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Welcome to the Polymesh Developer Portal!


The Developer Portal is the perfect place to start discovering the Polymesh universe.

Polymesh is an institutional-grade permissioned blockchain built specifically for regulated assets. It streamlines antiquated processes and opens the door to new financial instruments by solving regulatory challenges with public infrastructure around identity, compliance, confidentiality, and governance through key design principles built into the base layer of the chain, rather than as external add-ons.

When it comes to creating and managing digital securities, Polymesh's specificity gives it (and the applications built on it) a distinct advantage over those leveraging general-purpose blockchains. The purpose-built infrastructure addresses the gaps in Ethereum's architecture to align the functioning of the blockchain with the requirements of modern capital markets.

Start with the Introduction to understand Polymesh’s unique solution for regulated securities. Install everything you need to get started and dive into specialised user journeys.

Each user journey unfolds in increasing levels of detail:

  • An overview that reveals the big picture.
  • An introductory exercise so you can see it in action and try it yourself.
  • A developer exercise that reveals the depth and breadth of what you build and how you can integrate it into your existing business processes and systems.
  • Links to detailed reference documentation so you can decide how deep you want to go.

The menu on the left organises the content and the exercises in the suggested chronological order for those who wish to thoroughly explore everything this portal has to offer and complete all of the suggested exercises.

Introduction

Discover how Polymesh addresses compliance, identity, and governance. Learn the important components and the structure of the network.

This fast-paced and well-rounded introduction begins with why regulated securities needed a specialised solution and proceeds through the cornerstones of the design.

Why Polymesh?

Quick Start

Get The Wallet

Connect to Polymesh with your browser in just a few minutes.

Get Verified

Polymesh users are confidential but they are not anonymous. Get an account and get verified.

Get Testnet POLYX

Get POLYX to pay for blockchain transactions and to participate in on-chain network governance.

User Journeys

Polymesh is a multi-sided network with solutions for all participants in the regulated securities industry. This portal is organised so you can dive deep into the sections that are most relevant to you. If you encounter an unfamiliar concept, be sure to return to the introduction where the big concepts and terminology are demystified.

Security tokens on Polymesh

This network was made for you. Discover how organisations originate assets, distribute them, and execute corporate actions.

Originate an AssetDiscover how securities are created.
Distribute an AssetDiscover how Polymesh ensures compliance as securities are transferred.
Corporate ActionsDiscover how to distribute a dividend and execute other actions linked to securities.

Service provider integration

Service providers perform important services that business users rely on. Explore all the different ways Polymesh allows for service provider integration, and discover a settlement process with exchanges and custodians on Polymesh, as well as compliance possibilities with the help of KYC and CDD service providers.

SETTLEMENT AND CUSTODYDiscover how Polymesh addresses the complex process of settling regulatory-compliant trades involving custodians and exchanges.
KYC SERVICE PROVIDERSDiscover how Polymesh solves identity-verification while maintaining confidentiality.
CDD SERVICE PROVIDERSDiscover how network-wide compliance is assured with customer due diligence service providers.
Originate an AssetDiscover how securities are created.
Distribute an AssetDiscover how Polymesh ensures compliance as securities are transferred.
Corporate ActionsDiscover how to distribute a dividend and execute other actions linked to securities.
SETTLEMENT AND CUSTODYDiscover how Polymesh addresses the complex process of settling regulatory-compliant trades involving custodians and exchanges.
KYC SERVICE PROVIDERSDiscover how Polymesh solves identity-verification while maintaining confidentiality.
CDD SERVICE PROVIDERSDiscover how network-wide compliance is assured with customer due diligence service providers.

API Reference

Here is a collection of the Polymesh SDK tools, including libraries, code samples, tutorials and the source reference documentation.

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