Next generation
Smart Contracts

Build smart contracts and dapps 100% on-chain on the world’s fastest and most powerful open‑source blockchain network: the Internet Computer

Start building Web3

Serve websites from smart contracts

Interact with canister smart contracts directly from your browser just like regular websites.

Users don’t need tokens and wallets

The reverse gas model enables free-to-use, truly user-friendly dapps, ready for mass adoption.

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Decentralized alternative to WhatsApp

50,000+ users


Decentralized social news aggregator

40,000+ users

Cheapest on-chain storage

The cost of data storage and computation is stable, it doesn't depend on token prices or block space, and novel wasm runtime allows efficient runtime execution.

$10 of Cycles will pay for:

  • 200MB website bundle for 10 years
  • NFT collection with 10,000 items for 1 year

True scaling

By adding new subnets regularly, the IC scales to an unbounded number of dapps and allows storage of unlimited data.

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Blockchain's largest R&D operation

Team members

The DFINITY Foundation is committed to realizing the most disruptive vision in tech: the adoption of public blockchain as a single technology stack that hosts all of humanity's systems and services

Now build anything on infinite Web3 blockchain

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