Stellar isWhere BlockchainMeets the real world

Stellar isWhere BlockchainMeets the real world

Stellar empowers builders to unlock human and economic potential. It combines a powerful, decentralized blockchain network with a global ecosystem of innovators to create opportunities as borderless as ideas. It offers the tools to make a difference in the real world through new digital asset products and services that enhance access to the global financial system.

Why Stellar

Imagine it, build it

Stellar is a decentralized, public blockchain that gives developers the tools to create experiences that are more like cash than crypto. The network is faster, cheaper, and far more energy-efficient than most blockchain-based systems. It’s designed so Stellar’s ecosystem can make a real-world, lasting impact.


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Smart Contracts

Unlock Financial Access with Soroban Smart Contracts

Soroban Smart Contracts Overview

A developer-friendly, Rust-based smart contracts platform designed for scale and sensibility. Soroban seamlessly integrates with and works alongside…

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Stellar Community Fund

The Stellar Community Fund draws on community input to support developers and startups building on the Stellar network and Soroban.

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Soroban: Smart Contracts Docs

Start building on Soroban today with the help of established tools and documentation


The Basics

New to stellar?

Let’s start with the basics to get you up to speed on all that the Stellar network has to offer. Learn fundamentals and get the tooling you need to start building.

A Global Ecosystem


UNHCR and Stellar Aid Assist

UNHCR launched Stellar Aid Assist in Ukraine, unlocking bulk payments on the Stellar network and advancing our mission for financial access.

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Digital assets are more accessible today than ever before. Now anyone can visit a MoneyGram location to deposit and withdraw cash from their digital…

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Anchors = Global Access

The Stellar anchor network supports over 180 countries and over 20 digital assets. By integrating anchor services such as on and off-ramps, cross-border payments and fiat-backed digital assets, builders can offer new payment services for end users and reach customers in new markets worldwide.

The Latest

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Token2049 Dubai



Join the Stellar Development Foundation team at TOKEN2049, Dubai. This conference is a meeting place for entrepreneurs, institutions, industry…



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Why We're Excited About a Cables Finance Launch on Stellar

Cables Finance on Stellar offers a semi-decentralized exchange model blends the autonomy of self-custody with the advantages of centralized…



Stellar Development Foundation

The Soroban Audit Bank: Fostering a Secure Smart Contract Ecosystem

The Stellar Development Foundation Security Audit Bank will distribute up to $1M in security audit credits in coordination with six top-tier audit…



Lindsay Poss

Krave's Fresh Monkey: Creativity in the Jungle of Financial Freedom

As we all collectively emerge from yet another winter season, there’s an opportunity to reflect on the colder months. For the Stellar Development…



Nicole Adair

Smart Contracts Made Simple: Dogfooding Soroban at the SDF

Last month, the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) ran a dogfooding experiment with a core question: can we get every single employee, no matter…


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