EEA Member Highlight with TRON’s Director of Ecosystem Growth Dave Uhryniak


As an EEA member, TRON is a part of a group of organizations working to advance Ethereum and drive trade adoption. Within the Q&A beneath, we interviewed Dave Uhryniak, TRON’s Director of Ecosystem Growth, about how the group contributes to the Ethereum enterprise ecosystem. 

Please introduce your organization and your self.

I’m Dave Uhryniak, the director of ecosystem improvement at TRON DAO. The TRON community is a Layer 1 blockchain that’s totally Ethereum Digital Machine (EVM)-compatible. It was based in 2017 by H.E. Justin Solar, and since then, it has develop into one of many fastest-growing public chains on the planet. As of December 2022, it has over 127 million person accounts on the blockchain, greater than 4.4 billion transactions, and over $9.7 billion in whole worth locked (TVL).

TRON extends far past Layer 1 — we’re actually a diversified Web3 ecosystem. Along with the Layer 1 protocol, we see many different outstanding purposes in our ecosystem, akin to a cross-chain protocol, a DEX, an NFT market, and a number of GameFi initiatives, amongst others. Moreover, TRON is the official nationwide blockchain of the Commonwealth of Dominica, with a number of TRON-based tokens granted statutory standing as authorized tender within the nation.

What first introduced you to the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, and why did you resolve to develop into a member? 

We imagine in a multi-chain future and are at all times all in favour of partnering with different Layer 1 and Layer 2 blockchains. Not solely will the long run be multi-chain, however will probably be collaborative. As we proceed to construct out our world presence, it is vital that we take part within the bigger blockchain group. The EEA represents lots of the trade’s most collaborative leaders, and we needed to contribute as a lot as potential. We’re the one non-Ethereum-based blockchain at the moment an EEA member; nevertheless, we encourage others to develop into concerned.   

What are you at the moment engaged on almost about Ethereum? How will end-users profit out of your work? 

Our work usually pertains to Ethereum. A method is thru our cross-chain bridge protocol, BitTorrent Chain (BTTC), which connects customers throughout TRON, BNB Chain, and Ethereum, with extra Layer 1s to help sooner or later. Builders on the BitTorrent Chain can launch their initiatives and instantly allow customers of every of those very giant chains to entry their purposes. And naturally, we’re at all times all in favour of exploring different collaboration alternatives as properly.  

How will the EEA improve your group’s present efforts? 

We at all times get pleasure from connecting with and partnering with others within the trade. We’re a collaborative, inclusive blockchain and imagine that working with others within the trade is an effective way to attain our core mission: decentralize the online. The EEA helps us join and develop our trade and enterprise relationships and supplies us with a channel to contribute to the blockchain trade as a complete. 

What EEA packages are you most enthusiastic about?

We’re very excited in regards to the Crosschain Interoperability Working Group. Having already developed a profitable cross-chain protocol, we’re in a singular place to contribute and collaborate.  

We’re additionally excited in regards to the DeFi Threat Evaluation, Administration and Accounting (DRAMA) Working Group. DeFi will proceed to develop and embody new Web3 capabilities, akin to NFTs. As an EVM-compatible chain, we deliver a singular perspective to the group, in addition to choices to builders.  

Regulatory teams are additionally thrilling. TRON is the biggest blockchain by quantity on which the USD Tether stablecoin circulates, and now we have our personal decentralized over-collateralized stablecoin as properly — Decentralized USD (USDD).

Stablecoin laws is quickly evolving world wide. Given our outstanding place within the world stablecoin market, now we have an important deal to supply. Actually, Ethereum and TRON mixed are accountable for practically the entire world USD-based stablecoin quantity.

Study Extra and Join with the EEA

The EEA permits organizations to undertake and use Ethereum know-how of their day by day enterprise operations. We empower the Ethereum ecosystem to develop new enterprise alternatives, drive trade adoption, and study and collaborate. Be part of us and contribute to our work!

Study extra about EEA membership and call [email protected].


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