Zksync era

ZKsync will airdrop its ZK token "next week" (ian dooley/Unsplash)
ZKsync’s ZK Airdrop Is Coming ‘Next Week,’ Here's What to Expect
According to the plan released Tuesday, 17.5% of ZK's 21 billion total token supply will be airdropped to users beginning "next week."
ZKsync will airdrop its ZK token "next week" (ian dooley/Unsplash)

ZkSync's token airdrop is one of the most highly anticipated of the year. (ian dooley/Unsplash)
ZkSync, Ethereum Layer-2 Network, Hints at Airdrop By End of June
ZkSync wrote on X that "handing over governance" is expected by the end of June.
ZkSync's token airdrop is one of the most highly anticipated of the year. (ian dooley/Unsplash)

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)

ZKasino sents $33M to Lido (Carl Raw/Unsplash)
ZKasino Users Plead for Refunds as $33M of Bridged Ether Sent to Lido
Depositors were originally told that bridged ether would be returned once the bridging phase was over.
ZKasino sents $33M to Lido (Carl Raw/Unsplash)

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.)

two fingers adding a coin to one pile of coins among many
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.
two fingers adding a coin to one pile of coins among many

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)

(Unsplash/Dan Cristian Pădureț)
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)