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Stacks 2.0 Blockchain Set to Go Reside on Mainnet


The 12 months 2021 has began off on an extremely good notice for the crypto business as Bitcoin and others hit all-time highs. Carrying that momentum additional is the revolutionary Stacks undertaking (chances are you’ll acknowledge it as Blockstack) which launches their  Stacks 2.0 blockchain on January 14. Stacks 2.0 is a layer-1 blockchain that makes use of Bitcoin blockchain as a safe base upon which builders can construct safe apps and sensible contracts on Bitcoin.

With the launch of Stacks 2.0 Blockchain, the Stacks undertaking will flip Bitcoin from being simply Digital Gold to a automobile of innovation, whereas offering members with a brand new technique to earn BTC. The Stacks community comes full with the required set of instruments, together with the brand new Readability language for constructing complicated sensible contacts anchored to Bitcoin. Not like the usual Proof-of-Work (PoW) with Bitcoin blockchain, Stacks 2.0 blockchain makes use of a novel Proof-of-Switch (PoX) mining mechanism which makes constructing on Bitcoin attainable. This mechanism additionally permits for STX holders to earn BTC in a course of referred to as Stacking the place they help PoX consensus and earn common BTC rewards.

PoX makes use of the Proof of Work consensus of a longtime blockchain, on this case Bitcoin, to safe a brand new blockchain whereas enabling community members to earn rewards within the base cryptocurrency. With PoX, new blockchains will be anchored to a single, secure PoW blockchain as a substitute of making new PoW chains.

The Stacks undertaking is supported by a robust neighborhood together with unbiased entities, builders, buyers and greater than 300,000 STX holders, all working in the direction of the creation of a user-owned web on Bitcoin. A few of the members embody the Stacks Basis, New Web Labs, Hiro, Freehold and Daemon Applied sciences.

Earlier final 12 months, the Co-Founding father of Stacks, Dr. Muneeb Ali was quoted saying, “We imagine that the brand new Stacks 2.0 blockchain, at present in testnet, holds one resolution for making Bitcoin the muse for sensible contracts in Net 3.0. With the Readability sensible contract programming language and the Proof of Switch mechanism, builders can construct sensible contracts in a way more safe language that’s predictable, decidable.”

Now with the Stacks 2.0 blockchain going reside on the mainnet, all the things envisioned for the undertaking is quickly going to show right into a actuality. The Stacks 2.0 launch occasion will occur on-line on January 14, 2021 and people keen on being a part of the second can register themselves at

The occasion will witness participation by a few of the most distinguished members of the crypto business as audio system and friends. The listing of audio system consists of:

  • Anthony Pompliano – Co-founder & Companion at Morgan Creek Digital, Host of The Pomp Podcast
  • Muneeb Ali – Co-founder, Stacks and CEO of Hiro PBC
  • Peter Smith – CEO and Co-founder of
  • Brittany Laughlin – Exec Director at Stacks Basis
  • Haider Rafique – CMO at OKCoin
  • Diwaker Gupta – Head of Engineer at Hiro PBC
  • Patrick Stanley – Founder and CEO of Freehold
  • Xan Ditkoff – Founder and CEO of Daemon Applied sciences
  • Larry Salibra – Founder and Ceo of New Web Labs
  • Joseph Bender – Developer Evangelist of Hiro PBC
  • Ken Liao – Engineer at Hiro PBC
  • Dan Trevino – Founder and CEO of Growth
  • Jenny Mith – Digital Group Supervisor of Hiro PBC
  • Mohamed Abdou – Founder and CEO of Pravica
  • Harini Anantha Rajan and Wilson Brilliant – Founders Blocksurvey
  • Phutureprimitive – American Digital music producer out of San Francisco

The detailed schedule of the launch is obtainable right here.

Be a part of the Stacks 2.0 launch at –