# Create a project
You must create a project to be able to deploy a node or a network, or to join a network.
To create a project:
- Log in to your Chainstack account.
- Click Create project.
- Click Public chain for an Ethereum or Bitcoin node deployment, or Consortium for Corda, Quorum, or MultiChain.
- Provide Project name and optionally Description.
- Click Create.
This will create a project.