[PoS Round-Up] Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract released

PoS Round-Up is our focused biweekly report on the major news in and around the Proof of Stake ecosystem

[PoS Round-Up] Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract released

PoS Round-Up is our focused biweekly report on the major news in and around the Proof of Stake ecosystem


The Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract is live! The network could launch as soon as December 1.

Bits & Pieces

  • As Eth2 approaches, ethereum has been breaking records
  • Offchain Labs has ported Uniswap to their recently launched Arbitrum Rollup testnet
  • Ethereum smart contract security audit firm OpenZeppelin has released a free tool to automate common DeFi operations to improve security

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The first real-world test of the Peggy Ethereum/Cosmos bridge took place late last month.

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ChainLink and Agoric have come together to organize Hack The Orb, a DeFi hackathon seeking submissions that combine Chainlink oracles with Agoric’s JavaScript-based smart contract platform.

Harmony Network

The Harmony community has launched Swoop, a cross-chain decentralized exchange based on Uniswap.


NEAR Protocol

The winning submissions for the Hack the Rainbow ETH/NEAR bridge hackathon have been announced!

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Polkadot Decoded, the first official Polkadot gathering since the network’s launch, will take place on December 3, 2020.

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After reaching 800k monthly active users, music streaming platform Audius has chosen Solana to help scale their network.

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IRISnet has joined forces with KuChain to form Ti-Labs, a think tank aimed at helping to guide the direction and development of the Cosmos ecosystem.

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Mina Protocol

Mina Protocol has surfaced some ideas for developing a voting system that leverages zero-knowledge proofs to implement privacy and tamper-proofing and challenged developers to build it.

Using Cryptography to Verify Vote Counts and Make Elections More Transparent & Trusted
Open source software provides users with a false sense of transparency. While it’s true that it increases transparency…


Last week, we launched the very first edition of our Ethereum 2.0 newsletter, Eth2 Round-Up! Subscribe for news about the Ethereum 2.0 ecosystem and updates about our Eth2 staking service.

One of the biggest concerns we had while designing our Ethereum 2.0 staking service was making it easier for users to spin up multiple validators with us while paying a reasonable amount of gas. We’ve open sourced our solution to the community: the Batch Deposit Contract.

Introducing the Batch Deposit Contract
Challenges on the Deposit Contract

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