The Foundation for Creation
NEAR is an open source platform that enables creators, communities, and markets to drive a more open, interconnected and consumer-empowered world.
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Build on Blockchain like never before
Common-sense onboarding, speed, and scalability delivered at low cost.See examples
Internet of Value
Now, everything on the internet can take on the properties of money.See examples
Secure Financial Components
Leverage existing financial components to build unstoppable new services.See examples
Build Community-owned Apps
Make sustainable apps that are 100% owned and operated by users.See examples
Breathe new life into your Dapps
Overcome the limitations of the Ethereum network without starting from scratch.
Enjoy speed and scale with low gas fees
13x faster block time, 70x faster finality, 1,000+ times cheaper than EthereumLearn More at aurora.dev
Leverage NEAR's performance with Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)Learn about Aurora Engine
Bring your Ethereum assets to NEAR
The permissionless Bridge supports tokens (ERC20) & Solidity contracts.Learn about Aurora Bridge
Who is building on NEAR?
Learn how flux built a fast, inexpensive, and decentralized open market protocol on NEAR.Read Case Study
Learn how Mintbase makes minting NFTs cheaper, faster, scalable and secure with NEAR.Read Case Study
Learn how Paras built a curated, high-quality NFT marketplace powered by NEAR.Read Case Study
Power your business with NEAR
Join a Guild
Earn engagement-based rewards through building a community which supports the overall NEAR ecosystem.Learn about Guilds
From weekly calls to epic hangouts, the NEAR Community calendar is ripe with opportunities to participate.Join the Community
NEAR is a decentralized application platform that is secure enough to manage high value assets like money or identity and performant enough to make them useful for everyday people, putting the power of the Open Web in their hands.
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The NEAR Token
NEAR’s token economy is built around the NEAR token, a unit of value on the platform that enables token holders to use applications on NEAR, participate in network governance, and earn token rewards by staking to the network.Learn more