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Tezos is a decentralized blockchain that wants to create a digital commonwealth through the governance of token-holders. On Tezos, token holders have the ability to vote on upgrades to the protocol.

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Reviews for Tezos

๐Ÿ”‘ 5 positive | ๐Ÿ’ฉ 3 negative


The Tezos situation is a beautifully pure illustration of when dreams meet reality in network design. Neat and tidy on-chain governance becomes messy human institutions, litigation, and marketing campaigns for one fork over another.

Nic Carter, Partner at Castle Island Ventures and Co-creator of Coinmetrics

2018-02-03 | Full Review


Tezos is just an offshoot scam that happened when a paper-pusher at R3 realized that hype is all that's needed to sell vaporware to morons.

2018-06-07 | Full Review


Tezos has less checks and balances than off-chain governance in BTC or ETH because it disenfranchises node operators of their role in governance.

2018-02-12 | Full Review


Tezos is a remarkable project because it enables coin holders - the true owners of the network - to align interests around improving the protocol through on-chain governance. In 2018, Tezos is going to amaze everyone.

2018-03-03 | Full Review


I believe Tezos is an important experiment in on-chain governance. While Tezos has many unique features that make it separate and distinct from other projects in the space, the one thatโ€™s least appreciated is its governance mechanism and approach to change... Unlike passively holding Bitcoin and participating in its price appreciation, Tezos is unique in that it requires users to participate in consensus or risk having their tezzies lose value due to inflation of the network. This creates lots of fun agency questions about how networks like Tezos, their governance, and their function may evolve over time.

2018-07-26 | Full Review


I believe that Ethereum, Tezos, and other smart contract platforms will coexist as they each aim to serve different purposes and the token holders have different ideals. When cross-blockchain infrastructure like Cosmos and Polkadot are fully developed, we will hopefully see Ethereum and Tezos tokens move freely between both platforms.

Linda Xie, Co-founder and Managing Director at Scalar Capital

2017-08-03 | Full Review


The core idea of Tezosโ€Šโ€”โ€Šformalized and automated governance of a decentralized protocolโ€”is a deeply powerful idea, and I want to see it implemented and deployed in the hopes that it can greatly help humanity.

2017-06-29 | Full Review


I truly believe Tezos is one of the most fascinating cryptocurrencies on the planet. They have been making thoughtful design decisions since launch that have flown completely under the radar, silently compounding.

2019-09-02 | Full Review

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