Binance Smart Chain is an EVM-compatible blockchain, built for smart contract support parallel to Binance Chain. Run a BSC validator with Bison Trails to earn rewards and help secure the network, or use our Query & Transact read/write infrastructure to build crypto products and services.
We look at the EIP to upgrade consensus to PoS, the timing of the Altair upgrade, and the roadmap for the eth2 merge.
Our eighth edition of the most important developments in the Substrate Ecosystem curated by Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails.
Blockchain-enabled support systems, like parachains, will function as alternative accelerator mechanisms to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs and their blockchain projects.
Acala is a Polkadot parachain built to support decentralized financial solutions. Participate in Acala, and its Kusama-based sister chain Karura, with Bison Trails to signal your early support for the network.
The Helium blockchain powers decentralized wireless infrastructure for the internet of things. Learn how to participate in Helium, and run a Helium node with Bison Trails to earn rewards and help secure the network.
We sat down with Protocol Specialist, Viktor Bunin, to discuss the challenges and opportunities around the upcoming merger of Keep and NuCypher.
Stake pool operators can use the mechanics of Cardano’s pool pledge and margin to optimize rewards.
The Helium blockchain powers decentralized wireless infrastructure for the internet of things. Run a Helium node with Bison Trails to earn rewards and help secure the network.
Bison Trails runs a Celo validator node for Volt Capital’s TD Labs subsidiary, allowing their community to stake CELO, earn participatory rewards, and support the growth of the network.
Our seventh edition of the most important developments in the Substrate Ecosystem curated by Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails.
The recent launch of the NEAR Rainbow Bridge demonstrates the push for greater interoperability between protocols. The ability to bridge value, data, and applications across layers and protocols is a critical step towards creating a seamless experience for mainstream adoption.
We cover eth2’s first incident, how a similar incident would impact eth2 post merge and EIP-1559, and announce our support for Lighthouse.
Our sixth edition of the most important developments in the Substrate Ecosystem curated by Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails.
We cover eth2’s traction, our expectations for the staking rate, and the latest news on the eth1<>eth2 merge.
Our governance proposal on Celo to extend downtime grace period to 10 minutes passed with 99.9% community support.
Exploring the coming eth1<>eth2 merge, the changing economics of Ethereum, and more of eth2’s traction.
Our subject matter experts support not only the Bison Trails team, but protocol teams and their communities as well.
Bison Trails enables participation in the Cosmos ecosystem with industry leading, enterprise-grade security
Our fifth edition of the most important developments in the Substrate Ecosystem curated by Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails.
What PR 2149 means for eth2 participants, an overview of eth2’s traction, and a sneak peak at the eth1+eth2 merge spec.
Evan discusses founding POSA, what it means to have an owner’s mentality, and his journey from corporate law to Bison Trails.
Participate in Terra, earn rewards, and help to secure the global payment network by becoming a node operator with Bison Trails
Understanding blockchain token delegation and how to get involved
The fourth edition of the Substrate Ecosystem Update, a compilation of ecosystem insights and expert analysis from Elias Simos and our Protocol Ops team
Bison Trails’ infrastructure as a service will help validators run nodes easily and securely
Anne explains the ethos of Customer Success at Bison Trails, learning by doing in the blockchain space, and the industry’s shift towards increased usability
We examine slashing trends on eth2, along with the traction and performance of the network post-genesis
The initial participation metrics for the eth2 launch, the first slashing, a surprise in the first block, and what’s next for the network
The eth2 deposit threshold, a look at upcoming genesis, and where eth2 goes from here
Our third edition of the most important developments in the Substrate ecosystem curated by Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails
The fourth post in our eth2 Insights Series discusses Medalla’s arc of development, the metrics to gauge overall network health, and shares perspective on eth2 Mainnet
eth2 testnet and client updates, a look at whales in the deposit contract, and our best estimate for eth2 genesis date
The third post in our eth2 Insights Series discusses the parameters governing validator effectiveness in eth2 and how validators were distributed along those in Medalla
CELO token holders can participate by staking with secure custodial storage of their assets
An update on the eth2 deposit contract, the finalization of Medalla, and more eth2 insights
The second post in our eth2 Insights Series zooms into slashings in Medalla, examining their correlates and probable causes
The eth2 mainnet launch is weeks away! Here’s everything you need to know
The first post in our eth2 Insights Series reveals important insights into the performance, and importance, of validator attestation aggregation in the eth2 network
A deep dive with Elias into the challenges faced during the eth2 Medalla Data Challenge and how data-informed research can help improve eth2 in the progression to a mainnet launch
Our second edition of the most important developments in the Substrate ecosystem curated by Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails
Choosing a secure and reliable infrastructure provider is critical for participating in eth2 successfully. Here are three things to keep in mind when making your decision.
