Correct by Construction - Matthew Finestone Loopring

Correct by Construction - Matthew Finestone Loopring

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About this episode

Matthew joins the podcast to talk about Loopring and how they are implementing zkSNARKs to build a lightning fast decentralized settlement network.  

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What to listen for

  • How Loopring’s DEX protocol built on Ethereum differs from their competitors.
  • Why their unique order matching model creates rings or combinatorial matching across disparate trades to find greater liquidity.
  • How Loopring version 3.0 takes everything off-chain using ZkSnarks to address scalability for high volume, high-frequency DEX trading.
  • Why ZkRollups create Ethereum level security off-chain before settlement happens onto Ethereum.
  • How Loopring’s smart contract logic stores the account balances on chain in Ethereum in the smart contract even though trades/orders happen off-chain.
  • Why their trustless setup matters and the differences between OptimisticRollups (recently launched at DevCon)/ZkRollups (currently used in Loopring).
  • Why we need to do a better job of communicating and reaching out to CeFi (Centralised Finance) people to explain DeFi and its use cases.

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