Alex Connolly

Alex Connolly is the CTO and one of the co-founders of , a scaling solution for projects. [1]

Early Life & Education

Connolly, who achieved an ATAR score of 99.95 and emerged as the winner of the Lawerence Campbell oratory competition for his public speaking skills, pursued a dual degree in computer science and law at the University of Sydney. Nonetheless, he did not finish his studies. [1]


Along with and , Connolly worked on creating video games utilizing blockchain. In the summer of 2018, the team worked day and night to build a game on . At the same time, Connolly was working full-time as a paralegal for Gilbert + Tobin. Afterwards, he announced to his parents that he was quitting university. [2]

“I was a bit worried. But they were very supportive. It was a reversible decision. I had an opportunity to do something, and if it didn't work out I could go back.”

What started as a concept to develop computer games, resulted in the creation of two hits: Etherbots and Gods Unchained. Furthermore, the team went on to devise a platform that enabled other companies to establish businesses centered around digital assets, commonly known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), on a large scale. Their solution, , is a cutting-edge system that utilizes roll-up technology to reduce the energy consumption associated with blockchain transactions. This technology eliminates the high fees that had posed considerable obstacles for many game developers in the past. [2]

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