The Creator of Proof-of-Stake Wants to Add Hardware to the Algorithm
In this article we try to note some of the latest developments inside the top 5 Proof-of-Stake projects based on the objective ranking of their market cap size.
The crypto-enthusiast narrative and vision behind blockchain technology states that blockchain is a powerful tool that will allow us to decentralise the infrastructure of economy, society and even politics.
From the early days when internet networks started to replace and improve traditional communication and exchange channels, new technology breakthroughs have always captured the public’s attention, even at times when it wasn’t yet ready for mainstream consumption.
Today, open source is the foundation of many businesses. Every major technology starts with it.
In the past year we saw how the instability of the crypto market can cause damage to uneducated buyers. We want to give a helping hand, and provide our users with a different approach when choosing how to deal with multiple assets.
Scalability has become a mix between a mantra and an obsession. With the rising adoption of crypto-assets, early systems like Bitcoin are having issues scaling.
After a year of being together as a team, a successful private-sale, and an even more successful presale, we are ready to one of the most awaited events in our roadmap: our ICO.
After the correction in prices that has occured in the first half of 2018, a lot of people have been starting to hesitate about the future of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. We have reassuring words for you, 2018 is posed to be the best year for crypto!
Our series of articles about “How to crypto” arrived at the final chapter.
We are happy to announce that the first Coin Community Vote is taking place from 29 June 12:00 until 18 July 18:00 CE(S)T.
In old Persian, the word “Casper” has a similar meaning to the word “treasurer”.
One year after the first version of our whitepaper, our public presale is here! Now, both new investors and loyal followers can get tokens at a bargain.
The question we ask ourselves is: will blockchain contribute to solve inequality?
We present you the second edition of our monthly summaries. As you might recall, April 2018 was a month with a lot of relevant developments.
Having in mind the creation of digital cash, several privacy-focused cryptocurrencies came to existence. In the following article, we present you four of the biggest ones, including our favorite in the sector.
To put it in Daniel Larimer’s own words, he and Vitalik Buterin fundamentally strive for the same goals. Loosely phrased, both want to minimize corruption and maximize freedom in society.
There is still a conservative wave of thought that is hesitant to embrace ICOs as the overtaker of Venture Capital (VCs) as the main way of fundraising for new businesses.
We are happy to announce that we have a date for our public presale. Investors will now be able to buy the token of our innovative project at a discount price.
We saw that first generation blockchain projects are characterized by unspecified governance mechanisms. In second generation blockchains we saw a trend towards off-chain, specified governance structures in order to handle disagreements in a more efficient way.
In the present times, Blockchain has become a widely adopted word. People are constantly mentioning the transformative and disruptive potential that this technology will bring.
It is argued that one of the main benefits of Proof of Stake (PoS) over Proof of Work (PoW) blockchains is that the ones using PoS reach a higher degree of decentralization.
Different stakeholders will inevitably pursue differing interests and so the question becomes: how do we mediate between these differing interests?
April has been a very exciting month for Pool of Stake. We are getting closer to our objective, which is to create and launch the first decentralized pool for Proof of Stake blockchains. Since we know an active community is essential for our product to function and develop properly, we will update you with what has been happening on our side during April.
It is common to hear people talking about the safety of blockchains. Decentralization has now become the main word in the sphere.
To this day initial coin offerings have raised a mind staggering amount of money.
People tend to be familiar only with blockchain projects that have the highest market cap. By doing so, they overlook wonderful projects that have proved use-cases and/or a solid chance of growth and adoption.
Pool of Stake the first decentralized pool for Proof of Stake blockchains, is pleased to announce the addition of Ian Scarffe to its Board of Advisors.
As we tried to demonstrate in former articles, at the moment there are a number of problems holding back blockchain platforms from widespread adoption.
We are happy to announce that Pool of Stake will accept fiat payments for the ICO. This is great news, but has caused some delays in launching the ICO.
After experiencing the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) boom in 2017, this innovative form of investing and capital raising has been at the center of attention in the blockchain and finance worlds.
Scalability is a term commonly used in the Blockchain world. It refers to the ability of a computing process to be used or produced in a range of capabilities.
After the pricing peaks reached by the crypto market in December and the following crashes that have happened so far this year, regulation has become one of the main topics in the blockchain ecosystem.
In addition to hardware requirements both PoW and PoS, intentionally or not, have implemented certain governance structures in their protocols which affect the value of stakeholder’s investment (hardware and time).
This series of two articles will explore the differing role of validators on PoW chains and PoS chains.
Ever since Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum´s creator, began to publicly speak about a possible switch from Ethereum´s original Proof of Work (PoW) protocol to the more recent Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm, PoS became a hot topic of conversation in the cryptoworld.
We are happy to announce that we are joining forces with Maveric SA for the Smart Contract audit.
Smart Contracts lie at the heart of Proof of Stake.
In this post we will outline the main Proof of Stake instantiations and corresponding projects.
We have prepared for you an overview of the most profitable Proof of Stake coins to forge so that you get a first impression of how your passive income could look like.
In this post we will explore PoS in more detail and discuss potential problems of the protocol.
How does a blockchain decide?
The central appeal of blockchain technology is its decentralized architecture…
Today we had our project launch meeting. Good vibes, excellent team – we are ready to go!
Here a small preview of our whitepaper…