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Partner Spotlight: The AFL Mint is bringing the next major sports league to Flow
May 13, 2022

Sports on Flow is getting even strong as AFL Mint brings the next major league to Web3.

Partner Spotlight: SNKRHUD brings sneaker culture to Web3
May 13, 2022

SNKRHUD is bringing sneaker culture into Web3 with their DED Stock system and Side Kicks.

FLOW coin circulating supply: An in-depth analysis
May 12, 2022

Flow is formally updating the circulating supply methodology for FLOW coin on aggregator sites among others.

Case Study: Emerald City paves the way for DAOs, education and building on Flow
May 6, 2022

Emerald City is the first DAO created on Flow, founded by Jacob Tucker and fueled by a love for Cadence and the Flow community. Learn all about how they're making a huge impact across the entire ecosystem.

Partner Spotlight: Anique brings anime and Web3 together with Attack on Titan: Legacy
May 5, 2022

Anique is bringing their passion for anime to Web3 with Attack on Titan: Legacy, featuring officially licensed NFTs to Flow.

Case Study: Flovatar is innovating NFTs and empowering creativity
May 4, 2022

Flovatar has taken a fresh approach to what an NFT can be, inspiring and unleashing the creativity of their community to create one of the most successful platforms on Flow. Learn more about Flovatar, and what their experience building on Flow with Cadence was like.

‍Build your own NFT Marketplace in 10 minutes
April 21, 2022

Learn how to build your own NFT marketplace on Flow with the new Kitty Items update and video walkthrough. Inspired by CryptoKitties

Partner Spotlight: Zigazoo building safe Web3 community for kids
April 14, 2022

Zigazoo is building a Web3 community for kids, featuring some MAJOR brands in the children's entertainment category, as well as incredible youth artists like Nyla Hayes.

Partner Spotlight: Publish eBooks as NFTs with Published NFT
April 13, 2022

Published NFT is pioneering eBooks in Web3, complete with a metaverse and big ideas on innovating what it means to collect and interact with written media.

Partner Spotlight: Celer Network to Support Digital Asset and NFT Bridging on Flow Across 20+ Chains
April 8, 2022

Celer Network is empowering a multichain future on Flow with their Celer cBridge integration.

Partner Spotlight: Catch the school bus for Flunks starting March 30th
March 25, 2022

It's time to go back to school and find your new community on Flow with Flunks!

Creator Spotlight: Sturdy.Exchange and Heavy Metal bring SciFi to Flow with Analogs
March 24, 2022

Get ready for the next immersive drop from the Sturdy.Exchange team, partnering with sci-fi gurus Heavy Metal to bring the Analogs experience to life on Flow.

Partner Spotlight: Join the DROPZ adventure in the metaverse
March 22, 2022

Get ready to go on an adventure across galaxies, metaverses, and blockchains. DROPZ is getting ready to pick up the Flow community.

Partner Spotlight: Unblocked powering crowdfunded sponsorship for Laura-Marie Geissler's Porsche Sprint Challenge season

Unblocked is teaming up with Laura-Marie Geissler and creating the first-ever crowdfunded racing team sponsorship ever. Learn more about this historic drop on Flow.

Partner Spotlight: The Football Club builds revolutionary football manager platform to Flow
March 18, 2022

The Football Club is an easily accessible, entertaining and sustainable environment where football fans can spend time, play, and earn valuable assets. Check out their immersive gaming experience built for fantasy football managers, and their first jersey drop reveal.

Partner Spotlight: Join the Meta Panda Club and build a basketball community
March 18, 2022

Meta Panda Club wants you to join them as they build a basketball community that offers value for everybody involved. Their genesis drop is on the way, so come learn about how the Meta Panda Club is creating a platform for basketball enthusiasts.

Learn more about Dapper: Q&A with the Dapper team
March 17, 2022

Dapper, the NFT wallet and payments platform currently powering products like NBA Top Shot, has a wide-spanning update, including beta plans and the scope of the services they offer. Check out this Q&A covering some common questions teams have.

