Georgios Konstantopoulos
Research Partner & CTO

Georgios Konstantopoulos

Georgios Konstantopoulos is the Chief Technology Officer and a Research Partner focused on Paradigm’s portfolio companies and research into open-source protocols. Previously, Georgios was an independent consultant and researcher focused on cryptography, information security and mechanism design. He earned his M.Eng. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Written by Georgios

Introducing Rivet

Rivet is a developer wallet & tools, akin to React DevTools. It enables developers to inspect, debug, modify, and manipulate the state of Ethereum. []

by Georgios Konstantopoulos, Achal Srinivasan, Tom Meagher, Jake Moxey on Aug 26, 2023

Collaborate with Paradigm

Paradigm is a group of builders that supports other builders. Some of our most fruitful collaborations involve deep work with entrepreneurial teams to solve important business and research problems. []

by Matt Huang, Georgios Konstantopoulos, Dan Robinson on Jul 25, 2023

Introducing Alloy: Fast, battle-tested and well-documented building blocks for Ethereum, in Rust

Alloy is a Rust interface to Ethereum. It is a rewrite of the popular ethers-rs crate, using our learnings from the last 4 years of Rust Ethereum engineering, to create stable and useful foundations for the next 5 years. []

by Georgios Konstantopoulos, James Prestwich, DaniPopes on Jun 23, 2023

Releasing Reth!

Reth is a new Ethereum execution node written in Rust that is modular, contributor-friendly and blazing-fast. Reth is now entering public alpha and we’re excited to invite node operators and developers to try it out. []

by Georgios Konstantopoulos on Jun 20, 2023

Introducing flood: a load testing tool for benchmarking EVM nodes

Introduction Load testing is a critical step in the development of resilient, high-performing data systems. Nevertheless, load testing has not been widely applied in the development of cryptocurrency infrastructure. We're thrilled []

by Storm Slivkoff, Georgios Konstantopoulos on Jun 06, 2023

Intent-Based Architectures and Their Risks

The road to centralisation is paved with good intents. []

by Quintus Kilbourn, Georgios Konstantopoulos on Jun 01, 2023

Time, slots, and the ordering of events in Ethereum Proof-of-Stake

Introduction On April 2nd, a malicious Ethereum network participant stole $20M from a MEV searcher by exploiting a vulnerability in the mev-boost-relay (see Flashbots’ post-mortem). In the following days, developers addressed []

by Georgios Konstantopoulos, Mike Neuder on Apr 27, 2023

Generating secure randomness on Ethereum using SNARKs

In this post, we propose designs and reference implementations that utilize SNARKs and VDFs to achieve fully secure randomness on Ethereum. []

by amangottumukkala, sinasabet, Georgios Konstantopoulos on Jan 12, 2023

Introducing Reth

Paradigm is excited to announce Reth, a free, open-source Ethereum execution layer client. In this post, we’ll discuss why we are making Reth and what to expect from us in the future. []

by Georgios Konstantopoulos on Dec 07, 2022

Paradigm × wagmi

Paradigm is sponsoring Tom and Jake to focus full-time on building open-source libraries to accelerate web3 frontend development. []

by Achal Srinivasan, Georgios Konstantopoulos on Nov 28, 2022