More Capacity, Lower Prices: Developer First Pricing Always

More Capacity, Lower Prices: Developer First Pricing Always

Author: Paul Almasi

Reviewed by Brady Werkheiser

Published on January 12, 20222 min read

Alchemy continues to make Web3 development even more accessible with a new 3X capacity increase for its Free & Growth Tiers and massively simplifies pricing

Alchemy has always been focused on one thing — giving Web3 developers the tools they need to build massively successful businesses.

We’ve been fortunate enough to power and help longtime customers OpenSea, 0x, Convex Finance, Aave, and countless others bring the magic of blockchain to millions around the world. Today we’re furthering this commitment by giving every Web3 developer even more by drastically increasing our Free & Growth Tier capacity across all of our supported chains including Ethereum, Flow, Polygon, Optimism, Arbitrum, and Crypto.com.


When we innovate and scale our systems, we pass those benefits onto you - our customers!

The Industry's Largest Free Tier: 300mm (3x more) monthly compute included (~12,000,000 requests/monthly) and free archive data!

The New Supercharged Growth Tier: 400mm (~3x more) monthly compute included (~16,200,000 requests/monthly) and one flat rate of $1.2/1mm CU.

Building on any Alchemy-supported network including Ethereum, Polygon, Optimism, Arbitrum, Flow, and Crypto.com has never been easier!

The Industry's Largest Free Tier

As ecosystem builders, Alchemy is committed to creating better, more affordable products to power the next wave of Web3 users. Over the last year, we’ve had major breakthroughs in technological improvements that have allowed us to create better economies of scale.  Instead of keeping these benefits to ourselves, we’ve continuously decided to pass these savings onto you so together we can help more people get into blockchain.

Our expanded Free Tier now gives developers the power of 300mm compute units which include access to complex, expensive features like full archive data, NFT APIs, and pending transaction subscriptions at no additional cost.

Not only will this allow developers to create new products, experiment with new use cases, but it will also make ecosystem-critical use cases like connecting an ETH 2.0 node or Chainlink node 100% free. Plus, you’ll have the entire month to use these compute units so no need to ever worry about daily request limits.

The NEW Supercharged Growth Tier

Eventually, many Alchemy users will need even more capacity as their products gain traction and grow. This is where the new Growth Tier can provide any team looking to grow quickly with higher dedicated throughput and the ability to handle infinite capacity with our auto-scale configuration - all without ever having to speak with a salesperson.

To make this even more developer-friendly, we’re expanding and enhancing the Growth Tier in two key ways:

  1. Increasing the included Growth capacity by ~3x

  2. Simple Flat Rate of $1.2/1mm CU beyond 400mm CU

With these improvements, Web3 teams can focus 100% of their time building core applications while we handle the complexity of running infrastructure at scale.

What’s Next?

Alchemy believes that these capacity and pricing updates will accelerate the incredibly important work from all the Web3 developers around the world. The vision and hard work from all these developers are the levers that will accelerate mass adoption for the entire Web3 ecosystem.

There are already many exciting updates to the Alchemy platform in store for 2022, but we’d love to hear what you think about these changes on Twitter. If you’re a team already using Alchemy and need to scale beyond your current plan, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected].

Start building for free today!

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