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Apr 26, 2019
Algorand’s Forthcoming Technology
By Silvio Micali

Providing technological breakthroughs to Algorand’s blockchain and enabling a truly borderless economy is our cherished mission.

Apr 16, 2019
Algorand Publicly Opens TestNet
By Algorand

Foundational blockchain platform from Turing Award winner, Silvio Micali, opens with hundreds of active users

Dec 18, 2018
CoinDesk: Crypto Is Far From Dead, as These Scaling Projects Show
By Michael J Casey

Take Algorand. The proof-of-stake blockchain, built by Turing Award-winning MIT computer scientist Silvio Micali, uses a randomly selected committee system for validating blocks that saves on computing power and aspires to achieve a massive three million confirmed transactions per second serving 4 billion users – capacity that’s many, many orders of magnitude greater than both bitcoin and Ethereum.

Dec 11, 2018
BostInno: Startups to Watch
By Srividya Kalyanaraman and Lucia Maffei

Blockchain startups are having a moment and Algorand is one of them. Launched by MIT computer science professor and Turing award-winning cryptographer, Silvio Micali, the company claims its one-of-a-kind technology promises to solve the blockchain trilemma of scalability, security and decentralization.

Oct 24, 2018
The Future is Bright at Algorand!
By Silvio Micali

Algorand has reached an important stage in its development and growth and we look forward to what comes next for the platform, the community, and the company.

Jul 20, 2018
Algorand Testnet Launch
By David Shoots

The Algorand Team is excited to announce the launch of our TestNet. Community members can apply for access, but soon anyone can join!

May 01, 2018
Algorand’s Instant Consensus Protocol
By Georgios Vlachos

Today, we are sharing our latest Byzantine agreement protocol. This new protocol presents several technical advancements that we believe are essential for Proof-of-Stake blockchains.

Feb 15, 2018
Powered by Consensus
By Algorand

The blockchain was intended to provide a rapid, safe and secure way of scaling transactions. Until now, we’ve had to settle for tradeoffs.