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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 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…