What to build on Stellar

Many people have started building Stellar applications and infrastructure, but even more have been asking for suggestions or a place to get started. Here are a few examples of the kinds of things you could build on top of Stellar. They’re not all new ideas, but they would be new to the Stellar ecosystem.



There’s also a lot of infrastructure yet to be built. (Many of these are also reflected in the FAQ; which will be updated as ideas are fleshed out. Note also that many of these likely have equivalents already created for Bitcoin or Ripple.)


One of the best things you can do to help the ecosystem is help make it easier for others to join. Here are some suggestions for what to create:

If you end up building things on Stellar (or want to talk things over before diving in), I’d love to hear about it.


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Setting up federated addresses with Stellar

Fun fact: the username you sign up with on Stellar’s hosted web client is actually a federated address rather than a username. That is, the username gdb is actually short for gdb@stellar.org. If you control a domain, you can set up... Continue →