October 12, 2019 Ethereum’s annual DevCon highlights new projects and ongoing challenges related to ETH 2.

Notable project announcements include: OpenLibra (a permisionless, pegged fork of Libra), Athereum (a fork of Ethereum utilizing AVA Labs scaling technology), and a token that rewards participation in Enterprise Ethereum Alliance development efforts. Consensys announces a $175k round of grants for early stage projects. The event also included considerable technical discussion surrounding Ethereum’s migration to Proof of Stake in 2020, yet open questions on some details.