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Agoric: Staking Guide
January 13, 2022
6
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Follow our guide for staking Agoric (BOLD) tokens on the Keplr wallet.
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Threshold $T: Wrapping Guide
January 11, 2022
6
min read
The T token launched and is available for upgrading. Learn how to wrap your KEEP and NU tokens to receive $T
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Chihuahua: Staking Guide
January 6, 2022
5
min read
Chihuahua Coin is the first dog coin on cosmos. Learn how to stake $HUAHUA.
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Stargaze: Staking Guide
January 5, 2022
5
min read
Stargaze is a proof-of-stake blockchain within the Cosmos SDK. Learn how to stake $STARS tokens here.
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Keplr Wallet Guide: Staking $ATOM
October 21, 2021
5
min read
Follow along our step-by-step guide on how to stake ATOM using the Keplr wallet.
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AVAX Staking: Delegation Guide
September 30, 2021
min read
Avalanche is a Layer 1 protocol by Ava Labs that offers high-throughput, fast finality, and unprecedented decentralization.
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What to Expect During the Ethereum Merge
September 16, 2021
3
min read
Ethereum is transitioning from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS). Once complete, all of Ethereum will be secured via PoS.
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Phantom Wallet: Solana Staking Guide
September 10, 2021
4
min read
Ready to stake Solana? Follow our step by step guide to learn more on how to stake SOL using the Phantom wallet.
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Moonriver Staking & Delegation Guide
September 7, 2021
2
min read
Ready to stake Moonriver MOVR tokens? Follow along our step by step staking & delegation guide for Moonriver.
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What Makes a Cryptocurrency Token Valuable?
August 23, 2021
2
min read
Besides price increases from exuberant market conditions, what makes a token valuable? This may be important for considering what you own and how to classify the asset.
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Insuring our Proof of Stake Infrastructure
August 2, 2021
2
min read
We are happy to announce that our staking infrastructure is now insured via a fully licensed and regulated third party provider.
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Ledger Wallet Guide
July 27, 2021
7
min read
A Ledger Hardware Wallet is a great way to maintain complete control of your cryptocurrency assets. Learn more here
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The Graph: Curation In-Depth
July 21, 2021
10
min read
This article explains the math, game theory, and economics behind the new "Curation" role on The Graph.
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Casper: Staking & Delegating CSPR (Part 2)
July 16, 2021
5
min read
Casper is a layer-one blockchain built for application development and scalability. Learn how to stake CSPR here.
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Agoric: First Look
July 14, 2021
3
min read
Agoric is an ease-of-use Layer 1 protocol that focuses on composability in a Javascript working environment.
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The Graph: How to Curate
July 12, 2021
4
min read
Curation is a decision making tool for Indexers that is used to decide which subgraphs to index on The Graph.
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Staking Hub: Moonbeam AMA
July 9, 2021
6
min read
Moonbeam is a bridging platform focused on interoperability between Ethereum and Polkadot. The Moonbeam team joined us on July 1st for an AMA.
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Staking Hub: KEANU AMA
June 29, 2021
4
min read
The Keep and NuCypher upgrade codenamed “KEANU” is confirmed. The Keep and NU Teams joined us on June 28th to discuss the upcoming project.
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Liquid Staking: Maintaining Network Security & Growing DeFi
June 25, 2021
5
min read
Liquid staking has the potential to be a great solution for token holders, networks, and the DeFi ecosystems built on top of them.
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Staking Hub: Osmosis AMA
June 10, 2021
5
min read
Osmosis is a highly-customizable, Cosmos-based cross-chain AMM that enables new DeFi asset types to be created.
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Helium Network: The Last Mile of the Internet
May 28, 2021
5
min read
The Helium Network provides physical wireless infrastructure and software so anyone can run a decentralized, public wireless network.
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SKALE Network: Staking SKL on Hubble via Metamask
May 25, 2021
4
min read
Figment is thrilled to announce staking SKALE (SKL) is now available through our Hubble Web 3 Explorer using MetaMask.
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Keep + NuCypher: Token Design Proposals for KEANU
May 19, 2021
6
min read
The Keep and NuCypher communities are currently discussing six token design proposals for their new network called KEANU.
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Introducing: The Figment Prime Staking Dashboard
May 19, 2021
2
min read
Our Prime Staking Dashboard is the premium solution for large investors and institutions investing in yield bearing Proof of Stake assets.
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Protocol Merger: KEEP + NU = KEANU
April 14, 2021
4
min read
The KEEP + NU protocol merger, called “Keanu”, designed to scale tBTC, may be the first Web 3 protocol merger ever.
