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Latest Blog Posts

Koinos Unified Whitepaper: The evolving blockchain with free-to-use dApps and proof-of-burn decentralization

Now that the evolution of testnet into mainnet is nearly complete, we felt that the time was right to deliver one whitepaper to rule them all which would serve as a single source of truth for anyone looking to understand Koinos at the most fundamental level. Koinos Group is excited to announce the release of that new, unified whitepaper, today! 

Koinos Update: Enhanced Proof of Burn

I’m Andrew Levine, CEO of Koinos Group, the creators of Koinos and in this update I’ll be focusing on important changes we are making to proof of burn! But first, a brief update on Harbinger (the...

Koinos Update, Mar 8th 2022

I’m Andrew Levine, the CEO of Koinos Group, and we are very excited to announce the release of v0.3.0 of Koinos, a/k/a testnet V3! V3 is the culmination of nearly 2 years of hard work by the...

Koinos Update, Feb 16th 2022

I’m Andrew Levine, the CEO of Koinos Group, and this is our update on Koinos development. We remain focused on our next major milestone which is the release of...

Koinos Update, Feb 3rd 2022

I’m Andrew Levine, the CEO of Koinos Group and this is our regular project update on Koinos.  Koinos Core Koinos Authority SystemAs you probably know, we’re wrapping up our work on test net V3...

Koinos Update, Jan 21st 2022

I’m Andrew Levine, the CEO of Koinos Group and this is our regular project update on Koinos.   Koinos Core Since our last update, we have completed three major pieces of work on version 0.3.0 of the...

Project Update, Jan 7th 2022

Happy new year! Great news! Our team member and friend Steve Gerbino and his wife are now the proud parents of a newborn baby girl. Our warmest congratulations and best wishes. ...

Project Update, Dec 8th 2021

Dear Friends,  Here’s another brief recap of the work Koinos Group has been doing on Koinos.  We completed another sprint, albeit a short one because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Koinos Group team...

Project Update, Nov 23rd 2021

Dear friends, A quick recap of the week coming to you on a Monday due to the holiday weekend.  Firstly, Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who has celebrated!  It was a short...

Project Update, Nov 23rd 2021

Dear friends, A quick recap of the week. After a successful testnet relaunch the engineering team is hard at work completing the Koinos Blockchain Framework. We are also working on some exciting...

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The Koinos Blockchain Framework
Build insanely great blockchains faster, easier, and more profitably 

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The Ultimate Layer 1

Koinos Mainnet


No barriers for USERS

  • Free accounts
  • Free transfers
  • Free smart contracts

No barriers for DEVELOPERS

  • Architected with a focus on UNIVERSAL-language support for smart contracts, microservices, and client libraries 

No barriers to UPGRADES

  • No more hard forks!

Mana Fee-Less System

Now LIVE on testnet!

    Liquid KOIN gives users regenerating mana for:

    • free accounts,
    • free transfers, and
    • free smart contracts
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    The Team

    Built by one of the most experienced blockchain development teams in the world

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    andrew levine


    JD Villanova School of Law

    6 years blockchain experience as Head of Communications at Steemit


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    Michael VAndeberg

    Blockchain Architect

    7 years blockchain experience 

    Former Senior Blockchain Engineer at Steemit


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    Steve Gerbino

    Blockchain Architect

    6 years FinTech experience

    4 years blockchain experience


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    Nathaniel Caldwell

    Blockchain Architect

    4 years blockchain experience

    Experience in Nuclear Physics 

    and Biometrics

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    Ron Hamenahem

    Head of Design

    Entrepreneur with 13 years experience

    in Design and  Information Technology 


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    Providing an online computer database featuring accountings and record-keepings of cryptocurrency and digital currency for financial purposes. KOIN holders will be able to use the Koinos main network without having to spend any of their KOIN

    Considering blockchain integration?

    We built STEEM, the first fee-less and social blockchain, at one time the most used blockchain in the world valued at $2 billion. We leveraged that experience to invent Koinos, a blockchain building technology that makes it fast, easy, and affordable to leverage blockchain technology to improve your business.