EEA Publishes QBFT Blockchain Consensus Protocol

Today EEA is proud to publish the QBFT Blockchain Consensus Protocol, a Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Proof-of-Authority consensus algorithm designed for Consortium use. QBFT is an evolution of the "Istanbul BFT Consensus" algorithm (IBFT) described in EIP-650 that provides improvements in reliability and speed, and with as few as 2/3 of [...]

January 17th, 2023|

EEA Member Spotlight with brainbot’s CEO Heiko Franßen

As an EEA member, brainbot is part of the EEA community of organizations working to advance Ethereum and drive industry adoption. In the Q&A below, the EEA interviewed Heiko Franßen, brainbot’s CEO, about how the organization contributes to the Ethereum business ecosystem.  Please introduce your company and yourself. I [...]

December 20th, 2022|

The Future of Ethereum for Business: Forbes Panel

By EEA Staff On November 15, 2022, EEA Board member representatives from ConsenSys, Ernst &Young, J.P. Morgan, and Microsoft were part of the Forbes panel titled “Institutional DeFi: Corporate Adoption in a Post-Merge World.” According to Forbes, the event was aimed at learning why the recent upgrades to the [...]

November 30th, 2022|

EEA Devcon Debrief – Key Takeaways

We’re still buzzing from our experience at Devcon 6 in Bogota last month. The Ethereum Foundation’s flagship event brought together thousands of Ethereum developers from all over the world for four days of informative sessions, education and networking. As a sponsor of the event, the EEA had a table [...]

November 3rd, 2022|

Understanding Ethereum After The Merge

Earlier this year, we celebrated Ethereum’s seventh anniversary. It was an opportunity to look back at some of the platform’s big milestones and the key players who have helped drive its advancement. And what a long way we’ve come! Since its launch in 2015, Ethereum has matured significantly, enjoyed [...]

September 22nd, 2022|

How Strong is Your Smart Contract’s Security? Says Who?

By Chaals Nevile, EEA Director of Technical Programs, and Editor of the EEA EthTrust Security Levels Specification v1 The EEA's EthTrust Security Levels Working Group recently published version 1 of the EEA EthTrust Security Levels Specification. This is an important new EEA technical specification, outlining requirements for security audits [...]

September 2nd, 2022|

Why are Blockchains Useful for Business?

Tas Dienes, EEA Mainnet Interest Group A recent article by Josh Stark sets up a new framework for understanding the utility of blockchains. He summarized it in a tweet thread here, but it’s worth reading the whole article to fully understand the idea. I will attempt to condense it [...]

August 3rd, 2022|
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