ZK and the Future of Ethereum Scaling

Arbitrum recently released a great post arguing that Optimistic Rollups (OR) represent the future of Ethereum, since they offer inherent scalability and cost advantages over ZK Rollups (ZKR). Their piece is well-written and worth reading. In the spirit of friendly debate, we’d like to present a different perspective. Polygon has committed $1 billion to ZK […]

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Polygon ZK Day Recap: Polygon Zero Reveal and Panel Talk With Vitalik

Polygon’s zk day event hosted in partnership with ETHGlobal on Dec. 9 was jam-packed with Zero Knowledge goodness. If you are interested in this technology and what it can do for Ethereum, check this out. The 3.5-hour ZK tour de force included the announcement of a $400 million deal with pioneering ZK startup Mir and […]

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Polygon Takes A Major Lead In ZK Rollups; Welcomes Mir, A Groundbreaking ZK Startup In A $400M Deal

TL;DR: We are excited to announce that Mir, a startup building groundbreaking ZK tech, is joining the Polygon family in a $400M* deal. Mir gathered a team of talented cryptographers and engineers, and after almost two years of work developed the world’s fastest ZK scaling technology. The Mir team is now joining Polygon in order […]

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Polygon Announces Polygon Miden - A STARK-Based, Ethereum-Compatible Rollup

TL;DR: We are excited to announce the newest member of the Polygon solution suite - Polygon Miden, an upcoming STARK-based, EVM-compatible rollup. The project is led by Bobbin Threadbare, former Facebook’s core ZK researcher who led the development of Winterfell. Today we are releasing Polygon Miden’s core component - Miden VM, the first open-source STARK-based […]

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Polygon Unveils Miden, an Advanced zk-STARKs - based Scaling Solution

Polygon Miden will enhance Polygon’s scalability, security and privacy by using STARKs, advanced zero-knowledge cryptography to compress transactions and verify them on Ethereum. Dubai — November 16, 2021 9:30AM ET — Polygon, an Ethereum scaling platform onboarding millions to Web3, today announces the launch of Polygon Miden, a STARK-based, EVM-compatible scaling solution, as well as […]

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Seven Takeaways From Polygon Hermez Fireside Chat

Hermez is an open-source ZK-Rollup optimized for low-cost token transfers on the Ethereum blockchain. Recently, Hermez merged with Polygon, becoming Polygon Hermez and expanding Polygon’s suite of scaling solutions for Ethereum. Polygon aims to become the go-to platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development and already offers an entire ecosystem of solutions. Polygon PoS chain […]

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