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Eli Ben-Sasson, Co-founder and President of Starkware (Starkware)
Starknet's STRK Jumps After Developer StarkWare Agrees to Delay Token Unlocks
StarkWare, the developer behind the Ethereum layer-2 blockchain Starknet, had come under heavy criticism for the unlocking schedule for its new STRK tokens.
Eli Ben-Sasson, Co-founder and President of Starkware (Starkware)

Short Team Lockup for STRK Is Not ‘Misaligned,' Starkware CEO Says
Short Team Lockup for STRK Is Not ‘Misaligned,' Starkware CEO Says
Starknet faced heavy criticism online after announcing what will be the largest initial airdrop by number of eligible addresses ever. Starkware CEO Eli Ben-Sasson joins "Uncha...
Short Team Lockup for STRK Is Not ‘Misaligned,' Starkware CEO Says

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Polygon, StarkWare Tout New 'Circle STARKs' as Breakthrough for Zero-Knowledge Proofs
Circle STARKs are supposed to accelerate the proving process for zero-knowledge rollups, according to a white paper published by Polygon Labs and StarkWare.
Co-founder of Polygon Brendan Farmer (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

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The Protocol: Restaking Tokens Are Exploding, and Restaking Isn't Even Live
In this week's issue of our weekly blockchain tech newsletter, Sam Kessler explores how "liquid restaking tokens" or LRTs are remaking decentralized finance. PLUS: Starknet's...
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Headshot of Starknet Foundation CEO Diego Oliva
STRK Tokens Claimed Hit 420M in a Day as On-Chain Metrics Soar
The Starknet blockchain hit a record-high 1.06 million transactions on Tuesday, with a peak of 45.2 transactions per second.
Headshot of Starknet Foundation CEO Diego Oliva

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Starknet’s STRK Drops 53% Amid Token Issuance Criticism
The tokens started trading at around $5 apiece, exchange data shows, and fell ahead of significant token unlocks planned in the months ahead.
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Starknet Token STRK Begins Trading at $5 After Mammoth Airdrop
Fully diluted value of STRK reached as high as $50 billion with an initial market cap of $3.64 billion.
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The Protocol: Bitcoin's OP_CAT, Fake Ethereum Tokens, Starknet's Airdrop
CoinDesk's Jamie Crawley takes a look at the suddenly-high-profile proposal to revive Bitcoin's historic "OP_CAT" function as a way of enabling more development on the oldest...
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Starknet's STRK Could Debut With Market Cap of Over $1B, Aevo's Pre-Launch Futures Suggest
Starknet is set to launch its native token STRK through an airdrop of 728 million coins on Feb. 20.
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Eli Ben-Sasson, Co-founder and President of Starkware (Starkware)
Starknet Blockchain Plans Much-Awaited Airdrop of New STRK Tokens Next Week
The airdrop will happen on Feb. 20, and eligible users have until June 20 to claim their tokens
Eli Ben-Sasson, Co-founder and President of Starkware (Starkware)