The Year in Ethereum 2020

  1. Bigger than Bitcoin. Ethereum eclipsed Bitcoin as the blockchain with the most valuable blockspace, and the blockchain used to transfer the most value.
  2. Ethereum’s Creator Economy. Artists, musicians, and creators of all types exit to Ethereum, where they control the value of their work.
  3. DeFi: Revenge of the Dex …and more! Decentralized exchanges changed the way the crypto industry traded, reaching a high of 16% of centralized trading volume.
  4. Ethereum’s scaling upgrades are underway. The first of the Eth2 upgrades — the beacon chain — went live on December 1, kicking off a multi-year process that will see Ethereum grow into the world’s settlement layer.

1. Bigger than Bitcoin

2. Ethereum’s Creator Economy

ILLESTRATER, by Beeple. Used with artists permission.

3. DeFi: Revenge of the Dex

4. Ethereum’s Scaling Upgrades

The beacon chain goes live

A rollup-centric roadmap

The hobbyist staker community grows

What did it all mean?




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