NEX leverages an off-chain matching engine to enable faster and more complex trades across multiple blockchains such as NEO and Ethereum.

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NEX characteristics: 

High volume – NEX handles enormous trade volume through its unique publicly verifiable off-chain matching engine.

Payment service – the NEX payment service enables third-party smart contracts on NEO to send and receive global assets such as NEO and GAS as part of their computation.

Complex trades – EX handles complex order types that aren’t currently available on other decentralized exchanges such as market and limit orders.

NEX wallet extension – the NEX wallet extension underpins the NEX ecosystem, allowing quick and seamless coordination between NEX, dApps and websites.

Cross-chain trading – NEX allows for performant trades between tokens based on the NEO and Ethereum networks.



RPX (Red Pulse) is a first ICO driven on NEO, so they can benefit from this partnership,

Brown Rudnick LLP – an international law firm,

Nägele Rechtsanwälte GmbH – law firm dealing with cryptocurrencies since 2011,

Ernst & Young AG – corporate finance and accounting advisory services,

IdentityMind Global – Automate KYC Compliance, Sanctions & PEP Screening, Enterprise Solutions,

GN Treuhand Establishment –  consulting services.


Waves – 509,562,000 $
BNB – 904, 956,276 $
KCS – 235,055,014 $
BTS – 395,077,264 $

Competitors median market cap: 380.000.000
69900   7800

One of the most expected ICO-s in 2018 taking first place on Top 7 ICO-s for more than 2 months now.

Token price in USD
1 $
Hard cap
25,000,000 $ (~172,743 ETH)
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Token distribution

NEX plans to distribute their tokens in this way:
50% Public sale
20% Founders (locked in smart contract with slow release over two years)
15% NEO Council
10% Partnerships
4% Company fund
1% E.S.O.P.


NEX has 11 team members (7 developers):

Fabio Cesar Canesin | CEO, Co-founder | Master’s Degree, C. S. at Universitdade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Fabio is a Co-Founder at City of Zion for over a year. Previously worked as Research Engineer at Schlumberger-Doll (Part of geomechanics and petrophysics research groups, research collaboration with Shell and SDR Multiphysics Modeling & Inversion) for more than 8 yrs. Fabio was a CTO of Lemonaid Learning Analytics  (R&D of new technologies to disrupt knowledge measurements) at Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA for almost 2 yrs.

Fabian Wahle | Co-founder and Developer | PhD Technology Managment, AI at ETH Zurich. Fabian worked as Reviewer at JMRI Publications (Reviewer for several journals like Journal of Medical Internet Research, JMU) for 2 yrs.  Founder of Altoida AG (technology that diagnose Alzheimer’s disease 5 years prior to onset using smartphones and augmented reality) for 2,5 yrs.

Ethan Fast | CTO and Co-Founder | PhD., CS at Stanford University. Ethan is a Co-Founder at City of Zion for over 1 yr. Previously was a Research Assistant at University of Virginia for more than 2 yrs., and a Visiting Researcher at Microsoft for 3 mos.

Luciano EngelCo-founder and Developer | Luciano has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina.  He is also a Co Founder of City of Zion for over a year. Previously worked as Mechanical Engineer at SIGMA projetos e consultoria for 8 yrs. And a Co-founder of  Lemonaid Learning Analytics at Florianópolis e Região, Brasil for over a year.

Thomas SaundersCo-founder and Developer |Thomas has a Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy of Language at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Thomas is a Co-founder of the City of Zion for over a year. Previously worked as a Lead Software developer at iDi – Instittute of Design and Innovation for 2 yrs, and before that at GroundSorce for 2 yrs.  Thomas has  more than 14 yrs experiance combined as a developer.



NEX has 3 advisors:

Muzzammil Zaveri | Partner at Gradient Ventures | Muzzammil was awarded 2018 Forbes 30 under 30. He is an Investor at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers for 3 yrs., Manager, Strategic Initiatives at Tencent for 2 yrs., and a Co-founder of Proxino (Platform that helps to monitor, deploy, and debug your JavaScript code) for a year.

Da Hongfei | Onchain Founder & CEO | Da is a Founder of NEO for more than 4,5 yrs now. Previously worked as a CEO at IntPass Consulting for 9 yrs.  He is a blockchain and cryptocurrency pioneer in Asia.

Erik Zhang | Onchain Founder & CTO | Erik is a NEO Founder and core developer for more than 4,5 yrs now. Also he is a author of the DBFT consensus mechanism.

They have completed and deployed smart contract prototypes for trading and withdrawal features on the exchange,  Alpha version of the NEX web extension is working. They are working on banking partners to allow them to interface with the NEX extension to buy cryptocurrencies and send them to a user’s account. Mainnet launch soon (in 3Q 2018).

Project phase

They made alpha version of the NEX web extension and smart contract prototypes for trading and withdrawal.

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NEX leverages an off-chain matching engine to enable faster and more complex trades across multiple blockchains such as NEO and Ethereum.

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Token Metrics
Hard cap
25,000,000 $
(~172,743 ETH)
Crowdsale min. investment
Token price
1 $
ICO supply
Total supply