Creator Spotlight: Mike Thompson brings hip hop and art together on Epix
March 15, 2022

What do you get when you mix a legendary artist and love for hip hop together? A truly iconic platform built on Flow.

Partner Spotlight: Meet Emerald City, the first DAO on Flow
March 9, 2022

Emerald City is the first DAO launched on Flow, founded by an early Flow builder who fell in love with the community.

Partner Spotlight: ARTIFACTs catalogs history, starting with The South China Morning Post
March 4, 2022

The South China Morning Post is setting a new standard in preserving history with the ARTIFACTs platform.

Partner Spotlight: Blocklete Games is leading the GameFi charge
March 2, 2022

Meet the Blocklete Games team, leading the GameFi charge with their Blocklete Golf mobile game

Partner Spotlight: Curate and take your metaverse with you with some·place
March 1, 2022

The some·place mobile metaverse makes digital culture accessible, right from the palm of your hand.

Partner Spotlight: Flowty unlocks financial utility for NFTs
February 22, 2022

Unlocking additional utility for NFT holders on Flow, flowty is the first peer-to-peer lending marketplace built on Flow. Learn more about how their team of Flow enthusiasts has built new opportunities for collectors and lenders.

Celebrate Black History Month with Flow
February 11, 2022

Check out some of the ways we're celebrating Black History Month on Flow

Announcing a Million Dollar FLOW Token Grant to bring More Diversity to Web3
February 11, 2022

Announcing a Million Dollar FLOW Token Grant to bring More Diversity to Web3

New findings from Deloitte Canada reveal minting an NFT on Flow takes less energy than a Google search or Instagram post
February 11, 2022

Flow's energy usage paves the way for a sustainable Web3 future.

nWayPlay launches Play-to-Earn mobile game on Flow
February 7, 2022

nWayPlay has launched an awesome play-to-earn mobile game to commemorate and engage with the 2022 Winter Olympics!

FLOW/USD Chainlink Price Feed now live on Ethereum, bringing cross-chain DeFi utility to Flow
February 7, 2022

We're excited to announce the launch of Chainlink's Flow to Ethereum bridge, available now!

Partner Spotlight: Own and Influence Comedy on Flow with Jambb
February 1, 2022

Jambb's been busy making sure they're bringing the LOLs to NFTs. Check out what they've been up to, including an amazing partnership with Tom Segura and Christina Pazsitzky's podcast "Your Mom's House."

Partner Spotlight: FanCraze launching the Cricket metaverse
January 25, 2022

The FanCraze blitzkrieg begins, the Cricket Metaverse goes live on Flow!

Partner Spotlight: Fright Club ready to horrify on Flow
January 7, 2022

Tired of the same nightmares? Get your scare on with Fright Club, a brand new horror platform on Flow!

Partner Spotlight: Unblocked goes beyond the drop on Flow
February 7, 2022

Unblocked is bringing brand new experiences to life for fans on Flow, starting with RHTHM and Cypress Hill.

Partner Spotlight: .find everything you need on Flow
December 17, 2021

.find is a project that will take your interactions on Flow to another level. You will be able to .find NFT’s, people and even yourself on Flow.

Partner Spotlight: GENIACE; a token-powered collectibles marketplace on Flow
December 17, 2021

The GENIACE team is ready to launch an innovative NFT marketplace, powered by their own token, with DAO membership for community members!

Partner Spotlight: Starly and THiNG.FUND come together on Flow
December 13, 2021

New partnerships emerge from the growing Flow ecosystem, and Starly is ready to help guide teams as they embark on their NFT journey.

Project Spotlight: CryptoPiggos breaking loose on Flow
December 13, 2021

10,000 CryptoPiggos are getting ready to break loose on Flow! Learn more about this awesome PFP project from the RareWorx team!

Creator Spotlight: JOY on Versus
December 1, 2021

Ready to bring some JOY into your life? Learn all about the esoteric artist who is riding his multi-dimensional portal into Flow on Versus!

Creator Spotlight: Lakshe Passion brings basketball and art together on Starly
November 5, 2021

Meet Lakshe Passion, one of the incredibly talented artists you can find on Starly. His mission to bring basketball and art together is one of the many highlights of the ecosystem coming to life #onFlow!