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Staking Hub: Casper
March 22, 2021
4
min read
Casper is a layer-one blockchain purpose-built for application development and scalability. We hosted an AMA with CasperLabs to learn more.
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Staking Hub: Agoric
March 12, 2021
4
min read
Agoric is a smart contract platform built to bring millions of developers to the DeFi frontier. We hosted an AMA with the team to learn more.
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Staking Hub: Injective Protocol
March 9, 2021
3
min read
On March 8th, Injective Protocol CEO, Eric Chen and Head of BD, Mirza Uddin joined us in Staking Hub to answer all of our questions.
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SafePal Hardware Wallet Guide
March 5, 2021
4
min read
If you are interested in maintaining complete control over your assets, we recommend using a hardware wallet. Safepal is a great option.
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Figment Selects Coinbase Custody on Celo & Solana Staking
March 1, 2021
2
min read
Figment is pleased to announce that we have engaged Coinbase Custody to provide a token storage solution to our customers.
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Solana Economics
February 3, 2021
4
min read
Solana's economics aims to provide benefits to both Solana validators SOL delegators over a long period of time.
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Economics of The Graph: Choosing the Right Indexer
January 27, 2021
4
min read
We recommend delegating to an Indexer that has an on-chain identity, and is considered trusted/credible validator on other staking networks.
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First Look: Solana
January 21, 2021
8
min read
Solana is a permissionless, decentralized, and secure smart contract blockchain proposing to solve the scalability problem without sharding.
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Figment Collaborates with LiquidStake to Provide Eth2 Liquidity
November 23, 2020
3
min read
Figment is proud to announce that we have partnered with LiquidStake and DARMA Capital to provide a liquidity solution to Eth2 stakers.
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Staking Hub: Persistence AMA
November 6, 2020
3
min read
Persistence bridges DeFi and Traditional finance by facilitating the borrowing of crypto assets using real-world assets as collateral.
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Staking Hub: Oasis Ethereum
October 30, 2020
3
min read
Oasis Ethereum is a Paratime on Oasis Network that is fully compatible with all existing Ethereum smart contracts and DApps.
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Staking Hub: Akash AMA
October 28, 2020
3
min read
Akash is decentralized cloud computing marketplace that connects those who need computing resources with those that have computing capacity.
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Figment Partners with Finoa on NEAR, ROSE, and SKL Staking
October 21, 2020
3
min read
Figment is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Finoa to provide a highly secure and institutional-grade warm-storage solution to our customers.
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Staking Hub: Cosmos Stargate Upgrade
October 20, 2020
5
min read
The Stargate upgrade is expected to deliver a more powerful version of IBC than what was originally proposed in the Cosmos whitepaper.
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Staking Hub: Confio Tardigrade AMA
October 19, 2020
3
min read
The Confio team is planning to launch a new chain within the Cosmos ecosystem called Tardigrade, with their CosmWasm engine at the center.
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Staking Hub: CertiK Chain
August 24, 2020
2
min read
The CertiK Chain is an upcoming public blockchain based on the CertiK Foundation’s unique Formal Verification security system.
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SKALE Economics
August 17, 2020
4
min read
The SKALE Network is an “elastic” blockchain network that is designed to be interoperable with the Ethereum blockchain.
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Figment Partners with Anchorage
August 11, 2020
2
min read
Figment is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Anchorage to provide a custody solution to our customers.
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Figment’s First Look: The Oasis Network
August 4, 2020
4
min read
The Oasis Network is a new, layer one, Proof of Stake platform that enables the tokenization of data, which will give ownership of data back to individuals.
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Staking Hub: Secret Network AMA
July 30, 2020
4
min read
Secret Network is a privacy-first, blockchain-based protocol that enables decentralized applications to use encrypted data without revealing it.
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Staking Hub: POKT Network
July 17, 2020
4
min read
POKT is a decentralized infrastructure platform that provides trustless access to the full API of blockchains, through a distributed network of nodes.
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Staking Hub: Acala AMA
July 7, 2020
4
min read
Acala Network is a dual protocol platform that plans to offer stable currency and staking liquidity on Polkadot. We hosted an AMA with Acala on July 1st.
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Figment’s First Look: Flow
June 22, 2020
7
min read
Figment will be supporting Flow at launch. Until then, learn more about what makes the Flow blockchain unique by reading below.
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Staking Hub: SKALE AMA
June 19, 2020
3
min read
The SKALE Network is an “elastic” blockchain network that is designed to help scale the Ethereum ecosystem through “elastic” blockchains.
