April 23, 2020 CasperLabs raises $14.5 million in Series A funding.

The project, led by Medha Parlikar, is developing a smart contract platform that aims to improve upon Ethereum in areas of decentralization, governance, and scaling. The platform’s consensus protocol will implement a version of CBC-Casper Proof-of-Stake, and is informed by Vlad Zamfir’s research on the subject.