What is NEAR Foundation?
NEAR Foundation is non-profit foundation headquartered in Switzerland that is responsible for contracting protocol maintainers, funding ecosystem development, and shepherding core governance of the NEAR protocol. NEAR is a carbon-neutral layer-1 blockchain network that is scalable and secure thanks to its unique implementation of sharding called Nightshade. NEAR is built with a focus on usability and ease of use, for both developers and users.The NEAR protocol is a sharded, proof-of-stake, layer-one blockchain that is simple to use, secure and scalable.
What do we ❤ about NEAR Foundation?
NEAR exists to enable community-driven innovation to benefit people around the world. NEAR is an ecosystem with avast number of applications, infrastructure and support built by an ever-expanding network of developers, entrepreneurs and creatives. A Foundation that exists to foster ecosystem development and innovation through grant funding.
How is NEAR Foundation helping Swollet?
The Foundation offers a grants program, under multiple names and sub-programs (which may include the 'contributor program', the 'guild program' and the 'developer program'), inviting third parties to contribute to the development of the NEAR blockchain platform in a variety of ways. Swollet will build NFT certificates on the NEAR blockchain to power our course completion certificates.
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