News from the Algorand Foundation

December 3, 2021

Application Process for 2021 Algorand Ecosystem Grant Program Adjourns on December 8th

By Algorand Foundation
December 3rd, 2021 - As we approach the end of 2021, the Foundation continues to receive amazing grant applications from the Algorand community. As a result, there remains a number of grant applications from 2021 yet to be reviewed. To ensure that these applications receive a timely response before the end of 2021, the Foundation will introduce a brief pause in accepting new applications. The 2021 grant application process will therefore pause on December 8th and will reopen on January 12th 2022 - no new applications will be accepted during this period.
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December 2, 2021

Hallar.io receives grant award to integrate Algorand's ecosystem on Hallar platform

By Algorand Foundation
December 2nd, 2021 - The Algorand Foundation today announces a grant partnership with Hallar.io, to integrate Algorand's ecosystem on Hallar, and enable analytics that showcases the innovation behind Algorand projects, which will aid new developers to promote ideas, early stage products and large scale dapps in production.
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December 1, 2021

Community Relay Node Program

By Algorand Foundation
December 1st, 2021 - As part of its commitment to supporting the growth and development of the Algorand ecosystem, and in the context of the early completion of the inaugural Node Runner program (due to accelerated vesting), the Algorand Foundation is launching a Community Relay Node running program, to run in parallel with our Relay Node Pilot program.
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November 30, 2021

Mintdropz NFT Marketplace Receive Grant Support from Algorand Foundation 

By Algorand Foundation
November 30th, 2021 -The Algorand Foundation welcomes Mintdropz to the Algorand ecosystem as our latest grant recipient. Mintdropz has been awarded a grant to build an ecosystem and community for NFT’s on the Algorand blockchain. Mintdropz will enable people to easily launch and incubate NFT projects with no coding required.
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November 30, 2021

Borderless Capital Announces the Launch of $500M Algo Fund II

By Algorand Foundation
MIAMI - Nov 30th 2021 - Borderless Capital, the Miami-based venture capital firm focused on the Algorand ecosystem, announced today the launch of its $500M Borderless ALGO Fund II. This new Fund will be investing in digital assets powering the next generation of decentralized applications on top of Algorand, including opportunities to disrupt the creators economy with NFTs and accelerating the growth of the capital that participates in the ALGO DeFi ecosystem through liquidity mining, lending, borrowing and yield farming.
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November 29, 2021

Flipside Crypto Awarded Grant Award to Develop Community-Enabled Analytics Solution

By Algorand Foundation
Miami, November 29th, 2021 - Algorand Foundation today announces a partnership with Flipside Crypto through our multi-year Algorand Ecosystem grant program. Flipside Crypto has received funding to develop a Community-Enabled Analytics (CEA) solution which is designed to reward community members for learning about, analyzing, and publishing blockchain data.
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November 29, 2021

Algorand Foundation pioneers Defi 2.0 with Algo Option Vaults on ThetaNuts

By Algorand Foundation
Singapore, November 29th The Algorand Foundation has seeded the largest ever “altcoin” option vaults in DeFi. The ALGO vaults were launched on Thetanuts.finance with QCP Capital as the market maker. 
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November 29, 2021

Asalp.io Receives Algorand Foundation Grant Award

By Algorand Foundation
November 29th, 2021 - Since launching the Algorand Foundation Grant Program last year, we have received many submissions, globally, from developers and innovators eager to participate in the expanding Algorand Ecosystem. After a thorough review and selection process, we are delighted to announce asalp as the latest Grant recipient.
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November 25, 2021

University of Melbourne Receives Grant Award to Build and Execute a World-Class Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Course

By Algorand Foundation
November 25th, 2021 - The Algorand Foundation is delighted to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the University of Melbourne to build and execute a world-class cryptocurrency and blockchain course. The partnership is part of the Foundation's ongoing efforts to support education and participation in blockchain technology and is supported through our multi-year 250M Algo Grant Program.
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November 24, 2021

Tech Circus Partners with Algorand Foundation to Provide World-Leading Blockchain Educational Content

By Algorand Foundation
November 24th, 2021 - Since launching the Algorand Foundation Grant Program last year, we have received many submissions, globally, from developers and innovators eager to participate in the expanding Algorand Ecosystem. After a thorough review and selection process, we are delighted to announce Tech Circus as the latest Grant recipient. Tech Circus have been awarded a grant to develop, manage and run the Tech Circus Blockchain Education Event Series.
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