Good for the Planet.
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Infura supports NEAR, a carbon neutral ecosystem designed for developers changing the world. Join a community of developers experiencing NEAR’s ETH 2.0-like development experience.

Trusted by 83,000 developers

Start building on the Infura and NEAR ecosystem, a lower cost, faster, carbon neutral platform with a supportive community.

Develop on the Blockchain

NEAR is a sharded layer-one blockchain that’s certified carbon neutral

Join the Collective

Discover a welcoming community of more than 83,000 developers building on NEAR

Say Hello to the Foundation

The NEAR foundation nourishes the ecosystem with developer support, including $800m in grants

Build the applications of the future now

NEAR is a proof-of-stake blockchain created for the future of Web3 development, including carbon neutrality, inexpensive transactions, and extraordinary developer resources.

The first carbon neutral blockchain

Free with your Infura plan

1000x lower transaction fees

Exceptional developer resources

How does NEAR measure up?
Use CaseConsensus Algorithm (Layer 1)Scalability TechnologyEthereum Virtual Machine CompatibilityTransaction CostTransaction Confirmation TimeTotal Github StarsDecentralizationGenesis Block Date
Bitcoin
Layer 1
Currencies
Proof-of-Work
No
Around $5
Few minutes
65,000+
High
January 3, 2009
Ethereum
Layer 1
Smart Contract Platform
Proof-of-Stake
Yes
Few dollars
Few tens of seconds
35,000+
High
July 30, 2015
Celo
Layer 1
Smart Contract Platform
Proof-of-Stake
Plumo light client protocol
Yes
1 cent
Few seconds
2,480+
Medium
April 22, 2020
Avalanche
 C-Chain
Layer 1
Smart Contract Platform
Proof-of-Stake
Snowman protocol
Yes
Few cents
Sub-1-second
High
NEAR
Layer 1
Smart Contract Platform
Proof-of-Stake
Sharding
No
Few cents
Few seconds
2,500+
Medium
April 22, 2020
AURORA
Layer 2
Smart Contract Platform
Yes
Few cents
Few seconds
500+
Medium
July 21, 2020
Discover the beauty of multichain interoperability

NEAR facilitates open communication with other networks, giving developers the power to exchange assets and benefit from other communities.

NEAR

AllBridge

A cross-chain bridge that’s fast, affordable and secure

NEAR

Octopus

A multichain cryptonetwork for running appchains

NEAR

Aurora

An Ethereum Bridge and EVM with layer 2 scalability

Your journey starts here

Bring your exciting ideas to NEAR with these simple steps.

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Create a NEAR wallet

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Go deep with NEAR

Discover new content to help you power your passions, whether you’re building a new game or developing the next viral NFT.

NEAR Documentation

Learn more about getting started with NEAR with our documentation.

Creating a Multichain Future with NEAR

Discover the benefits of our multichain approach, create an EVM-compatible project, and get NEAR tokens.

NEAR Developer Tools

Access essential developer tools like SDKs, APIs, and more.

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