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

Ankr Is Discontinuing Hosted Eth2 Node Providers

Galya Mikova Sep 2 · 3 min read At Ankr, our goal is to continuously add new DeFi earning strategies for our users so they can take full advantage of DeFi composability and access the best combination of rewards. As we keep expanding our staking services and creating more use cases for our native token, … Read more

Why Depositing Liquid Staked Tokens in Liquidity Pools Doesn’t Add Up

Ethan Nelson Aug 31 · 4 min read The more utilizable capital you receive from an investment, the higher it’s capital efficiency. Think of it like this, if you deposit $1,000 in Fortune 500 stock, that money is capital inefficient because it’s locked up in the stock, and you can only utilize it in one … 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

How To Get MATIC Liquid Staking on Polygon Network

Kevin Dwyer Mar 14 · 3 min read Ankr Earn makes staking MATIC easy. With MATIC liquid staking, users can have the best of both worlds — they can simultaneously earn MATIC staking rewards and take advantage of DeFi opportunities with the value of their staked assets. Additionally, enabling a bridge for aMATICb liquid staking … Read more

How To Get MATIC Liquid Staking on Polygon Network

Ankr Earn makes staking MATIC easy. With MATIC liquid staking, users can have the best of both worlds — they can simultaneously earn MATIC staking rewards and take advantage of DeFi opportunities with the value of their staked assets. Additionally, enabling a bridge for aMATICb liquid staking tokens gives users more DeFi and DEX options available on … Read more