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Livepeer’s Improvement Cycle: From Idea to Upgrade

May 12, 2020

5 min 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.

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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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Livepeer Governance Proposal Voting

May 06, 2020

4 min 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.

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Our Plan for Game of Zones

May 05, 2020

2 min read

Game of Zones (GOZ) is an incentivized testnet designed to educate the Cosmos community of validators on how to operate IBC relayers.

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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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Cosmos ⚛️ April/March 2020 Network Analysis

Apr 30, 2020

3 min read

Figment' March & April 2020 Cosmos Hub network analysis for staking and validator metrics.

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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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Celo Governance: A High Overview

Apr 27, 2020

4 min read

Figment drives governance activity at all stakeholder levels in order to ensure that networks like Celo stay healthy, sustainable, and resilient.

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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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Primer on Livepeer Transcoding Fees

Apr 20, 2020

5 min read

Livepeer transcoding fees earned by orchestrators will continue to grow based on their transcoding capacity, availability, and market price.

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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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Livepeer Governance in a Nutshell

Apr 10, 2020

4 min read

Livepeer's governance process will be simple & useful. Here’s how it will work and how it will become more decentralized.

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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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Cosmos March Governance Update (Q1 2020)

Apr 02, 2020

9 min read

Q1 2020 governance update: deliverables for Prop23 complete (including parameter-change documentation), and a look at Cosmos Governance for Q2 2020.

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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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Cosmos Parameter-Change Documentation

Mar 27, 2020

5 min read

Cosmos parameter-change governance proposals enable voting to enact changes to the Cosmos Hub. Learn more...

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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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Governing the World’s Open Video Infrastructure: Livepeer Case Study

Mar 24, 2020

9 min 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.

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Figment Joins Mina as a Genesis Founding Member

Mar 20, 2020

2 min read

Figment is proud to announce that we have been invited to join Mina as a Genesis founding member leading into their mainnet launch.

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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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Cosmos Governance February Update

Mar 05, 2020

7 min read

Cosmos Governance February Update: Zaki working on a legal entity accountable to Cosmos governance for dev work, Sunny working on changing how Hub slashing works, and Gavin is working on parameter change & community-spend docs.

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Cosmos Community-Spend Best Practices

Mar 02, 2020

4 min 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.

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Figment Receives Grant from Web3 Foundation

Mar 02, 2020

2 min read

Figment has been awarded a grant from Web3 Foundation to build Dot Hub, a staking explorer tool for the Polkadot network.

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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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