Pastel Overview

The next generation NFT focused blockchain. Certifiable authenticity. Permanent storage. Negligible fees. Build, secure, and scale your Web3 ecosystem with Pastel.

Pastel Network is a fully decentralized, developer-friendly layer-1 blockchain serving as the preeminent protocol standard for non-fungible tokens ("NFTs") and Web3 technology.

Pastel infrastructure enables existing layer-1 blockchains, decentralized applications, or third-party enterprises to protect creators and collectors. From digital collectibles & media to documents & applications, users and developers are able to certify asset rareness and truly store data forever. Lightweight protocols delivered by interoperable open APIs such as Sense and Cascade can be easily integrated across existing networks. A wide range of Web3 applications can be built directly on the Pastel Network, enabling developers to enjoy the scalable registration features, storage processes, and security of the broader ecosystem.

Advantages of Pastel

Application Specific Layer-1 Blockchain

Purpose-built to securely handle all mission critical use-cases pertaining to the NFT and Web3 ecosystem.

Entirely Permissionless

An open network of peer-to-peer nodes, available to everyone to participate in the consensus process that the Pastel Network uses to validate transactions and data.

Negligible Fees

Dynamic fee function supports negligible transaction fees for on and off-chain requests, reducing friction from traditional general-purpose layer-1s.

Reliable Storage

Highly redundant, distributed system achieves permanent storage. Pay once, store forever.

Cross-Chain Interoperability

Natively integrate Open-API standards and trustlessly bridge assets cross-chain.

Secure Foundation

Multi-Layer architecture developed to achieve maximum network security.

Build with Pastel

Open-API Protocols

Integrate native protocols like Sense and Cascade into your very own native blockchain or application via lightweight open web APIs.

Agile Smart Ticket Structure

Easily represent NFT data on the blockchain and add custom features or upgrade existing functionality on Pastel using an innovative ticket schema built on intrinsic data integrity.

Pastel Developer Modules

Develop on-chain marketplaces or third-party applications directly on the Pastel Network, supported by a series of protocols, well-documented APIs, and gRPC functionality to help builders get started.

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