory compliance to facilitate safe and convenient issuance, listing, and trading of security tokens and fractionalized NFTs.

By bridging the gap between traditional finance and innovative blockchain-based solutions, IX Swap is paving the way in democratizing access to traditional financial markets that have never been done before.

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Originally published at https://ixswap.io on October 5, 2022.



IX Swap

IX Swap is a DeFi platform that provides issuance, listing, and trading services for security tokens (STOs) and fractionalized NFTs (F-NFTs). www.ixswap.io