Flow was designed from the ground up as a foundation for internet-scale protocols and applications that also require exceptional user experience.
Conceived by the team behind CryptoKitties, Flow was developed and stress-tested with top global partners and is now open for anyone to contribute to and benefit from.
Battle-tested in production and ready to help you build the kinds of applications that people want to use.Start building on Flow
Flow is built to be fast and responsive – achieving global finality within seconds
Flow standardizes usability improvements for crypto-savvy traders and basketball superfans alike, letting you focus on what matters
A significant allocation of FLOW tokens will be reserved for early user- and developer growth
Unique among crypto networks, Flow achieves dramatic improvements in speed and throughput by separating the jobs of a cryptocurrency miner or validator into four different roles, each with their own characteristics.
This means anyone with a reliable internet connection should be able to participate as a validator for Flow, at a variety of computational and financial tiers.
Smart contracts and user accounts on Flow can always interact with each other in one atomic, consistent, isolated, and durable (ACID) transaction. In other words: all applications on Flow can run in the same shared execution state.
This ensures Flow apps benefit from great user experience and full composability, letting developers easily build on each other’s work.
Sharding and layer 2 solutions break composability and reduce network effects for dapps and smart contracts by removing ACID guarantees from the execution environment.
On Flow, every application can be a platform.
Flow is designed for high-throughput, low-latency consumer applications, games, and digital assets. Protocol-level usability and onboarding features make it easy to bring new users while a new decentralized architecture ensures security at scale.Join the Flow Alpha community
Interested in how it all works under the hood? The Flow technical papers are more than 100 lovingly crafted pages across multiple white-papers, resulting in a complete specification of the Flow system and its most important components.Download Technical Papers