Powering Possibility

Symbol is the trusted, secure value exchange network for business. Symbol smooths business friction, increasing the flow of data and innovation to supercharge the creation, exchange and protection of assets.

Participate in the Symbol launch: 1 XEM = 1 XEM + 1 XYM after Snapshot

On 15th March 2021, NEM is launching the Symbol public blockchain. Click here for everything you need to know about the migration from NEM NIS1 to Symbol, including Opt-in, Snapshot, and your opportunity to participate in XYM. By opting-in, XEM holders will obtain an XYM balance equal to that of their XEM balance at the time of the Snapshot.

Symbol Mainnet Release Status

Symbol is the connector

Symbol connects businesses, developers and individuals, enabling countless possibilities for blockchain. Symbol reduces the costs and complexities in existing processes, and provides a platform for new business models and innovation, bringing together developers, projects and enterprises to create mutual benefit and value together. Delivered by NEM, Symbol is the core technology powering the ecosystem alongside the NEM Group, NEM Ventures, and NEM Trading.

Openness and collaboration

We believe that everyone and everything has value, and that the next evolution of business will be focused on fair value exchange. We are dedicated to achieving social, commercial and technical excellence through our ongoing commitment to open source standards, and by demonstrating our respect for human rights, privacy and freedom of expression.

Feature-rich development platform that lets you focus on what really matters

Increased Security: Symbol comes with built-in safety features that take the worry away. Our contract plug-in framework makes Symbol more resilient to human error and network attacks. Enhanced Interoperability: Symbol is interoperable to fit around you. Our APIs ensure seamless integration with existing enterprise systems and processes, as well as other networks and blockchains. Faster & More Efficient: Symbol speed and efficiency is unmatched. Our tiered architecture and plug-in solutions improve flexibility, speed up processing and development time, and lowering costs.

Create value together

We enable enterprise and developers, organisations and individuals to create value together. Because together, everything is possible.

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Find out how Symbol puts trust back into the heart of business.

SymbolLaunchFest Community Quiz

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Symbol set to launch 15 March 2021

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1 Introducing Symbol from NEM

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2 The Symbol Architecture

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3 Symbol Consensus Protocol

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Symbol launch and Snapshot dates confirmed

Snapshot & pre-launch Opt-in closes

12 March 2021

(Snapshot at approx. 00:50 UTC)

Snapshot Block


Mainnet Launch

15 March 2021

(exact time TBC)

Symbol Snapshot Countdown

Launch date 12 March 2021 | 00:50 UTC

Current block
Snapshot block 3,025,200
Total Opt-in accounts
Total Opt-in amount
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