Partner Spotlight: Find your perfect basketball avatar with BALLERZ
November 1, 2021

BALLERZ is a basketball-inspired generative NFT set on Flow. Collect your favorite teams and jersey numbers, and show everyone you're a true baller!

Partner Spotlight: Fantastec SWAP brings Real Madrid and fútbol to Flow
October 30, 2021

Fantastec SWAP is on a mission to be home of the best NFTs in sports. Featuring official NFTs from Real Madrid, Real Madrid Women and other top clubs. Own a part of club history and collect iconic football moments.

Partner Spotlight: Non-Fungible Jokin' with Jambb
October 28, 2021

Jambb is on a mission to serve collectors by unlocking the value of digital content and empowering them to own cultural moments from their favorite comedians and entertainers with utility and exclusivity akin to physical collectibles.

Partner Spotlight: Mugen ARt augmenting reality on Flow
October 26, 2021

Mugen ARt provides fabulous digital collectibles with limited editions, covering celebrated IPs, popular designer toys, fine works from artists and more. All collectibles are NFTs with unique AR technology to present a fancy visual experience.

Partner Spotlight: Flowns, more than domain names on Flow
October 26, 2021

Flowns is launching a domain name service on Flow, ".fn", which will turn into a DAO over time. Permissionless, verifiable domain name registering is here.

Partner Spotlight: Enter the Matrix World on Flow
October 21, 2021

Matrix World is an open virtual world that enables users to build 3D immersive applications on top of several blockchains. The world is made up of Lands, which are issued as NFTs and permanently persisted on blockchain networks such as Flow. Get ready for an incredible metaverse experience.

Partner Spotlight: Racing Time brings high octane to Flow
October 19, 2021

RacingTime is a NFT-based next generation racing game built on Flow. A sophisticated refitting system and more than 50 types of performance enhancing accessories allow maximum customizability, while a variety of game modes offers players a novel, exciting racing experience.

Partner Spotlight: xtingles brings ASMR to NFTs
October 18, 2021

xtingles is the world’s first ASMR NFT marketplace for artists to auction their ASMR Digital Art. Discover ASMR with xtingles - your portal to forever bliss.

Partner Spotlight: Graffle, A Powerful Middle Layer for Flow
October 16, 2021

Graffle is a powerful service that allows developers to read, write, and historically access data off the Flow blockchain with any language and the tools they already know and love, like REST APIs and Webhooks.

Flow: Bringing Blockchain to Billions With the Power of Network Effects
October 15, 2021

There's a serious wave of momentum around the Flow ecosystem. Reviewing an incredible year of growth, adoption and scale #onFlow

Flow Fest 2021: Quotes, Keynote, Replay and More
October 13, 2021

Flow Fest, presented by The First Mint and Flowverse, is officially underway! Quotes, video highlights and more as the festival rolls on!

Inside Flow: The Multi-Node Architecture that Scales to Millions
September 16, 2021

By introducing the paradigm of pipelining through specialised node types, Flow’s multi-node architecture provides higher levels of throughput and decentralisation than existing solutions, while significantly enhancing ease of development, user experience and digital asset security , without relying on sharding or layer 2 solutions. It’s the blueprint for future-proof consumer-grade blockchain protocols.

Announcing FLIP Fest, the Flow Buildathon
September 15, 2021

The Flow FLIP Fest is a two-month event that will engage and reward participants for creating innovative and effective improvements to Flow. The goal of FLIP Fest is to empower developers to build solutions on Flow that will have a lasting impact on the developer community and broader consumer audience by extension.

Partner Spotlight: GigLabs is Building the NFT Bridge for Brands
September 2, 2021

Built by a talented team of blockchain veterans, GigLabs is bringing premium brands like CNN, Turner Sports, the Miami Hurricanes and more to Flow. Learn more about their NFT Bridge platform, and what's cooking in the GigLabs kitchen!

Welcome to the State of Flow
August 26, 2021

Welcome to the State of Flow series, highlighting what’s happening across different sectors on Flow. Whether it’s digging into collectible platforms, or detailing partners launching educational resources for Flow developers, surfacing the map of the entire ecosystem paints the picture of what’s being built on Flow every day. 

