Transcript Ep. 488: Do You Need to Think Twice Before Restaking Your Assets?
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Today's topic is staking and restaking on Ethereum. Here to discuss our Sreeram Kannan, founder of EigenLayer, and Konstantin Lomashuk, co-founder of p2p.org and Lido. Welcome Sreeram and Konstantin.
Hi Laura, pleasure to be here.
We are coming off a successful completion of Ethereum's transition to proof of stake and that was through the successful Shanghai upgrade, which enabled withdrawals of staked Ether. How would you each characterize the current staking landscape today? What are the main issues and what are the next developments you think are necessary? Why don't we start with you Sreeram?
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