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.
Proof of Stake blockchains need a way to attract quality node operators to join their testnet. The answer is incentivized testnets.
How can I accurately report my staking rewards income for tax purposes if it's not recorded on the blockchain? We have the solution.
Current cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin store massive amounts of data on their chains, and will only continue to increase in size, but not Mina.
NuCypher's KMS is intended to address the current limitations that consensus networks have securely storing/sending/manipulating private and encrypted data.
There are more ATOM staked this month than last. The number of newly-minted ATOMs is in keeping with the monthly average of ~1.4M on Cosmos.
Topics range from how the GWG should operate, to the philosophy of community-spend proposals, and include governance protocol functionality.
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.
The Cosmos Hub 3 launched with enhanced governance functionality, but without guidance for creating or assessing proposals. We're preparing to launch a proposal to improve Cosmos Hub governance. This proposal is intended to fund the development of the Cosmos Governance Working Group.
Though the commitment was stated to be one year beginning in August 2019, Terra's subsidized block rewards ending early on Dec 26, 2019.
Currently, I am a candidate for the Kusama Council on behalf of Figment. You can back me with your vote with these steps.
Oasis staking AMA - Nov 13, 2019: mainnet launch unknown. Inflation & distribution not yet disclosed. Rewards rate 10% by Year 1. 14-day bond.
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.
We are excited to announce that Livepeer, Tezos, Oasis and Skale will be joining the Hubble community, bringing the total to eight.
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.
Nov 5, 2019: Zaki Manian & Dean Tribble - Cosmos IBC & Game of Zones AMA. GoZ trains IBC operators w 100k ATOMs in rewards.
On October 24, 2019, Illia Polosukhin joined us to answer our questions about NEAR Protocol, an end-user & dev-focused blockchain.
The Polkadot universe is designed to distribute stake backing as evenly as possible over the validator set. Staking Kusama guide.
In a world of countless, siloed blockchains, IBC is what will connect them all together. Data and token value will be transferrable between chains.
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.
How does coupling governance with validators change incentives? The change may have some implications for Cosmos Governance.
On September 12, 2019, Chris, Lorien, and I discussed governance with the Livepeer team and community.
Although this is a rough set of guidelines, no two projects are the same. At Figment we take every staking network into consideration.
The Staking Hub Mina AMA occured on Sep 23, 2019, Evan Shapiro, Pranay Mohan, and Emre Tekisalp joined us to talk about Mina.
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.
It's important to understand that Cosmos inflation is different than its rewards rate.Think of Cosmos newly-minted ATOMs as pie.
Proof of Stake (PoS) and the token rewards that arise from staking raise a host of new questions that the U.S. Treasury Department have yet to answer.
If you own DOTs, you’re entitled to KSM. Claim them to get staking now! Staking KSM is now easier than ever with Figment.
The Staking Hub Kusama AMA occured on August 29, 2019, with Bill Laboon (W3F) and Joe Petrowski (Parity). Read our recap here.