November 9, 2022, 11:33AM EST
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An Overview of Layer 3s

Quick Take

  • Layer 3 blockchains provide higher levels of customizability while retaining some level of security from layer 1 blockchains.
  • Layer 3 blockchains can be built with recursive proving, compressing multiple validity proofs into one recursive proof.
  • StarkWare, zkSync, Slush, Immutable and Sorare are some of the projects that have revealed plans relating to Layer 3s.
  • Layer 3s would be better suited for application-specific purposes while providing reduced transaction costs for users.

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