What is Flow?

Modified on Wed, 6 Dec, 2023 at 2:46 PM

Flow is a blockchain developed by Dapper Labs company, which is also the developer of CryptoKittes. Flow aims to facilitate the developers with the ability to create applications or games driven by digital assets and NFT even more easily. Flow network was first launched in 2020 and utilized the multi-role system instead of the sharding to scale the network.

Flow chose the multi-role system instead of the sharding because they view sharding as more complex, and Flow wants their blockchain to be as developer-friendly as possible, so they chose the Multi-role system.

Flow blockchain has FLOW  as their native cryptocurrency for participating in the blockchain, such as staking to work in a specific role, being the main currency for transactions, and using the application on the network.

Who is the creator of FLOW?

Flow was created by Dapper Labs, a technology company in Canada, founded by Roham Gharegozlou and Dieter Shirley in the position of CEO and CTO respectively. The other famous works of Roham and Dieter in the blockchain field include CryptoKitties, NBA Top Shot, and the Dapper Wallet.



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