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  • Figment Selects Coinbase Custody on Celo & Solana Staking
    Mar 01, 2021 2 minute read Figment is pleased to announce that we have engaged Coinbase Custody to provide a token storage solution to our customers.
  • AKASH: Staking and Delegating AKT
    Feb 17, 2021 5 minute read Our AKT delegators benefit from a small 5% commission fee when delegating with Figment. Learn more about Akash staking and delegating AKT.
  • Earn cUSD and Build Mobile-first DApps with the Celo Pathway
    Feb 10, 2021 3 minute read The Celo Learn Pathway is the fastest way for developers to learn how to build on Celo. Complete tutorials and get rewarded. It’s that simple.
  • ImpactMarket: The Global UBI Platform Powered by DataHub
    Feb 10, 2021 3 minute read ImpactMarket operates on top of the Celo protocol and uses DataHub's read/write blockchain nodes to connect and interact with the network.
  • Mina: Decentralization and Scale Powered by SNARKs
    Feb 08, 2021 5 minute read Mina aims to solve the decentralization and scalability dilemma by leveraging verified proofs of computation called zk-SNARKs.
  • Solana Economics
    Feb 03, 2021 4 minute read Solana's economics aims to provide benefits to both Solana validators SOL delegators over a long period of time.
  • Economics of The Graph: Choosing the Right Indexer
    Jan 27, 2021 4 minute read We recommend delegating to an Indexer that has an on-chain identity, and is considered trusted/credible validator on other staking networks.
  • Chainapsis: Streamlining Keplr Development with DataHub
    Jan 26, 2021 3 minute read DataHub allows the team behind Keplr to focus more on product development and worry less about managing node infrastructure.
  • First Look: Solana
    Jan 21, 2021 8 minute read Solana is a permissionless, decentralized, and secure smart contract blockchain proposing to solve the scalability problem without sharding.
  • The Graph: Staking and Delegating GRT
    Jan 20, 2021 5 minute read GRT staking rewards and transfers began when The Graph launched on Dec 17, 2020. The Graph is complex. Thankfully, we've got you covered.
  • Solana: Staking and Delegating SOL
    Jan 20, 2021 4 minute read An inflation proposal on Solana is set to be released this month. SOL holders can prepare to earn rewards by delegating to Figment today.
  • Taking Back the Internet and Building it Better
    Jan 13, 2021 4 minute read Start building the alternative and investing in change. It's time to take back the Internet and build it better.
  • Earn SCRT & Build Secret Apps with the Secret Network Pathway
    Jan 12, 2021 3 minute read The Secret Network Learn Pathway allows developers to earn SCRT while gaining the knowledge they need to build Secret Apps.
  • 2021 Predictions and Needs for the Web 3 Ecosystem
    Dec 18, 2020 4 minute read 2020 was a defining year for Web 3, but we are already thinking about 2021. Listed are some 2021 predictions and needs from the Figment Team.
  • Audius Guide: Staking & Delegating AUDIO Tokens
    Dec 17, 2020 5 minute read If you delegate your AUDIO stake, you'll earn rewards, increasing your AUDIO token holdings and your ownership of the Audius platform.
  • 2020: A Defining Year for Figment, Web 3, and the World
    Dec 16, 2020 6 minute read The vision of a truly decentralized Internet where people can freely interact, and exchange goods and services is being built today.
  • Flow: Staking & Delegating FLOW Tokens
    Dec 15, 2020 6 minute read Figment will initially run a Collector Node and a Consensus Node, and you can staking FLOW to back our operations to earn rewards.
  • Earning and Claiming MIR as a LUNA Staker on Mirror Protocol
    Dec 09, 2020 3 minute read Mirror Protocol is an exciting new DeFi platform powered by the Terra network that allows for the creation and trading of synthetic assets.
