Rolling out Gnosis Safe on L2s and EVM-compatible networks

This article outlines how we will approach the emergence of a multichain Ethereum ecosystem. It contains our vision for the future of Ethereum and the role that Gnosis Safe will play in it.

  • We plan to make Gnosis Safe available on all relevant, EVM-compatible networks. For this, we release a new version of the Gnosis Safe smart contracts: The Gnosis Safe L2 contracts
  • We will start officially supporting Arbitrum, Polygon, and BSC within the next 2 months
  • During summer, we will roll out support for even more networks

The Future of Ethereum

Gas prices have…


A new version of the Gnosis Safe contracts is released alongside a bug bounty program paying up to $1M per bug.

  • A new Gnosis Safe contract version 1.3.0. are released and audited
  • The 1.3.0 version makes Gnosis Safe more secure, flexible and ready for Layer 2 / sidechain deployments
  • A bug bounty program is launched with a max bug bounty reward of up to $1M per critical bug found

At the end of 2019, we released version 1.1.1 of the Gnosis Safe smart contracts, followed in mid-2020 by version 1.2.0. As of today, there are more than 15,000 Gnosis Safe instances deployed, which combined hold over 32B USD in ETH and ERC20 tokens.

Gnosis Safe Contracts 1.3.0.

As our product matures, we are updating the…


On digital assets and a new internet

The Internet has changed our lives. To a large extent to our benefit. It provides us access to information and allows us to connect and share ideas freely. However, it has also given unprecedented power to the platforms that act as gatekeepers to today’s Internet.

The Web is the best connector of information systems and communication chanels that exists today, but there is still much work that needs to be done when connecting value networks that span the world.

The recent events around the Robinhood investment app have made it clearer than ever…


A new way to access funds from Gnosis Safe accounts through (recurring) allowances

Tl;dr

  • Gnosis Safe is solving the inherent access/control issues of regular Ethereum accounts by enabling custom access rules in a flexible and modular way.
  • The “Spending Limits” feature showcases the power of Safe Modules by allowing Gnosis Safe users to create fund allowances for specific account owners.
  • A tutorial on setting Spending Limits is available in the Gnosis Safe Help Center.

Most accounts on Ethereum today are EOAs (short for Externally Owned Accounts). These accounts consist of a simple private-public key-pair, meaning whoever has access to the private…


A Journey Towards Peace of Mind

On Aug 16, Gnosis updated and consolidated our branding to reflect our values as a company. In An Owl Gets New Wings, we shared an updated logo and hinted at some upcoming new product releases. In this series, we will focus on the Gnosis Safe’s branding and share some insight on designing accessible blockchain applications.

We took a holistic approach to the rebranding, which went far beyond creating a new logo. Revamping the Gnosis Safe branding included improvements in:

  • New Messaging
  • New Visual Appearance
  • User Experience
  • Feature Priority / Product Roadmap

In this mini-series, we will walk you through some…


What are prediction markets?

A prediction market is a collection of people speculating on future events or outcomes. These events include (but are not limited to) elections, sales of a company, price fluctuations of commodities, even changes in the weather and just about any event or outcome that can be objectively verified ex post.

Prediction markets are basically event derivatives, where the value of the derivative will almost perfectly reflect the probability of an outcome materializing. Prediction markets have been in existence for decades, but with blockchain-related inventions (decentralized governance models, smart contracts, etc.) …


Disclaimer: It is important to note that data about ICOs reflects merely an approximation of reality. Results may vary strongly depending on data sources and data quality. For example, some sources may include funds raised by not-yet-finished ICOs in their data while others do not. Furthermore, specifically with historical ICO data, the deal size of the Initial Coin Offerings in USD denomination changes constantly over time with fluctuations of exchange rates, as most ICO teams hold (parts of) their investments in crypto. I have included links to the sources for all charts below for you to re-examine the underlying data.


Zero-knowledge proofs are generating excitement lately due to their potential to increase privacy and security in blockchain applications. The concept itself is not new, as cryptographers have been working with zero-knowledge proofs for years, but the technique is only just now poised to redefine the concept of online privacy. In this piece I am explaining the basic principles of zero-knowledge proofs and how they can be applied in the context of blockchains.

What is zero-knowledge proof?

The notion of zero-knowledge was first proposed in 1985 by MIT researchers Shafi Goldwasser, Silvio Micali and Charles Rackoff in their paper “The knowledge complexity of interactive proof…


In this article I am discussing the nature and relevance of stablecoins, which projects pursue this ambitious goal and why stablecoins might nevertheless be doomed to fail.

What are stablecoins?

In most parts of the world, there is no such thing as a stable form of money. Especially in cases of hyperinflation, as it currently is the case in Venezuela, we can really experience the importance of a stable currency. Even fiat currencies such as the US Dollar and the Euro are subject to fluctuating exchange rates, diminishing purchasing power, and inflation. …


Andreas Antonopoulos is one of (if not the) most renowned experts of the cryptocurrency industry. In this article, we give you a quick summary of his biography and present you his most interesting and inspiring speeches. Read all the way to the end, as there will be a little bonus waiting for you.

Who is Andreas Antonopoulos?

Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a Greek-British Bitcoin advocate, born in London and raised in Athens. Antonopoulos graduated from University College London, where he received degrees in Computer Science, Data Communications and Distributed Systems. After his studies he co-founded a technology research company in New York City, advising…

Lukas Schor

Product Management @ Gnosis // Opinions are my own and not the views of my employer

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