Quantstamp Community Update - March 2022

Quantstamp Announcements
April 11, 2022

What’s Trending

Aave V3: On March 16, Aave launched the latest iteration of their protocol. With v3 deployed on six chains, Aave’s governance token has risen by more than 40% since launch.

DeFi: Bridge hacks continue to be a huge issue. On March 29, the Ronin bridge was exploited for more than $625M in USDC and Ether. Dr. Martin Derka, Senior Research Engineer at Quantstamp, provided some insight into some of the risks and vulnerabilities with bridges at EthDenver.

Yuga Labs Acquisition: This past month, Yuga Labs, creator of the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), announced their acquisition of the CryptoPunks and Meebits NFT collections from Larva Labs. 

 

Notable Audits

💫 ArthSwap: The highest TVL DEX in the Astar Network ecosystem.

🗿Bastion: A decentralized lending protocol on NEAR. 

🎮 Illuvium: An open-world, NFT and metaverse game on Ethereum. 

LayerZero: An interoperability protocol passing messages between blockchains. 

💧 Liquifi: Building token vesting and equity solutions for web3 companies.

🍁 Maple Finance: A lending protocol for institutions.

🪞 Mirror: Providing web3 toolkits that allow users to mint NFTs, crowdfund, and more. 

📈 Rolla: An option trading protocol on Polygon.

 

Smart Contract Secure Development Lifecycle

🛡️ Dr. Sebastian Banescu, Senior Research Engineer + Country Manager for Germany at Quantstamp, recently participated in the Crypto Valley Association's launch event. This marked the release of The Crypto Valley Association Cybersecurity Working Group's latest publication, which is aimed at helping builders secure dApps from start to finish. . 

Find out more and download the publication.


Events

🇪🇸 The Quantstamp team was in Barcelona in March for the Avalanche Summit, where we hosted a well-attended cocktail social on the first night of the event along with GSR, Nested, and Republic Crypto. Thank you to everyone who joined us!

🇫🇷 Catch up with us in April for Paris Blockchain Week. Richard Ma, Quantstamp CEO, will join Co-founder and COO of The Sandbox Game (@borgetsebastien), Co-founder of Phala Network (@marvin_tong), and COO of MyEtherWallet (@RatherBeThePope) on a panel exploring how web3 is powering the metaverse.

 

We’re Hiring

💻 Interested in working with us? Check out our careers page or email us at careers@quantstamp.com if you think you may be a good fit!

 

Keep up with Quantstamp

Follow us on LinkedIn, like us on Facebook, check out our Github, follow us on Twitter, join the conversation on Reddit, subscribe to our Youtube Channel, or sign up for our newsletter

Note: This update includes information and forward-looking statements about upcoming events and concepts under continuing development. Schedules, features, and functionality are subject to change or cancellation at any time and you are not to place undue reliance on this information or any forward-looking statements.

Quantstamp Announcements
April 11, 2022

What’s Trending

Aave V3: On March 16, Aave launched the latest iteration of their protocol. With v3 deployed on six chains, Aave’s governance token has risen by more than 40% since launch.

DeFi: Bridge hacks continue to be a huge issue. On March 29, the Ronin bridge was exploited for more than $625M in USDC and Ether. Dr. Martin Derka, Senior Research Engineer at Quantstamp, provided some insight into some of the risks and vulnerabilities with bridges at EthDenver.

Yuga Labs Acquisition: This past month, Yuga Labs, creator of the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), announced their acquisition of the CryptoPunks and Meebits NFT collections from Larva Labs. 

 

Notable Audits

💫 ArthSwap: The highest TVL DEX in the Astar Network ecosystem.

🗿Bastion: A decentralized lending protocol on NEAR. 

🎮 Illuvium: An open-world, NFT and metaverse game on Ethereum. 

LayerZero: An interoperability protocol passing messages between blockchains. 

💧 Liquifi: Building token vesting and equity solutions for web3 companies.

🍁 Maple Finance: A lending protocol for institutions.

🪞 Mirror: Providing web3 toolkits that allow users to mint NFTs, crowdfund, and more. 

📈 Rolla: An option trading protocol on Polygon.

 

Smart Contract Secure Development Lifecycle

🛡️ Dr. Sebastian Banescu, Senior Research Engineer + Country Manager for Germany at Quantstamp, recently participated in the Crypto Valley Association's launch event. This marked the release of The Crypto Valley Association Cybersecurity Working Group's latest publication, which is aimed at helping builders secure dApps from start to finish. . 

Find out more and download the publication.


Events

🇪🇸 The Quantstamp team was in Barcelona in March for the Avalanche Summit, where we hosted a well-attended cocktail social on the first night of the event along with GSR, Nested, and Republic Crypto. Thank you to everyone who joined us!

🇫🇷 Catch up with us in April for Paris Blockchain Week. Richard Ma, Quantstamp CEO, will join Co-founder and COO of The Sandbox Game (@borgetsebastien), Co-founder of Phala Network (@marvin_tong), and COO of MyEtherWallet (@RatherBeThePope) on a panel exploring how web3 is powering the metaverse.

 

We’re Hiring

💻 Interested in working with us? Check out our careers page or email us at careers@quantstamp.com if you think you may be a good fit!

 

Keep up with Quantstamp

Follow us on LinkedIn, like us on Facebook, check out our Github, follow us on Twitter, join the conversation on Reddit, subscribe to our Youtube Channel, or sign up for our newsletter

Note: This update includes information and forward-looking statements about upcoming events and concepts under continuing development. Schedules, features, and functionality are subject to change or cancellation at any time and you are not to place undue reliance on this information or any forward-looking statements.

December 13, 2022

Quantstamp Community Update - November 2022

Presenting our research paper at DICG 2022, wrapping up our event season, hiring and audits. Here's what happened at Quantstamp in November.

November 8, 2022

Quantstamp Community Update - October 2022

Offchain Labs acquires Prysmatic Labs, Google Cloud announces node-hosting services, presenting at Devcon, and lots of audits. Here's what happened at Quantstamp in October.

October 25, 2022

Rollup Escape Hatches

After years of effort, rollups are becoming mainstream components of the Ethereum ecosystem. An escape hatch is a method to recover digital assets or program state from a rollup when sequencers or validators are offline, a critical security feature if something goes wrong, and crucial given the complexity of these systems.