Quantstamp Community Update — January 2020

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Quantstamp Community Update — January 2020

Securing OmiseGo Plasma MoreVP, SXSW Finalist, working with DeFi rockstars, here’s what’s been going on at Quantstamp in January:

Securing the Rockstars of DeFi

We’re honored to work with some of the best projects in the Ethereum ecosystem, including many of the top DeFi projects. Through our relationship with Maker, Quantstamp has secured projects such as PoolTogether, Ramp Network and Kava.

These projects have enhanced the DeFi ecosystem by:

  • helping users engage in economically healthy behaviors
  • allowing users to buy and sell crypto directly from dApps and wallets without the need of a centralized exchange
  • enabling Bitcoin to be used as collateral in DeFi

Find out more about these projects and our relationship with Maker in our recent post, The New Rockstars Building the Future of DeFi.

OmiseGO’s Latest Implementation of Plasma

OmiseGO has advanced plasma, a layer 2 scaling solution, by securing its latest implementation with Quantstamp. Plasma aims to enable faster and cheaper transactions by creating additional blockchains that exist “on top of Ethereum” but that ultimately rely on Ethereum for security.

OmiseGO’s latest implementation, More Viable Plasma, aims to deliver a better user experience compared to its predecessor, Minimum Viable Plasma, which Quantstamp also audited. For more information about the audit, check out our blog post.

South By Southwest 2020 Finalist

We’re excited to announce that Quantstamp will be headed to Austin in March to participate in the SXSW Pitch! Out of the 937 companies that applied to present, Quantstamp was selected as one of 50 finalists spanning 10 separate categories. Past finalists have gone on to raise over $6.6 billion in funding and alumni include Klout, Hipmunk, and Wildfire among others. The two-day event will be held the first weekend of the SXSW Conference & Festival, Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15. On Sunday, March 15, the award ceremony ...

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