A new paradigm

Alephium is the first operational sharded L1 blockchain scaling and enhancing PoW & UTXO concepts. Decentralization, self-sovereignty, and security meet high-performance, accessibility, and energy efficiency in a dev-friendly network optimized for DeFi & smart contract applications.

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Technology

What makes Alephium different?

Some numbers

We're passionate in our work and committed to outstanding quality and measurable results. Here are some of our numbers.
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16
shards running
0
H/s
0
ALPH circulating
0
transactions executed

Ecosystem

Growing fast
Partners

Partners

From lawyers to peer blockchains, lobbying & local associations, they make us feel part of a larger ecosystem.
Backers

Backers

They provided us with early backing, funding, strategic advice, introductions and so much more!
Community projects

Community projects

Building on top, around or below what we do, securing the network or providing services, they are the life & blood of Alephium & the reasons we grind everyday!

Completed milestones

Building everyday
Core platform
Ecosystem
Core platform
Ecosystem
2019
Core platform
Ecosystem
Whitepapers publicly released
Feb 2019
Core platform
Ecosystem
2020
Core platform
Ecosystem
Alpha version of the core sharding protocol implemented and tested on AWS
Q1 2020
Core platform
Ecosystem
Testnet launch
Dec 2020
Core platform
Ecosystem
2021
Core platform
Ecosystem
Smart contract support
Q1 2021
Core platform
Ecosystem
Desktop wallet & explorer public release
Sep 2021
Core platform
Ecosystem
Mainnet launch
Nov 2021
Core platform
Ecosystem
3rd party cloud mining service at Mainnet Launch
Nov 2021
Core platform
Ecosystem
Joined the UTXO alliance & Bitcoin Association Switzerland
Nov 2021
Core platform
Ecosystem
Mining ecosystem development: miners development, reference mining pool and pool integration.
Q4 2021
Core platform
Ecosystem
First community mining pool
Dec 2021
2022
Core platform
Ecosystem
First dApp PoC
Jan 2022
Core platform
Ecosystem
First exchange listing: Gate.io
Jan 2022
Desktop wallet upgrade
Apr 2022
Core platform
Ecosystem
9 mining pools on Alephium
Feb 2022
Explorer optimization & addition of statistics
May 2022
Core platform
Ecosystem
Building begins on the first NFT platform on Alephium
Apr 2022
Full node 1.4.0 with all of the major features for the Leman network upgrade implemented
Jun 2022
Core platform
Ecosystem
Website Revamp
Jun 2022
Beta version of contract SDK (alephium-web3)
Jun 2022
Core platform
Ecosystem
New testnet launched
Jun 2022
Core platform
Ecosystem
Leman Network Upgrade deployed on the testnet
Jun 2022
Core platform
Ecosystem
Core platform
Ecosystem
Core platform
Ecosystem

What's next

Building an exciting future

Core platform

Improve the robustness, efficiency and dev-experience of the full node
Improve documentation of the core infrastructure
Improve the Alephium SDK with more features
Improve the robustness and efficiency of the explorer backend
Leman Network Upgrade for cross-chain interoperability
Bridge development, testing, and launch
DEX development, testing, and launch
dApp support in the desktop wallet
Hardware wallet integration
Mobile wallet

Ecosystem

Key industry events (PBWS, EthCC, and others)
Community engagement & marketing (hackathon, AMAs, competitions...)
DEX listing (after the deployment of the bridge)
Additional CEX listing
3rd party dApps (NFT, DEX, stablecoin) on Alephium
Grant Program V2

SWALPH

Decentralized SWAG 🤘

If you want to wear Alephium's colors, head out to the shop and access a selection of clothes and goodies. You'll find the nicest designs for you to add a bit of sharding and PoLW vibes in your daily routine.

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