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Persistence: Staking and Delegating XPRT

May 05, 2021

6 min read

Know before you stake. Staking XPRT on Persistence doesn't have to be difficult. Our guide makes staking XPRT safe and easy.

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Staking INJ on Injective’s Incentivized Testnet

Apr 23, 2021

3 min read

In what may be a first, Injective has enabled real INJ staking rewards for participating in their incentivized testnet, Equinox.

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Transferring Ownership of our Baker to Chorus One

Apr 23, 2021

2 min read

We are transferring the ownership of our Tezos baker to Chorus One. This will be a seamless transition for anyone delegating to us currently.

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Protocol Merger: KEEP + NU = KEANU

Apr 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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Casper: Staking & Delegating CSPR

Apr 06, 2021

5 min read

Know before you stake. Staking CSPR on Casper doesn't have to be difficult. Our guide makes staking CSPR safe and easy.

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MINA Staking & Delegation Guide

Mar 23, 2021

9 min read

Staking MINA will allow MINA token holders to earn rewards while helping secure the network. Ready to stake? Our guide makes it easy.

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Staking Hub: Casper

Mar 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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Earning and Claiming ANC as a LUNA Staker on Anchor Protocol

Mar 18, 2021

3 min read

On March 17th, Anchor Protocol went live and ANC was airdropped to LUNA stakers. LUNA stakers will continue to earn ANC for the next 2 years.

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Staking Hub: Agoric

Mar 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

Mar 09, 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

Mar 05, 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

Mar 01, 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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AKASH: Staking and Delegating AKT

Feb 17, 2021

5 min read

Our AKT delegators benefit from a small 5% commission fee when delegating with Figment. Learn more about Akash staking and delegating AKT.

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Solana Economics

Feb 03, 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

Jan 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

Jan 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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The Graph: Staking and Delegating GRT

Jan 20, 2021

5 min 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.

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Solana: Staking and Delegating SOL

Jan 20, 2021

5 min 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.

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Audius Guide: Staking & Delegating AUDIO Tokens

Dec 17, 2020

5 min read

If you delegate your AUDIO stake, you'll earn rewards, increasing your AUDIO token holdings and your ownership of the Audius platform.

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Flow: Staking & Delegating FLOW Tokens

Dec 15, 2020

6 min read

Figment will initially run a Collector Node and a Consensus Node, and you can staking FLOW to back our operations to earn rewards.

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Earning and Claiming MIR as a LUNA Staker on Mirror Protocol

Dec 09, 2020

3 min read

Mirror Protocol is an exciting new DeFi platform powered by the Terra network that allows for the creation and trading of synthetic assets.

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Figment Collaborates with LiquidStake to Provide Eth2 Liquidity

Nov 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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Ethereum 2.0: Staking ETH on Eth2

Nov 23, 2020

6 min 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.

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Oasis Network: Staking & Delegating ROSE Tokens

Nov 18, 2020

5 min read

Staking your ROSE tokens with Figment on the Oasis Network allows you to earn ROSE while you help secure the Oasis Network.

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Staking Hub: Persistence AMA

Nov 06, 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

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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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NuCypher WorkLock: Staking Scenarios

Oct 16, 2020

4 min 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.

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NEAR Staking: Delegation Guide

Sep 24, 2020

3 min read

Figment's guide to staking NEAR. If you plan to self-custody, NEAR supports Ledger hardware devices, which is what we recommend.

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Secret Network Staking Guide

Sep 15, 2020

2 min read

The Secret token, SCRT, is used for staking, governance, and to pay network fees. Community members can stake SCRT and earn rewards.

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The NuCypher WorkLock & Staking NU

Sep 02, 2020

4 min read

If you deposit ETH into the NuCypher WorkLock, you can get your ETH back and earn a sizeable portion of NuCypher tokens.

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Staking Hub: CertiK Chain

Aug 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

Aug 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

Aug 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

Aug 04, 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

Jul 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

Jul 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

Jul 07, 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

Jun 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

Jun 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

Jun 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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Polkadot: Guide to Staking & Nominating DOT

Jun 17, 2020

3 min read

Learn how to easily stake and nominate your DOTs to any of Figment' validators on the Polkadot Network.

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BandChain: Guide to Staking BAND

Jun 09, 2020

3 min read

Staking and delegating BAND tokens could require a few different steps to achieve. Here is our BandChain delegation guide.

