ApeSwap is an Automated Market Maker, Yield Farming, and Staking platform on Binance Smart Chain diverged from PancakeSwap. ApeSwap was built by DeFi Apes, for DeFi Apes. ApeSwap claims to “have a dedicated team of experienced monkeys, who have been in the crypto space for years.” ApeSwap asks the the question “why be a human, when you can be an ape?” which proves just how dedicated they are to the motif of the ape. Hence the name of the token, Banana. Banana is the native currency of ApeSwap, where a user can stake, pool, and earn Banana all on ApeSwap. Despite the playful names, the ApeSwap token, banana is a serious coin with many dedicated users on the Binance Smart Chain.