Edward Oosterbaan

Edward Oosterbaan

Edward Oosterbaan was an analyst on the CoinDesk Research team focusing on Ethereum and DeFi. In 2021, Edward graduated from University of Michigan's Ross School of Business with a degree in finance and accounting. He holds ETH, AVAX, OHM and a small amount of other cryptocurrencies.

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The Promise of 'Stateless Ethereum'
The introduction of stateless clients should make running an Ethereum node easier than ever, leading to true decentralization and resilience of the network.
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What Tokenization Could Do for Ethereum Scaling Solutions
Could adding a native token to Ethereum's layer 2s could give the ecosystem an upper hand?
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Ethereum Gets an Upgraded Scaling Testnet – And It's Actually Years Ahead of Schedule
The zkEVM test network will be the first of its kind and could change the Ethereum scaling landscape in the near future.
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Why White Hat Hackers Are Vital to the Crypto Ecosystem
Jay Freeman stopped a potential $750 million vulnerability from being exploited on three of Ethereum's layer 2 networks.
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Tackling Ethereum Problems at ETHDenver
Developers gathered in Denver to discuss all things Ethereum: staking, DAOs and decentralized finance (DeFi).
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Ethereum’s Rollups Aren’t All Built the Same
The most popular implementations of these Ethereum scaling solutions have very different security models and user experiences.
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Why Are Fees on Ethereum Dropping?
Simple ether and ERC-20 wallet transfers are being included in blocks for a fraction of the cost seen during December and January.
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Are Current Ethereum Layer 2 Networks Cheap Enough?
Rollups have seen significant adoption and are highlighting the demand for cheaper access to Ethereum.
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The Corporate Argument for Bitcoin
MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor likened his company’s performance to rowing a boat against wind blowing harder than one can row. Is bitcoin really the way out?
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Just-In-Time Liquidity: How MEV Can Enhance DeFi on Ethereum
“Just-In-Time” (JIT) Liquidity Provision is becoming an increasingly popular MEV strategy with some net positives for DeFi.
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