Base boasts around 140 integrations two weeks after launch

Base, Coinbase’s layer-2 that’s been on the horizon since February, is seeing early success so far


Vitali Michkou/Shutterstock modified by Blockworks


Coinbase’s layer-2 network, Base, was introduced on the Ethereum mainnet about two weeks ago. Since that time, decentralized apps have shown an eager interest in deploying their offerings on the network. 

This rapid uptake might be attributed to Base’s immediate success; on the day of its launch, the network reported over $150 million in total value bridged (TVB). 

That figure has since ballooned to more than $261 million, per a Dune Analytics dashboard. This far surpasses the TVB of Mantle and Linea, layer-2s that launched within weeks of Base. 

More than 100 dapps were integrated with Base at launch in an attempt to take advantage of the early hype. 

Chainlink, for example, was brought on as a partner to provide price feeds for the new layer-2. Additionally, about a dozen wallets have integrated, including Coinbase Wallet, Rainbow Wallet, Trust Wallet and Safe. 

Here are some other notable participants in the Base network.


The most recent entrant was 1inch, a decentralized exchange (DEX) aggregator, which deployed on Base Thursday at 10 am ET. 

Specifically, the 1inch Aggregation Protocol and the 1inch Limit Order Protocol are now available on Base, according to the company’s thread on X. 

Uniswap v3, Balancer v2, and SushiSwap v3 are just some of the dozen plus protocols that users will have access to on Base through 1inch. 

“Base is a very promising layer-2 solution, plus it’s incubated by such a major player,” 1inch co-founder Sergej Kunz said in a statement shared with Blockworks. 

The company noted that an added benefit of the integration was that 1inch could now be in a position to benefit from “Coinbase product integrations and easy fiat onramps.”

Separately, Matcha is another DEX aggregator that recently launched on Base.

This decentralized platform that has friends frantically buying and selling “keys,” previously described as “shares,” of one another’s social media pages is another dapp that’s native to Base., which has garnered 100,000 users as of last count, launched on Base on Aug. 10. 

The platform, described as an on-chain social app, saw its revenue peak at over $840,000 on Aug. 20. 

In the last few days, the amount it has collected through fees has steadily declined to where on Aug. 22, just two days after reaching an all time high, revenue dipped to just over $161,000, according to DeFiLlama.

But for people using, accountants have told Blockworks that by trading “keys,” taxable events are created.

They added that anyone trading on should keep records of their transactions close, and report them at the end of the tax year. 

Arkham Intelligence

Arkham Intelligence announced Tuesday that a core group of its services is now supported on Base. 

Arkham users can now see “a complete token portfolio of your wallets on Base,” and “visualize transactions on Base from any cluster of accounts.”

The company’s pitch also mentioned that users can now track influencers on through its native platform. 

Arkham got loads of media attention in early July for its bounty-based marketplace for on-chain intelligence. The marketplace certainly received praise, but the criticism ended up being much louder and more prominent. 

Many people circulated concerns about “on-chain doxxing,” since sleuths are paid for, among other things, exposing info about particular wallet addresses.

Start your day with top crypto insights from David Canellis and Katherine Ross. Subscribe to the Empire newsletter.

Explore the growing intersection between crypto, macroeconomics, policy and finance with Ben Strack, Casey Wagner and Felix Jauvin. Subscribe to the On the Margin newsletter.

The Lightspeed newsletter is all things Solana, in your inbox, every day. Subscribe to daily Solana news from Jack Kubinec and Jeff Albus.


Upcoming Events

Salt Lake City, UT

MON - TUES, OCT. 7 - 8, 2024

Blockworks and Bankless in collaboration with buidlbox are excited to announce the second installment of the Permissionless Hackathon – taking place October 7-8 in Salt Lake City, Utah. We’ve partnered with buidlbox to bring together the brightest minds in crypto for […]

Salt Lake City, UT

WED - FRI, OCTOBER 9 - 11, 2024

Pack your bags, anon — we’re heading west! Join us in the beautiful Salt Lake City for the third installment of Permissionless. Come for the alpha, stay for the fresh air. Permissionless III promises unforgettable panels, killer networking opportunities, and mountains […]

recent research



Aerodrome is a "MetaDEX" that combines elements of various DEX primitives such as Uniswap V2 and V3, Curve, Convex, and Votium. Since its launch on Base, it has become the largest protocol by TVL with more than $495B in value locked, doubling Uniswap's Base deployment.


The former Valkyrie CEO chats with Blockworks about what she has her eye on as Cypherpunk Holdings’ new leader


Thursday’s CPI report shows prices are coming down more quickly than analysts had anticipated, renewing hope that central bankers will cut rates in the fall


If we tokenize all assets in a speculative rush, the risk of creating illiquid markets and trapped value will manifest on a large scale


Plus, Trump is headed to the heart of Bitcoinlandia with a speaking appearance at the Bitcoin 2024 conference


Meanwhile, stocks rally after Jerome Powell finishes his Capitol Hill tour


Plus, Blinks have reshaped many people’s understanding of what blockchains are capable of