Additions to Ethereum Node Operator Set – Wave 4

The Lido DAO has approved eight new Node Operators for Lido's Ethereum set with mainnet onboarding currently underway. As part of the roadmap to decentralization on Ethereum, Lido conducted an open onboarding application and evaluation round in April and May of 2022 for the inclusion of additional Node Operators into its Ethereum operator set.   … Read more

Modelling The Entry Queue Post-Merge: An Analysis of Impacts on Lido’s “Socialized Model”

The Beacon Chain exists separately to the Ethereum Mainnet doling out rewards to the validators that correctly perform their duties. The Merge, the most anticipated event of 2022 in crypto world that will connect the Beacon Chain and the Ethereum Mainnet, is expected to bring a significant increase in staking APR causing an increasing amount … Read more

Aave Integrates Lido’s stETH as Collateral

Aave, a lending platform that allows users to borrow and supply assets, has integrated Lido’s stETH as a collateral asset on their platform. Users can now borrow assets against their stETH all the while retaining their Ethereum staking rewards whilst stETH is supplied as collateral.   Lido’s stETH is a liquid token representative of staked … Read more

Additions to Ethereum Node Operator Set – Wave 3

The DAO has approved 8 new Node Operators for Lido’s Ethereum set and mainnet onboarding is being finalized in the coming days.   Continuing along the journey towards trustless staking on Ethereum, Lido conducted an open onboarding application and evaluation round in November and December of 2021 for the inclusion of additional Node Operators into … Read more

20.08.2021 Orphaned Blocks in Ethereum Incident Postmortem

Friday night last week (Aug 20), a misconfiguration within Chorus One’s Lido Ethereum beacon chain setup led to a network-wide drop of participation of about 1% (measured by the so-called attestation rates) on the beacon chain. The issue was fixed within hours of the discovery by the involved teams and minor financial impact did occur. … Read more