News from the Algorand Foundation

October 20, 2021

Applied Blockchain Receives Grant from Algorand Foundation for SILENTDATA Integration

By Algorand Foundation
London, October 20th, 2021 - The Algorand Foundation announced today that it has awarded software-development company Applied Blockchain a grant for the integration of its award-winning SILENTDATA platform with the Algorand blockchain, enabling users to present privacy-preserving proof of their traditional financial activity.
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October 14, 2021

Algorand Governance Period 1 - Commit Period now Closed

By Algorand Foundation
Details of Closing Details of Gov Commit for Period 1
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October 13, 2021

Carnes Validadas Receives Grant to Support a New Supply Chain Asset Tokenization

By Algorand Foundation
October 13th, 2021 - Having launched the Algorand Foundation Grant Program last year, we have received many submissions from developers and innovators globally who have been eager to participate and grow the Algorand ecosystem. After thorough review and selection, we are delighted to announce that Origino - Carnes Validadas is the latest Grant recipient.
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October 7, 2021

Algorand Foundation launches Algorand Centres of Excellence Programme (ACE)

By Algorand Foundation
October 7th, 2021 - The ACE programme is being launched as an university engagement initiative that strives to make a long-lasting, positive impact in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. As a commitment to Algorand Foundation’s mission, the ACE programme is being launched with a budget of 100 million ALGO token for the next ten years. Universities and non-profit research organisations can apply for funding to cover the cost of the set-up and operations of a centre for three to five years. Selected centres may differ by scope, duration, performers and number of institutions involved.
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October 6, 2021

Algorand Foundation Announces Grant to LoginID

By Algorand Foundation
Hong Kong, October 7th, 2021 - The Algorand Foundation announced today, support for a grant awarded to LoginID, a FIDO-certified authentication provider. The grant will allow LoginID to research building a technical path towards enabling its suite of APIs and SDKS for the Algorand ecosystem. For Algorand developers and enterprises this means utilizing FIDO-certified authentication for a one touch execution of a smart contract, which will not require plugins or downloads to complete. Integration of FIDO also provides the benefit of ‘Transaction Confirmation’, a digital signature and receipt binding the individual's biometric to the transaction.
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October 5, 2021

Kollektor.io Awarded Grant to Develop an NFT Service for Social Art Platforms

By Algorand Foundation
October 5th, 2021 - Having launched the Algorand Foundation Grant Program last year, we have received many submissions from developers and innovators globally who have been eager to participate and grow the Algorand ecosystem. After thorough review and selection, we are delighted to announce that Kollektor.io is the latest Grant recipient.
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October 5, 2021

Accelerated Vesting Complete

By Algorand Foundation
October 5th, 2021 - The Algorand Foundation is happy to announce the completion of EIP- 11252019AF, the Accelerated Vesting Program linked to the Algorand Early Backer/ Node Runner program. As of today, October 5th, approx. 3.1Bn Algo linked to this program has been vested. As a result of this year’s multiple accelerated vesting events, circulating supply of the Algo is now ~6.15Bn Algo, with a liquid supply of ~6.7Bn Algo.
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October 5, 2021

The Algorand Foundation welcomes Staci Warden to the Algorand Foundation Board of Directors

By Algorand Foundation
October 5th, 2021 - The Algorand Foundation is excited to welcome Staci Warden to the Algorand Foundation Board of Directors.
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September 30, 2021

The Sign-up Window for the 1st Governance Period for Would-be Governors is Now Open

By Algorand Foundation
Singapore, October 1st, 2021 - We are excited to share that today, the Algorand ecosystem moves to a decentralized Governance model with the sign-up window for would-be Governors now live and available.
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September 29, 2021

Dartroom Receives Grant Award to Build NFT Marketplace on Algorand

By Algorand Foundation
September 29th, 2021 - The Algorand Foundation welcomes Dartroom to the Algorand ecosystem as our latest grant recipient. Dartroom has been awarded a grant to support building their NFT focused digital art marketplace which offers artists the choice between two NFT formats, smart NFTs and ASAs.
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