An Update from the Tezos Foundation Council

Today, the Tezos Foundation announces that its charter has been modified to improve the Foundation’s internal governance. It is now required that the Foundation have at least five council members at any given time, rather than three as was previously required. The Foundation has also established a technical advisory committee, chaired by Tezos Foundation council […]

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Update on the first on-chain proposals for Tezos

March 18, 2019

We are excited to see the first active Proposal Period nearing completion. As communicated near the beginning of the Proposal Period, the Tezos Foundation decided to remain neutral by not upvoting any proposals. Next is the Exploration Vote Period (or “Testing_vote period”), another 8 cycles (~22.8 days) during which time bakers can vote “Yea”, “Nay”, […]

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The first on-chain proposals for Tezos

March 1, 2019

The Tezos Foundation is excited to see the first use of the Tezos on-chain governance mechanism! As we noted in last year’s statement regarding strategy, “One of the most important features of the Tezos protocol is its ability to improve itself through protocol amendments proposed and approved by community members.” We are extremely excited about […]

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Grantee Spotlight

Grantee Spotlight: Tezos Commons

February 27, 2019

The Tezos Commons Foundation is the next group to be featured in our Grantee Spotlight series. Tezos Commons is focused on supporting the Tezos community through meetups, ecosystem projects, and educational initiatives. As early members of the Tezos community, we’re proud to have them as part of the Tezos ecosystem. We hope you enjoy this […]

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An Update on the Role of the Tezos Foundation

February 19, 2019

2018 was an eventful year for the Tezos community. Tezos launched as one of the first large-scale Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchains with the betanet in June and transitioned seamlessly to the mainnet in September. Since then, many community members have been participating in the Tezos ecosystem. There are now more than 450 bakers (validators) […]

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Grantee Spotlight

Grantee Spotlight: Zednode

February 5, 2019

Welcome back to our Grantee Spotlight series; a series that provides an introduction to some of the various teams working tirelessly to build the future with Tezos. In this episode we explore Zednode, a San Francisco based staking services and blockchain infrastructure company focused on improving the baking experience for small bakers in the Tezos […]

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Tezos Foundation Strengthens Governance and Management Teams

January 11, 2019

The Tezos Foundation is expanding its leadership team. Attorney at Law Ulrich Sauter, an experienced expert for financial products, fintech, corporate governance, and compliance, has been appointed as General Counsel of the Tezos Foundation. Additionally, Eelco Fiole, investment executive and adjunct professor for finance ethics, has joined as Chief Financial Officer. Blockchain and tech entrepreneur […]

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