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What's Tezos?

Tezos is designed to power the Web3 revolution.

The future of the internet is being built on Tezos–with user participation and governance at its core. Users can directly and frictionlessly interface with each other over a decentralized network, exchanging value and interacting with various applications, without the need for intermediaries. On Tezos, Web3 can be a truly user-governed and user-centric movement, the way it was meant to be.

Institutional Grade Security.

Tezos is designed to provide the safety and code correctness required for assets and other high value use cases at both the protocol and application layers by leveraging languages OCaml and Michelson, which facilitate formal verification, a practice commonly used in mission-critical industries. The future of Web3 can be secure on Tezos.

Governance by the People.

The Tezos platform was built with mechanisms to ensure active community governance and participation–a key component of Web3. Users can actively participate by evaluating, proposing, or approving amendments to Tezos. This empowers the type of collaborative innovation that keeps Tezos on the bleeding edge of technology, and it’s why Tezos is best positioned to underpin the Web3 revolution.

An Energy-Efficient Algorithm.

Unlike Proof-of-Work blockchains like Bitcoin or Ethereum, Tezos’ Proof-of-Stake requires significantly less energy and cost to operate, making it an ideal alternative platform for building blockchain applications that are eco-friendly. As the Web3 movement gains in adoption, scaling responsibly requires a more energy-efficient approach. Tezos delivers on this today.

Smarter Smart Contracts.

Tezos is one of the leading smart contracts Proof of Stake blockchains. Tezos smart contracts can use formal verification, allowing them to be mathematically verified, reliable, and secure.

Seamlessly, Forklessly, Endlessly Upgradeable.

Tezos is built to adjust, adapt, and add features and functionality through its proven on-chain upgrade mechanism.

Powerfully Scalable.

Tezos is built to remain state-of-the-art. Its modular architecture and formal upgrade mechanism minimizes disruptions while offering regular upgradability and enhanced functionality over time.

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Meet Tezos

Smart Contracts.
Smart Governance.
Smart Design.

Tezos is an open-source platform that addresses key barriers facing blockchain adoption for assets and applications backed by a global community of validators, researchers, and builders. By design, Tezos embraces long-term upgradability, open participation, collaboration, and smart contract safety.

How to get tez (XTZ)

Tez (XTZ) is the native token of the Tezos blockchain. It is used to interact with dApps, pay for fees, secure the network through staking, and provide a basic accounting unit on the Tezos platform.

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A community governed,
ever-evolving technological vision.

Tezos continuously adds the latest innovation, seamlessly leveling up to deliver novel and new capabilities within the space through its upgrade mechanism. See how far we’ve come and help us imagine where Tezos will go in the future.

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A new proposal has been submitted and is being evaluated and considered by the community.

Learn more about Lima
September 2022


Enabled smart contract optimistic rollups on bleeding edge testnets, preparing the protocol for the future full integration of SCORUs. Introduced the first steps of pipelined block validation, aiming to streamline the block validation process. Implemented improved randomness with VDFs, event logging in smart contracts, and more.

Learn more about Kathmandu
June 2022


Introduced Transaction Optimistic Rollups (TORUs), an experiment into enshrined rollups, leading to increased throughput, lower fees, and a pathway to significantly increased long-term scalability. Introduced improvements to tickets and sapling, enabling improved network privacy features and increased decentralization for Tezos tokens.

Learn more about Jakarta
April 2022


Introduced Tenderbake, a new and significantly upgraded Tezos consensus algorithm, which enables fast finality and improved scalability for the Tezos blockchain. Introduced a variety of other changes that improve the baking experience, such as reducing the amount of tokens required to be a validator, a rework of the baking and endorsement rewards mechanism, and more.

Learn more about Ithaca


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One block at a time.

Browse the latest job postings across the Tezos ecosystem.

Tezos is the product of many organizations across the globe working together on an open-source project. Don’t see the perfect role for you but want to work on Tezos? Reach out to the Work on Tezos mailbox - include your resume, what you’re looking for, and why you’re excited to work on Tezos. Resumes are shared with a number of organizations in the Tezos ecosystem.

Note: Listings are provided by each team separately. If you are an organization in the Tezos ecosystem that is hiring and interested in listing your open roles here, please email the Work on Tezos mailbox.

Latest News

Catch the latest news from around the Tezos ecosystem, from exciting partnerships to insightful and educational articles about the technology that makes Tezos truly special.

Tezos x Art Basel Miami Beach 2022

Tezos x Art Basel Miami Beach 2022

21 November 2022

Tezos art returns to Art Basel Miami Beach with an interactive exhibition that explores the collision of creativity and data in generative art. Learn more about Performance in Code and watch as conversations unfold in the speaker series streaming live.

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Introducing 3Route, Next Gen DEX Aggregator On Tezos

Introducing 3Route, Next Gen DEX Aggregator On Tezos

21 November 2022

3Route is a next-generation DEXs aggregator built by Baking Bad, the team behind some of the most popular projects in the Tezos ecosystem. 3Route introduces automated routing to optimize trades across multiple liquidity sources, all in one swap. This allows 3Route to offer users the best rates and low slippages without charging any service fees.

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Fuelarts x Tezos Accelerator 2023

Fuelarts x Tezos Accelerator 2023

17 November 2022

Fuelarts announced their new Art+Tech Tezos startup acceleration program. This equity-free acceleration program aims to support founders empowering art and culture through new technology-based solutions and includes insightful and inspiring learning sessions facilitated by industry leaders, serial entrepreneurs, and investors.

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Smart Rollups Are Coming to Tezos – The Road to 1 Million TPS

Smart Rollups Are Coming to Tezos – The Road to 1 Million TPS

16 November 2022

The next generation of optimistic rollups on Tezos are nearing their inclusion in a protocol upgrade proposal, and Nomadic Labs had some exciting news to share. Aside from enabling very high scalability, Smart Rollups allow developers to program and deploy their own interoperable Layer 2 solution in a number of popular programming languages, using a general-purpose infrastructure built for decentralization and security.

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Introducing Lambda DAOs on Homebase

Introducing Lambda DAOs on Homebase

16 November 2022

Tezos Commons and dOrg announced the release of Lambda DAOs for Homebase. Lambda DAO enables a custom DAO structure that allows members to submit proposals that interact with smart contracts, injected as lambdas that can execute arbitrary contract calls. Users will be able to have their DAO evolve over time and interact with new smart contracts and various dApps as their needs change.

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