Recursive STARKs

StarkWare Aug 11 · 9 min read The very first recursive proofs of general computation, now live on Ethereum Mainnet TL;DR Recursive Proving is live on Mainnet, scaling StarkEx apps as well as StarkNet with a single proof It boosts scale, and delivers benefit in cost, and latency (a rare and exciting occurrence of scale … Read more

Regenesis: StarkNet’s No-Sweat State Reset

StarkWare Jul 7 · 4 min read All you need to know about why and how this will happen Intro StarkNet is preparing for a regenesis on Ethereum Mainnet. This post presents our current thinking on what this will look like, as well as why it is necessary and what its impact will be. We’re … Read more

StarkNet Alpha 0.9.0

StarkWare Jun 6 · 4 min read TL;DR Fees are now mandatory on Testnet, soon on Mainnet Contract factory pattern is now possible! StarkNet is introducing contract classes Delegate call is replaced with library call Intro We are happy to introduce StarkNet Alpha 0.9.0! This is an important version in which StarkNet makes significant steps … Read more

STARKs, StarkEx, and StarkNet

StarkWare Jun 2 · 3 min read StarkWare Glossary TL;DR STARKs enable blockchain scaling by efficiently proving the integrity of computations StarkEx is an application-specific scaling engine StarkNet is a permissionless, smart contract Layer 2 network STARKs STARKs (Scalable, Transparent ARgument of Knowledge) are a proof system that enables the proving and verification of computations. … Read more

Behind zkLend, a dual solution money market protocol for institutions and retail

zkLend is an L2 money-market protocol built on StarkNet, combining the best of zk-rollups and Ethereum to bring more users to the DeFi market.  To differentiate itself from the growing competition on the market, zkLend offers an innovative, dual solution to the problems faced in DeFi—a permissioned and compliance-focused solution for institutional clients and a … Read more

StarkGate Alpha

StarkWare Apr 4 · 3 min read Introducing the First Version of StarkNet Bridge: StarkGate Alpha TL;DR The first version of StarkNet Bridge, StarkGate Alpha, is ready to use on Testnet! We await community feedback on how things can be improved Mainnet deployment will follow soon Excitement! We are thrilled to release StarkGate Alpha, the … Read more

On the Road to StarkNet: A Permissionless STARK-Powered L2 ZK-Rollup

StarkWare Jan 26 · 6 min read Enjoy the security and feel of Ethereum with the scale of a ZK-Rollup TL;DR We’re building StarkNet in four steps: Step 0 — Foundations (completed*) Step I — Planets: Single-App Rollups Step II — Constellations: Multi-App Rollups Step III — Universe: A Decentralized Rollup We expect to have … Read more