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Introducing Soroban

Soroban is a smart contracts platform that is designed with purpose and built to perform. The Futurenet has launched! Start experimenting now!

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Designed For

Batteries-Included Developer Experience

  • A local sandbox for fast setup and iterative development
  • Plug-and-play SDKs for simple and complex authorization
  • Flexibility to reuse common functionality between contracts and access to built-in/out-of-the box contracts
  • Written in Rust from end-to-end, for Rust developers, which taps into a growing ecosystem of safe and efficient tooling


  • Transaction footprints allow scaling to multiple cores
  • Contracts without deserialization / serialization loops
  • A calibrated fee model that represents compute and maximizes throughput while reducing cost
  • Solving state bloat: the elephant in the room

Access to Financial Rails via Stellar

  • Stellar speed and reliability – with 5 seconds to finality per contract
  • On a proven network that has been live since 2015 and is processing 150 tps as we speak
  • A global anchor network of on/off ramps and assets, including worldwide cash access

Build & Earn

Stellar Community Fund

Submit your Soroban project to the Stellar Community Fund and receive up to $150K worth of XLM in awards. This is your chance to play a fundamental role in bootstrapping the Soroban ecosystem by creating the tools, protocols, dApps, and resources necessary for it to thrive.

New to Soroban? Need more time to noodle on an idea for submission? Play around with Soroban and get inspired:

  • Launch your Soroban education on Stellar Quest, and earn rewards for completing exciting challenges basic building blocks of Soroban
  • Experiment, build, and tinker in Sorobanathon: Equinox and earn XLM for submitting tutorials, code examples, and more based on your experience building with Soroban.
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Start your Journey

Get set up, see tutorials and examples,
and read more about the nuts and bolts of Soroban.

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