News from the Foundation

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Jun 24, 2020
Algorand Foundation and Circle Bring Digital Dollars Powered by USDC to Algorand Blockchain
By Algorand Foundation
Algorand Foundation, a not-for-profit organization focused on engaging, educating, and enabling its community to build a borderless economy on public, decentralized blockchain technology, announced today a collaboration agreement with Circle to bring to Algorand a version of USD Coin (USDC) , the fastest-growing full-reserve US Dollar stablecoin based on the open standards and governance framework developed by the Centre Consortium.
Jun 11, 2020
Algorand Foundation Partners with Chainalysis for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Solution
By Algorand Foundation
Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company, today announced a partnership with the Algorand Foundation, the stewards of Algorand, the world’s first, permissionless, Proof of Stake blockchain, that offers an open, global platform for building products and services in a Borderless Economy. Once the integration is complete, the Algorand Foundation will use Chainalysis KYT (Know Your Transaction) for transaction monitoring and compliance processes and Chainalysis Reactor for enhanced due diligence and investigations for the ALGO, its native token
Jun 08, 2020
Algorand Foundation and Borderless Capital Launch Algorand Asia Accelerator,  Powered by LongHash Ventures
By Algorand Foundation
Algorand Foundation, the steward of the world’s first open-source, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake blockchain protocol, has launched Algorand Asia Accelerator together with Borderless Capital, the Algorand-focused blockchain venture fund. Powered by LongHash Ventures, the native Web 3.0 blockchain accelerator and investor, Algorand Asia Accelerator aims to encourage and spur blockchain development in particular synergy with Finance 3.0 and beyond, empowering projects to build, grow and foster financial innovations in the Algorand ecosystem. The programme offers USD$15,000 upfront seed funding for each selected project, with these projects also eligible for up to USD$250,000 in follow-on investment.
May 26, 2020
Update: 2019 ALGO Auction - 90% Refund window starting June 19th 2020
By Algorand Foundation
2019 ALGO Auction participants, who did not avail of the early redemption window in August 2019, are qualified to opt for a second and final Auction redemption window. The program will run from 12.00am June 19th 2020 to 11:59PM June 26th 2020, all times in Singapore time. You will only be able to request refunds during this period. You will receive your refund by 11:59PM July 1st, 2020 Singapore time.
May 19, 2020
AIKON & Algorand Foundation team up to help companies adopt blockchain at scale
By Algorand Foundation
The Algorand Foundation and AIKON are thrilled to announce our partnership that will bring AIKON’s ORE ID secure blockchain identity service to the Algorand blockchain, pushing forward the adoption of both developers and users on Algorand. AIKON is the newest recipient of the 250M Algorand Grants Program, that will help the team make ORE ID available to Algorand developers and applications. AIKON will also develop the Algorand plugin in their open source blockchain development helper library, ChainJS, opening doors for both enterprises and dapps built on other chains to easily migrate to Algorand.
May 12, 2020
Algorand Blockchain speeds the growth of Props
By Algorand Foundation
Since Algorand Foundation launched its 250M ALGO Grants Program in April, many developers around the world have been eager to participate and have started to submit their proposals. The Algorand Foundation is committed to its vision of delivering a truly global Borderless Economy. Today’s successful recipient has created an inspiring vision of the future of social engagement and creating a mechanism for rewarding participation, whether as a provider or recipient of services.
May 07, 2020
The latest winner of the Algorand Development Awards Program: Jambb Inc.
By Algorand Foundation
Since the Algorand Foundation launched its Development Awards Program last year, developers around the world have been eager to participate. After thorough review and selection, Jay Ciruolo and Brian Weaver from Jambb Inc. are the latest developers to receive the award.
Sep 06, 2019
Preliminary Economic Improvement Proposal Submission Guidelines
By Massimo Morini, Economic Advisory Committee, Algorand Foundation
In the spirit of transparent communication regarding ongoing ideas and proposals, Massimo Morini of the Economic Advisory Committee shares preliminary guidelines for Economic Improvement Proposals from the Algorand Community.
Aug 19, 2019
Half of Staking Program Algos Still Up for Grabs!
By Algorand Foundation
As of today (August 19, 2019), 98 million Algos have been staked, with 102 million Algos remaining. This means participants stand to receive 2.04X Algos for every 1 Algo staked.
Jul 24, 2019
Algorand Foundation Shares Auction Attestation Report
By Algorand
As we previously shared, the Algorand Foundation has put in place safekeeping measures to ensure that we are able to fulfill our refund commitments to our auction participants under the terms of the Auctions.
Jun 25, 2019
Auction Refund Details
By The Algorand Foundation
The Algorand Foundation welcomes auction participants to the Algorand community!
Jun 24, 2019
Regarding Circulation of Algos
By Fangfang Chen, Head of Operations, Algorand Foundation
There have been many questions regarding Algorand’s circulating supply.
Jun 06, 2019
University Program
By The Algorand Foundation
World’s Leading Technology Institutions Come Together to Support Broad Algorand Ecosystem