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We re-invented blockchain to save you from cryptic addresses, constant confirmation requests etc.

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Ethereum has provided a vision of what's possible, but with NEAR, you can start building Web3 apps that can scale for mass-adoption today.

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Low cost & high speed through better scaling technology.

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Frictionless onboarding for users and developers.

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<0.01USD

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400K

Daily Transactions

~2.4s

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Certified Carbon Neutral

NEAR is certified carbon neutral by South Pole, the industry lead in carbon offsetting solutions.

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Low Energy Footprint

NEAR's innovative blockchain design uses a fraction of the energy other networks use, and requires no sort of power-draining "crypto mining" to perform transactions.

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“With multichain interoperability of Rainbow Bridge, Aurora (EVM), Octopus (Substrate), and NEAR native’s Nightshade sharding technology, NEAR is best suited for empowering blockchain applications for mainstream adoption,”

Amos Zhang

Founder of MetaWeb.vc.

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“With multichain interoperability of Rainbow Bridge, Aurora (EVM), Octopus (Substrate), and NEAR native’s Nightshade sharding technology, NEAR is best suited for empowering blockchain applications for mainstream adoption,”

Amos Zhang

Founder of MetaWeb.vc.

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“With multichain interoperability of Rainbow Bridge, Aurora (EVM), Octopus (Substrate), and NEAR native’s Nightshade sharding technology, NEAR is best suited for empowering blockchain applications for mainstream adoption,”

Amos Zhang

Founder of MetaWeb.vc.

NEAR in the News

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Larry Ellison’s SailGP and Near Protocol to Create a DAO for Sports Team Ownership

Members of the decentralized autonomous organization will be able to determine athlete selection, team management and team strategy.

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20 million JavaScript devs can now build applications on NEAR: KBW 2022

“A student can build an app without needing to learn new languages without needing to learn new skills,” said Near founder Illia Polosukhin.

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Mila Kunis Partners With Sharad Devarajan To Launch Web3 Entertainment Franchise ‘Armored Kingdom’

A new entertainment franchise spanning a Web3 trading card game, digital comics, animation and film, which will be built on the carbon-neutral, community-driven blockchain, NEAR.

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