Developers: connect your existing off-chain systems, like banking or trading products and services, to blockchain data. Our fully-managed Query & Transaction (QT) nodes for PoS and PoW blockchain networks are currently processing billions of transactions per month for enterprise customers.
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.
In September, we announced support for the Oasis Network, launched new monthly eth2 and Substrate ecosystem updates, published our first customer story, and proposed a set of criteria via governance to move the NEAR network forward to a fully decentralized mainnet launch.
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
Bison Trails enables ZKValidator to run a community-focused Staking as a Service to promote privacy research and participate in governance on emerging PoS networks
Casson explains the role of content strategy, her focus on clarity, how she started working at Bison Trails, and tips for effective communication.
In August, we announced our integration with Coinbase Custody to enable secure SOL staking, our Double Signing Protection software, and we published an updated guide to the NuCypher WorkLock.
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
We designed Double Signing Protection software to protect against one of the major risks of network participation: slashing penalties for double signing blocks.
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.
In July, we welcomed Elizabeth Ralston to the herd as General Counsel, partnered with CoinList to support the launch of CoinList Pro, submitted our first governance proposal, and a lot more.
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.
Former BlockTower Capital Legal & Compliance Director—and ex-Goldman Sachs Vice President—Elizabeth Ralston joins Bison Trails as General Counsel
In June, Bison Trails and Web3 Foundation teamed up for an in-depth conversation on Substrate, Polkadot’s parachains, and scaling infrastructure. The conversation ranged from learnings on Kusama to the intricacies of optimizing infrastructure for Nominated Proof of Stake networks.
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
This edition of the Bison Trails monthly newsletter includes info on the suite of products we will offer to support eth2, our Polkadot managed controllers, our guides to NEAR and the protocol’s token economics, and our in-depth guide to Keep active participation.
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.
As Ethereum transitions to eth2 & Proof of Stake, Bison Trails will offer a suite of products to interact with the Beacon Chain and enable network participants to easily add validators and scale their infrastructure automatically.
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.
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.
Info on our detailed Polkadot Token Economics explainer, a look at why we joined Celo’s Alliance for Prosperity, our recent announcement supporting the Proof of Stake Alliance’s industry guidance to staking providers, and much more...
A Q&A on NFTs (non-fungible tokens) with Trinity Montoya, a Bison Trails Protocol Engineer
An overview of validator rewards and how Polkadot token holders are incentivized to participate in the earliest days of the network
How revisiting U.S. tax law to better address the emerging Proof of Stake ecosystem can foster innovation
Updates on Keep’s Stake Drop, NuCypher’s WorkLock, our collaboration with Coinbase Custody enabling secure Polkadot staking, and more!
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 Libra 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.
A lot changed here in New York City in the last month.
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!
Welcome to the inaugural Bison Trails newsletter!
We’re very excited to announce 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!
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