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Figment’s First Look: Avalanche
June 18, 2020
4
min read
The Avalanche Network is an upcoming layer one protocol by Ava Labs that plans to offer high-throughput, fast finality, and unprecedented decentralization.
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Staking Hub: Ava Labs AMA
June 5, 2020
3
min read
Avalanche is an upcoming layer one protocol by Ava Labs that plans to offer high-throughput, fast finality, and unprecedented decentralization.
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Future of Staking Podcast Series: Understanding Livepeer Governance
May 29, 2020
2
min read
Future of Staking Podcast Series: Understanding Livepeer Governance
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Figment’s First Look: Band Protocol
May 28, 2020
5
min read
BandChain is an upcoming blockchain-agnostic decentralized oracle that claims to offer speed, scalability, cross-chain compatibility, and data flexibility.
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Figment’s First Look: NEAR Protocol
May 19, 2020
5
min read
NEAR Protocol is a layer-one sharded blockchain that plans to be highly scalable, developer friendly, and end user focused.
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Future of Staking Podcast Series: Understanding Risk
May 15, 2020
2
min read
In this podcast we discuss current staking risk, and the potential risk associated with new products being offered in the Proof of Stake ecosystem.
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Staking Hub: Mina AMA (Round 2)
May 13, 2020
4
min read
O(1) Labs, the team behind Mina, bills Mina as the “world’s lightest blockchain”. On April 30th, the team joined us to answer our questions.
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Staking Hub: Keep AMA
May 13, 2020
8
min read
The Keep mainnet has launched and tBTC is imminent. On Apr 24, Matt, Carolyn, and Sloan joined us to answer all questions Keep and tBTC.
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Staking Hub: Band Protocol AMA
May 8, 2020
3
min read
Band is a protocol that facilitates the governance of data used in decentralized blockchain systems. Figment hosted an AMA with Band on April 20th.
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NuCypher Worklock Primer
April 28, 2020
4
min read
Figment will be supporting the NuCypher mainnet and will provide nodes for those interested in participating in the Worklock.
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Figment's First Look: Keep Network
April 23, 2020
3
min read
Keep Network is launching, and staking begins May 4, 2020. Staking will be easy--simply to delegate to a pro Keep operator such as Figment.
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Staking Hub: Flow AMA
April 22, 2020
4
min read
Flow is an upcoming decentralized blockchain designed to be the foundation for a new generation of games, apps, and the digital assets that power them.
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Future of Staking Podcast Series with StakerDAO
April 16, 2020
2
min read
The Future of Staking podcast series focuses on exciting new projects and ideas in the Proof of Stake ecosystem. This week we chatted with StakerDAO.
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Figment Partners with Band Protocol
April 13, 2020
3
min read
Figment is pleased to announce that we will be supporting Band Protocol’s mission to improve the standard for data oracles.
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Staking Hub: e-Money AMA
April 7, 2020
4
min read
Staking Hub: e-Money, AMA e-Money is a zone within the Cosmos ecosystem that issues currency-backed tokens that are fully compliant and interest bearing.
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Takeaways from The Great Celo Stake Off
April 2, 2020
3
min read
The Great Celo Stake Off was one of the most talked about testnets of Q1 2020. Figment received one of the highest security audit scores.
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Figment’s First Look: e-Money
March 26, 2020
4
min read
The e-Money network launched on March 25, 2020, and Figment is active in the validator set. Here's a quick look at the e-Money proof of stake network.
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Self Custody Using a Ledger Hardware Wallet
March 6, 2020
5
min read
We recommend using the Ledger hardware wallet if you or your organization would like to maintain complete control of your assets in a secure way.
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Staking Hub: NuCypher AMA
February 28, 2020
4
min read
On February 20th, 2020, Maclane Wilkison (CEO), and Michael Egorov (CTO) joined us to answer our NuCypher staking questions.
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Figment's First Look: Mina
February 6, 2020
5
min read
Current cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin store massive amounts of data on their chains, and will only continue to increase in size, but not Mina.
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Figment's First Look: NuCypher
February 4, 2020
5
min read
NuCypher's KMS is intended to address the current limitations that consensus networks have securely storing/sending/manipulating private and encrypted data.
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What makes the Cosmos Hub's ATOM valuable?
January 27, 2020
5
min read
The main drivers of the ATOM's value could be more than transaction fees. ATOM-holders should be able to extract value in different ways.
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Terra staking rewards based solely upon transaction fees as of Dec 26
December 19, 2019
2
min read
Though the commitment was stated to be one year beginning in August 2019, Terra's subsidized block rewards ending early on Dec 26, 2019.
