Ethereum News

On April 1st, the total market size of Aave V3 on Ethereum has exceeded 1 billion US dollars. As previously reported, on January 27, Aave V3 was deployed on the Ethereum mainnet.

Allows users to increase capital efficiency when supplying and borrowing related assets such as stablecoins and liquid collateralized derivatives (LSDs) through an efficient model, and also enables more risky assets to be listed on Aave as collateral in a segregated model.

On March 30th, the list of projects and fund allocation for the second round of Ethereum Research Grant (ETH Research Grant) has been announced on, an open source developer incentive platform.

In this round, a total of 5 BUIDL teams were selected for the community voting session, and the grant funding of US$5,000 has been distributed based on the community MACI voting results. The projects entering the Grant voting round in this round are: Antsyb, Eigen Network, Topia, DeGov MODEL, MemeBook.

ETH Research Grant aims to provide long-term funding for developers and researchers in the Ethereum community, covering topics such as account abstraction/ERC4337, address privacy, zero-knowledge proof, DeGov, Ethereum expansion, Data Availability, Rollups, zkEVM/zkVM, ERC/EIP , and Ethereum application adoption, etc. The event registration entrance is open for a long time, and all projects submitted before April 18 can enter the third round of project selection.

According to L2BEAT data, as of now, the total locked position on Ethereum Layer 2 is 8.713 billion US dollars, an increase of 24.32% in the past 7 days.

Among them, Arbitrum One, the expansion solution with the highest locked amount, is about 5.768 billion US dollars, accounting for 66.20%, followed by Optimism, with 1.951 billion US dollars locked, accounting for 22.40%.

According to official news, Paris Blockchain Week 2023 has come to a successful conclusion, including the participation of many star projects such as Stellar, Metamusk, Chiliz, Ethbread, and Circle.

It also conducted in-depth discussions on current hot topics such as Web3.0, Metaverse, and Layer 2, and also provided new ideas for Ethereum expansion solutions, and the cooperation reached between them can also promote the diversification of Ethereum expansion solutions. Make it possible to realize the “efficient, fast and cost-effective” Ethereum network.

According to the latest data from Dune Analytics, the total value of Ethereum’s Layer 2 expansion solution StarkNet cross-chain bridging storage has exceeded 20,000 ETH, which was 20,814 ETH at the time of writing (over 37 million US dollars based on the current ETH price), users participating in bridging transactions The quantity is 187,655.

Historical data shows that the total value of StarkNet cross-chain bridge storage exceeded 10,000 ETH in early January this year, which means that this indicator has doubled in less than two months.

According to the latest data from, the burnt volume of Blur Ethereum surpassed that of NFT transaction aggregator Gem. Currently, the burnt volume of Blur Ethereum has reached 11,059.46 ETH, compared with 10,402.09 ETH for Gem.

According to data from Dune Analytics, when this article was written, the transaction volume on the Blur platform had reached 1,994,554 ETH, which is about $3.5 billion at current prices, and the total number of NFT sales was 3,312,750.

On March 22, according to the official announcement, Binance Pledged Loan announced that the BETH used to pledge the loan and VIP loan mortgage assets can also receive ETH 2.0 pledge rewards.

ETH 2.0 pledge rewards will be distributed to users’ spot wallets in the form of BETH daily. Binance will dynamically adjust parameters such as borrowable currency/pledged currency/interest rate/maximum borrowable amount according to the actual market conditions and risk levels.

News on March 18, according to Glassnode data, the number of Ethereum validators voluntarily quit reached 183 on March 16, setting the second highest record since the merger.

Voluntary exit means that validators choose to stop participating in the consensus and leave the validator pool queue. They will no longer propose or prove blocks, and they will not be able to withdraw the previously pledged ETH after the Shanghai upgrade.

The Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) has tweeted that it has fixed an issue where companion traits were not displaying correctly on HV-MTL power supplies.

Metadata has been updated and traits have been added back to the collection. We also identified all instances where a user purchased an HV-MTL power supply with the mislabeled Companion feature before 7:44 PM EST.

For any buyers who last purchased these NFTs before the cutoff time, we will send ETH to the affected wallet to make up the difference between the payment amount and the minimum amount. This should be done within the next 24 hours.

On March 16th, the Ethereum client Nimbus announced that it will update the donation wallet address to 0xDeb4A0e8d9a8dB30a9f53AF2dCc9Eb27060c6557. Nimbus claims that this address is a multi-signature wallet address, which will reduce the risk of managing donations and strengthen internal operations.

Funds from the original donation address will be transferred to this new address within the next 24 hours. The Nimbus donation address on Gitcoin will be updated with this new address in the coming days. Nimbus retains access to the funds in the original donation address.