Penn Blockchain Podcast: Ethereum 2.0 and Scaling Blockchains with Preston Van Loon of Prysmatic Labs

Preston Van Loon, Co-Founder and Team Lead at Prysmatic Labs

In this episode of the Penn Blockchain Podcast, Andrew Ciatto (Wharton ’20) chats with Preston Van Loon about the scalability problem that blockchains face today and how he and his team at Prysmatic Labs hope to solve them.

Preston is a software engineer at Google by day and is the co-founder and team lead at Prysmatic Labs by night. Prysmatic Labs is a team of blockchain engineers committed to scaling the Ethereum blockchain. They are working to implement a sharding client for Ethereum 2.0.

The Penn Blockchain Club is a student organization that facilitates conversations between Blockchain enterprises, students and academics to further the knowledge of Blockchain in the Penn community and contribute to the formation of great companies and meaningful research.

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