Zksync era

Like the suitors courting Penelope in the Odyssey, Ethereum's biggest layer-2 teams are vying to win over the Celo blockchain. (John William Waterhouse, via Wikipedia.)
Celo, Shopping for Blockchain Partner, Turns to the Delicate Issue of Money
A standalone blockchain, Celo is looking to migrate to become a layer-2 network atop Ethereum. The months-long selection process has started to look like "The Bachelorette," w...
Like the suitors courting Penelope in the Odyssey, Ethereum's biggest layer-2 teams are vying to win over the Celo blockchain. (John William Waterhouse, via Wikipedia.)

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Venture Capital Lightspeed Faction Starts $285M Fund for Blockchain Startups
The new fund will focus mainly on early-stage crypto projects, participating in seed-stage and Series A funding rounds.
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EraLend falls victim to $3.6 million exploit (Towfiqu Barbhuiya/Unsplash)
ZkSync's Largest Lender Struck by $3.4M Exploit
EraLend said the threat has been contained, but advises against deposits.
EraLend falls victim to $3.6 million exploit (Towfiqu Barbhuiya/Unsplash)

Projects competing to become the dominant "layer 2" network atop Ethereum are now competing to become networks of networks. (Unsplash)
Ethereum’s Layer 2 Teams Want You to Clone Their Code
By making their code open source and easy to replicate, projects including Arbitrum, Optimism and zkSync are making it easier for copycat blockchains to steal away their users...
Projects competing to become the dominant "layer 2" network atop Ethereum are now competing to become networks of networks. (Unsplash)

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ZkSync Developer Releases Toolkit for Building Ethereum Rollups
The toolkit will make it easier for crypto developers to spin up fast and cheap blockchains powered by zero-knowledge proofs, one of this year’s hottest technologies in the di...
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zkSync Era's TVL hits new record high above $500 million (L2Beat)
Ethereum Layer 2 Network zkSync Era's Locked Value Surpasses $500M
The total value locked has increased by 12% in one week, according to data source L2Beat.
zkSync Era's TVL hits new record high above $500 million (L2Beat)

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How the Hunt for Yet-to-Exist Tokens Is Shaping Ethereum’s Layer 2 Landscape
Token airdrops – and the prospect of them – have become the default customer acquisition strategy for Ethereum's layer 2 scaling projects. But is this strategy sustainable?
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1inch, Aggregator of Decentralized Crypto Exchanges, to Launch on Ethereum Rollup zkSync Era
The company, which nabbed $175 million in a 2021 series B funding round, is one of the biggest protocols yet to launch on a zero-knowledge EVM.
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Ethereum Layer 2 Network zkSync Era Jumps to Nearly $250M in Locked Value
More than 7 million transactions have been conducted on the network since launch, which can process 3.5 transactions per second, data shows.
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There's no zkSync airdrop yet, but lots of people are talking about it. (Pexel/Pixabay)
Matter Labs Has No Plans for zkSync Era Airdrop, But Crypto Twitter Is Speculating
Based on the precedent set by many crypto projects, the speculation over a possible zkSync airdrop isn’t totally unfounded.
There's no zkSync airdrop yet, but lots of people are talking about it. (Pexel/Pixabay)