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The Gram Token Sale

Happening only on Liquid. Be a part of the world’s most anticipated token sale. Coming July 10th.

A New Era of Messaging

Telegram has changed the way the world messages.

200 Million

Active Users


New Users Daily

70 Billion

Messages Sent Every Day

Revolutionizing Telegram

The Telegram Open Network (TON) platform brings together the world’s most powerful messaging platform with the power of cryptocurrency and blockchain.

User Friendly

Telegram users will easily be able to buy, store and transfer value by using decentralized apps that include a user-friendly crypto wallet and advanced identification services.

Massive Base

Telegram has a massive, engaged user base that will serve as the pre-existing critical mass to grow TON. The enormous Telegram ecosystem of communities, developers, publishers, payment providers and merchants will drive the demand and use of Gram, the cryptocurrency of the TON platform.

High Speed

TON brings speed and scalability to a multi-blockchain architecture that addresses the need for minimal transaction times and airtight security.

The world’s most anticipated token sale, available to the public for the first time.

Liquid has partnered with Gram Asia for an exclusive sale of Telegram’s Gram token, available only to Liquid customers.

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This sale is not open to residents of the US, Japan and other restricted countries. For the full list of restricted countries, click here.

Telegram Open Network Whitepaper

Ultra-fast blockchain technology from Telegram.


Telegram Open Network

The Telegram Open Network (TON), developed by Telegram co‑founder Dr. Nikolai Durov, aims to provide a novel blockchain solution to meet the speed and scalability required for a mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. His research resulted in the design for the Telegram Open Network — a fast and secure blockchain network project.

How to buy Gram tokens

1Sign up for Liquid

Open your account and verify your identity.

2Fund your account

Simply fund your account with USDC or USD to buy Gram.

3Buy your Gram tokens

Head to the token sale page at 8am UTC on July 10th to buy Gram.

Sale Phase

Start Date

July 10th 2019, 8am UTC

Funding Currencies


Token Launch

Estimated October 31st, 2019

Token Type

Utility token

Token Delivery

Following the TON launch, Gram tokens from this sale phase will be delivered in four equal-sized tranches over an 18-month period as illustrated below.

QASH Holder Rebate

QASH holders will be entitled to QASH rebates off the token purchase price. More details will be released prior to the sale start date.

Earn Gram Tokens

Earn Gram tokens by inviting your friends to sign up for a verified account and purchase Gram tokens on Liquid. Share your invite link from your referral dashboard. Your friends will need to:

1Click & Sign up

Click your invite link and sign up for a Liquid account.

2Verify account

Verify their account by submitting a government ID, a selfie and proof of address.

3Buy Gram

Buy at least USD100 worth of Gram tokens on Liquid.

You must have a verified Liquid account where your government ID, selfie and proof of address has been approved to participate in this referral campaign. Each successful referral will earn you an equivalent of USD10 in Gram tokens, up to a maximum of USD50.

For Terms and Conditions, see:

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve put together some of our most frequently asked questions on the Gram token sale. For support, chat to our 24/7 support team or join our community on Telegram. We’re always here to help.

