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Base

An Ethereum L2, incubated by Coinbase and built on the open-source OP Stack. We have no plans to issue a new network token.
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Introducing BaseCamp 001: onchain–offgrid

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May 30
TLDR: Since day one, Base has rallied a community of builders working to create a decentralized future onchain, together. We’ve seen the impact of collective action to reshape the internet, and now with the 1-year anniversary of Base mainnet coming up this August, we’re bringing the community together in person with BaseCamp, our inaugural gathering of builders and creators building the next generation of the internet onchain. Learn more and apply to attend.
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Join the Onchain Summer Buildathon

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Base
May 16
TLDR. We’re inviting builders around the world to join the Onchain Summer Buildathon, with 200 ETH in total prizes and sponsors including Stripe, Shopify, Farcaster, Zora, Fleek, thirdweb, Nouns, Aerodrome, and Synthetix.
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Base is making it easier to get your money onchain with new global onramp and offramps

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Base
May 15
TLDR: Base is making it easier to get your money onchain with new onramp options from teams such as Binance, Bitkub in Asia, and Chipper Cash in Africa. Our onramp network now covers 190+ countries, which helps to expand the onchain economy worldwide.
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Onchain Summer II is Coming

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Base
May 02
Onchain Summer is back. This summer, everyone can be a builder, and Base and our partners are offering over 600 ETH¹ ($2 million) in prizes…
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How Base is driving down fees across the board with EIP-4844

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March 07
TL;DR Base will have Day 1 support for the Dencun upgrade, which is expected to drive down fees for users by 10-100x through increased data availability for rollups. We’re proud to have spent the last two years contributing to the EIP-4844 effort alongside Optimism, the Ethereum Foundation, and other Ethereum core dev teams.
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How Base is making smart wallets the default

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Base
February 29
TL;DR. One of Base’s key focus areas for 2024 is making smart wallets the default to elevate going onchain. Today, we’re providing an update on our progress and how we’re collaborating with teams across the ecosystem to help more builders create next-gen onchain experiences.
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Getting Started with Farcaster Frames on Base

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Base
February 23
Base believes in a future internet where a billion people participate onchain, joining a global economy enabled by a new internet. We love to see others also making this vision a reality, and we believe that what Farcaster is doing with Frames is empowering builders in a special way.
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Get onchain with Base @ ETHDenver

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Base
February 15
TLDR: Base will be at ETHDenver from February 29 - March 3.
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Goerli to Sepolia: Base Goerli Sunset

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Base
February 09
In October, we announced that Base would be moving our test network (“Base Testnet”) from Goerli to Sepolia. The transition is complete and Base Goerli has been sunset.