Tezos Foundation appoints new board member

Posted on Wed 31 January 2018 in misc

Zug, 31 January 2018 – The Board of the Tezos Foundation has unanimously appointed Lars Haussmann as its third member. The Board will now update the Foundation’s operational and organizational arrangements and will continue working to advance its mission to develop and promote the Tezos ecosystem.

Lars Haussmann is Head …

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September update

Posted on Sat 30 September 2017 in misc

Dear Tezos Supporters

It has been a busy few weeks for the Tezos team, working on core development and establishing long-term structures and processes. We are delighted to share with you our progress over the past month.


One of the primary goals of Tezos is to facilitate coordination among …

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August Update

Posted on Thu 10 August 2017 in misc

[Subsequently edited for legal compliance, September 30th 2017]

Dear Tezos supporters,

Your commitment to Tezos has made history, raising an unprecedented $232 million in our two-week fundraiser. Your support is instrumental to fulfilling the vision we outlined and started building towards in 2014.

The success of the fundraiser represents an …

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Fundraiser statistics

Posted on Mon 24 July 2017 in misc

This article presents a short statistical overview of the Tezos fundraiser. The Tezos Foundation will recommend an allocation of XTZ tokens by publishing the network's genesis block when the network goes live. No XTZ exist until the genesis block has been created. The statistics below refer to the recommended allocation …

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Diversifying the portfolio of the Tezos Foundation

Posted on Tue 18 July 2017 in misc

The Tezos Foundation currently holds over $220M worth of bitcoins and ethers. To best serve the interests of the Tezos community, we intend to gradually diversify our position by slowly selling some (but not all) of these holdings over the coming months and purchasing a conservative portfolio of cash, stocks …

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Update on Contributions to Date

Posted on Wed 05 July 2017 in misc

When designing the contribution software, we made sure that all contributions to the Tezos fundraiser are recorded on the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains, so there is no risk of losing or forgetting any contributions, and so the fundraiser can be audited at a later time.

For convenience, we also created …

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Minimum Contribution to the Fundraiser

Posted on Sat 01 July 2017 in misc

Please note that — as communicated through our various channels, and as described on our website and in the official Tezos Fundraiser documents — the minimum contribution to the Fundraiser is 0.1 XBT (one-tenth of a Bitcoin).

This minimum applies to every separate Bitcoin contribution, or to Ether contributions in aggregate …

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Note about the fundraiser

Posted on Wed 28 June 2017 in misc

We are excited to be launching the Tezos fundraiser in a couple days. We would like to take this opportunity to remind contributors that our fundraiser differs in several respects from many other so-called “ICOs”.

First, our fundraiser is uncapped. Many fundraisers have introduced caps, creating artificial scarcity. We feel …

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