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Staking DOT with a Figment Managed Controller

Jun 09, 2020

3 min read

Our managed Polkadot controller offering will fully optimize rewards for stakers, while guaranteeing rewards and without having to custody a staker's DOT.

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Staking Hub: Ava Labs AMA

Jun 05, 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

Livepeer’s mission is to “build the world’s open video infrastructure” by offering video transcoding via peer to peer infrastructure built on Ethereum.

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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: 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: 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: Band Protocol AMA

May 08, 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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Keep Network: Guide to Staking KEEP

May 04, 2020

4 min 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.

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Future of Staking Podcast Series with Acala

Apr 30, 2020

2 min read

Acala is a new blockchain powering open finance applications. The blockchain will provide a stablecoin (aUSD) as well as staking liquidity to Polkadot.

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NuCypher Worklock Primer

Apr 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

Apr 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

Apr 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

Apr 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

Apr 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

Apr 07, 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

Apr 02, 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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Preparing to Stake Celo Gold (cGLD)

Mar 30, 2020

4 min 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.

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Figment’s First Look: e-Money

Mar 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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e-Money Delegation: Guide to Staking NGM

Mar 26, 2020

3 min read

There are three ways to delegate your stake on the e-Money network, and this is our e-Money delegation guide to staking NGM.

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Staking DOT: The Rewards and Risks

Mar 09, 2020

5 min read

It is important to understand how the network will function, and how you will be able to maximize your rewards when staking DOT.

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Self Custody Using a Ledger Hardware Wallet

Mar 06, 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

Feb 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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How to Stake Your Edgeware on the Polkadot Explorer

Feb 25, 2020

4 min read

Figment is currently running 3 validators on the Edgeware network. More information on how to nominate your EDG to a Figment validator can be found below.

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Figment’s First Look: Mina

Feb 06, 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

Feb 04, 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?

Jan 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

Dec 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

Dec 06, 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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Figment’s 9% Cosmos Hub commission rate

Dec 05, 2019

< 1 min read

9% commission rate on Cosmos Hub: A great opportunity to align your stake with a solid contributor. We’ve worked hard to diversify revenue streams.

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Livepeer Staking Delegation Guide

Dec 01, 2019

5 min read

Livepeer is a rewarding proof of stake (PoS) project to be participating in — particularly in this early phase, where rewards may be as high as 1.5x.

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Staking Hub: Cosmos Game of Zones AMA

Nov 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

Nov 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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NPoS: Staking & nominating on Polkadot & Kusama

Nov 05, 2019

3 min read

The Polkadot universe is designed to distribute stake backing as evenly as possible over the validator set. Staking Kusama guide.

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Staking Hub: Celo AMA

Oct 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

Oct 03, 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

Sep 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 KSM: How to claim & stake your Kusama tokens

Sep 18, 2019

4 min read

If you own DOTs, you’re entitled to KSM. Claim them to get staking now! Staking KSM is now easier than ever with Figment.

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Staking Hub: Kusama AMA

Sep 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 LUNA on the Terra Network

Aug 27, 2019

2 min read

Staking LUNA on the Terra network is easier than ever. The most common way is with Terra Station, either by logging in or by using your Ledger device.

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Staking Hub: Solana AMA

Aug 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

Aug 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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Terra staking update: 9.75% LUNA rewards

Aug 16, 2019

3 min read

Terra, the Korea-based blockchain, wasted no time rallying end-user blockchain adoption after launching in April 2019. Learn more about LUNA rewards.

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Staking Hub: KAVA AMA

Jul 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

Jul 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

Jul 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

Jul 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

Jun 14, 2019

3 min read

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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A Staker’s Look at the Edgeware Lockdrop

Jun 09, 2019

8 min read

Word is getting around the staking community about the Edgeware lockdrop, a unique new token distribution mechanism. Learn more here.

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Terra Staking Guide for LUNA token holders

May 23, 2019

4 min read

With Korea’s leading e-commerce platform Ticket Monster kicking off in June, it’s a good time establish a staking position the LUNA token.

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(Mis)Understanding Yield and Inflation in Proof of Stake Networks

May 01, 2019

4 min read

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

Apr 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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Tezos Baking Economics — Guide

Sep 24, 2018

5 min read

This guide aims to explain some of the assumptions and caveats relating to the above set of projections modeling the operations of baking in Tezos.

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