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Polygon zkEVM

Blockchains (L2)
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1 chain

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What is Polygon zkEVM?

Polygon zkEVM is an L2 smart contract platform for decentralized applications on Ethereum. Polygon zkEVM was founded by the Polygon team and launched in 2023.

How does Polygon zkEVM work?

Polygon zkEVM batches users' transactions and submits them to Ethereum, paying a share of the transaction fees to Ethereum validators (supply-side fees).

Who governs Polygon zkEVM?

Polygon team owns and governs the protocol. Polygon’s investors include Coinbase Ventures, ZBS Capital, MiH Ventures, etc.
RevenuePolygon zkEVM's share of fees$20Connects L1 validators and usersSupply-side feesL1 validators' share of fees$80L1 validatorsFeesTransaction fees$100Users
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