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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.

Backed by the best

“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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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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