Restaking

Justin Sun at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)
Justin Sun Deposits $480M of ETH to Restaking Protocol Ether.Fi
Ether.Fi is nearing $3 billion in total value locked.
Justin Sun at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)

Swell developed its rollup with AltLayer and EigenLayer. (Unsplash modified by CoinDesk)
Ethereum Staking Protocol Swell Unveils Layer-2 Rollup With $1B Total Value Locked
Swell developed the rollup alongside Ethereum scaler AltLayer and a16z-backed crypto-staking project EigenLayer.
Swell developed its rollup with AltLayer and EigenLayer. (Unsplash modified by CoinDesk)

Ether.Fi CEO Mike Silagadze (CoinDesk, modified using PhotoMosh)
Ether.Fi, Liquid Restaking Protocol, to Release ETHFI Token on Binance Launchpool Next Week
Liquid restaking protocols like Ether.Fi are designed to reuse Ethereum's proof-of-stake blockchain to secure other networks and protocols, and have quickly become one of the...
Ether.Fi CEO Mike Silagadze (CoinDesk, modified using PhotoMosh)

Omni Network signs $600 million deal with Ether.Fi (Blogging guide/Unsplash)
Omni Network Signs $600M Restaking Deal With Ether.Fi to Enhance Security
Both Omni and Ether.Fi have committed to EigenLayer's pooled security model.
Omni Network signs $600 million deal with Ether.Fi (Blogging guide/Unsplash)

ether.fi raises $23 million (Giorgio Trovato/Unsplash)
Liquid Restaking Protocol Ether.Fi Raises $23M Series A
The total amount of capital on ether.fi has jumped from $103 million to $1.66 billion since the turn of the year.
ether.fi raises $23 million (Giorgio Trovato/Unsplash)

EigenLayer CEO Sreeram Kannan (University of Michigan, modified by CoinDesk)
Eigen Labs, Developer Behind Restaking Protocol EigenLayer, Raises $100M From A16z Crypto
Pioneering restaking project EigenLayer, a project led by Sreeram Kannan, isn't even live, but investors are piling in. A16z Crypto is affiliated with the venture capital firm...
EigenLayer CEO Sreeram Kannan (University of Michigan, modified by CoinDesk)

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The Protocol: Restaking Tokens Are Exploding, and Restaking Isn't Even Live
In this week's issue of our weekly blockchain tech newsletter, Sam Kessler explores how "liquid restaking tokens" or LRTs are remaking decentralized finance. PLUS: Starknet's...
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EigenLayer CEO Sreeram Kannan (University of Michigan, modified by CoinDesk)
Restaking Protocol Kelp DAO Brings Liquidity to EigenLayer Points
Kelp DAO's newly announced kelp earned points (KEP) token brings liquidity to EigenLayer Points.
EigenLayer CEO Sreeram Kannan (University of Michigan, modified by CoinDesk)

Puffer has reached a milestone $1B in deposits within 3 weeks of its launch. (Stelio Puccinelli/Unsplash)
Liquid Restaking Protocol Puffer Rakes in $1B in Deposits in Just 3 Weeks
Liquid restaking protocols are seeing ample demand from users as speculation mounts over potential applications for the Ethereum restaking juggernaut EigenLayer, and the pros...
Puffer has reached a milestone $1B in deposits within 3 weeks of its launch. (Stelio Puccinelli/Unsplash)

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Liquid Restaking Tokens or 'LRTs' Revived Ethereum DeFi. Can the Hype Last?
New liquid restaking platforms like Puffer and Ether.Fi have attracted billions of dollars in deposits, but they've birthed a speculative "points" frenzy that carries some ris...
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