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Category: Editorial

Why We Love Celo

We are proud to also be the first infrastructure provider to allow users to directly launch Celo full nodes with just a few clicks on our platform and process fully automated payments via credit card. We support validator, proxy, attestation, and full nodes while allowing the flexibility to run nodes across dozens of data centers and cloud providers. …Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial,Partnerships

Blockdaemon May 2020 News

The last 12 months have been an exciting time at Blockdaemon, with our team reaching major achievements like rolling out our Marketplace, joining the Celo Alliance, opening offices around the globe and continued growth in providing the infrastructure for major players in the blockchain ecosystem. While it’s hard to top the incredible year we’ve had, we are happy to announce that we are continuing this exciting period of growth with the announcement that we have raised $5.5 million in a strategic funding round this May.…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial

Blockdaemon April 2020 News

We’ve been reflecting on how we can contribute to the investment in the future of humankind and collaborate with projects aligned with the vision of prosperity for all. We are proud to share our work with Celo, being a founding member of the Alliance for Prosperity, collaborating on the launch of MobileCoin’s TestNet, making advancements with the Web3 Foundation team and Polkadot, and much more. We hope that you continue to stay safe, healthy, and connected with those that can share in positivity.…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial

Blockdaemon integrates MobileCoin

Today, we’re very excited to announce Blockdaemon’s support for MobileCoin, a new cryptocurrency designed to be used by everyone, on our platform. MobileCoin focuses on scalability, usability, and privacy to create high-performance payments technology that can transparently encompass the trade-offs that societies choose.…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial,Partnerships

Blockdaemon March 2020 News

From our team to yours, we truly hope that you are staying safe, healthy, and calm as we try to flatten the curve in these difficult times. Even though our team is distributed and used to working remotely, we are adjusting to this new normal and extend support to our community as everyone finds their new rhythms.…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial

Blockdaemon February 2020 News

Since the start of 2020 we’ve been seeing the blockchain stack become more interoperable and integrating protocols, node operations, custodians, and exchanges. This streamlining of services is a massive benefit to users and especially our customers as we’ve been at the core of the integrations.…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial
october newsletter

Blockdaemon Exciting New Releases and Partnerships

New Releases and Partnerships As October comes to a close, Blockdaemon is busier than ever. We’re participating in staking competitions, adding new nodes and features to our web console, and routing payments on the Lightning Network (while helping you participate on your own as well). Check out what we’ve been up to:   Partnerships Blockdaemon…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial
blockdaemon rtl

Lightning is Here and Ready for the Enterprise

We had a great time at the first Lightning Conference in Berlin earlier this month where we launched Blockdaemon support for Lightning nodes. We’re ecstatic about the potential of Lightning to ease the burden of on-chain transactions for Bitcoin and the timing feels right for proper enterprise tooling for Lightning nodes as Enterprise adoption is…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial
blockchain network

Proof of Work vs. Proof of Stake: What’s the Difference?

Every blockchain network requires a consensus mechanism to validate each new block added to the chain. Consensus mechanisms allow the nodes on a blockchain to agree upon the accuracy of each block of transactions before it is added to the chain, preventing fraudulent transactions and errors. Two of the most commonly used consensus mechanisms in…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial

Blockdaemon September 2019 News

September’s focus at Blockdaemon has been evolving and enhancing our protocol offerings and partnerships, while continuing to improve our platform behind the scenes. We’ve also been at top events in the industry and look forward to a busy fall!…Read More

Katie DiMento
Editorial

Berlin Blockchain Week Highlights

This year’s Berlin Blockchain Week was really a week long celebration of all that makes this city a foundational piece of the global blockchain jigsaw puzzle. The community travelled, (hopefully carbon offsetted) and converged in Germany for an action-packed week of events and hackathons. EthBerlin was nothing short of the authentic, developer-centric vibe you expect to see flowing out of this critical hub of the Web 3 ecosystem. …Read More

Mahoney Turnbull
Editorial
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