Learn to Build Decentralized Applications In an Hour: Introducing ‘Zero-to-Dapp’

Learning to build a decentralized blockchain application doesn't have to be difficult or time-consuming for developers. Using languages and frameworks they already know, Blockstack makes it easy to build decentralized applications that protect privacy, are inherently more secure, provide data portability, and more. To help make getting started even easier, we're introducing...

Blockstack Unlocks ~$25 Million in Funding

We’re happy to announce that Blockstack PBC has successfully unlocked approximately $25 million in funding from our December 2017 token offering. We structured the Blockstack token offering such that the majority of the capital would only be unlocked when certain, specific milestones were reached. This self-imposed requirement was our way to introduce...

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Free Blockchain Application Ideas

Blockchain-based applications can offer a safe, secure, and more robust (even censorship resistant) experience for their users, but it is early days and there simply aren’t enough great ones being built. At a basic level you can sign in to them with an identity you alone control, run the app...

Recap: Decentralized AMA with Democracy Earth

Democracy Earth, with the help of Stealthy recently hosted possibly the first decentralized AMA ever. Participants were able to use Stealthy, a fully decentralized messaging application available on iOS and Android to ask questions of the Democracy Earth team. The conversation was focused on the intersection of democracy and decentralization...

Request for Social Networks: Funding Afari

In May 2018, Blockstack PBC announced the Request for Social Networks initiative, committing $1,000,000 of funding spread across 10 projects that are creating social network dapps to rewrite the fundamental basis of how we connect and share. Since then we have received over 300 applications, and today are thrilled to...

The Launch of the Stacks Genesis Block

Today, we're excited to announce details for the hard fork that will introduce the genesis block of the Stacks blockchain. The launch of the Stacks blockchain marks a new era for the Blockstack ecosystem:  it is custom designed for the Blockstack network with the goal of enabling developers to easily...

A Path to Decentralization

At Blockstack, we are building a new network for decentralized apps. Decentralized apps developed using our open-source developer platform store data with the user without centralized databases or servers, and our decentralized network aims not to have any single points of failure or control. What we are building does not...