dAMM (decentralized AMM)

A Cross-L2 AMM StarkWare Just now·3 min read TL;DR AMMs on L2 face a liquidity fragmentation problem dAMM, a cross-L2 AMM that shares liquidity across layers, solves this dAMM enables ZK-based L2s (e.g., DeversiFi, Loopring …) to asynchronously share liquidity — exposing LPs to more trades dAMM enables LPs to serve L1 AMM such as … Read more

StarkEx 3.0 now live on Mainnet

Empower L2 users to easily interact with L1 StarkWare Jul 27 · 3 min read TL;DR StarkEx 3.0 is live on Mainnet Main features: L1 Vaults & SHARP (SHARed Prover) L1 Vaults: Ethereum addresses (specifically, smart contracts) can now trade with StarkEx’s users by owning an L1 Vault — enabling DeFi Pooling & dAMM (formerly … Read more

StarkNet Alpha 1

Featuring: L1<>L2 Interaction, On-Chain Data, and the Growing StarkNet Ecosystem StarkWare Jul 19 · 4 min read TL;DR StarkNet Alpha 1 has two new features: L1<>L2 interaction On-chain data Introduction At the beginning of the year, we announced that StarkWare is building StarkNet, a permissionless decentralized STARK-based ZK-Rollup¹ operating as an L2 network over Ethereum. … Read more

StarkNet Planets Alpha on Testnet

The First Step to a Permissionless ZK-Rollup StarkWare Jun 14 · 4 min read TL;DR StarkNet Planets Alpha — the first step on our road to Mainnet — is now live on Testnet! StarkNet is a permissionless Turing-complete ZK-Rollup¹. Developers can implement their business logic of choice in a smart contract and deploy it permissionlessly … Read more

Oracle Price Feed on StarkEx

Faster, Cheaper, as Safe & Secure as Ethereum StarkWare Apr 21 · 4 min read Introduction dYdX has recently launched their perpetual contracts platform, powered by the StarkEx scalability engine in ZK-Rollup mode (i.e. with on-chain data). StarkEx provides scalability and lower gas costs for users, but it also enables building a better system: implementing … Read more

StarkEx — Now for NFTs

The First L2 Platform for NFTs StarkWare Apr 9 · 3 min read StarkEx-Powered Immutable X is now on Ethereum Mainnet, providing NFT minting and trading at scale. Immutable X — the first L2 platform for NFTs — offers unmatched scalability, near-instant UX, as well as affordable minting & trading. This is the third use … Read more

dYdX Now on Mainnet

StarkEx for Perpetual Trading StarkWare Apr 6 · 4 min read Introduction Eight months ago we announced our cooperation with dYdX. Following the announcement, we worked closely with the dYdX team to port their perpetual contracts trading platform to run over StarkEx, our L2 scalability engine. Supporting perpetual contracts is a major enhancement of StarkEx, … Read more

Caspian, an L2-Powered AMM

A DeFi-friendly L2 AMM StarkWare Apr 4 · 5 min read TL;DR Capital efficiency is a major source of concern when considering L2 solutions for DeFi. The reason: it is assumed that liquidity will fragment between L1 and multiple L2 solutions. Presenting Caspian: We propose a new L2-powered AMM design. This AMM leaves assets on … Read more

The Polaris Prover License

StarkWare & Aztec Join Forces to Bring Forward an Innovative License for ZKP Provers StarkWare Jan 29 · 4 min read TL;DR: StarkWare is announcing the Polaris License, which relies on the immutability of permissionless blockchains. This is the license we intend to use for Prover source code made available to the ecosystem. Anyone may … 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