Creator Spotlight: Super Buddha
August 12, 2021

Super Buddha has made his mark on the art world all around the globe, and now, he's ready to bring his message of spiritual enlightenment to Flow.

Partner Spotlight: Blockparty - Premium NFT Marketplace
July 20, 2021

Blockparty is launching the first-ever multi-chain NFT minting and marketplace platform for Flow, complete with easy-to-use credit card payment onramps. The best part? Zero-cost minting of NFTs!

Decentology Launches Flow Online Bootcamp
July 16, 2021

Fast Floward your dApp development with Decentology's online bootcamp. Learn how to build a full-stack app end-to-end on Flow, and gain access to their incredible powerful tool, DappStarter.

Inside Flow: Cadence, The Language Made For Digital Assets
July 14, 2021

Cadence is a smart contract programming language specifically designed for managing ownership of digital assets of value, like art, collectibles or cryptocurrencies. In Cadence, digital assets are first-class citizens, making their accidental loss or malicious duplication impossible while providing fine-grained and human-readable access control. It’s a language that is faster to learn, easier to audit, and more productive.

Creator Spotlight: Ben Mauro on Versus and Evolution
June 29, 2021

Ben Mauro has been busy building his Evolution multiverse on VIV3, but he stopped by to give us an update on how that’s going, PLUS gave a sneak peek at what to expect from his upcoming auction on the Versus platform.

Project Spotlight: Enemy Metal
July 7, 2021

Are you ready to take your adventure to outer space? Enemy Metal is bringing blockchain gaming to new heights on Flow, with innovative concepts gamers will love.

Partner Spotlight: Mynft - East Meets West
June 25, 2021

Mynft is bridging the gap between Asian culture and mainstream NFT adoption with their all-in-one platform. The metaverse is growing globally, and Mynft is an authentic platform built to empower creators and collectors across Asian regions.

Flow’s First US Dollar-Backed Stablecoin Now Available
June 10, 2021

The first US dollar-backed stablecoin has arrived on Flow and it's available to all developers who want to offer their users the benefits of blockchain with the ease of fiat onboarding options, while augmenting user experience and unlocking a world of open access.

Inside Flow: The Power of Simplicity with FCL
June 10, 2021

The Flow Client Library (FCL) empowers developers to build blockchain-enabled applications faster than ever, revolutionizing the interaction between frontends, smart contracts and wallets — it’s a new tool for a new generation of builders. Now that FUSD is live on Flow mainnet, FCL is officially the recommended way to build on Flow.

Flow is Partnering with AppWorks Accelerator #23
June 4, 2021

Flow is excited to collaborate with AppWorks Accelerator in the launch of their 23rd batch (AW#23) for founders and startups working with blockchain technology.

Partner Spotlight: nWay - Olympics NFTs
June 3, 2021

nWay is proud to partner with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to launch the fully licensed NFT Olympic Pin Collection on nWayPlay. IOC and nWay chose Flow for its unique combination of scalability, usability, and environmentally sustainable features

Partner Spotlight: Eternal - Streamers Making History
May 20, 2021

Eternal is making sure the very best moments of streamers are captured... eternally! Their platform is built to reward fans and support streamers, creating an ecosystem authentically built for gamers.

Cadence Developer Insights: Learnings with Josh Hannan
May 7, 2021

Senior smart contract engineer Josh Hannan shares his insights and knowledge on Cadence, the resource-oriented programming language that powers Flow's blockchain technology.

Flow Partnerships: Insights into Music
May 5, 2021

What kind of experiences do artists and labels across the music industry want to create with blockchain technology, how do different elements of music fit into what kind of NFTs can be created, and what should builders be thinking about as they consider opportunities in this space? Learn all about it.

Partner Spotlight: Epix - NFT Platform to Power Them All
May 5, 2021

The veteran crypto team Epix has joined the Flow ecosystem, crafting premium next-gen user experiences on their platform. Learn all about their journey to Flow, and what they're building now.

