What is Raiden?

The Raiden Network is an off-chain scaling solution, enabling near-instant, low-fee and scalable payments. It’s complementary to the Ethereum blockchain and works with any ERC20 compatible token.

Welcome to the New Raiden Documentation

This documentation is still a work in progress. If you can't find what you are looking for here the content most likely hasn't been reworked yet but can be found in the old documentation.

New to Raiden?

If you’re new to Raiden and just want to install and try it out, go to the

Afterwards you can make payments using the WebUI

Developing on Raiden?

If you are looking to build on top of Raiden the following links have relevant documentation where you can:

Contributing to Raiden?

If you are looking to get an in-depth understanding of Raiden or if you're interested in contributing to Raiden, a good start is to:

Need Help?

If you run into problems or discover bugs, you can:

  • Ask for help or ask project related questions in the Raiden gitter

  • Create a GitHub issue for either a bug or feature request


Please note, that even though we do our best to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information provided, this publication may contain views and opinions, errors and omissions for which the content creator(s) and any represented organization cannot be held liable. The wording and concepts regarding financial terminology (e.g. "payments", "checks", "currency", "transfer" [of value]) are exclusively used in an exemplary way to describe technological principles and do not necessarily conform to the real world or legal equivalents of these terms and concepts.