data availability

Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)
Polygon Spinoff Avail Raises $43M in Series A Funding
The news comes three months after Avail, a data availability company, disclosed its $27 million seed funding round.
Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)

Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)
Avail Data Availability Integrated by Arbitrum, Optimism, Polygon, StarkWare, ZkSync
The chains' users will be able to opt in or out to use Avail for data availability, to stash the reams of data produced for all their transactions taking place.
Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)

Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)
Avail Confirms Token Airdrop Plans, a Week After Leaked Screenshots
Avail shared in a blog post that 354,605 wallet addresses are eligible to claim the 600 million tokens in their “unification drop.”
Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)

Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)
Avail, Blockchain Data Availability Project, Sketches Out Eligibility for Token Airdrop
A screenshot of a document describing the eligibility criteria for the airdrop was posted on the social-media platform X by the user @Bitcoineo, and Avail’s public-relations t...
Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)

Ethereum Foundation's Tim Beiko joined The Protocol podcast to discuss the implications of the Dencun upgrade. (CoinDesk, modified using PhotoMosh)
Debating Dencun: Will Ethereum's Big Update Help or Harm the Network?
While Ethereum's rollup-centric roadmap could help the ecosystem reach new levels of scale, some developers think relying on third parties to improve access to Ethereum could...
Ethereum Foundation's Tim Beiko joined The Protocol podcast to discuss the implications of the Dencun upgrade. (CoinDesk, modified using PhotoMosh)

Screenshot from Nethermind's Dencun watch party (Nethermind/YouTube)
Ethereum Finalizes 'Dencun' Upgrade, in Landmark Move to Reduce Data Fees
A key element of the upgrade is to enable a new place for storing data on Ethereum – referred to as "proto-danksharding," which gives room for a dedicated space on the blockch...
Screenshot from Nethermind's Dencun watch party (Nethermind/YouTube)

Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)
Avail, an Ethereum Data Network to Rival Celestia, Raises $27M In Seed Round
The funds will be used to build out its three core products, "Avail DA," "Nexus" and "Fusion Security."
Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)

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Ethereum Developers Target March 13 for Milestone 'Dencun' Upgrade on Mainnet
The timing for the long-awaited Dencun upgrade, with its much-touted "proto-danksharding" feature, was announced Thursday on a call with top developers for the Ethereum blockc...
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Avail founder Anurag Arjun (Avail)
Celestia Rival Avail Inks Agreement With Starkware as Blockchain Data Race Heats Up
Avail's new "data availability" solution, currently in testing, and Madara, which is Starkware's sequencer, are both expected to go live in early 2024. They might be used in c...
Avail founder Anurag Arjun (Avail)

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The Protocol: Crypto Spring Is Airdrop Season With Tokens From Starknet, LayerZero
In this week's issue of The Protocol newsletter, we're covering Worldcoin's latest update, airdrop season, the new Bitcoin wallet from Jack Dorsey's company and the "data avai...
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