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NEAR Gaming - Putting Gamers in the Driver's seat

NEAR & Gaming: Putting Gamers in the Driver’s Seat

Video games are portals to alternate realities. They are the means of escape for the more than three billion players worldwide who value the journey ...


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Update on the NEAR Wallet Transition

On July 29th, NEAR Foundation announced that ...


NEAR & Gaming: A Deep Dive into OP Games

Alongside DeFi and NFTs, Web3 gaming is proving to be one of the most vibrant and creative spaces in crypto. From play-and-earn titles to fractionalized ...


The Web3 promise
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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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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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“NEAR is poised to be a leading smart contract blockchain platform, combining first-rate technology with a fast-growing developer ecosystem. We’re excited to support NEAR as we ramp up our investments in the digital asset space.”

John Curtius

Partner, Tiger Global

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“In the long run, all blockchains will need to horizontally scale to support the massive scale that’s coming with mainstream adoption. ETH 2.0 sees this same outcome, but NEAR delivers that actual experience right now.”

Haseeb Qureshi

Managing Partner, Dragonfly Captial

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“NEAR has done a great job from a technology standpoint, and we want to help them achieve a level of developer, user, ecosystem adoption which reflects their current level of technology innovation.”

Ashwin Ramachandran

General Partner, Dragonfly Captial

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