  • Figment Collaborates with LiquidStake to Provide Eth2 Liquidity
    Nov 23, 2020 3 minute read Figment is proud to announce that we have partnered with LiquidStake and DARMA Capital to provide a liquidity solution to Eth2 stakers.
  • Ethereum 2.0: Staking ETH on Eth2
    Nov 23, 2020 6 minute read The launch of Ethereum 2.0 will allow ETH holders to earn newly minted ETH by staking their ETH instead of having to mine it.
  • Why Build on Web 3?
    Nov 20, 2020 3 minute read Web 3 is the next generation of the Internet. Web 3 promises to make the Internet more free, transparent, and user-focused.
  • Build Apps and Earn NEAR with the NEAR Learn Pathway
    Nov 19, 2020 3 minute read The NEAR Learn Pathway allows developers to earn NEAR while gaining the knowledge they need to build the next killer NEAR application.
  • Oasis Network: Staking & Delegating ROSE Tokens
    Nov 18, 2020 5 minute read Staking your ROSE tokens with Figment on the Oasis Network allows you to earn ROSE while you help secure the Oasis Network.
  • Introducing Learn: The Web 3 Knowledge Base
    Nov 17, 2020 4 minute read Figment Learn gives developers access to comprehensive practical tutorials developed by us and the community to foster ecosystem growth.
  • Staking Hub: Persistence AMA
    Nov 06, 2020 3 minute read Persistence bridges DeFi and Traditional finance by facilitating the borrowing of crypto assets using real-world assets as collateral.
  • e-Money Network Upgrade
    Nov 03, 2020 4 minute read e-Money Network bills itself as the “Next Generation of Money”. e-Money brings innovative, currency backed tokens to the market.
  • Staking Hub: Oasis Ethereum
    Oct 30, 2020 3 minute read Oasis Ethereum is a Paratime on Oasis Network that is fully compatible with all existing Ethereum smart contracts and DApps.
  • Figment Raises $2.5 Million in Funding Round
    Oct 29, 2020 3 minute read Figment is proud to announce that we have closed a second round of venture funding totaling $2.5 million led by Bonfire Ventures.
  • Staking Hub: Akash AMA
    Oct 28, 2020 3 minute read Akash is decentralized cloud computing marketplace that connects those who need computing resources with those that have computing capacity.
  • Build the Next Great Privacy-Enabled Application with DataHub
    Oct 27, 2020 3 minute read Enabling privacy in blockchain technology will bring forth a new cohort of use cases for the next generation of Web 3 adopters.
  • Figment Partners with Finoa on NEAR, ROSE, and SKL Staking
    Oct 21, 2020 3 minute 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.
  • Staking Hub: Cosmos Stargate Upgrade
    Oct 20, 2020 5 minute read The Stargate upgrade is expected to deliver a more powerful version of IBC than what was originally proposed in the Cosmos whitepaper.
  • Staking Hub: Confio Tardigrade AMA
    Oct 19, 2020 3 minute read The Confio team is planning to launch a new chain within the Cosmos ecosystem called Tardigrade, with their CosmWasm engine at the center.
  • NuCypher WorkLock: Staking Scenarios
    Oct 16, 2020 4 minute read Trying to wrap your head around staking NU on NuCypher? It's easier than you think. Here are some simple strategies & ways to optimize.
  • Flow: The Blockchain for Open Worlds
    Oct 06, 2020 2 minute read Flow is a decentralized blockchain designed to be the foundation for a new generation of games, apps, and the digital assets that power them.
  • Secret Network: Increasing Blockchain Adoption with Privacy
    Sep 25, 2020 2 minute read Secret Network is a blockchain protocol that enables decentralized applications to perform encrypted computations in TEEs.
  • NEAR Staking: Delegation Guide
    Sep 24, 2020 3 minute read Figment's guide to staking NEAR. If you plan to self-custody, NEAR supports Ledger hardware devices, which is what we recommend.
