Scaling Ethereum To The Next Level with zkEVM

The world's first type one zkEVM.
Aug 30, 20231 min read

Joining us today for this deeply technical conversation is RiskZero CEO Brian Retford and Justin Drake. RiskZero is attempting to create a zkEVM for Ethereum that will require such low compute requirements that validators could be run on smart watches and mobile phones.

Moderated by Justin Drake, we take a look at the implications this tech can have on the future of Ethereum.


0:00 Intro

7:47 Validator On Your Smartwatch

12:16 Bandwith Requirements

15:00 Implications for mainnet scaling

18:57 Is This Our Multi-Core Moment?

21:35 What is RiskZero?

27:57 Why Build a zkEVM?

32:00 TLDR Summary

35:42 The 3 Steps To Snarks

41:40 Performance Unlocks

43:59 How close are we to all this?

51:54 How Secure is This?

57:34 Licensing this Tech

59:59 RiskZero Business Model?

1:03:53 What’s Next on The Roadmap?

1:06:15 Core Values of RiskZero

1:07:54 How Does Ethereum Look in 5 Years?



The Sci-Fi roadmap to Ethereum: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_NXxcGe7Ts 





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