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Welcome to Dusk!

In this site you will find comprehensive guides, tutorials, and resources to help you get started.


Dusk is the first global computer with privacy-preserving dApps built for real world adoption and assets (RWA). Dusk protocol has been built from the ground up for financial applications and services, providing a secure, private, and scalable infrastructure for the digital economy. Dusk ultimate goal is to enable a full and decentralized financial market infrastructure (FMI) powering clearance anb settlement, post-trading services, and corporate actions for securities and digital assets.

Key Features

Dusk is designed to power the next generation of financial applications. The protocol addresses key challenges in the financial sector, such as privacy, compliance, and scalability, making it an ideal choice for a wide range of services.

Privacy-Preserving Smart Contracts

Piecrust VM facilitates the development of complex, privacy-focused dApps. It supports Smart Contracts written in rust or any programming language that targets WebAssembly (WASM) bytecode.

Cryptography Empowerment

Our R&D team is at the forefront of research in zero-knowledge proof systems with several papers published and developed libraries.

Economic Soundness

Dusk’s economic protocol allows service providers to be productized and generate revenue, incentivizes developers, and completely unlocks a new breed of use cases.

Join Dusk!

To ease you into the intricacies of Dusk, you might consider participating in the node running of our testnet, Nocturne: run a Nocturne node.