A low-cost and lightning-fast Ethereum L2 blockchain.

Optimism Background

Optimism is an Ethereum-based decentralized infrastructure platform that allows for instant transactions and scalable smart contracts. The company is a public benefit corporation, a for-profit corporation that is obligated to balance the financial interests of our stockholders with the best interests of our community and society.

Optimism, which was founded in 2019 and is based in New York, provides an Ethereum layer 2 scaling solution to assist developers in building on the blockchain.

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Optimism Clients

Optimism Team

Jinglan Wang

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Karl Floersch


Kevin Ho

Co-Founder and Protocol Product Manager

Optimism Headquarters

New York, NY, USA

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