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Scroll - New Kid on The Block
Osgur Murphy O Kane


Scroll is a zkEVM rollup. It initially aims to become a type-2 zkEVM, where it is fully EVM-equivalent but not completely Ethereum equivalent due to some minor changes to make it more ZK-friendly. This is the same category as Polygon zkEVM, where the rollup is compatible with Ethereum at the bytecode level, meaning most infrastructure and dApps can deploy there with no / minimal changes. It is one of the most hotly anticipated L2 launches, with $83m raised and its last valuation at $1.8bn.

Note that Scroll did not officially launch until 17th October, but the bridge was deployed on earlier in the week. Scroll’s approach to building has been measured, with three different...