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How many full time Ethereum developers (or full time equivalents) are currently working on PoS research?

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This answer is several months old but may still be useful: https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/10/18/vitaliks-research-and-ecosystem-update/

"Casper: Ethereum’s proof of stake algorithm now under development by Vlad Zamfir with help from Lucius Greg Meredith, myself and several others."

Depending on the definition of several other I am guessing there were at least 3 or 4 people spending a lot of time on it last fall. Over time more developer interest (not less) will probably focus on it.

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Tendermint is not specific to Ethereum, but its PoS solution will be compatible with Ethereum. In fact, Ethereum is one of our target use-cases.

See https://github.com/gnuclear/gnuclear-whitepaper

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    Hi, while informative it does not contribute to the question directly, could you give a number how many devs are you fulltime-equivalent? – Roland Kofler Jun 8 '16 at 19:54

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