Creator Spotlight: Ekaitza
April 27, 2021

Ekaitza has been in the crypto space since 2013, and years later, is now empowered as an NFT creator in the Flow ecosystem. Learn all about Ekaitza's journey, inspiration and more as the debut artist on the Versus platform.

Partner Spotlight: Dark Country - NFT Card Game x Metaverse
April 22, 2021

Dark Country is an NFT trading collectible card game based in the American Gothic setting, inspired by all-time classics like Hearthstone and Magic: The Gathering. At its core, Dark Country is the kind of trading card game collectors have grown to love for decades, with brand new gameplay possibilities and systems enabled by blockchain technology.

Partner Spotlight: Versus - Novel Auction Model for Creators
April 15, 2021

Versus is thrilled to announce a brand new way for artists and NFT enthusiasts to engage with cryptoart. With the full transparency of building on Flow blockchain, and a unique solution to NFT drop!

Creator Spotlight Series: Ben Mauro
February 22, 2021

My name is Ben Mauro, I've been a senior concept designer and art director for the past 12+ years in the game and film industry on projects such as Call of Duty, Halo, Metal Gear Solid (film), ELYSIUM, Chappie, The Hobbit Trilogy, Valerian, Mortal Engines, The Amazing Spiderman 2, Man of Steel among many others.

How to grow a community around your project
February 2, 2021

In the decentralized world, communities can make or break any startup. To create trust in a trustless environment is a cumbersome but well worth task. This guide seeks to provide the reader with some of the necessary understanding.

VIV3 - NFT Marketplace to Empower Artists and Creators
January 26, 2021

VIV3, the first general marketplace on Flow is here. With VIV3 artists, game studios and brands can use VIV3 to mint unique tokens each representing their digital creations on the Flow.

Supply chain management and blockchain technology
January 21, 2021

The supply chain management industry has for long struggled with various problems reducing the efficiency with which a product gets to the end user’s hands. Causing global disruptions, the 2020 pandemic further exposed these issues, to which blockchain technology may be the needed answer.

Project Update: Chainmonsters NFT Drop
January 14, 2021

Chainmonsters, developed by B-Side Games, is a new and exhilarating cross-platform multiplayer online game where you can catch, battle, trade and compete with digital monsters in a massive multiplayer open world experience. In this Special Guest Blog Chainmonsters shares what they've been up to and what's to come.

Project Highlight: Chainlink
January 14, 2021

As the real and virtual worlds merge and more data than ever is transferred, it’s crucial for blockchains to securely incorporate that external data into dapps. What’s needed are decentralized oracle networks, such as Chainlink. Johann Eid, Product Manager at Chainlink Labs, answers questions on the project’s value proposition, opportunities, and long-term vision for smart contracts.

How to fund a blockchain startup?
January 7, 2021

In every startup’s journey, a moment comes when the question “How to fund it?” demands an answer. The answer will necessarily be different depending on the industry the startup finds itself in, and this dependence seems to play an even larger role when referring to the blockchain space.

A Year in Review with Flow - 2020
January 1, 2021

This year has been an undeniably challenging one for everyone around the world and our hearts go out to them all. Over at Flow, this has given us pause to reflect on all that we have to be grateful for. Here is a year in review of what we have been able to achieve together in 2020.

A million copies and no original:  the Internet, digital ownership, and the blockchain
December 8, 2020

Filled with conflicting approaches to digital ownership, the Internet may still be in for a revolution, fueled by blockchain technology.

Flow Port is Here
November 27, 2020

Your portal to the decentralized world of Flow is here. We are excited to announce that Flow Port is now available.

Can DeFi defy centralized finance?
November 14, 2020

Decentralized finance (DeFi), its opportunities and challenges, and the adaptable nature of blockchain-powered first movers.

Meet the Team: Kim Cope on Bringing the Mainstream to Blockchain
October 23, 2020

Kim Cope discusses early experiences with crypto, bringing the mainstream to blockchain and her most used emoji.

Interact with Flow using Ruby
November 10, 2020

In this article, we'll explore how to interact with Flow using the Ruby programming language.

