Simple onboarding for both users and builders is key to NEAR’s continued success and reliability.
Increase user security and privacy with auditing tools, source-code validation, white hat initiatives, and VPN protocols.
For example: Orchid
Enhance dynamic sharding capabilities, innovate permissionless mechanisms, and create decentralized storage solutions.
For example: Machina
Leverage different types of access keys to manage user and app permissions.
For example: My Near Wallet
Standards & Tools
Contribute to open source projects, and improve the developer experience. testing, and bootstrapping applications
For example: NEARup
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Community is at the heart of NEAR, and projects that empower users and builders support the health of the ecosystem so it can continue to thrive.
Enhance support for projects built on NEAR through building tooling and infrastructure, or offering advisory services, developer support, go-to-market initiatives, and new verticals.
For example: Pagoda
Rich experiences that enable users to control their assets, data, and governance are fundamental to NEAR’s mission and commitment to the open web.
Bring new value to decentralized banking by building financial tools anyone can use.
For example: Skyward
Create user-owned social graphs that help facilitate quality interaction and communication between users.
For example: Myriad Social
Remove barriers between artists and audience allowing direct access and shared ownership of art.
For example: Endless FM
Engage users in fun, new ways through token economics and the Metaverse.
For example: NEARHub
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Need support to realize your idea?
Whether you’re building a new dApp, or moving your startup from another network, NEAR is ready to support you all the way to launch and beyond.
These resources are committed to bringing the best projects, builders, and creators to NEAR.
Offers a web3 startup platform, containing all the tools you need to build, launch, and grow your Web3 startup.
Research and Development firm supporting projects building decentralized finance (DeFi) applications on NEAR and Aurora. Also gives out grants.
Open Web Sandbox (OWS)
Human-centric digital hub connecting communities and contributors through projects building on NEAR Protocol.
NEAR Foundation has a team dedicated to Business Development. You’ll find some of the same resources that appear here as well as many others to help you with networking, growth, and marketing.
NEAR Foundation Grants
The NEAR Foundation manages a grants program that is open to everyone
VC Referral Request
Submit your project to be sent to investors across the NEAR ecosystem