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Staking Hub: Oasis AMA
December 6, 2019
8
min read
Oasis staking AMA - Nov 13, 2019: mainnet launch unknown. Inflation & distribution not yet disclosed. Rewards rate 10% by Year 1. 14-day bond.
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Staking Hub: Cosmos Game of Zones AMA
November 18, 2019
6
min read
Nov 5, 2019: Zaki Manian & Dean Tribble - Cosmos IBC & Game of Zones AMA. GoZ trains IBC operators w 100k ATOMs in rewards.
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Staking Hub: NEAR Protocol AMA
November 12, 2019
8
min read
On October 24, 2019, Illia Polosukhin joined us to answer our questions about NEAR Protocol, an end-user & dev-focused blockchain.
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Staking Hub: Celo AMA
October 18, 2019
8
min read
Celo’s mainnet is planned to be run by and used on mobile phones by late 2019 or early 2020. Read the recap of our Celo AMA here.
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Staking Hub: Mina AMA
October 3, 2019
7
min read
The Staking Hub Mina AMA occured on Sep 23, 2019, Evan Shapiro, Pranay Mohan, and Emre Tekisalp joined us to talk about Mina.
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Risk Management for Staking: Slashing
September 27, 2019
4
min read
2019 is touted as the year of staking, with dozens of funded Proof-of-Stake (PoS) networks going live or nearing launch, but the risk of slashing is real.
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Staking Hub: Kusama AMA
September 18, 2019
10
min read
The Staking Hub Kusama AMA occured on August 29, 2019, with Bill Laboon (W3F) and Joe Petrowski (Parity). Read our recap here.
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Staking Hub: Solana AMA
August 23, 2019
8
min read
Anatoly and Eric joined us to answer all questions Solana during Staking Hub's Solana AMA. Solana plans to launch in 2020.
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Figment’s First Look: Kusama
August 22, 2019
4
min read
Figment will offer a validator service for Kusama that will be open for delegation. If you own DOT, email contact@figment.network to learn more.
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Staking Hub: KAVA AMA
July 31, 2019
8
min read
Kevin Davis and Scott Stuart just returned from HackAtom and Buidl in South Korea. They graciously joined Staking Hub's KAVA AMA to chat KAVA.
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Compound chooses Figment as Staking Partner
July 24, 2019
2
min read
Compound has chosen Figment as their staking and infrastructure partner on Proof of Stake networks, starting with Livepeer.
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Cosmos Staking Decentralized: Interview with Cypher Core
July 18, 2019
7
min read
Cypher Core recently appeared on our radar for their open source Cosmos applications. Their expertise on Cosmos staking is hard to argue.
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Staking Hub: IDEX AMA
July 17, 2019
7
min read
Recap of Staking Hub's IDEX AMA with Julien Bouteloup and Leopold Joy from Stake Capital. They answer all of our IDEX staking questions.
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Takeaways from the Cosmos Interchain Conversations Conference
June 14, 2019
3
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We spent the last two days in sunny Berlin for the Cosmos Interchain Conference put on by the Cosmos/Tendermint team and the Interchain Foundation.
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(Mis)Understanding Yield and Inflation in Proof of Stake Networks
May 1, 2019
4
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When “talking blockchain” traditional finance terms are often used incorrectly in an attempt to describe the new paradigm, like yield and inflation.
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How (and why) to evaluate validator participation in Proof-of-Stake blockchain communities
April 30, 2019
5
min read
The core promise of blockchain technology involves data security, decentralization, and speed. Validator participation is necessary for all of this.
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An introduction to Proof-of-Stake token yields: Assessing risks and rewards
September 18, 2018
6
min read
Although the latest wave of blockchain hype has calmed down this year, the ferocity of teams working on the underlying technology continues to increase.
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Cosmos Delegator and Validator Economics
September 2, 2018
2
min read
As the Cosmos network gets closer to launch, a key question is how the Cosmos delegator system for Validators will work within the network.
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An introduction to the Cosmos Network: Why the Internet of Blockchains will help drive mass adoption of decentralized applications
July 18, 2018
7
min read
The Cosmos Network plans to be the "Internet of Blockchains". The Cosmos Hub is designed to allow other blockchains, termed “Zones”, to interoperate
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A primer on Proof-of-Stake and why it matters for the future of blockchains
May 14, 2018
8
min read
There is a major, multi-faceted shift happening right now in the world of crypto. Proof-of-Stake is set to become more dominate than ever.
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