The Tezos Foundation is a Swiss foundation, supervised by the Swiss Federal Foundation Supervisory Authority which is part of the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs. Its purpose is the promotion and development of new technologies and applications, especially in the fields of new open and decentralized software architectures including the promotion and development of the Tezos protocol and related technologies. Tezos’ potential rests in the hands of its community which is among the strongest and most exceptional in the blockchain ecosystem. All interested parties are welcome to join the Tezos community and contribute to the project.