A Global, Borderless Economy

Algorand 2.0

A major protocol upgrade that enables the creation of more complex and innovative real world applications that leverage the layer-1 scale, performance and security of the Algorand protocol.

Algorand Standard Assets

ASAs are standard blockchain assets with customizable options, directly in Layer-1


Secure transfers and immediate transaction settlement for multiparty transactions built in Layer-1

Algorand Smart Contracts in Layer 1

ASC1s are stateless smart contracts in Layer-1 with numerous possibilities for governed transactions

Core Algorand Protocol

A public, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake blockchain that has decentralization and performance at its core

Our Mission

The Algorand Foundation is dedicated to fulfilling the global promise of blockchain technology by leveraging the Algorand protocol and open source software, which was initially designed by Silvio Micali and a team of leading scientists. With core beliefs in the establishment of an open, public and permissionless blockchain, the Algorand Foundation has a vision for an inclusive ecosystem that provides an opportunity for everyone to harness the potential of an equitable and truly borderless economy.

Dec 03, 2019

Relay Node Runners Approve New Long Term Vesting Plan 

Nov 20, 2019

Algorand Launches Protocol Upgrade, Providing for the Next Wave of DApp Development

Nov 18, 2019

Algorand Foundation announces first Development Awards

Jan 07, 2020

Algorand Economic Advisory Council publishes it's 2020 Outlook.

Join The Algorand Community

The open source implementation of Algorand makes it simple and fast for developers to build on blockchain.

Join our community and contribute to the development and growth of the Algorand ecosystem.