StarkWare CEO details why Starknet's ecosystem is ready for the limelight

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  • StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sassons provides an overview of the Starknet ecosystem.

Episode 4 of The Block Research Podcast was recorded with The Block CEO Larry Cermak, The Block Research Director John Dantoni, and StarkWare Co-Founder & CEO Eli Ben-Sasson.

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In the first half of this episode, The Block CEO Larry Cermak and StarkWare co-founder and CEO Eli Ben-Sasson discuss Starknet's past, present, and future, including the upcoming launch of the $STRK token.

Next, The Block Research Director John Dantoni gives an overview of StarkWare's founding rounds and analyzes the deal flow in the Starknet ecosystem.

OUTLINE:
00:00 Introduction
00:51 Blockchains & ZK Proofs
03:03 StarkWare CEO Transition
05:23 StarkWare Ecosystem
08:48 Starknet Ecosystem
13:53 Mass Adoption
15:46 Gaming on Starknet
17:51 L2 Competition
20:00 ‘Ethereum Alignment’
22:32 STARKS on Bitcoin
24:06 $STRK Airdrop Design