Partner Spotlight: Chainmonsters
October 15, 2020

Chainmonsters, developed by B-Side Games, is a new cross-platform multiplayer online game where you catch, battle, trade and compete with digital creatures in a massive multiplayer open world experience. Learn more about their upcoming Kickstarter campaign and how you can get access to exclusive rare NFTs.

An interview with Roham Gharegozlou
October 7, 2020

Roham Gharegozlou, CEO and founder of Dapper Labs, sits down with Running Through Walls podcast host and Venrock partner, David Pakman, to talk about Dapper Labs, Flow, and the 5 stages of blockchain gaming evolution.

Partner Spotlight: Blocklete Games (Turner Sports)
September 29, 2020

Blocklete Games, developed by Turner Sports, is a new online sports video gaming experience that empowers fans to collect, train, trade and compete with unique digital athletes as they earn cash prizes and bragging rights along the way.

Meet the Team: Sadie Freeman Discusses how Flow Makes Crypto Accessible
September 11, 2020

Meet Sadie Freeman, Backend Engineer at Dapper Labs, working on NBA Top Shot. In this edition of Meet the Team, Sadie discusses how she got into technical stack development, how Flow makes crypto accessible and Pocket Rockets.

Using Ledger Nano with Flow
September 3, 2020

Ledger Nano devices safely store their user’s private keys enabling them to interact with the decentralized world in a safe and secure manner. Fortunately, Flow Blockchain, and the dApps built on it, support the use of Ledger Nano devices to sign transactions.

Meet the Team: Alan Carr on KittyCalc.co and Blockchain Podcasts
August 28, 2020

Meet Alan Carr, game loving technology enthusiast at Dapper Labs. Alan discusses how he got hooked on CryptoKitties, building KittyCalc.co and favorite blockchain podcasts.

Portto and Flow: a portal to the open world
August 27, 2020

This is a guest blog post from Hsuan Lee, Co-founder and CEO of Blocto. Portto is partnering with Flow to bring the simplest blockchain on-ramp experience to dapp users.

Meet the Team: Leo Zhang on Exciting Challenges and Hummus
August 21, 2020

In this edition of Meet the Team, meet Flow Engineer Leo Zhang. He discusses his journey at Axiom Zen, how he got into blockchain and his thoughts on hummus.

Intro to Flow with Go SDK
August 20, 2020

Flow Community Lead Daniel Podaru shares a tutorial covering an intro to Flow with Go SDK.

Meet the Team: Tarak Ben Youssef on Cryptography and Emojis 👌
August 14, 2020

Meet Tarak Ben Youssef, Cryptography Engineer at Flow. Read more about Tarak’s experience in cryptography, moving to Vancouver to join Flow and thoughts on emojis.

Meet the Team: Vishal Changrani on Getting Hooked on Flow
July 24, 2020

Meet Vishal Changrani, a core engineer over at Flow with a wide array of engineering experiences including bio-tech, enterprise applications, video delivery and now blockchain. In this edition of Meet the Team Vishal discusses what got him hooked on Flow and more.

Meet the Team: Mik Naayem on Startups and Crypto Partnerships
July 17, 2020

Meet Chief Business Officer at Dapper Labs, Mik Naayem. Mik shares with you his plethora of knowledge from working in startups, how he ended up at Dapper Labs and partnerships in the crypto ecosystem.

Meet the Team: Mickey Maher on Early Crypto Adoption and Neck Beards
July 3, 2020

Meet Mickey Maher, Head of Flow Partnerships and early crypto adopter. In this week’s Meet the Team highlight Mickey discusses what lured him to blockchain, favorite books and neck beards.

Meet the Team: Kan Zhang on Thrill Seeking in Tech
June 26, 2020

Engineering Manager at Flow, Kan Zhang discusses pushing the limits of tech and the many uses of hot sauce in this week’s Meet the Team.

Meet the Team: Alex Hentschel on Blockchain and Sandwiches
June 19, 2020

In this edition of Meet the Team, Lead Architect at Flow, Alex Hentschel discusses how he got hooked on blockchain, his love for math and sandwiches.

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