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Announcing May 2018 Cohort of EF Grants

Posted on May 2nd, 2018.

Thank you all for applying, and weā€™re excited to announce the latest Ethereum Foundation grants! We funded 22 recipients for a total of $2.84M. Apply here for the next round! šŸ¦„ Background The Ethereum project seeks to support useful dapps and smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain, and the goal of the Ethereum Foundation is […]

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Announcing Beneficiaries of the Ethereum Foundation Grants

Posted on March 7th, 2018.

Weā€™re excited to share the results of the first wave of grants from the Ethereum Foundation. As a reminder, the Ethereum project seeks to support useful dapps and smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain, and the goal of the Ethereum Foundation is to empower developers with best-in-class R&D, developer experience, and education. Despite the early […]

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Farewell and Welcome

Posted on January 31st, 2018.

It is with sadness that we announceĀ that Ming Chan, who has served as Executive Director at the Ethereum Foundation for nearly three years, is leaving the Foundation. Since her arrival in 2015, she has played a critical role in the development and success of the Foundation. We will miss the leadership, commitment and integrity that […]

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Q4 Roundup

Posted on January 2nd, 2018.

Ethereum has grown very rapidly in the last few months. Transaction volume on the blockchain has more than doubled, surpassing 10 transactions per second for days at a time. The number of new accounts created per day passed 100,000, and the number of nodes has increased despite rising system requirements. As attention and interest in […]

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Byzantium HF Announcement

Posted on October 12th, 2017.

The Ethereum network will be undergoing a planned hard fork atĀ block number 4.37mil (4,370,000), which will likely occur between 12:00 UTC and 13:00 UTC onĀ Monday, October 16, 2017. The Ropsten test network underwent a hard fork on September 19th (UTC) at block number 1.7mil (1,700,000). A countdown timer can be seen atĀ https://fork.codetract.io/. As a user, […]

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Roundup #6

Posted on October 9th, 2017.

Metropolis is finally (almost) here! The fork for Byzantium, the first and larger part of Metropolis, succeeded on the testnet over two weeksĀ ago, and the likely date for the fork on the mainnet has been set to block 4.37 million, which is expected to be on Oct 17. New features include opcodes such as REVERT […]

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Roundup #5

Posted on August 23rd, 2017.

Development has steadily continued over the last month and a half as we approach the launch of Metropolis. Over a series of core dev calls over the last few months, we have specified and finalized the EIPs for Metropolis, and made the appropriate changes to the Yellow Paper. Metropolis has now been split up into […]