Trustless Liquid Staking: Removing Intermediary Risk With SSV Technology

Ethan Nelson Sep 28 · 6 min read The many components of liquid staking can be a lot to take in if you’re new to DeFi. So a good rule of thumb is; that the more transparency and trustlessness, the better. In light of this, Ankr is teaming up with SSV.network, an Ethereum Foundation project, … Read more

How is Ankr Preparing for the Ethereum Merge?

Ethan Nelson Sep 9 · 4 min read Ethereum’s Merge will inevitably alter the dynamics of the blockchain ecosystem. So let’s discuss how we are preparing for the Merge at Ankr. TL;DR Ethereum is switching from Proof of Work to Proof of Stake, which will: Decrease energy consumption Increase overall security & decentralization This change … Read more

Ankr-SSV Partnership: A Step Closer to Trustless ETH Liquid Staking

Ethan Nelson Sep 2 · 5 min read If you’ve liquid-staked Ethereum before, you’ve probably been concerned with the trustworthiness of the delegated nodes at one point. The core barrier to staking without operating a node is how in the world to know which nodes to trust. Learning which node to delegate your assets to … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to the ETH Merge

Ethan Nelson Aug 16 · 4 min read We’re on the precipice of a fundamental shift in how Ethereum operates. If you’re going only to understand one idea about the merge, it’s that Ethereum is moving from Proof of Work (PoW) to Proof of Stake (PoS), but what does that mean? Post-merge, the network will … Read more

App Chain Use Case: Permissioned (Private) Blockchains

Mac Berg Jul 5 · 6 min read Most blockchains are permissionless, like the Ethereum network and other EMV-compatible networks, which means anybody can access them, build on them, and participate in the network by running a node. These permissionless blockchains operate based on a transparent, public ledger that is shared amongst all network nodes. … Read more

App Chain Use Case: Permissioned (Private) Blockchains

Most blockchains are permissionless, like the Ethereum network and other EMV-compatible networks, which means anybody can access them, build on them, and participate in the network by running a node. These permissionless blockchains operate based on a transparent, public ledger that is shared amongst all network nodes. There is, however, another less-explored type of blockchain: … Read more

Ankr App Chains: The Future of Web3 Development

Mac Berg Jun 22 · 7 min read Hot on the heels of our recent article detailing exactly what application-specific blockchains are, Ankr is proud to announce our new “App Chains” product offering. Ankr’s App Chains are designed to help Web3 projects and dApps operate on a dedicated blockchain tailored to fit their exact needs … Read more

Ankr App Chains: The Future of Web3 Development

Hot on the heels of our recent article detailing exactly what application-specific blockchains are, Ankr is proud to announce our new “App Chains” product offering. Ankr’s App Chains are designed to help Web3 projects and dApps operate on a dedicated blockchain tailored to fit their exact needs and specifications — all without having to compete for resources … Read more

Ankr Launches Specially Designed Advanced APIs

Introduction Ankr’s Advanced APIs are designed to save developers time and money as they integrate Web3 capabilities into their projects. By indexing blockchain data and making it readily available to developers with efficient methods to request it, Web3 development has never been easier. Looking to integrate NFTs into your game? Search for an event across … Read more