The most important information about eth2, curated by Viktor Bunin, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails
We asked Viktor about his role on the NEAR Validator Advisory Board as the proposer of the criteria to move the network forward to a fully decentralized mainnet launch via community governance
NuCypher mainnet launch is days away. Our guide to configuring a node’s NU token stake provides the key decisions and their implications and four staking scenarios to help you understand the benefits of each approach.
The first edition of the most important information about eth2, curated by Viktor Bunin, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails
Jaron shares the story of his journey to product management and crypto, his engagement with the blockchain community, and how he stays calm and focused
Our first edition of the most important developments in the Substrate Ecosystem curated by Elias Simos, Protocol Specialist at Bison Trails
Casson explains the role of content strategy, her focus on clarity, how she started working at Bison Trails, and tips for effective communication
Running a validator on the Bison Trails platform enables customers to earn participatory rewards for helping secure the network
Melissa shares her outlook on People and Development, kindness in interviews, and maintaining a value-based culture as the company continues to grow
WorkLock, a novel node distribution mechanism used to launch the NuCypher network, allows participants to lock ETH to a smart contract, receive NU tokens, run NuCypher (Ursula) nodes, and receive fees, rewards, and their ETH back in return for providing useful work to the network
By extending our integration with Coinbase Custody to Solana, SOL token holders can participate in the network by staking with secure offline storage of their assets
Rob demystifies DevOps, explains how he leads a remote team with empathy, and details the mischievous origin of his interest in technology
Flow—developed by Dapper Labs—is a solution to blockchain scalability in consumer applications like games and digital collectibles. Bison Trails will support all five of Flow’s node types to help secure and bootstrap the network.
Paul shares his thoughts on the secret to shipping great product experiences and reveals how a serendipitous meeting with an old friend inspired him to join Bison Trails
If you run your own Participation Cluster—a dedicated validator node and supporting infrastructure—you can earn participatory rewards on the tokens staked to your node cluster
An interview with Bison Trails’ first employee: how Sasha got into blockchain, his interest in creating a culture of learning at the company, and his thoughts on what protocol teams have done well
We discovered a bug in the core client code preventing validators from correctly signing blocks
We asked Viktor to provide context on the necessity of the inflationChange parameter proposal and why we’re hopeful the Livepeer community considers—and ultimately decides to support—the update
Bison Trails’ managed controllers allow large-scale DOT holders to run validators on the Bison Trails platform or delegate to our staking-as-a-service nodes to easily manage Polkadot delegation as network dynamics change.
An overview of NEAR’s consensus method, validator rewards, stake distribution, and participation incentives
Our comprehensive guide to NEAR includes details of NEAR's innovations, its focus on developers and usability, and what you need to know about how the protocol works
A message from Joe Lallouz to the Bison Trails team
If you choose to bond ETH on Keep, it is critical to understand how collateralization and liquidation work, and what to do if a deposit you are securing becomes undercollateralized
An overview of validator rewards and how Polkadot token holders are incentivized to participate in the earliest days of the network
Support for the Keep protocol on the Bison Trails platform will allow ETH holders to participate in Keep’s “Stake Drop,” bringing BTC closer to on-chain usage in DeFi applications. Reward distribution begins May 13th.
We joined the Diem Association in October of 2019 as an initial member because we see the potential to drive massive adoption of crypto around the world
With the launch of NuCypher’s WorkLock approaching, now is the time for ETH enthusiasts to get involved
This integration combines Coinbase Custody’s institutional-grade offline storage solution with the Bison Trails infrastructure platform, allowing Coinbase Custody clients to seamlessly stake their DOT to Bison Trails’ validators
Through a strategic integration, Bison Trails and NuCypher will bring cryptographic infrastructure to users globally while scaling the network securely and supporting WorkLock, NuCypher’s innovative token distribution mechanism
Building on a year of experience working with the Solana team and protocol, we are excited to now support Solana token holders with the Bison Trails platform. Run your own validators or delegate to our validator at mainnet launch. Help secure the network and earn participatory rewards.
Bison Trails will support Polkadot at launch and we’ll continue to support node operators on Kusama
Viktor Bunin reflects on what makes ETHDenver special, some of the challenges organizers faced using DAOs for judging the hackathon, the bZx event, and his favorite moments from the conference
This strategic integration allows seamless deployment of Ontology nodes for enterprise companies
Coinbase Custody and Bison Trails join Tezos, Interchain Foundation, Web3 Foundation, and others to support the critical mission of the Alliance
We’re excited to announce that the Bison Trails infrastructure platform supports running validator nodes on Edgeware!
We’re excited to officially announce Bison Trails will be an infrastructure provider for the Libra network.