Leading Innovation with Hedera

The Hashgraph Association is an independent non-profit organization focused on building a vibrant innovative ecosystem for startups, enterprises, and government institutions around the world, leveraging the capabilities of Hedera Hashgraph to design and develop enterprise-grade solutions and decentralized applications.


Building a decentralized economy that enables start-ups, enterprises, and governments to create a trusted, secure, and empowered digital future for all.


Raising awareness and achieving broad adoption of Hedera Hashgraph through an efficient grant-awarding process and effective innovation program.

Core Values

The core values of The Hashgraph Association are centered around three key guiding principles that shape the culture of our organization and serve as the foundation of how we act, communicate, and make decisions.


Building trusted relationships based on mutual interest and always doing the right thing.


Keeping our word and ensuring ethical practices across all our client interaction and dealings.


Embracing diversity and encouraging open dialogue with mutual respect.

Strategic Objectives


network growth through onboarding pioneering projects and deploy innovative applications as well as incentivize the community and attract talent.


the professional environment for our community and further enhance business dynamics of Hedera ecosystem.


the business with strategic partners, support recruiting qualified council members, and reinforce the presence around the globe.


professional training programs and promote business innovation to boost the community and create value for the global ecosystem.

We provide funding for start-ups up to $250’000, enterprises up to $500’000, and government initiatives receiving up to $1’500’000 in co-investment funding for the development and implementation of Hedera-powered solutions.

Project Funding


Venture building programs to enable development of the most promising projects using Hedera network.


Co-invest in large-scale projects and empower enterprises to compete in the new era of Digital Assets & Decentralized Finance across multiple business sectors.


Engage with governments institutions and support national blockchain initiatives to promote the broad adoption of DLT solutions and to contribute to the economic growth.

Funded Projects

We operate within an ecosystem of trusted partners and leverage our global network.

Learn & Discover

Professional training and ideation workshops to calibrate the right mindset that is needed to adapt and compete in the decentralized economy.

Visualize & Design

Design-thinking and proof-of-concept modelling based on use cases defined in the ideation workshops.

Develop & Deploy

Development of minimum viable products (MVPs) and the integration of Hedera-powered solutions into an organization.

Program Partners

Hedera Global Governing Council

Hedera Governing Council consists of up to 39 term-limited and highly diversified organizations and enterprises, reflecting up to 11 unique sectors, academia, and non-profits globally. Each Council member is committed to network innovation, stability, and its continued decentralization. 

Hedera is owned and governed by the world’s leading organizations


Hedera is the most used enterprise-grade public network for you to make your digital world exactly as it should be – yours. HBAR is the native, energy-efficient cryptocurrency of Hedera that powers the decentralized economy. Whether you are a startup or enterprise, a creator or consumer, Hedera goes beyond blockchain for developers to create the next era of fast, fair, and secure DLT applications.

Hedera Hashgraph

Hedera Hashgraph is a 3rd generation DLT framework based on a proof-of-stake (PoS) public network that achieves highest levels of security with asynchronous byzantine fault tolerance (ABFT), powered by the Hashgraph consensus algorithm. Unlike most other platforms, Hedera isn’t built on conventional blockchains but rather an entirely novel type of DLT platform known as “Hashgraph”, with blazing-fast transaction speeds and incredibly low bandwidth consumption. By combining high-throughput, low fees, and finality in seconds, Hedera leads the way for the future of public ledgers.


The 3rd generation public ledger



Computational trust

Decentralized trust and programmable money.


Transactions per second


Avg. transaction fee

10-60 Min

Avg. transaction confirmation

885+ KWH^^

Energy use per Transaction



Programmable smart contracts and digital assets.


Transactions per second


Avg. transaction fee

10-20 Sec.

Avg. transaction confirmation

102+ KWH^^

Energy use per Transaction

Hedera Hashgraph

Trust at web scale

Architected from the ground up for new and existing applications running at scale.


Transactions per second


Avg. transaction fee

3-5 Sec.

Avg. transaction confirmation

0.00017 KWH^^

Energy use per Transaction

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