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Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem.

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Avalanche is an open, programmable platform for decentralized finance applications.

Build fast, low cost, Solidity-compatible dapps

Launch Ethereum dapps that confirm transactions instantly and process thousands of transactions per second, far beyond any decentralized blockchain platform today.

Launch customized blockchains, private & public

Deploy blockchains that fit your own application needs. Build your own virtual machine and dictate exactly how the blockchain should operate.

Scale to millions of validators with minimal hardware

Stake, or lock up, your AVAX to help process transactions and further secure the platform–providing security guarantees well-above the 51% standard. You probably have the hardware required to join the platform.

Built for Decentralized Finance
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Comparing to Other Blockchains


  • Transactional Throughput

  • Transactional Finality

  • Energy Efficient

  • Number of Validators

  • Sybil Protection

  • Safety Threshold
Bitcoin

  • 7 tps

  • 60 min

  • No; ASIC-Optimal

  • 3 Pools w/ >51% hash rate

  • Proof of Work

  • 51%
Ethereum

  • 14 tps

  • 6 min

  • No; GPU-Optimal

  • 2 Pools w/ >51% hash rate

  • Proof of Work

  • 51%
Polkadot

  • 1,500 tps

  • 60 sec

  • Yes; CPU-Optimal

  • <200 nodes relay chain

  • Proof of Stake

  • 33%

  • > 4,500 tps

  • < 2 sec

  • Yes; CPU-Optimal

  • Thousands of nodes

  • Proof of Stake

  • 80% parameterized
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Build Solidity Dapps Without Limits

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Avalanche is Solidity-compatible. All of your favorite tools like Remix, Truffle, and Tenderly work out of the box.
Lowest costs to deploy contracts

Deploying smart contracts on Avalanche cost just a tenth of what they cost on Ethereum. High gas fees, front-running, and other adverse effects of slow smart contract blockchains are now a thing of the past.

Flexible, Composable VMs

Avalanche Virtual Machines (VMs) enable developers to easily launch blockchains with a wide array of application-specific features. The Ethereum Virtual Machine is fully running on Avalanche with more VMs to come.

Easily transfer existing Ethereum assets

Interoperability of blockchains is the future. The Avalanche-Ethereum Bridge (AEB) enables easy transfers of Avalanche and Ethereum assets between blockchains.

Solutions Powered by Avalanche

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Learn what use cases benefit most by leveraging the high-performance capabilities of Avalanche.

Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

DeFi is rapidly growing beyond the limits of one chain. Avalanche is fully compatible with Ethereum assets, apps, and tooling with faster speeds, higher throughput, and lower fees.

  • Asset Issuance
  • Automated Market Makers (AMMs)
  • Borrowing & Lending
  • Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs)
Pangolin
bZx

Institutions, Enterprises, and Governments

Avalanche is the best verifiable platform for institutions, enterprises, and governments. Launch assets, build applications, and create subnets with complete control over your implementation with compliance, data security, and other rulesets built into the foundation.

  • Asset Issuance & Trading
  • Debt Financing
  • Digital Identity
  • Document Tracking
Congress of Quintana Roo
Ryval

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Mint your own NFTs in seconds for fees less than a cent. Digitally prove ownership, and streamline value flow. Create and share art, collectibles, and more with all the benefits and none of the downside.

  • Art
  • Certifications and Licenses
  • Collectibles
  • Credentials
Polyient Games
Lamasticards

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