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Plume co-founders Eugene Shen, Chris Yin and Teddy Pornprinya (Plume)
Plume, Layer-2 Blockchain for Real-World Assets, Pulls $10M in Seed Funding from Haun, Galaxy
Plume plans to make it possible for people to easily – and compliantly – bring real-world assets (RWAs) like real estate and collectibles onto blockchains.
Plume co-founders Eugene Shen, Chris Yin and Teddy Pornprinya (Plume)

Worldcoin's iris-scanning technology is being questioned by regulators (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Worldcoin, Sam Altman's Crypto Project, Is Building a Layer-2 Chain
The human-focused blockchain network will be based on the OP Stack, a framework for building Ethereum-based layer-2 chains.
Worldcoin's iris-scanning technology is being questioned by regulators (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

OKX Chief Marketing Officer Haider Rafique (OKX)
Crypto Exchange OKX's Polygon-Powered Layer 2, 'X Layer,' Hits Public Mainnet
OKX's comes as other major cryptocurrency exchanges, like Coinbase and Kraken, have also pursued their own layer 2 networks over the last year.
OKX Chief Marketing Officer Haider Rafique (OKX)

CEO of Espresso Systems Ben Fisch (Espresso Systems)
Espresso Systems Raises $28M in Fresh Funds, Led By A16z Crypto
The leading shared sequencer firm said it would further invest in its products as well as additional hires.
CEO of Espresso Systems Ben Fisch (Espresso Systems)

Screenshot from Nethermind's Dencun watch party (Nethermind/YouTube)
Ethereum Finalizes 'Dencun' Upgrade, in Landmark Move to Reduce Data Fees
A key element of the upgrade is to enable a new place for storing data on Ethereum – referred to as "proto-danksharding," which gives room for a dedicated space on the blockch...
Screenshot from Nethermind's Dencun watch party (Nethermind/YouTube)

StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, speaking at ETHDenver on Thursday. (Danny Nelson)
StarkWare Unveils New 'Stwo' Cryptographic Prover That's 'Blazingly Fast'
The upgraded prover should lead to faster and cheaper transactions, according to StarkWare. The news comes just a week after StarkWare and Polygon announced Circle STARKS, a n...
StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, speaking at ETHDenver on Thursday. (Danny Nelson)

Brendan Farmer, Co-Founder of Polygon (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Polygon Releases 'Type 1 Prover,' Claiming Milestone Set by Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin
The announcement means that existing EVM chains or optimistic rollups can connect to the prover without modification, then plug into Polygon’s newly released Aggregation layer...
Brendan Farmer, Co-Founder of Polygon (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

Ethereum (Unsplash)
Ethereum Developers Target March 13 for Milestone 'Dencun' Upgrade on Mainnet
The timing for the long-awaited Dencun upgrade, with its much-touted "proto-danksharding" feature, was announced Thursday on a call with top developers for the Ethereum blockc...
Ethereum (Unsplash)

Ethereum (Unsplash)
Ethereum's Dencun Upgrade Reaches Final ‘Holesky’ Testnet, Starting Countdown to Data 'Blobs'
The test simulated “proto-danksharding,” a technical feature aimed at reducing the cost of transactions for rollups as well as making data availability cheaper.
Ethereum (Unsplash)

Dollar flying (Pixabay)
Rollup Platform Dymension’s DYM Reaches $5.2B Valuation After Botched Start
As of Wednesday morning, validator “Big Brain Staking” holds over 35% of staked DYM tokens – attracting criticism from DYM holders for its large network influence.
Dollar flying (Pixabay)