Status: Ideation stage.

Smart contracts today, enable a whole array of possibilities for anyone building a decentralised application. However, it is also well-known that network congestion is a common occurrence. For Open protocol to truly fulfil its mission, it needs to reduce external dependencies that may threaten its sustenance. For this reason, and being mindful of the need for decentralised finance specific blockchain, Open will design and launch is native blockchain, Open-chain, a next generation purpose-specific blockchain network designed to cater the needs of decentralised financial markets at scale.