StarkWare will improve scalability and privacy in blockchains using STARK technology.

Project stage

Only a whitepaper

Detailed description

StarkWare will improve scalability and privacy in blockchains using STARK technology, providing cryptographic proofs that are zero-knowledge, succinct, transparent (no need for a trusted setup), and post-quantum secure.

StarkWare will develop a full proof stack: software and hardware to support fast and reliable generation and verification of computational integrity proofs for general computations.


Human dignity demands that personal information, like medical and forensic data, be hidden from the public. But veils of secrecy designed to preserve privacy may also be abused to cover up lies and deceit by institutions entrusted with Data, unjustly harming citizens and eroding trust in central institutions.


ZK-STARK is a new construction of a (doubly) scalable and transparent ZK system in the IOP model. It achieves verification time that is strictly smaller than natıve running time (TV < TC) and communication complexity that is strictly smaller than witness size. The core innovation and main source of improved performance in this system is the extended reliance on the IOP model, including the Fast Reed-Solomon (RS) IOP of Proximity (IOPP) (FRI) protocol.


  • Transparent privacy
  • Increased transaction throughput
  • Off-chain computation
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  • Token details

    • Token symbol ? Token symbol — a shorten token name. It is used during an ICO and after the coin listing at the cryptocurrency exchanges. : STARK
    • Fundrasing target ? Fundraising target — the maximum amount of funds to be raised during an ICO. When it is reached, the developers stop selling the tokens because they do not need to raise more money for the project development. : NA
    • Token type ? Token type — a platform for a startup launch that influences the stability of blockchain operation, the speed of transactions and the fees. :Own blockchain ()
    • Soft cap ? Soft cap — the minimum amount of funds to be raised for the project development. Sometimes when the soft cap has not been reached, the money is returned to the participants. : NA
    • Role of token ? Role of Token — type of token depending on the opportunities it offers to its owner. Utility tokens give their owners a right to use the project services, security tokens are aimed at bringing profit, and currency tokens are a money substitute. :Currency token
    • Total supply ? Total supply — a total amount of tokens that will be released by the developers. :NA
    • Escrow agent ? Escrow agent — a qualified agent who has the right of signature in a multisig wallet. An escrow agent participates in an ICO, monitors the financial operations of the developers and confirms their fairness. :No
    • Tokens for sale ? Tokens for sale — the number of tokens offered to the participants of an ICO. :NA
    • Whitelist ? Whitelist — a list of participants, who get an opportunity to buy tokens. To be whitelisted, you need to register on time because the number of participants and the registration period are usually limited. :Without whitelist
    • Additional emission ? Additional emission — an additional release of tokens. It can be done once after the crowd sale or on an ongoing basis. In the projects with a limited emission there is no additional emission. :No
    • Exchange listing ? Exchange listing — an assumed date when the token will be listed at a cryptocurrency exchange. The developers usually indicate it in a roadmap and a white paper. :NA
    • Accepting currencies ? Accepting currencies — cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies that can be used for buying the project tokens. :ETH,
    • Can't participate ? Can't participate — the countries where it is prohibited to buy tokens. These can be countries where ICOs are prohibited altogether, or countries that have the requirements that a particular project does not meet. :No
    • Know Your Customer (KYC) ? Know Your Customer — a verification procedure for ICO participants, during which the developers can ask for personal data, a photo and a scanned copy of a passport of a potential investor. :No
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  • Token and Funds Distribution

    Token distribution date


    Unsold tokens


Sale schedule

Round Token Price Bonus Min / Max Purchase Soft Cap Hard Cap
No ICO — Ended
Start Soon
NA No - Uncapped Uncapped
  • Team

    • Eli Ben Sasson photo
      Eli Ben Sasson
      Co-Founder, Chief Scientist in the East
    • Alessandro Chiesa photo
      Alessandro Chiesa
      Co-Founder, Chief Scientist in the West
    • Uri Kolodny photo
      Uri Kolodny
      Co-Founder, CEO
    • Michael Riabzev photo
      Michael Riabzev
      Co-Founder, Chief Architect
    • Lior Goldberg photo
      Lior Goldberg
    • Gideon Kaempfer photo
      Gideon Kaempfer
    • Oren Katz photo
      Oren Katz
      VP Engineering
    • Ilya Lesokhin photo
      Ilya Lesokhin
    • David Levit-Gurevich photo
      David Levit-Gurevich
    • Avihu Levy photo
      Avihu Levy
    • Shir Peled photo
      Shir Peled
    • Harish Devarajan photo
      Harish Devarajan
      Independent Board Member
  • Advisors

    • Naval Ravikant


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