Category: Optimism

Apecoin Community Votes on Keeping APE Token in the Ethereum Ecosystem

The Apecoin community is in the midst of discussing whether or not the crypto asset should remain within the Ethereum ecosystem. While AIP-41 voting started today, the proposal’s voting process will end on June 8, 2022, at 9 p.m. (ET). Meanwhile,......

‘100x Lower Than L1 Fees’ — Alchemy Integrates Ethereum L2 Product Starknet to Increase Web3 Scalability

According to the startup Starkware, the team’s Ethereum layer two (L2) service Starknet has been integrated by the blockchain API and node service Alchemy. Developers can now leverage Alchemy’s infrastructure tools alongside Starknet’s zero-knowledge (ZK) rollup technology. Israel-Based Startup Starkware Partners......

Web3 Data Platform Dune Analytics Propels to Unicorn Status After $69.4 Million Fundraise

The Web3 analytics platform Dune Analytics has announced it has closed a $69.4 million Series B fundraise led by Coatue. The firm’s latest fundraise follows the company’s Series A last August when Dune Analytics raised $8 million. With the Series A......

Value Locked in Defi Slips 10% in 4 Days, Ethereum TVL Dominates at 58%

Four days ago, the total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) was coasting along at $255.84 billion and since then, the TVL has dropped ​​8.55% in value. During the last 24 hours, the TVL has slid 2.80%, and Curve’s $23......

Value Locked in Defi Continues to Slide, ETH Defi Dominates by 65%, Solana Transactions Reign

The total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance has slid 15.63% since the metric’s all-time high of $275 billion sixteen days ago on December 1. Since the end of the first week of December, the TVL is down 7.19% lower with......

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Publishes ‘Plausible Roadmap’ Addressing Scalability

In recent times the Ethereum network has received a lot of criticism about the protocol’s data transfer fees and scalability. In a blog post called “Endgame,” published on December 6, the co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin discussed plans to improve scaling,......