  • NuCypher: WorkLock, DAO, and Road to Mainnet
    Sep 18, 2020 2 minute read On September 17th, we spoke with CEO MacLane Wilkison and Cryptography Engineer John Pacific (Tux) of NuCypher.
  • Connect to Terra in Seconds with DataHub
    Sep 17, 2020 4 minute read Terra DataHub allows developers to easily connect, and interact with Terra without having to run their own nodes. Sign-up today.
  • Oasis: Building a Scalable Private DeFi Platform
    Sep 15, 2020 2 minute read The Oasis Network is an upcoming privacy-first decentralized computing network. On September 14th, we spoke with the Oasis Network.
  • Secret Network Staking Guide
    Sep 15, 2020 2 minute read The Secret token, SCRT, is used for staking, governance, and to pay network fees. Community members can stake SCRT and earn rewards.
  • The NuCypher WorkLock & Staking NU
    Sep 02, 2020 4 minute read If you deposit ETH into the NuCypher WorkLock, you can get your ETH back and earn a sizeable portion of NuCypher tokens.
  • Keeping Secrets in the Cosmos Ecosystem
    Sep 01, 2020 4 minute read Secret Contracts will keep inputs, outputs, and state of contracts completely private, even from the nodes that are executing the contract.
  • Staking Hub: CertiK Chain
    Aug 24, 2020 2 minute read The CertiK Chain is an upcoming public blockchain based on the CertiK Foundation’s unique Formal Verification security system.
  • SKALE Economics
    Aug 17, 2020 4 minute read The SKALE Network is an “elastic” blockchain network that is designed to be interoperable with the Ethereum blockchain.
  • Figment Partners with Anchorage
    Aug 11, 2020 2 minute read Figment is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Anchorage to provide a custody solution to our customers.
  • Figment’s First Look: The Oasis Network
    Aug 04, 2020 4 minute 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.
  • Staking Hub: Secret Network AMA
    Jul 30, 2020 4 minute read Secret Network is a privacy-first, blockchain-based protocol that enables decentralized applications to use encrypted data without revealing it.
  • The Node Infrastructure Quadrant
    Jul 29, 2020 4 minute read The complexity of managing node infrastructure should be abstracted from developers to allow them to focus on building the next generation of killer apps.
  • Dogfooding DataHub, a Hubble Case Study
    Jul 21, 2020 2 minute read DataHub provides simplicity while giving users access to the features and data they need from networks in order to power their Web 3 explorers like Hubble.
  • Staking Hub: POKT Network
    Jul 17, 2020 4 minute read POKT is a decentralized infrastructure platform that provides trustless access to the full API of blockchains, through a distributed network of nodes.
  • Introducing DataHub: The Web 3 Gateway
    Jul 08, 2020 3 minute read Figment is launching DataHub to empower blockchain appplication developers by opening a gateway to Web 3 protocols.
  • Staking Hub: Acala AMA
    Jul 07, 2020 4 minute 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.
  • Figment’s First Look: Flow
    Jun 22, 2020 7 minute read Figment will be supporting Flow at launch. Until then, learn more about what makes the Flow blockchain unique by reading below.
  • Cosmos Stargate Upgrade Overview
    Jun 22, 2020 6 minute read Introducing Stargate, the largest Cosmos upgrade yet. Stargate will enable higher transaction throughput, cross-chain transactions, accelerate UI development, and so much more.
  • Building on Celo’s Mission
    Jun 22, 2020 3 minute read Celo’s mission resonates with us, and we do our part by supporting Celo's ecosystem via our infrastructure, software, and protocol expertise.
  • Staking Hub: SKALE AMA
    Jun 19, 2020 3 minute read The SKALE Network is an “elastic” blockchain network that is designed to help scale the Ethereum ecosystem through “elastic” blockchains.
  • Figment’s First Look: Avalanche
    Jun 18, 2020 4 minute read The Avalanche Network is an upcoming layer one protocol by Ava Labs that plans to offer high-throughput, fast finality, and unprecedented decentralization.
