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What is Velas?

Velas stands as a complete EVM/eBPF hybrid chain, delivering robust security, scalability, and performance. Notably, it achieves transaction finality in a mere 1.2 seconds, all while maintaining minimal carbon emissions. The Velas blockchain, derived from the Solana fork, seamlessly integrates EVM, and its Mainnet successfully launched in 2019.


Transaction Throughput:

Up to 75 000 TPS

Transaction Fee:


Transaction Finality:

1.2 sec

Transaction Throughput:

~1000-5000 TPS

Transaction Fee:


Transaction Finality:

6 mins (32 blocks)

Transaction Throughput:

~160 TPS

Transaction Fee:


Transaction Finality:

75 sec

Transaction Throughput:

Up to 7 000 TPS

Transaction Fee:


Transaction Finality:

30 mins to 1.5+ hours


Utilize tools that facilitate developers and engineers in building applications on the Velas blockchain with greater ease and convenience.

Using Velas CLI

We interact with Velas cluster through its command-line interface, commonly referred to as the CLI. The choice of the command line is strategic, serving as the primary-base for the Velas core team to deploy and introduce new functionalities."

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Velas native block explorer

Utilize the native block explorer to explore and search for details about blocks, accounts, transactions, programs, and tokens.

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Velas EVM explorer

By utilizing the EVM explorer, developers and users can access information regarding blocks, total transactions, and wallet addresses. Additionally, they have the flexibility to switch between and explore various environments, such as testnets and mainnets.

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Velas Clusters

Velas operates multiple clusters, each serving distinct purposes. Developers can access both Testnet and Mainnet, offering opportunities for native and EVM functionalities.

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Become a part of the developer community.

Become part of the community of developers and engineers to exchange ideas, seek assistance, and embark on limitless development opportunities.


Initiate discussions and ask questions within the community on a wide range of topics.

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Velas Grants Program

Leverage the Velas Grant Program to kickstart your project to it full potential

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Velas Hackathons

From brainstorming to funding, join the Velas hackathons to collaboratively refine the most innovative project ideas and secure funding.

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Velas Incubator Hub SOON

Plug into the power of the Velas network: Connect, collaborate, and grow with the Velas Incubator Hub.

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