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Get rewards for your open-source contributions

Enhance the security of the software supply chain. Support the most important OSS projects. Earn rewards. Get recognition.
Our ITN's hotter than anticipated, so we're rolling out challenges in phases

First up, the Early Grey Group—our top 50k ITN point earners. You've been with us from the start, and your reward is early access to test and explore new features. Next, the Chai Chargers Group joins the fun with a general release, bringing the entire tea Protocol community together to share in the excitement and contributions.

Learn how tea works
Seamlessly register OSS projects supported from multiple package managers
Search your project
Use the tea web app to easily identify your GitHub projects that are compatible with tea.
Register a project with tea
Create a project constitution and complete the process to register a software project with tea.
Earn rewards
Receive rewards based on your project’s influence and impact. Accept donations from other tea community members.
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...and more to come
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is tea?

tea is a decentralized protocol secured by reputation and incentives. tea enhances the sustainability and integrity of the software supply chain by allowing open-source developers to capture the value they create in a trustless manner. 

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What is Proof of Contribution?

Proof of Contribution is the novel consensus mechanism of the tea Protocol designed to quantify the impact of all OSS projects in the software ecosystem. Proof of Contribution assigns a dynamic score—referred to as a project’s teaRank—based on each open-source project’s orientation within, and utilization by, the OSS ecosystem over time.

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What is the purpose of the TEA Token?

TEA is an ERC-20 token that serves as the access key to certain aspects and designated features of the tea Protocol. Holders of TEA tokens can support software projects by staking TEA tokens to specific OSS projects in the software ecosystem. TEA holders may also contribute to the security of the software supply chain by preparing and submitting vulnerability reports.

When will the tea Incentivized Testnet begin?

tea's Testnet runs from Wednesday, February 21, 2024 to Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

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