Telegram Open Network (TON) is a blockchain network project designed to be fast, secure, scalable and capable of handling millions of transactions per second. TON is designed to be a competitor to Ethereum’s smart contracts and decentralized applications while also being extremely scalable.
According to Telegram, TON has been created in response to the inability of existing blockchain platforms to push for mainstream cryptocurrency adoption. TON’s solution meets the speed and scalability needs required for mass adoption of cryptocurrency while retaining its decentralized nature.
The Gram token is the native utility token of TON and it is denoted by the TON triangular symbol. Gram will serve as the principal cryptocurrency for the in-app economy on Telegram and will also be available for external use. Until now, the only way to buy Gram tokens has been through private sale rounds, which were not open to the public. The Gram Token Sale on Liquid will be the first opportunity for the general public to buy Gram tokens. We anticipate Gram becoming one of the largest cryptocurrencies by market cap, as well as potentially the world’s most adopted cryptocurrency with the coming launch of TON to Telegram’s 200 million active users.
Gram will be used for a variety of services on TON:
  • Commission ("gas") paid to TON nodes ("validators") for processing transactions and smart contracts.
  • Stakes deposited by validators to be eligible to validate transactions and generate new blocks and coins.
  • Capital lent out to validators in exchange for a share of their reward.
  • Voting power required to support or oppose changes in the parameters of the protocol.
  • Payment for services provided by apps built on the platform (TON Services). Payment for storing data securely in a decentralized way (TON Storage).
  • Payment for registering blockchain-based domain names (TON DNS) and hosting TON-sites (TON WWW).
  • Payment for hiding identity and IP addresses (TON Proxy)
  • Payment for bypassing censorship imposed by local ISPs (TON Proxy).
  • Gram will also be available for use outside of TON like any other cryptocurrency currently in the market.
We are working with Gram Asia for the purposes of this sale. Gram Asia is the largest holder of Gram tokens from Asia, and a trusted partner of Liquid, with a long-standing relationship forged through strong business ties. Gram Asia supports the TON ecosystem by deploying its considerable capital and vast network of strategic partners to provide operations in the form of an Incubator, Node, Liquidity and Payment. To foster widespread integration with the TON ecosystem, Gram Asia works with licensed financial institutions to provide safe, secure and stable payment gateways for merchants in Asia. For more information, please see:
The tokens being sold will not be released until after TON goes live (mainnet release), in accordance with the delivery schedule. Purchasers will not be able to transfer, withdraw, or trade the Grams before they are released.
You will be able to buy Gram tokens starting from July 10th 2019, 8am UTC, until an end date to be announced at a later time. Sales will be completed when Grams are delivered in accordance with the delivery schedule.
Details to be released one week before sale begins.
Grams will be reflected in your Liquid wallet as soon as you pre-order in the Gram sale. All buyer funds from the sale will be converted to USDC and kept in a segregated wallet under escrow until the Gram tokens are delivered. Grams will be minted and delivered to your Liquid Gram wallet as per the delivery schedule following the TON mainnet launch planned for October 2019.
QASH holders will be entitled to QASH rebates off the token purchase price. More details will be released prior to the sale start date.
Yes. You must have completed Account Verification by supplying a proof of identity, selfie and proof of address to take part in the Gram token sale. For help with account verification, please visit the Liquid Help Center.
Head to the sign-up page to get started. Enter your personal details and set up 2FA. Without Account Verification, you will qualify for a Basic Account which gives you access to many of Liquid’s core features. To take part in the Gram Token Sale, you will need to verify your account. With that done, you’re all set for the token sale.
Sign up for your account, set up 2FA and complete verification. Then you’ll need to fund your account with either USD or USDC to take part in the Gram Token Sale. USD can be deposited by bank transfer or traded against BTC, ETH and other cryptocurrencies. USDC can be deposited or traded against BTC or ETH. The easiest way to get USDC is by using our Quick Exchange feature.
You can earn Gram tokens by inviting your friends to sign up for an account and purchase Gram on Liquid. You can invite by sharing your invite link from your referral dashboard.
Your friend will need to:
  • Click on the invite link from your referral dashboard.
  • Sign up for an account on Liquid.
  • Submit and verify their government ID, a selfie and proof of address.
  • Buy at least USD100 worth of Gram tokens on Liquid.
For every successful referral, you will receive an equivalent of USD10 in GRAM tokens, up to maximum of USD50.
For more information, please read the Terms and Conditions in our Help Center.
For any further questions, please don’t hesitate to browse our Help Center, contact our 24/7 support team or join our community on Telegram to get involved in discussions about the sale.

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Eligibility Criteria

All Liquid customers from eligible countries who have completed account verification may take part in the Gram Token Sale. Customers from the USA, Japan and other restricted countries are ineligible to participate in the Gram token sale.

For help with account verification, please visit the Liquid Help Center.

Restricted Countries

The Gram Token Sale is available globally except for customers located or resident in the following countries:

Afghanistan, Albania, Bahamas, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Central African Republic, Cote D’Ivoire, Crimea, Cuba, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Malawi, Mali, Moldova, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Pakistan, Serbia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States of America (USA) and USA territories, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Yemen, and Zimbabwe.