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Asset TypeAsset TypePlatform
Project StatusProject StatusWorking Product
SectorSectorSmart Contracts
Funds raisedFunds raised232M
CountryCountryUnited States
Key personKey personKathleen Breitman

Tezos (XTZ) Information{coin_name} ({symbol}) Information

Tezos is formalizing blockchain governance

Tezos is a new decentralized blockchain that governs itself by establishing a true digital commonwealth. It facilitates formal verification, a technique which mathematically proves the correctness of the code governing transactions and boosts the security of the most sensitive or financially weighted smart contracts. Tezos is a new blockchain launched via an uncapped token sale. Like Ethereum, Tezos supports Turing complete smart contracts; however, it differs from Ethereum in the use of its consensus algorithm, governance mechanisms, and smart contract programming languages. Tezos is a decentralized blockchain that governs itself by establishing a true digital commonwealth and facilitates formal verification, a technique which mathematically proves the correctness of the code governing transactions and boosts the security of the most sensitive or financially weighted smart contracts.


Tezos Foundation

Company NumberCompany Number UID: CHE290597458
Dammstrasse 16, 6300 Zug

Questions and AnswersQuestions and Answers

Tezos is a delegated proof of stake blockchain. That means that stakeholders (XTZ holders) are responsible for running the network and keeping consensus. This is a great innovation over the older poof of work blockchains, as it dramatically decreases the energy consumption required to manage security, and reduces the risks of having a conflict between the various constituents. For consensus to happen, the stakeholders have to either bake their XTZs or delegate them to someone else to bake. Baking is the clever term that Arthur came up with to represent the process of running the Tezos application, keeping the ledger correct, and endorsing the operations performed by other bakers. Baking can be rewarding! The network provides for a reward for those who stake their XTZs. The reward is estimated to be 5.5% annually, though that is likely to fluctuate significantly, especially early on. In order to be a baker and get the 5.5% reward, they need to have a minimum of 10,000 XTZ's (1 roll), and the technical ability to run a baker - a computer dedicated to this process. Its not for the faint of heart, because bakers have to worry about all kinds of nefarious trouble from hackers and other troublemakers. The good news is that Tezos provides an alternative called Delegation. Organizations like Tezos.Community have built enterprise scale baking services that take all the risk out of your staking activities. Regardless of how many Tez you have, you simply "delegate" your baking rights to us, and we return to you most of the rewards that we generate with those rights. Your XTZs stay safe and snug in your wallet, and you can spend them whenever you want, or move them to another Delegation service anytime without risk. For most XTZ holders, delegating to Tezos.Community or another trusted delegation service is going to be the most cost effective and safest solution for getting your baking rewards.
You have several good choices for delegation services. , and are all great sites to review baker performance and see your choices. But only one delegation service represents the community efforts that you have come to rely on. That service is Tezos.Community. Tezos.Community was the first independent website when it launched in May, 2017, and since then we have had over 300k page views to our forums from thousands of community members from 195 countries. Our twitter account @tezoscommunity has more than 8k followers and is an important source of Tezos information and updates. Our Tezos Today video channel has had tens of thousands of views. And our business lead, Jonas Lamis, has been an early and outspoken contributor to the Tezos ecosystem, and now serves as a member of the board of the Tezos Commons Foundation. Tezos.Community is a brand you know and can trust, and can be held accountable for the decisions we make. When you delegate to Tezos.Community the fees that you pay go to fund our entire operations, which benefits the whole community, not just a simple delegation service. Before selecting Tezos.Community as your delegation service, you should read, understand, and agree to the Terms of Service. Please do not delegate to Tezos.Community if you can not agree to these terms.
Your XTZs are stored in a wallet, and you need to designate Tezos.Community as your delegate. Most wallets have a delegation key feature, where you just need to enter our delegate key: As of Cycle 27, Tezos.Community is full. We are not accepting new delegators at this time. We will be posting videos of how to set your delegation key in the available XTZ wallets.
Yes. As delegator, you are simply assigning your baking rights to Tezos.Community. You are not giving us your XTZs and are not providing your private keys. NEVER PROVIDE YOUR PRIVATE KEY TO ANYONE We automatically send you your rewards every baking cycle - back to the wallet that you delegated from. If your stake is very small we may hold onto them until you have accumulated 1 XTZ and then we will forward the rewards minus gas costs to your wallet.
Customer support can be reached by sending an email to, or messaging us on twitter @tezoscommunity.
We are all pioneers and this has literally never been done before. So there are bound to be issues with Tezos, so stay positive and helpful. There is significant risk inherent with new, unproven technology. But since you are one of the earliest adopters, it’s likely that you understand the risks and opportunities. #WeAreTezos
Who is conducting KYC/AML?
The Tezos Foundation has partnered with a third-party enterprise-grade solution to provide KYC/AML services for fundraiser contributors.
Must KYC/AML be completed immediately?
No. If there are any difficulties in completing KYC/AML before launch, please be aware that this service will be available post-launch.
Is KYC/AML required for contributors who donated through Bitcoin Suisse?
No. If a donation was made through Bitcoin Suisse, a KYC/AML check was already performed and the process does not need to be repeated on the Foundation’s KYC/AML platform
Can the Foundation recover a seed phrase, password, or other information from the fundraiser?
A seed phrase and password were generated privately by contributors, on their own computers. For obvious reasons, the Foundation has no records of this information and thus cannot help contributors recover them.
What steps should be taken if the KYC/AML process cannot be completed?
Please take every appropriate measure to properly complete the KYC/AML process. A contributor must complete KYC/AML in order to receive an activation code corresponding to a given public key hash. If a contributor is currently unable to complete the KYC/AML process, please be aware that this service will be available post-launch.


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Tradeable CoinsTradeable Coins
660,373,612 (82% of total) ({tradeable_of_total} of total)

Exchange Markets

ExchangeExchange MarketMarket PricePrice DiffDiff Volume 24hVolume 24h SpreadSpread Spread $1kSpread $1k
Kraken XTZ/USD $1.4171 -0.02% $1,600,212 0.3% 0.45%
Kraken XTZ/BTC $1.4143 -0.22% $1,418,269 0.42% 0.58% XTZ/USDT $1.4150 -0.17% $1,321,014 0.29% 0.95%
Kraken XTZ/EUR $1.4292 0.83% $784,583 0.41% 0.87% XTZ/BTC $1.4159 -0.1% $382,688 0.63% 0.66%
Bitfinex XTZ/BUSD $1.4174 0% $216,987 1.5% 1.8%
Kraken XTZ/ETH $1.4113 -0.43% $204,537 0.62% 1.5%
Bitfinex XTZ/BTC $1.4219 0.32% $204,490 0.75% 0.92% XTZ/ETH $1.4088 -0.61% $33,009 0.73% 2.2%
Kraken XTZ/CAD $1.4244 0.49% $17,079 2.6% 4%

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