  • Polkadot: Guide to Staking & Nominating DOT
    Jun 17, 2020 3 minute read Learn how to easily stake and nominate your DOTs to any of Figment' validators on the Polkadot Network.
  • Terra Hubble Governance Alerts
    Jun 12, 2020 2 minute read Figment is building email alerts for Terra governance activity and account balance changes into Terra Hubble.
  • BandChain: Guide to Staking BAND
    Jun 09, 2020 3 minute read Staking and delegating BAND tokens could require a few different steps to achieve. Here is our BandChain delegation guide.
  • Staking DOT with a Figment Managed Controller
    Jun 09, 2020 3 minute read Our managed Polkadot controller offering will fully optimize rewards for stakers, while guaranteeing rewards and without having to custody a staker's DOT.
  • Staking Hub: Ava Labs AMA
    Jun 05, 2020 3 minute read Avalanche is an upcoming layer one protocol by Ava Labs that plans to offer high-throughput, fast finality, and unprecedented decentralization.
  • Terra and Proof that End User Adoption is Possible
    Jun 01, 2020 4 minute read Web 3 adoption comes in many forms, but one protocol that has been excelling in end user adoption is Terra and CHAI, its decentralized application.
  • Future of Staking Podcast Series: Understanding Livepeer Governance
    May 29, 2020 2 minute read Livepeer’s mission is to “build the world’s open video infrastructure” by offering video transcoding via peer to peer infrastructure built on Ethereum.
  • Figment’s First Look: Band Protocol
    May 28, 2020 5 minute read BandChain is an upcoming blockchain-agnostic decentralized oracle that claims to offer speed, scalability, cross-chain compatibility, and data flexibility.
  • Celo Governance in a Nutshell
    May 25, 2020 4 minute read Celo governance is complex and unlike other networks. Here's how to understand and participate in Celo's system of governance.
  • Figment’s First Look: NEAR Protocol
    May 19, 2020 5 minute read NEAR Protocol is a layer-one sharded blockchain that plans to be highly scalable, developer friendly, and end user focused.
  • Future of Staking Podcast Series: Understanding Risk
    May 15, 2020 2 minute 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.
  • Staking Hub: Keep AMA
    May 13, 2020 8 minute 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.
  • Staking Hub: Mina AMA (Round 2)
    May 13, 2020 4 minute 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.
  • Livepeer’s Improvement Cycle: From Idea to Upgrade
    May 12, 2020 5 minute read From an idea to an upgrade, the Livepeer improvement cycle is clear and simple: write an LIP on Github, discuss, vote, and then implement.
  • Staking Hub: Band Protocol AMA
    May 08, 2020 3 minute 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.
  • Livepeer Governance Proposal Voting
    May 06, 2020 4 minute read Polls are set to be the voting process for Livepeer improvement proposals. This is a look at the well-deliberated voting process that the Livepeer community is preparing to use to begin the foray into decentralized governance.
  • Our Plan for Game of Zones
    May 05, 2020 2 minute read Game of Zones (GOZ) is an incentivized testnet designed to educate the Cosmos community of validators on how to operate IBC relayers.
  • Keep Network: Guide to Staking KEEP
    May 04, 2020 4 minute read The easiest & most secure way to stake KEEP tokens is to stake with a professional operator. This Figment's guide to delegating on the Keep Network.
  • Future of Staking Podcast Series with Acala
    Apr 30, 2020 2 minute read Acala is a new blockchain powering open finance applications. The blockchain will provide a stablecoin (aUSD) as well as staking liquidity to Polkadot.
  • NuCypher Worklock Primer
    Apr 28, 2020 4 minute read Figment will be supporting the NuCypher mainnet and will provide nodes for those interested in participating in the Worklock.
