Building the Open Web together
Projects building on NEAR are at the center. The Ecosystem is supporting them with everything they need to succeed.
Hundreds of projects and DAOs
Projects and DAOs bring value to users, and change to the world.
Projects: Building the future on NEAR
Explore hundreds of dApps already built on NEARVisit AwesomeNEAR
DAOs: Decentralized communities with a purpose
Decentralized Autonomous Organizations are a new tool for collaboration. There are no bosses and no hierarchy. Instead, a common purpose unites the participants.
Explore DAOs and participate
How crypto became a major source of relief for embattled Ukraine
Created on AstroDAO, a DAO-launching platform built on NEAR, Unchain Fund raises funds for humanitarian purposes in Ukraine, including evacuation, shelter, food, and more. In under a month, Unchain collected over $7 million USD and counting across a range of cryptocurrencies including, BSC, ETH, Harmony, NEAR, and Polygon.Learn more
NEARWEEK is a Web3 news & community platform. Community members earn rewards by submitting news items to the NEARWEEK DAO.
Gives out grants to promising gaming projects building on NEAR and supports them with advisory and other services.
TenK DAO offers professional services to help artists build generative art projects. The DAO is compensated with a percentage of sales and royalties.
Thinking about starting a DAO?
Whether you want to organize your annual tailgate party so you can enjoy it more or manage the budget of your first film, you can set up a DAO that supports your needs. Platforms like AstroDAO make it easy to interact with your DAO, to drive decisions, alocate funds etc. Create your own DAO today!
NEAR Space at DEVCON VI.
The NEAR Ecosystem is coming to Bogota to showcase what is being built by our partners and the community. Join us for talks & workshops.
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Strong venture support
The ecosystem offers financial support, advice and networking to projects to help them become thriving businesses.
There are several options to get financial support for your idea
General and VC funding
The NEAR Foundation manages a grants program that is open to everyone
MetaWeb Ventures is a Global Crypto Firm with an investment focus on the NEAR ecosystem.
MOVE Capital exists to support founders and developers launching high-potential products built on top of NEAR Protocol.
Proximity works to support the NEAR and Aurora DeFi ecosystem through grants, advisory services, as well as publishing open-source software for developers.
The Human Guild is an open group of founders and creators who believe everyone should be able to earn what they need in order to do what they love.
Grow your Ethereum project on Aurora!Access funding, dedicated technical support, recruiting assistance, and more.
The NEAR Education Team supports NEAR University grants program for products, teams and service providers who share our mission to educate and enable 1 million individuals.
Join a company builder to get all the support you need from experienced startup founders and other experts.
Boost your project with OWC
Open Web Collective is a blockchain accelerator program supporting entrepreneurs building the decentralized web. By bringing together capital and seasoned advisors, OWC helps founders accelerate, de-risk, and advance Web 3.0.Contact OWC
Many VCs are investing in projects building on NEAR. Recent examples include:
Orderly Network raised $20M Series A
Key investors: Pantera Capital, Dragonfly Captial, MetaWeb
Sweat Economy raised $13M
Key investors: Spartan Capital, Electric Capital, OKX Blockdream Ventures, Goodwater Capital
Request Finance raised $5.5M seed round
Key investors: Animoca Brands, Balderton Capital, XAnge
Connect3 raised a strategic round
Key investors: MetaWeb
NEAR's strong technical base
Everything a developer needs to build amazing dApps.
NEAR's core platform
The simple, yet powerful base to build on
Use familiar programming languages
Write your smart contracts in the most used or most loved language. No need to wrestle with Solidity or Vyper.
Be super productive
with our dev-tools
We have all you need - powerful CLI,
easy-to-use SDKs, and more
Help yourself with
Docs that answer almost any question. Loads of tutorials and examples
Bridges and emulators
Highly interoperable for a multi-chain world
Ethereum & EVM
Easily migrate your Solidity contracts to the Aurora EVM. Use the Rainbow Bridge to transfer assets between Ethereum, NEAR and Aurora EVM.
AppChains on Substrate
Build app-specific chains with substrate on the Octopus network.
Connecting NEAR to the outside world
Safely storing the NEAR-token and other assets
Local presence: regional hubs
Regional Hubs organize and foster a local community of builders, entrepreneurs and users.
NEAR hubs around the world
Kenya Regional Hub: Sankore 2.0
Started in May 2022, the African-focused hub organizes events, meetups and local educational activities.
Located in Lisbon, Portugal, NEAR UA serves as a community, fund, a project accelerator, a product lab, and a job aggregator for developers in NEAR ecosystem.
NEAR Balkans Hub
NEAR Balkans is the regional hub open for everyone interested in learning about, using or building on the NEAR protocol in the Balkan countries.
Start your web3-сareer with NEAR
Regardless of your background or experience, there is ample opportunity to participate in this rapidly evolving space.
Career and earn opportunities
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Forum & Wiki