Gear Foundation: Accelerating Web 3.0 Growth

Gear Foundation is dedicated to advancing the development and adoption of innovative blockchain solutions. Its primary mission is to foster collaboration and provide support to the networks based on Gear Protocol. Vara Network is the main focus for now, as it is the first deployment.

Through research, education, and community engagement, Gear Foundation plays a vital role in driving the growth and success of decentralized technologies and empowers individuals and organizations to harness the full potential of blockchain technology.

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AMA with the Vara Devs

🚀 **AMA with the Vara Devs: Engage with Our Development Team!** 💻 We're excited to invite you to an exclusive Ask Me Anything (AMA) session with the Vara Devs on Tuesday, November 5th, at 16:00 CET. This online event provides a unique opportunity to connect directly with our development team, ask questions, and gain insights into the exciting world of Vara Network. 📅 **Date:** Tuesday, 5th of November ⏰ **Time:** 16:00 CET 🔗 **Survey Link:** [Anonymous Survey]( Join us on Discord for this interactive session, where our developers will share their expertise, discuss upcoming projects, and answer your burning questions. 🔗 **Discord Event Link:** [Join the Event on Discord]( We value your input, and to enhance your experience, we've prepared an anonymous survey. Share your thoughts and questions beforehand using the survey link provided. Let's make this AMA session as tailored to your interests as possible! Don't miss this chance to be part of the Vara Devs' journey. Save the date, take the survey, and join us for a lively discussion!

Dec 5, 2023
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Polkadot Hackathon 2023 Winter

Vara Network is thrilled to be one of the sponsors for the Polkadot Hackathon 2023, boasting a total prize pool of up to $300,000! This exceptional event is open to both individuals and teams and is divided into three main categories: 1. Polkadot's ecological developer tools. 2. Dapp products & smart contracts. 3. Building a blockchain based on the Polkadot SDK. Vara Network has sponsored a $3000 USDC bounty for this hackathon, encouraging developers to craft innovative projects within the Vara Ecosystem! Teams building the following ecosystem applications on the Vara Network, powered by Gear Protocol, will have the chance to earn rewards in the following categories: 1. Ecosystem Support - Analytics, tooling, and sites for Gear awareness. 2. NFTs - Collections that break new ground, and/or include experimental aspects. 3. DeFi - Original work that leverage Gear’s Infrastructure. 4. New Things - The most divergent ideas: DAOs & tooling, decentralized internet, gambling all things weird. 5. Zero-knowledge - The most advanced scaling & privacy contracts. 6. Gaming - 100% onchain or infinite games that utilise WASM VM. This hackathon presents a fantastic opportunity for developers to showcase their talents and devise innovative solutions to enhance the blockchain ecosystem. All the essential information you need is right here! The hackathon officially kicks off on November 1, 2023, with registrations open until December 22 at 12:00 AM UTC+8. Hurry and sign up! We welcome you to build your ideal dApp on the Vara Network! Discover more details: [](

Jan 13, 2024
about gear

What is Gear protocol?

Gear Protocol is an advanced smart contract platform that offers an easy to use library for smart contract development, provides a custom runtime for programs that utilize the protocol's unique features and Substrate components for secure, fork-less upgradable networks which opens up integrations with other Substrate-based networks. The protocol's technology design and asynchronous programming paradigm enable infinite sharding and truly decentralized use cases, making it possible to bring thousands of traditional Web2.0 businesses and services to Web3.

Our Backers

  1. blockchange
  2. lemniscap
  3. distributed global
  4. the lao
  5. PSP Economy
  6. mechanism capital
  7. bitscale capital
  8. spartan
  9. hashkey group
  10. di ventures
  11. elysium
  12. signum capital
  13. ybb

Use Cases

While we’re just scratching the surface of what this technology can do, here are a few ways people are using Gear.

  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

    A blockchain based form of finance that does not rely on centralized financial institutions, instead utilizing smart contracts and blockchain technology to empower users and transcend borders.
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  • Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs)

    A way to represent any asset on the blockchain, to enable easier and more efficient trade and management.
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  • Tools&Explorers

    A search engine that allows you to search for a particular piece of information on a blockchain.
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  • Web3/eCommerce

    The third generation of internet services for websites and applications that will focus on using blockchain-based technology to provide more intelligent, connected and open services.
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  • Staking

    A method that enables people to lock some of their cryptocurrencies as a way to contribute to securing a blockchain network.
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  • Decentralized Autonomous Orgs (DAOs)

    An innovative organization represented by rules encoded into smart contracts that runs autonomously and without the requirement of centralised individuals and parties.
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  • Wallets

    A device, program or service that securely stores an individual's cryptocurrency without third party sovereignty.
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  • Oracles

    An important third party service that provides blockchains and smart contracts with “off-chain” data from the physical world.

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