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NEAR is a climate-neutral, high-speed, and low transaction fee layer-1 blockchain platform.

Layer 1/Layer 2 Protocols



Near Inc is building NEAR, a new application platform designed to bring blockchain to a wide variety of mainstream applications.

Focusing on developer and end user experience, NEAR is a Collective of global community members, developers, and creatives; a Foundation that exists to foster ecosystem development and innovation through grant funding; and a shared, proof-of-stake, layer-one blockchain that is simple to use, secure, and scalable.

Hiring Priorities

Solutions Architect, Business Development, Developer Agency Partnerships, Backend Software Engineer

Investment Profile

$500M raised through Near token sale OTC and $350M raised for ecosystem fund


Metastable, Accomplice, a16z, Electric Capital, Amplify Partners, Multi Coin Capital, a_capital, Coinbase Ventures, Scalar Capital, Xpring, Homebrew,, Libertus Capital, Blockchange, GFS Ventures,, Distributed Global, IDEO Collab, Pantera, SV Angel, Fabric Ventures, Dragonfly Capital

Founder(s) Background

Marieke Flament - CEO. Marieke Flament brings a wealth of international business experience, as well as in-depth knowledge about the world of crypto and fintech. Born in France, she trained as a computer engineer and has worked across the globe in a diverse range of companies that include the luxury giant LVMH of Louis Vuitton fame, Boston Consulting Group, Expedia’s, crypto giant Circle, and more recently Mettle by Natwest. Marieke is an advocate for diversity and inclusion in finance and technology. Under her leadership, Circle was the first FinTech to sign HMT’s Women in Finance Charter and achieve a 50-50 gender split in the sector. She was recognised in the Women in FinTech Powerlist for 2017 and 2019.

About their Office

Headquarters: San Francisco | Remote

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