I hired BitMEX’s former head of corporate development, Akshat Vaidya, to run around the world looking for worthy crypto projects to invest in. Shapella’s Show: ETH Staking’s Coming Shake-UpBy: Akshat Vaidya, Head of Investments @ Maelstrom“Not your keys, not your crypto” has been the industry’s motto for as long as I’ve been in this space. Yet here we are in 2023, playing with fire all over again in our collective thirst for easy ETH staking rewards. Let’s unpack how Shapella might pave the pathway for Lido’s ETH staking dominance to crack. The existing, legacy players in ETH staking — be they centralized or proto-decentralized — had prioritized speed-to-market during this past crypto Summer.