Tezos Foundation to Give Away Ledger Nano S Hardware Wallets to Celebrate One Year Since Betanet Launch

The Tezos project has significantly progressed since the betanet launch on 30 June 2018. Currently, there are more than 470 bakers (validators) distributed across over 30 countries, and XTZ has become one of the most-staked digital assets with a staking ratio of ~80%. To date, approximately 18,500 accounts from the Foundation’s fundraiser have activated recommended […]

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Tezos Foundation to Give Away Ledger Nano S Hardware Wallets to Celebrate One Year Since Betanet Launch

June 17, 2019

The Tezos project has significantly progressed since the betanet launch on 30 June 2018. Currently, there are more than 470 bakers (validators) distributed across over 30 countries, and XTZ has become one of the most-staked digital assets with a staking ratio of ~80%. To date, approximately 18,500 accounts from the Foundation’s fundraiser have activated recommended […]

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PwC Blockchain Expert Roman Schnider joins Tezos Foundation as CFO and Head of Operations

June 11, 2019

The co-creator of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Switzerland’s blockchain initiative is joining the Tezos Foundation in Zug as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations. With Schnider, the Tezos Foundation Council strengthens its operations team in Zug with an experienced investment banking and assurance specialist. Zug, June 11, 2019 – Roman Schnider, Assurance Director of PwC Switzerland, […]

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Announcing First Cohort of Ecosystem Grants and Support for New Block Explorers. New RFP Issued.

June 10, 2019

The Tezos Foundation is pleased to announce that it has issued four grants to help make Tezos development and blockchain analysis more accessible and user-friendly. Last month, the Foundation completed reviews of proposals submitted to the first cohort of its Ecosystem Grants Program. Thank you to everyone who took the time to create and submit […]

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Chorus Mobility Receives Support and Seed-Funding from the Tezos Foundation

May 22, 2019

The Tezos Foundation is pleased to announce that it will support Chorus Mobility, a research and development company working on blockchain solutions for the future of transportation. The co-operation will enable Chorus Mobility to support Tezos smart contracts as payments for autonomous vehicles and drones. Chorus Mobility’s core focus is blockchain based peer-to-peer payment protocols […]

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Initiatives to Increase Participation in the Tezos Ecosystem

May 13, 2019

It’s been nearly a year since the launch of the Tezos betanet, and we’re thrilled that the network is robust and the community remains highly engaged. 82% of all tokens from the genesis block proposed by the Foundation are currently activated. One recommended allocation is activated every hour, and that number is on a trajectory […]

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Tezzigator Receives Grant to Expand Cloud HSM Support for Tezos Bakers

May 2, 2019

The Tezos Foundation is pleased to announce that it has issued a grant to Tezzigator LLC to implement Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud HSM support for Tezos bakers. Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) are physical devices that manage cryptographic keys for greater security. They may be used by Tezos bakers for validation, however, cloud HSM support […]

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