A blockchain

designed to evolve.

Security focused. Upgradeable.

Built to last.

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What's Tezos?

Evolutionary, revolutionary, and everything in-between.

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, spanning from nuclear and aerospace to semiconductor and others.

Governance by the People.

The Tezos platform was built with mechanisms to ensure active community governance and participation. Users can actively participate by evaluating, proposing, or approving amendments to Tezos. This design empowers the type of collaborative innovation that keeps Tezos on the bleeding edge of technology.

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.

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.

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.

Upgrade Timeline

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.

Upcoming Protocol Upgrade

The Tezos protocol was upgraded successfully on 4 December 2021.


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

Learn all about it here.

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Aug 2021


Introduced Liquidity Baking, which mints a small amount of tez every block and deposits it inside of a constant product market making smart-contract. This incentivizes large amounts of decentralized liquidity between tez and tzBTC. Included several improvements that led to a 3-6x decrease in gas consumption of popular contracts.

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May 2021


Doubled maximum size of operations, which more than doubled the maximum size of smart contracts. Furthered gas optimizations as well as sped up gas arithmetic by a factor of ten. Enabled more intuitive smart contract development by adopting depth-first execution order. Deactivated unused Test Chain in the Economic Protocol, resulting in more streamlined amendment process.

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Feb 2021


Added Sapling and BLS12-381 to enable privacy-preserving smart contracts and tickets for native permissions. Updated amendment process by lowering period length to 5 cycles and adding a 5th Adoption Period.

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Sep 2020


Improved gas costs. Reduced storage costs by a factor of 4 to reflect improvements in the underlying storage layer.

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Mar 2020


Increased gas limit per block and per operation; improved the accuracy and resiliency of the formula used for calculating baking and endorsing rewards.

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Oct 2019


Introduced a more robust version of the blockchain’s consensus algorithm (Emmy+); simplified smart contract development; refined the delegation process.

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May 2019


Increased gas limit per block and reduced the roll size from 10,000 ꜩ to 8,000 ꜩ

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Help us change the world.

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.

Encode Club Comes to Tezos

Encode Club Comes to Tezos

13 January 2022

Encode Club, a leading web3 education community, announced the launch of a new strategic and educational initiative on the Tezos blockchain.

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Gap Launches NFT Collection on Tezos

Gap Launches NFT Collection on Tezos

12 January 2022

Gap launches a gamified collectible NFT experience on Tezos to activate community, creativity and self-expression.

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Team Vitality Reveals Tezos as its Main Technical Partner

Team Vitality Reveals Tezos as its Main Technical Partner

06 January 2022

European E-Sports leader "Team Vitality" enters a multi-year technical partnership involving the Tezos blockchain.

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Tezos Ukraine Launches Eastern European DeFi Hackathon

Tezos Ukraine Launches Eastern European DeFi Hackathon

03 January 2022

Tezos Ukraine's DeFi hackathon promises to be the biggest blockchain hackathon in Eastern Europe with $200,000 in prizes.

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