We Know Nodes.

We are three weeks into the year and the blockchain/crypto industry is already heating up.

  • Juggernauts like Meta, Google, and Nike are creating blockchain divisions
  • OpenSea has its work cut out as FTX and Zora are making headway with NFTs
  • Here at Blockdaemon we’ve announced a new partnership, additional markets, new educational tools, and more

So without further ado… Let’s go 2022!

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Company and Protocol Updates 

Blockdaemon is Bringing Essential Blockchain Infrastructure To Evmos

We are excited to announce that Tharsis and Blockdaemon are collaborating to bring essential blockchain infrastructure services to the Evmos community. Blockdaemon will provide Evmos with a reliable and secure, high-availability (HA) RPC cluster and node infrastructure platform.

Now is the Time to Stake Your ETH

Proof-of-Stake is taking hold of the blockchain space. The upcoming ETH merge is pushing this to new levels but did you know, ETH holders can already stake their tokens? ETH2 can only onboard about 900 validators per day but by staking ahead of the merge, you will be able to avoid the long queues that will inevitably happen post-merge. Let Blockdaemon help.

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News & Events

Top talent is required in the field of innovation. 

Crypto and blockchain technology continues to reel in the best. Over the last 3 months, Blockdaemon has hired 93 new team members and we are building a brilliant culture of some of the most ambitious women and men in their field. To celebrate the successes of 2021 and our future growth, we took some time off and headed to Miami. 

This is how you build a community within a company. Also, we’re hiring!

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Keke’s Hot Tips

“Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama

My name is Keke Woods, the Director of Customer Support for Blockdaemon! My goal is not only to bring an enriching customer experience to our Blockdaemon community but to make sure our customers are happy. Make sure to be on the lookout for Keke’s Latest Tips to learn more about our amazing Blockdaemon App!

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Engaging Reads & Listening

COINTELEGRAPH: Meta reportedly plans to integrate NFTs on Facebook and Instagram profiles Meta is reportedly diving into nonfungible tokens (NFTs) by  allowing users to show off their NFTs on their Facebook and Instagram profiles.  

BLOCKWORKS: Google Creates Blockchain Unit, Hires New ‘Founding Leader’  – Shivakumar Venkataraman, Alphabet’s engineering vice president will head the blockchain unit as the founding leader of Labs, an incubator created by Google to test new virtual and augmented reality projects . Also at Google, former PayPal veteran Arnold Goldberg will now head Google’s payments division. This is part of a broader strategy to link up with cryptocurrencies and other financial services .

CRUNCHBASE: As Crypto-Corns And Venture Dollars Flood The Digital Asset Landscape, What Will The Industry Do For A 2022 Encore? – 2021 was a wild year for crypto but what will the industry do in 2022? Chris Metinko’s Crunchbase News article dives into the importance of infrastructure, compliance, and analytics going into the new year.

BLOCKDAEMON BLOGS

3 Secrets of Effective Blockchain Node Monitoring – As the world’s leading node operator, we monitor tens of thousands of nodes daily. Active monitoring helps keep blockchain nodes healthy & performing to their best. Check out Blockdaemon’s 3 secrets to node monitoring

Why SRE is Vital For Healthy Blockchain Infrastructure – Billions of $ flow across blockchains daily. With so much at stake, reliable infrastructure is a must. Blockdaemon’s Site Reliability Engineers (SRE) are the sentinels guarding critical blockchain nodes which serve our customers. Find out why in this blog. 

How We Scaled a World-Class Blockchain Engineering Culture in 2021 – In 2021 Blockdaemon experienced amazing growth. This brought a challenge: How can we expand our engineering department while exceeding customers’ expectations? Blockdaemon’s VP of Engineering Lloyd Moore reflects on how we scaled a world-class engineering culture in 2021.

The team continues to expand so check us out and apply!

And as always, get the latest on new releases and product updates: Check the Blockdaemon Blog, follow the discussion on Twitter and Linkedin, and feel free to reach out to us with any questions you have at [email protected]

 

Stay tuned,

The Blockdaemons