There’s no question that the EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) is currently the de-facto runtime for the execution of smart contracts. This may change in a few years, but there is no doubt that today almost every successful decentralized application (DApp) targets the EVM. …

Fighting asset fragmentation in blockchains

The word on the street is that NFT fever is not over, and a single search in your search engine of choice will definitely confirm it. News about the release of an interactive NFT Platform, the first-ever NFT trophy for UEFA’s goal of the tournament…

Everyone is excited about NFTs and the market cap of cryptocurrencies these days, but you know something I think people will be increasingly excited about (again) in the next few years? Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs). It seems like no one talks about DAOs anymore, as if they were only a…

How we are paving the path to the next blockchain unicorn

Blockchain technology and decentralized finance (DeFi) have been all over the media in the past year. DeFi is completely changing the way we do finance, and there are more and more companies, big and small, exploring what DeFi can do for them.

Still, one of the big challenges that new…

Decentralized Exchanges (DEX) are a key foundation for the DeFi ecosystem. They give you the ability to trade and swap one cryptocurrency for another peer-to-peer, without the need for third parties such as a centralized exchange or traditional financial institutions.

Still, we have to ask: Why worry about implementing decentralized…

It’s time for another L2 comparison! The other day I came across a project I wasn’t aware of: Polygon. Polygon is advertised on its official site as the “Ethereum’s Internet of Blockchains”. What does this mean?

Polygon seems to be tackling all of Ethereum’s current limitations at the same time…

Alfonso de la Rocha

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