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Ethereum Rollup Startup StarkWare Closes Series D At $8B Valuation 

Even though the price of ETH has fallen by about 50% since early April, Ethereum scaling solutions continue to secure huge amounts of funding to address the bottlenecks that slow down the blockchain and make it expensive to use. On May 25, StarkWare, an Israeli startup building Layer 2 scaling solutions for Ethereum, announced the …

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Arbitrum Launches with Full DeFi Ecosystem Locked and Loaded

Arbitrum, one of the most awaited Ethereum scaling solutions, has attracted $2.9M on its first day after launch, becoming the 11th largest so-called Layer 2 platform, according to L2BEAT. Offchain Labs, a blockchain software maker, launched Arbitrum on Aug. 31 with the promise to offer  lower fees and faster transactions. So far, it’s delivering: ETH …

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Uniswap’s V3 Launches on Layer 2 Solution Optimism

It’s a good time for Layer 2 enthusiasts as Uniswap V3 has soft-launched on Optimism, a leading optimistic rollup solution for scaling Ethereum.  Users can now tap Optimism to deposit, trade and provide liquidity on the decentralized exchange (DEX), which captures roughly half of all DEX volume, according to a Dune Analytic’s query. Optimism “currently …

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Coinbase on Layer 2 is Latest in Ethereum Scaling Boom

There’s been an explosion of Ethereum scaling developments this past week, with the latest and arguably biggest one announced yesterday: Coinbase Wallet is integrating with Optimism’s Optimistic Rollup testnet. Coinbase Wallet is the US exchange’s non-custodial wallet and dapp browser (not the exchange itself) and the integration will allow users to view their balances and …

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