  • Celo Governance: A High Overview
    Apr 27, 2020 4 minute read Figment drives governance activity at all stakeholder levels in order to ensure that networks like Celo stay healthy, sustainable, and resilient.
  • Figment’s First Look: Keep Network
    Apr 23, 2020 3 minute 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.
  • Staking Hub: Flow AMA
    Apr 22, 2020 4 minute 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.
  • Primer on Livepeer Transcoding Fees
    Apr 20, 2020 5 minute read Livepeer transcoding fees earned by orchestrators will continue to grow based on their transcoding capacity, availability, and market price.
  • Future of Staking Podcast Series with StakerDAO
    Apr 16, 2020 2 minute 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.
  • Figment Partners with Band Protocol
    Apr 13, 2020 3 minute read Figment is pleased to announce that we will be supporting Band Protocol’s mission to improve the standard for data oracles.
  • Livepeer Governance in a Nutshell
    Apr 10, 2020 4 minute read Livepeer's governance process will be simple & useful. Here’s how it will work and how it will become more decentralized.
  • Cosmos, Kava & Terra Income Reports
    Apr 07, 2020 3 minute read Figment has built an open system for staking reward reporting that generates income reports Cosmos Hub 1, 2, 3, Kava, and Terra accounts.
  • Staking Hub: e-Money AMA
    Apr 07, 2020 4 minute 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.
  • Takeaways from The Great Celo Stake Off
    Apr 02, 2020 3 minute 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.
  • Preparing to Stake Celo Gold (cGLD)
    Mar 30, 2020 4 minute read If you have invested in the cLabs raise and are preparing to stake when Celo launches, you're likely wondering how locking cGLD will work. Here's an initial look at Celo staking.
  • Cosmos Parameter-Change Documentation
    Mar 27, 2020 5 minute read Cosmos parameter-change governance proposals enable voting to enact changes to the Cosmos Hub. Learn more...
  • Figment’s First Look: e-Money
    Mar 26, 2020 4 minute 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.
  • Governing the World’s Open Video Infrastructure: Livepeer Case Study
    Mar 24, 2020 9 minute read How should Livepeer be governed? Figment is working with the Livepeer team to educate the Livepeer community, to make design considerations, and to help bootstrap governance participation.
  • Figment Joins Mina as a Genesis Founding Member
    Mar 20, 2020 2 minute read Figment is proud to announce that we have been invited to join Mina as a Genesis founding member leading into their mainnet launch.
  • Staking DOT: The Rewards and Risks
    Mar 09, 2020 5 minute read It is important to understand how the network will function, and how you will be able to maximize your rewards when staking DOT.
  • Self Custody Using a Ledger Hardware Wallet
    Mar 06, 2020 5 minute 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.
  • Cosmos Community-Spend Best Practices
    Mar 02, 2020 4 minute read Drafting and submitting a community-spend governance proposal is a process that takes time, attention, and involves risk. However, proposals also have the potential to enact funding for important Cosmos Hub work. Version 1.0 of the 'Community Spend Best Practices' documentation is intended to make community-spend proposals easier to create and more likely to be fully assessed.
  • Figment Receives Grant from Web3 Foundation
    Mar 02, 2020 2 minute read Figment has been awarded a grant from Web3 Foundation to build Dot Hub, a staking explorer tool for the Polkadot network.
  • Staking Hub: NuCypher AMA
    Feb 28, 2020 4 minute read On February 20th, 2020, Maclane Wilkison (CEO), and Michael Egorov (CTO) joined us to answer our NuCypher staking questions.
  • Incentivized Testnets are the New Normal
    Feb 17, 2020 6 minute read Proof of Stake blockchains need a way to attract quality node operators to join their testnet. The answer is incentivized testnets.
  • Staking Rewards Reporting: Don’t Stress Tax Season
    Feb 07, 2020 2 minute read How can I accurately report my staking rewards income for tax purposes if it's not recorded on the blockchain? We have the solution.