100y is deeply interested in the entire spectrum of blockchain infrastructure, including L1, L2, Bridge, and MEV. His primary focus lies within the Ethereum and modular blockchain ecosystem. Firmly believing that blockchain will serve as an essential technology in the future, 100y has been actively conducting research activities and managing various social channels since 2021 to contribute to the blockchain field.
KYC'd L2: Paving the Way for Institutional Adoption of Blockchain
Can KYC’d L2 harness the benefits of on-chain finance while achieving institutional adoption of blockchain?
Monthly FP: Liquid Restaking War (Jan. 2024)
Let's take a look at what happened in Janurary and what we should keep an eye on in the next month.
Polygon AggLayer: Innovating Multi-chain UX
Can Polygon AggLayer bring innovation to the multi-chain user experience?
Mainnet Merge Proposal from Finschia and Klaytn: The Past and The Path Forward
The blockchain industry in South Korea is currently abuzz with talks of a never-before-seen event: mainnet merge proposal from Klaytn and Finschia
Can Blockchain Revolutionize the Wealth Management Industry? - Case Study of J.P. Morgan and Apollo
Typically, blockchain is perceived as being fundamentally different from traditional finance. However, in a twist of irony, blockchain technology has the potential to improve the efficiency of the traditional finance sector. Let's examine the cases of J.P. Morgan and Apollo.
Scout (December 2023): Rising Bitcoin Ecosystem and Korean Game Projects
This month, the spotlight is on the Bitcoin ecosystem and Korean gaming projects, attracting significant VC investments. Highlighting Promising Early Projects: From RWA applications to ZK payment solutions, uncovered through our internal research and monitoring.
Monthly FP: Manta New Paradigm is on Fire (Dec. 2023)
Let's take a look at what happened in December and what we should keep an eye on in the next month.
The year 2023 began with the inscription of Bitcoin and ended with inscriptions across many networks. Let's explore the methods and impacts of these inscriptions on various networks.
Finschia - LINE's Bold Web3 Move with 196M User Base
LINE NEXT, after raising $140 million in investments, has unveiled ambitious growth strategies for the Finschia and DOSI ecosystems. With Finschia built on LINE's platform, which boasts 196 million MAU, what potential synergies could emerge?
2024 Bitcoin Outlook: Ecosystem Beyond ETFs
Looking ahead to 2024, it's important to see Bitcoin in a broader perspective beyond just an asset, considering it as 1) a neutral database platform, 2) a core layer supporting scalability solutions, and 3) large-scale economic security. In line with this, this article will highlight Ordinals, a range of scalability solutions, and the Babylon Chain.
Polygon 2.0: A New Blueprint for Mass Adoption
Polygon has announced an ambitious roadmap called Polygon 2.0 through a new tokenomics and protocol design.
Overview of Liquid Restaked Token (LRT)
Not long after EigenLayer introduced the concept of restaking ETH into other protocols, currently there are attempts to unlock the liquidity of restaked ETH further.
Sei: How does it ensure peak performance even in the most challenging scenarios?
While TPS is often mentioned when measuring the performance of a network, in reality, the finality of a transaction is a truly important metric. Let's examine how Sei achieved the fastest finality in the world.
The Structure and Overview of RWA-based DeFi Protocols
Due to the intrinsic characteristics of RWA collateral, DeFi protocols based on RWA have many differences in their mechanisms compared to regular DeFi protocols.
Business Opportunities in Modular World as an Infrastructure Player
The era of modular blockchain is approaching. Let's see what new opportunities the existing infrastructure players can find.
Layer N, Envisioning the Ideal Architecture for Modular Blockchain
We are now in an era where modular blockchains are prevalent, marked by increased products utilizing various modular components. Layer N is a hyper-financial layer of the Ethereum ecosystem using the ZKFP hybrid proof system and EigenDA as its DA layer.
Scout: New Player in Decentralized Proving (November, 2023)
The Scout Article is a series by Four Pillars that aims to identify promising early-stage blockchain projects through active research and monitoring of emerging sectors.
The Mechanism and Ecosystem of RWA Protocols
The RWA ecosystem is continuously maturing. We'll explore how the RWA protocol handles defaults by comparing it with traditional DeFi platforms through numerous case studies.
Celestia, Bringing Sovereignty to L2 World
In the current L2 ecosystem where smart contract rollups are prevalent, Celestia aims to usher in a new era of scalability solutions called sovereign rollups. How can Celestia provide a safe and affordable data space for rollups?
Modular Blockchain Report (October, 2023)
This report covers the modular blockchain sector in October 2023
Sei, General Purpose L1 for Trading
Sei is a Layer 1 network that provides an optimized environment for trading through the Twin-Turbo Consensus, which allows for fast block time and efficient propagation, transaction parallelization, and its own oracle and order matching engine.
Single Slot Finality - The Continuous Evolution of Ethereum
The Ethereum network is constantly evolving to improve scalability and decentralization. The 'Single Slot Finality' is an upgrade that allows a block to be proposed and finalized simultaneously in a single slot.
Polygon Ecosystem Roundup (September, 2023)
Let's take a look at what happened in the Polygon ecosystem in September 2023.
Modular Blockchain Report (September, 2023)
This report covers the modular blockchain sector in September 2023
Complete Guide to Polygon: Tech & Business Insights
Polygon now has a number of technology stacks and has been aggressive in business development, collaborating with various Web2 companies. This report will cover Polygon's various solutions and the Polygon 2.0 roadmap and see what business cases are actually built on top of Polygon.
Modular Blockchain Report (August, 2023)
This report covers the modular blockchain sector in August 2023
Polygon Ecosystem Roundup (August, 2023)
Let's take a look at what happened in the Polygon ecosystem in August 2023
ORC-20, SRC-20: The Experiment Continues
Even though the popularity of BRC-20 quickly waned, new experiments continue to take place on the Bitcoin network. ORC-20 is an upgraded version of BRC-20, while SRC-20 presents a completely new standard.
Let's delve into the technological foundation and offerings of Arbitrum, a frontrunner in the rollup ecosystem.
Polygon Ecosystem Roundup (July, 2023)
Let's take a look at what happened in the Polygon ecosystem in July 2023
Based rollup: Sequenced by Ethereum
Unlike typical rollups, based rollups can achieve high decentralization by delegating the sequencing process to the Ethereum network.
Polygon zkEVM Ecosystem: Slow but Steady
The Polygon zkEVM ecosystem, known for its high EVM compatibility, is consistently expanding.
MEV burn: Roadmap After PBS
MEV-Burn is an upgrade anticipated to be implemented after PBS, and it is a mechanism that burns a portion of the MEV generated in the Ethereum network. This article will cover the overview, operation process, and expected effects of MEV-Burn.
MEV-Share: The Evolving MEV Redistribution Mechanism
MEV-Share is a feature added to the existing MEV-Boost framework. It allows the previously one-directional flow of the MEV value chain to flow bidirectionally, enabling users who submit transactions to also earn MEV profits.
BRC-20, Revitalizing the Bitcoin Network
The BRC-20 token, a standard utilizing the Text Inscription of the Ordinals Theory, has recently garnered substantial interest, enough to significantly spike the fees on the Bitcoin network.