A blockchain protocol is a set of rules that defines the mechanisms by which all participants of a blockchain must interact with each other.
In order to function, a blockchain network must agree upon a set of predefined rules regarding how the blockchain will operate, referred to as its protocol. These rules may include what the consensus algorithm defining how nodes will interact with each other will be, how the blockchain will be governed, what actions will be penalized within the network, if there will be inflation within the network, and what application interface the blockchain will have, if needed
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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 25 new chains effortlessly.
We also make it easy for anyone building Web 3.0 applications to connect to blockchain data from 43 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.