Yearly Archives: 2021

Understanding MINA Tokenomics

MINA is the native token for transacting within Mina Protocol which uses recursive zk-SNARKS to ensure the blockchain network remains the world’s lightest blockchain, about 22kb, the size of a couple of tweets. Participants within the network could be either or both block producers or SNARK producers. Unlike Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies with a supply cap per tokenomics, MINA is an inflationary…

How to buy MINA on crypto exchanges

How to Buy MINA

MINA is the native token for powering Mina Protocol – the world’s lightest blockchain. Mina Foundation designed MINA tokenomics to be up to 1 billion total supply at its initial distribution. At the earliest launch of Mina Protocol, only Genesis Founding Program members were allotted tokens based on their role in initiating the blockchain network’s block production process. This article shows you…

Who are Mina Protocol’s investors and advisors?

Mina Investors

Mina Protocol enjoys massive support from a growing community. Aside from the support from a global group of Mina fellows, O(1) Labs, the core team behind the protocol, equally enjoys robust support from a vast investor ecosystem. Right from the days where the network was Coda Protocol until it rebranded to Mina Protocol, a series of top-tier investors have thrown their weight…

What is the Mina Genesis Founding Program?

After years of research that culminated into the invention of what is now the world’s lightest blockchain, Mina Protocol launched the Genesis Founding Program to help with selecting up to 1,000 participants to act as Block Producers for the network. Since the mainnet launch, the first set of Genesis Founding Members helped harden the Network. Mina considers this responsibility the highest honor…

A collection of Mina resources

Getting yourself acquainted with Mina Protocol, the world’s lightest blockchain, should come easy. If asked by any random person what really is Mina Protocol or any specific question, Googling such questions would easily be the first thing that comes to mind. In this piece, you’ll find a list of Mina resources from Technical to Economic Paper, Mina compatible wallet, how to stake…

A look into Mina Technical Paper Vol. 1

Background Mina Technical Paper is a product of years of meticulous research and tests that culminated into the world’s first provably secure proof-of-stake protocol for blockchains technically called Ouroboros Samasika . But before Mina, there were Bitcoin Network and Ethereum, both of which are currently the most successful blockchains pushing the boundaries of “decentralization” forward. Legacy blockchains experience depleting full nodes However…