Building the Open Web together

Projects building on NEAR are at the center. The Ecosystem is supporting them with everything they need to succeed.

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Hundreds of projects and DAOs

Projects and DAOs bring value to users, and change to the world.

750

Active projects

125

DAOs

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Projects: Building the future on NEAR

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Explore hundreds of dApps already built on NEAR

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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

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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.

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NEARWEEK

NEARWEEK is a Web3 news & community platform. Community members earn rewards by submitting news items to the NEARWEEK DAO.

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Human Guild

Gives out grants to promising gaming projects building on NEAR and supports them with advisory and other services.

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TenK DAO

TenK DAO offers professional services to help artists build generative art projects. The DAO is compensated with a percentage of sales and royalties.

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Browse DAOs on AstroDAO

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!

Create a new DAO

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NEAR Events

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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.

$120M+

Awarded

2000+

Projects funded

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Funding

There are several options to get financial support for your idea

General and VC funding

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NEAR Foundation

The NEAR Foundation manages a grants program that is open to everyone

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MetaWeb

MetaWeb Ventures is a Global Crypto Firm with an investment focus on the NEAR ecosystem.

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MOVE Capital

MOVE Capital exists to support founders and developers launching high-potential products built on top of NEAR Protocol.

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DeFi funding

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Proximity Labs

Proximity works to support the NEAR and Aurora DeFi ecosystem through grants, advisory services, as well as publishing open-source software for developers.

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GameFi funding

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Human Guild

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.

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EVM funding

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Aurora

Grow your Ethereum project on Aurora!Access funding, dedicated technical support, recruiting assistance, and more.

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Education funding

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NEAR University

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.

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Company builders

Join a company builder to get all the support you need from experienced startup founders and other experts.

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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

Venture capital

Many VCs are investing in projects building on NEAR. Recent examples include:

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Orderly Network raised $20M Series A

Key investors: Pantera Capital, Dragonfly Captial, MetaWeb

Read on Coindesk

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Sweat Economy raised $13M

Key investors: Spartan Capital, Electric Capital, OKX Blockdream Ventures, Goodwater Capital

Read on Coindesk

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Request Finance raised $5.5M seed round

Key investors: Animoca Brands, Balderton Capital, XAnge

Read on yahoo! finance

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Connect3 raised a strategic round

Key investors: MetaWeb

Read on Medium

NEAR's strong technical base

Everything a developer needs to build amazing dApps.

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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.

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Start building
with JavaScript

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Start building
with Rust

Go to official documentation

Be super productive
with our dev-tools

We have all you need - powerful CLI,
easy-to-use SDKs, and more

Help yourself with
excellent documentations

Docs that answer almost any question. Loads of tutorials and examples

Bridges and emulators

Highly interoperable for a multi-chain world

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Ethereum & EVM

Easily migrate your Solidity contracts to the Aurora EVM. Use the Rainbow Bridge to transfer assets between Ethereum, NEAR and Aurora EVM.

Go to Aurora

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AppChains on Substrate

Build app-specific chains with substrate on the Octopus network.

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Infrastructure providers

Connecting NEAR to the outside world

RPC-Providers

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Infura

NEAR and Aurora

How to use
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Ankr

NEAR

How to use
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Alchemy

NEAR and Aurora

How to use

Storage

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Machina

Coming soon

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Oracles

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Flux Protocol
How to integrate
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Proximity
How to integrate

Institutional custodians

Safely storing the NEAR-token and other assets

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Fireblocks
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Local presence: regional hubs

Regional Hubs organize and foster a local community of builders, entrepreneurs and users.

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NEAR hubs around the world

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Kenya Regional Hub: Sankore 2.0

Started in May 2022, the African-focused hub organizes events, meetups and local educational activities.

Visit Sankore 2.0

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NEAR UA

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.

Visit NEAR UA

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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.

Visit NEAR Balkans

Start your web3-сareer with NEAR

Regardless of your background or experience, there is ample opportunity to participate in this rapidly evolving space.

150+

Active openings

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Career and earn opportunities

DevRel Office Hours

Active Community

Forum & Wiki

Start learning

Learn about Web3 and NEAR

Watch NEAR on YouTube

Subscribe to official channel

Start building

Understand why to build on NEAR

Get an example running in minutes

Begin QuickStart tutorial

Learn to code on NEAR

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