what is

beckn (short for beckn protocol) is a set of open  interoperable specifications that helps re-imagine the world of digital commerce marketplaces. beckn protocol unbundles the idea of 2-sided platform-centric marketplaces into multiple 1-sided platforms/apps forming an open network connected via the interoperable protocol layer. When implemented, this protocol allows buyers and sellers to connect to these open commerce networks using any platform of their choice and transact with each other.

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beckn protocol’s layered design allows independent evolution of its components. it allows building of rich integrated experiences in consumer applications while simultaneously allows independent services to be built and plugged into the open network infrastructure

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this body of knowledge is a free public good and is being shared openly and made available as per the creative commons licence, CC-BY-ND 4.0

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open community

Open commerce networks will naturally encourage innovations, integrate applications and platforms, trigger opportunities for every size and form of businesses, create seamless experiences and trigger unimagined possibilities. This is not a commerce under transition. This is commerce being transformed at scale. This is the beginning of a big shift for each and every one of us, who, in one way or the other, are part of the e-commerce world.

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What can we do
with beckn protocol?

beckn protocol specifications can be implemented by business-facing, customer-facing platforms and governments to create integrated digital commerce networks across diverse sectors like e-commerce , mobility etc. The possiblities are immense

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supporters & contributors

We encourage diverse stakeholders, without being bound by domain or industry, to facilitate growth through creation and adoption of interoperable open protocols for commerce.

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