News from the Algorand Foundation

January 25, 2022

Sweat Equity Solutions Receives Grant to Develop Rally, an NFT Marketplace and Community Focused on Endurance Athletes

By Algorand Foundation
January 25th, 2022 - The Algorand Foundation welcomes RALLY to the Algorand ecosystem as our latest grant recipient. RALLY has been awarded a Algorand grant to support the development of an NFT marketplace, and community, focused on endurance athletes.
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January 25, 2022

The Algorand Foundation Partners with University of Florida to Develop the Blockchain Lab - Powered by Algorand

By Algorand Foundation
January 25th, 2022 - We are excited to share that the Algorand Foundation is partnering with the University of Florida to establish the Blockchain Lab - Powered by Algorand. This initial 1-year partnership is supported through the Algorand Foundation Grant Program and will support University of Florida in establishing, running and operating the Blockchain Lab.
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January 21, 2022

JASIRI Protocol Joins the Algorand Ecosystem as our Latest Grant Recipient

By Algorand Foundation
January 21st, 2022 - The Algorand Foundation announces today that it has awarded a grant to Safariblocks Ltd, to develop the Jasiri Protocol, a financial system for African entrepreneurs, leveraging the Algorand blockchain to offer Africans costless, regenerative, and transparent financial services.
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January 19, 2022

ACE Programme: Higher Education and Research Initiative Attracts Proposals from Across the Globe

By Algorand Foundation
January 19th, 2022 - The Algorand Centres of Excellence (ACE) programme received 77 proposals with over 550 participants from a total of 46 countries. The ACE programme is a groundbreaking initiative that strives to make a long-lasting, positive impact in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.
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January 18, 2022

ICON Receives Algorand Foundation Bridges SupaGrant and Joins BTP Working Group

By Algorand Foundation
January 18th, 2022 - The Algorand Foundation today announces our grant partnership with ICON. ICON has been awarded an Algorand Foundation Bridges SupaGrant to integrate Algorand into ICON's BTP Interoperability Ecosystem, helping support the growth of a vibrant, diverse and thriving Algorand ecosystem. The BTP integration for Algorand will also receive a security audit by an external partner, with potential support for future maintenance and upgrades to the bridging integration.This BTP integration sees Algorand join the growing web of interoperable connections within the BTP Working Group.
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January 13, 2022

1circle Receives Algorand Foundation Grant Award

By Algorand Foundation
January 13th, 2022 - The Algorand Foundation today announces 1circle is the latest recipient of an Algorand Foundation grant award. The Algorand Foundation is excited to support 1circle in their mission to build an inspiring community on Algorand for global Chinese-speakers who are interested in learning about crypto trends, Dapp’s, and projects built on Algorand.
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January 12, 2022

Algorand Foundation partners with USI Università della Svizzera italiana to launch course on “Writing Smart Contracts”

By Algorand Foundation
January 12th, 2022 - The Algorand Foundation is delighted to announce the partnership with USI Università della Svizzera italiana to support the development of the course “Writing Smart Contracts” . The course will be offered for the first time during USI’s winter school from February 14 to 18, 2022. 
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January 12, 2022

The Algorand Foundation Welcomes TxnLab’s NFDomains to the Algorand Ecosystem as our Latest Grant Recipient

By Algorand Foundation
January 12th, 2022 - The Algorand Foundation today announces TxnLab Inc as the latest recipient of an Algorand Foundation grant award. The Algorand Foundation is excited to support TxnLab Inc in developing NFDomains through our grant program. NFDomains is a name service and platform that will enable Algorand users to send and receive Algo and Algorand Standard Assets (ASAs) using a readable domain name, like "silvio.algo", that is easy to type and remember.
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January 11, 2022

The Algorand Foundation Partners with Carnegie Mellon University to Launch Algorand Blockchain Collaboratory Programme

By Algorand Foundation
Pittsburgh, PA, United States, January 11th, 2022 - The Algorand Foundation today announces our partnership with Carnegie Mellon University to support the launch of the Algorand Blockchain Collaboratory Programme. This exciting partnership with Carnegie Mellon is part of the Foundation's University Programme’s ongoing efforts to support education and participation in blockchain technology.
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January 11, 2022

Quantoz’s Award-Winning NEXUS Technology Integrates with Algorand, Enabling White Label Cryptocurrency Brokerages to Offer the Native ALGO Currency to Users

By Algorand Foundation
January 11th, 2022 - Utrecht (NL) – Quantoz is excited to announce that the NEXUS platform for automated token, crypto and fiat transaction processing now supports ALGO, the native Algorand cryptocurrency, for brokerage and custodian business models. Two NEXUS partners–happyCOINS and Easy Coins–have already included ALGO in their service offering.
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