The new bridge is 5x cheaper than the Avalanche-Ethereum Bridge launched in early 2021.

Today marks the launch of the next generation of cross-chain bridging technology with the Avalanche Bridge (AB). The AB replaces the existing Avalanche-Ethereum Bridge (AEB) launched in February, and provides a significantly better user experience with stronger security, faster finality, and dramatically lower fees.

It is estimated to be 5x cheaper than the AEB, with a better user experience than any cross-blockchain bridges launched to-date. …


Shopping online with crypto — simplified.

Shopping.io, a crypto e-commerce platform, now supports Avalanche, extending a 2% discount on all purchases up to $1,000 USD value per person, and 5 orders max, made with AVAX Tokens. The discount applies to goods from Amazon (US, UK, CA, DE, FR, IT and ES), eBay, Walmart and Etsy.

AVAX is the native token of Avalanche. It’s a hard-capped, scarce asset that is used to pay for fees, secure the platform through staking, and provide a basic unit of account between the multiple subnets created on Avalanche.

Interested persons can now sign up for…


Beginning 10AM ET on July 26, BitMart will support the following trading pairs: AVAX/USDT

Avalanche (AVAX) will be made available on BitMart starting at 10AM on Monday, July 26. Should AVAX holders be interested in trading on BitMart, they will be able to transfer AVAX tokens between their Avalanche Wallet and BitMart Account.

AVAX is the native token of Avalanche. It’s a hard-capped, scarce asset that is used to pay for fees, secure the platform through staking, and provide a basic unit of account between the multiple subnets created on Avalanche.

For more information on BitMart, please visit its website.


Developers can now start building externally-connected smart contracts on Avalanche mainnet utilizing Chainlink-powered decentralized oracle networks.

We’re excited to announce that Chainlink Price Feeds are now live on the Avalanche mainnet, giving ecosystem developers seamless access to the most secure and highest quality price reference data across a variety of asset classes.

Chainlink’s industry-leading Price Feeds empower smart contract developers to build advanced DeFi applications on Avalanche’s limitless open-source platform, including price-sensitive derivatives markets, low-cost lending applications, high-throughput trading strategies, and much more.

The integration was made possible by a Chainlink Community Grant awarded to Protofire — a leading development…


DappStarter empowers developers to go from zero to full-stack dapp in minutes.

Avalanche is now live on Decentology’s DappStarter platform, empowering developers to create full-stack Avalanche dapps in less than 15 minutes. DappStarter’s modular smart contract functionality gives developers everything they need to build a dapp on Avalanche, with features like IPFS integration, NFTs, fungible tokens, and more, in just a few clicks.

Learning decentralized programming and navigating new tools has made dapp development challenging for many newcomers. …


Users can now earn staking rewards and help secure the network by delegating their AVAX tokens on Avalanche.

Stake DAO, a multi-service cross chain DeFi platform that enables users to easily grow their crypto portfolio within one intuitive dashboard, is now live on Avalanche.

This expansion allows users to delegate (and stake) their AVAX on Stake DAO and immediately begin earning staking rewards. In the near future, Stake DAO will add a number of initiatives including Liquid Staking, which gives AVAX holders the ability to trade liquid, multi-purpose derivatives while earning staking rewards. …


This integration introduces the rails for Foreign Exchange (FX) platforms on Avalanche, and allows traders to participate in a new ecosystem.

Onomy, a protocol that mints, trades, and lends stablecoin representations of national currencies, is integrating its FX marketplace DEX, Onomy Exchange with Avalanche. This integration makes it possible to trade stablecoin pairs and access decentralized finance across all chains.

This implementation, which is set to be completed in Q3 2021, will enable users to experience low fee, near-instant transaction finality and transfer assets between blockchain economies in a non-custodial fashion. …


Start building on Avalanche using the Tenderly platform.

Tenderly, an end-to-end developer platform, is now live on the Avalanche blockchain. This integration allows developers to use Tenderly’s toolkit (in Pro Module) to facilitate building on Avalanche. This module allows for stressless bug fixing and testing of different scenarios without spending any gas fees.

By integrating with Avalanche, Tenderly’s platform will provide much faster processing throughput, translating into a better development experience.

Some of Tenderly’s most notable features:

  • A Visual Debugger that removes network friction and significantly cuts development time, allowing developers to track errors in their smart contract with a…

AB will be 10x faster and 5x cheaper than the Avalanche-Ethereum Bridge (AEB)

The Avalanche-Ethereum Bridge (AEB) launched in early 2021, marking a great first step in providing a channel for moving native Ethereum ERC-20-based assets to the Avalanche ecosystem.

The next generation Avalanche Bridge (AB) will launch in the upcoming weeks, replacing the existing AEB and providing a significantly better user experience with stronger security, faster finality, and dramatically lower fees. It is estimated to be 10x faster and 5x cheaper than the AEB and a better user experience than any bridges launched to-date.

As part of launching the…


The Avalanche Foundation will support Yield Yak as it enters its next phase of growth within the Avalanche ecosystem.

Yield Yak, an automated yield compounder built natively on the Avalanche blockchain platform, is continuing its rapid growth within the Avalanche community, already reaching a peak total value locked (TVL) of $40M in its flagship yield farming and DEX aggregator applications.

Yield Yak Farms auto-compounds Avalanche users yield farming rewards, aiming to optimize their return on liquidity mining programs.

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