IOSG Ventures | Old Friends Reunion @ Denver [ Restaking Summit ]

4 min readFeb 8, 2024


Hey Frens! New year new vision, IOSG Ventures can’t wait to meet you guys again, our Old Friends and New Friends! 2024, how about let’s begin with a mega event, gathering big figures, you name them and we bring them, and fostering the crypto future together!

Here we are thrilled to announce, Old Friends Reunion 11th @ Denver — Restaking Summit is coming! On March 1st, @EthDenver, we will have a half-day Event discussing Staking, AVS, Data Availability, ZK Coprocessor, Layer2, etc.

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Click here to check our Official Website and know more details.

We are extremely excited that we have onboarded Eigenlayer, Celestia, Altlayer, Swell, Renzo, Etherfi, Arbitrum, StarkWare, Scroll, Covalent, Babylon, BOB, Space And Time, Brevis, Axiom, Lagrange, Avail, Zero Gravity, Cubist, Hyperlane to join our event as partners, contributing to our Panels and Talks! And yet, more big names are on the way.

Also, we would like to give our best appreciation to EigenLayer as our strategic partner and to other partners & participants.

You may be wondering: Why Restaking? ? ?

Restaking protocols emerge as a promising breakthrough, unlocking new possibilities for decentralized ecosystems. By enabling the utilization of staked assets on Ethereum across various protocols, these protocols not only bolster security but also promise lucrative rewards for engaged validators and nominator stakers. This collaborative synergy between networks ensures a multifaceted stream of rewards, emanating both from the Ethereum parent network and the specific protocols benefiting from the restaking initiative.

Transforming pooled resources into flexible assets available for rent across diverse systems, restaking introduces a realm of advantages. From significantly enhanced rewards — surpassing solo staking yields — to providing vital security support for emerging protocols, restaking proves to be an efficient and cost-effective solution for addressing cold-start challenges. Furthermore, the scalability and adaptability offered by restaking services position it as a powerful tool for protocols, promising dynamic adjustments in security measures based on evolving network demands. The future of decentralized staking is undoubtedly bright, with restaking protocols at its forefront, ushering in a new era of security, rewards, and scalability.

Throughout the conference, we will delve into the challenges of Restaking Integrations, discussing Restaking, AVS, Data Availability, ZK Coprocessor, and Layer 2 to overcome bottlenecks and examining the ethical considerations that accompany this revolutionary technology, providing insights into the tangible impact of this convergence.

What We‘re Gonna Talk?

1. Opening Remarks

2. EigenLayer: Coordination Layer of Open Innovation

3. Liquid Restaking

4. Scalability Solution Through Data Availability Sampling

5. Road to Hyperscale DA Solution

6. Fireside Chat: Bitcoin & Staking Programmability

7. DA+Layer2

8. Accelerate Ethereum with Restaked Rollups

9. AVS Design Principle

10. Empowering Coprocessor with Cryptoeconomic Primitive

More to come, Stay tuned !

Confirmed Speakers Include:

Stay tuned, they are saying YES!

About Old Friends Reunion
Over the past 6 years, we’ve successfully held a series of Old Friend Reunion events, with more than 2500 attendees and 150+ industry experts, 15+ top-tier media coverage, and over 7000 views via live streaming on Youtube, bringing together all the founders and leaders for profound discussions. Following the success of OFR Istanbul 2023 — Autonomous Arcade & Mass Adoption OFR Singapore 2023 — LSD & ZK Modular, OFR Paris 2023 — Generative World Architecture, OFR Denver 2023 — Security Day, OFR Lisbon 2022 — Sovereign Individual&ZK Odyssey, and OFR Shenzhen 2021 — Scaling Summit & Metaverse Carnival, etc. We’re thrilled to carry forward the trend and add value to the dynamic crypto industry in 2024.

About IOSG Ventures
​​​​​IOSG Ventures is a pioneering crypto fund founded in 2017 that invests in the future of Web3. As a thesis-driven firm, we assist founders in developing community-driven protocols that are primed to transform the crypto landscape. Our portfolio comprises a wide range of innovative and high-potential investments, including L1/L2 (Polkadot, NEAR, StarkWare, Arbitrum), Security Auditing(Runtime Verification, Hexens), DeFi/NFT-Fi (1inch, 0x, MetaMask), GameFi (Big Time, Illuvium), and SocialFi (Galxe, CyberConnect), and a number of industry leaders including Arweave, Cosmos, Celestia, EigenLayer, Scroll, zkSync, Nil Foundation, and Mina, etc. We are passionate about investing in crypto-native paradigms that have the potential to transform the future of the industry, whether you’re building infra, middleware, security, gaming, or social platforms, we’d like to be connected.

If you would like to cooperate with us or contribute to this event in any way, please feel free to let us know. Kindly email us at Follow us on Twitter to stay tuned to us!

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