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1. Bison Trails + Eth2
As Ethereum transitions to Proof of Stake, we are excited to announce our suite of products to interact with the eth2 Beacon Chain and enable network participants to easily add validators and scale their infrastructure automatically:
“The transition to Eth2 is incredibly important for the crypto ecosystem because it allows one of the most important and most adopted blockchains—with millions of users & tens of thousands of dApps—to introduce new scalability options for the protocol...”—JOE LALLOUZ, CEO OF BISON TRAILS IN COINTELEGRAPH
2. Run a Dedicated Polkadot Managed Controller with Bison Trails
Our dedicated Polkadot managed controller is non-custodial and provides DOT holders with two options unique to Bison Trails: 1) run Polkadot validators OR 2) easy nomination management for a "staking only" approach. Learn more
“Bison Trails offers a unique way for large-scale DOT holders to optimize Polkadot participation. Bison Trails’ managed controllers can nominate your own Polkadot validators and fall back to a Bison Trails staking-as-a-service node in the event that you don’t have enough DOTs to run your own validator in a given epoch. This relieves one of the most challenging parts of managing your Polkadot nominations and is a huge benefit for easily optimizing your participation on Polkadot.”—AARON HENSHAW, CO-FOUNDER AND CTO OF BISON TRAILS
3. Bison Trails + NEAR
We published a comprehensive guide to NEAR including details of NEAR's innovations, its focus on developers and usability, and what you need to know about how the protocol works. We also published a follow-up on NEAR’s Token Economics covering the protocol’s consensus method, validator rewards, stake distribution, and participation incentives.
"It’s been great working with the Bison Trails team, learning from their hands on experience with other PoS networks to improve our own staking experience and protocol design. Bison Trails has been on the forefront of what is now considered the professional validator industry, making participation in blockchain networks more accessible and helping to provide more high quality operators to the network." —ILLIA POLOSUKHIN, NEAR CO-FOUNDER
4. Bison Trails + Keep Active Participation
We posted a detailed guide to Keep active participation. 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.
“Blockchains and crypto are an inevitability. Products and services will be built on top of blockchains and crypto… As everyday users we won’t even notice.”—JOE LALLOUZ, ON THE WOLF OF ALL STREETS PODCAST
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Bison Trails is a blockchain infrastructure platform-as-a-service (PaaS) company based in New York City. We built a platform for anyone who wants to participate in 21 new chains effortlessly.
We also make it easy for anyone building Web 3.0 applications to connect to blockchain data from 33 protocols with Query & Transact (QT). Our goal is for the entire blockchain ecosystem to flourish by providing robust infrastructure for the pioneers of tomorrow.
In January, 2021, we announced Bison Trails joined Coinbase to accelerate our mission to provide easy-to-use blockchain infrastructure, now as a standalone product line. The Bison Trails platform will continue to support our customers. With Coinbase’s backing, we will enhance our infrastructure platform and make it even easier to participate in decentralized networks and build applications that connect to blockchain data.
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Bison Trails newsletter 015Jul 22 2021
Bison Trails and CoinList: supporting the growth of innovative networksJul 22 2021
Bison Trails launches Solana Query & Transact to empower the Solana developer communityJul 19 2021
Bison Trails announces support for ProvenanceJul 13 2021
Substrate ecosystem update 008Jul 2 2021
Opinion: Accelerators of the Multichain FutureJul 2 2021
Bison Trails supports Acala and KaruraJul 1 2021
Guide to HeliumJun 24 2021
Q&A on Codename KeanuJun 16 2021
Cardano’s stake pool pledge and margin mechanicsJun 3 2021
Bison Trails announces support for HeliumMay 28 2021
Bison Trails powers secure staking on the Celo network for Volt CapitalMay 25 2021
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