04 June 2022
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May Monthly Update

May Monthly Updates

Key highlights from May

May's been an eventful month, to say the least! Team ZKX descended upon a certain European country for our third boot- camp. The week was packed with cross-team collaboration - work sessions, team dinners and adrenaline-pumping team activities. We're gearing for a hot summer ahead 🔥

Let me walk you through the important updates of the month!

But first, let me introduce to you our Tribe!


In The Spotlight

1. Back to Basics

What are ZK Rollups?

At the behest of our community, we kicked off the Back to Basics series, where we break down the fundamentals that power ZKX. Our first blog, 'What are ZK Rollups?' has become our most popular and most widely shared blog yet. Read it here.

2. Crypto Insider | Spaces

Crypto Insider | Spaces

Eduard joined Business Insider India for a discussion with representatives from WazirX and Antler. They discussed 'The Future of Web3.0'. ICYMI - here are my notes.

3. AMA #1

L2 Wars — Why we chose to build on StarkNet

We co-hosted our first AMA with ZK Daily! Eduard and his peers from other promising StarkNet projects talked about why they chose to build on StarkNet. We've got regular AMAs lined up in the coming weeks - Follow us on Twitter to keep up with all the action!

Tweet of the Month

Tweet of the Month
Follow ZKX on Twitter

Starkware Ecosystem Update

  1. StarkWare announced a $100M Series D raise at an $8B valuation.
  2. Your StarkWare account's security is now available on Web2.
  3. All about ZK/Validity rollups - A Twitter space hosted by Rohit Goyal and Madhavan Malolan with ZK gigabrains Eli Ben-Sasson - Co-founder, StarkWare and Brendan Farmer - Co-founder, Mir - Polygon Zero.
  4. Introducing @StarkNetHouse - a virtual educational summer program presented by @topology_gg in collaboration with @StarkWareLtd and pioneers in the #StarkNet ecosystem. The program is open to anyone excited about learning to build on StarkNet using #Cairo. Starting June 1st.
  5. The StarkNet.js developer package has crossed 33k downloads!

Special thanks to Swagtimus, odin_free, @0xNurstar, and StarkNet Intern for helping me source this information!

What's Next?

  1. We will be hosting our first Community Call on our Discord on 25th June!
  2. We continue our Back to Basics series with our next topic - What are Perpetual Swaps?
  3. Update on our upcoming Contributors Incentives Program.
  4. Another AMA coming up with the team behind ZKX.

Stay tuned for our next update as I share exclusive tea 🍵 with you every month. For now, back to work!