In episode 002 of Blockchain Chatter, Dexter Cousins is joined by David Engel, Head of Business Development for Starkware, a Layer 2 scaling solution that helps companies build on top of Ethereum while reducing the cost of doing so by up to 1000x.
David is a business development executive, with deep experience in accelerating the growth of Web3 and Fintech companies.
Prior to StarkWare, David was a Fintech BDM at AWS, in both the ANZ and EMEA markets from 2019-2022.
David has also been a Commercial Director for the Australian and New Zealand markets for Verrency, a fintech platform that allows card issuers to innovate faster, and at scale, as well as Australian Country Manager for i2c, a Silicon Valley-based cloud payments processor.
StarkWare is paving the way to a Web3 future, using uncheatable cryptographic technology to scale blockchain for mass adoption.
StarkEx, StarkWare’s SaaS-based scaling service, has settled over $770B, processed over 294M transactions, minted more than 90M NFTs, and serves hundreds of thousands of users monthly through customers like ImmutableX, dYdX and Sorare.
StarkNet, a permissionless, general-purpose scaling solution, is live (Alpha) on Ethereum Mainnet. Developers from across the world are using it to build tomorrow’s decentralized applications.