Solana (Not set) Blockchain Platform - Rating and Details of Solana ICO (Token Sale) - Rating: Watch

Solana plans to provide a new High-Performance blockchain that can support up to 710k transactions per second on a 1gb network without data partitioning. Solana will be faster and more scalable than any other blockchain.

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November 2017

Whitepaper published

February 2018

Single node testnet


June 2018

Multinode testnet


July 2018

Public testnet alpha


September 2018

Payments SDK


2019 - Q4

Smart contracts engine


2019 - Q1

Live mainnet

Team Members

Anatoly Yakovenko


Anatoly is the creator of Solana. He led development of operating systems at Qualcomm, distributed systems at Mesosphere, and compression at Dropbox...

Greg Fitzgerald


Greg is the principal architect of Solana. Formerly of Qualcomm's Office of the Chief Scientist, Greg has explored the full landscape of embedded systems...

Raj Gokal


Raj leads operations, product, and finance. He has spent 10 years in product management and finance. He was a venture investor at General Catalyst, started the consumer medical device company Sano...

Eric William

Chief Scientist

Eric heads data science and token economics. He studied particle physics at Berkeley and received his PhD from Columbia while Higgs hunting at CERN...

Stephen Akridge

Principal Engineer

Stephen spends all his time in the codebase. He has 10 years of critical GPU optimization expertise at Qualcomm and Intel...

Michael Vines

Principal Engineer

Michael spent 14 years at Qualcomm, rapidly rising from Engineer to Senior Director. He was founder and VP of Engineering of AI startup Silk Labs...

Rob Walker

Principal Engineer

Rob has a storied career, innovating in software from the 1990's at Netscape, through a 17 year career at Qualcomm leading teams spanning BREW, Component Services, DASH...

Jeff Levy


Jeff handles operations and finance. He was previously VP of Operations at Aclima, after founding and selling CareAtHand. Previously, he had ops roles at Twitter...

Pankaj Garg

Senior Staff Engineer

Pankaj joins us after 10 years at Qualcomm, where he worked in the Innovation Center. Previously he led design and development of the LTE modem chipset for mobile devices at Motorola.

Jack May

Senior Staff Engineer

Jack joins us after 17 years at Qualcomm where he's had his hands in many areas, starting with BREW kernel and CDMA development, to developing for and leading teams in Qualcomm's Advanced Tech Department...

Tyera Eulberg

Senior Engineer

Tyera has spent close to 10 years as a developer, most recently at PS Audio International, where she wrote software from the physical to application layer for audio products.


Community and BD

Dom was an early contributor to our Telegram channel and has experience advising blockchain funds as well as managing communities for several open source blockchain projects...

Carl Lin

Senior Engineer

Carl graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a degree in Computer Science and spent years at Microsoft. Carl has advised and worked with blockchain-focused hedge funds...

Sagar Dhawan

Staff Engineer

Sagar joins us after 4.5 years at Qualcomm's Innovation Center. He has worked on an open source Chromium browser fork and later designed and implemented products in Android for mobile security...