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

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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

POWERING BUILDERS LOCALLY, MAKING AN IMPACT GLOBALLY

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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MoneyGram

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

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.

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Decentralife feat. Reeps100, Artist and Founder of Voice Gems

DECENTRALIFE

Explore the inspiring journey of Harry Yeff (Reeps100), an acclaimed media artist and creative technologist, as he pushes the boundaries of art and…

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Anuhya Challagundla

Cash-to-DeFi: the Consensus X EasyA 2024 Stellar Hackathon

The Stellar Cash-to-DeFi Challenge at Consensus X EasyA 2024 Hackathon brought together a diverse group of blockchain enthusiasts, developers, and…

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Bri Wylde

Announcing the Deep Dive Docs Bounty

Starting May 29th through August 7th, 2024 get awarded for contributing to the Stellar Developer Docs as part of the Deep Dive Docs Bounty (it’s…

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Adam Minehardt

Standing with the Industry on FIT21

SDF recently joined industry counterparts in signing onto a letter voicing support for the core principles behind the bipartisan Financial Innovation…

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