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As you may be aware, the Blockstack ecosystem decentralized over time and evolved into a number of independent entities and developers with their own web properties. See this post for more info. The launch of Stacks 2.0 completes that transition. With this change:

The Twitter handle for the ecosystem also recently changed to @Stacks. We’re excited for the next chapter of Stacks with the launch of Stacks 2.0! If you haven’t already, register for the Stacks 2.0 launch event here.

Muneeb Ali

Muneeb Ali

Dr. Muneeb Ali is the founder of Stacks, a decentralized network that brings apps and smart contracts to Bitcoin. He serves as the CEO of Hiro PBC, a Public Benefit Corp that builds developer tools for the Stacks blockchain. He has raised $75 million USD in funding from investors like Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, Lux Capital, Winklevoss Capital, and others. Hiro (formerly Blockstack PBC) was featured in the CNBC's list of 100 promising startups to watch. Muneeb received his Ph.D. and Masters in Computer Science from Princeton University. His Ph.D. thesis was nominated for the ACM SIGCOMM dissertation award by Princeton University. Muneeb gives guest lectures on cloud computing at Princeton and his research publications have over 1,300 citations. He is one of the main characters in George Gilder's book Life After Google and was a technical advisor to the HBO show Silicon Valley.