Validators in the Polkadex network

Over a week after the successful Polkadex Mainnet launch, dive into the importance of validators on the Polkadex network

To recap — what are validators?

What about staking?

Which validator(s) should you nominate?

So who are the validators?

Initial validator set

  1. Simply VC runs highly reliable and secure infrastructure in their own datacentre in Malta, built with the aim of supporting the growth of the blockchain ecosystem.
  2. Blockscope is a company of Blockchain passionate individuals that aim to help decentralize the world while having fun with technology. It provides staking services for crypto investors and its validators just became carbon neutral.
  3. Peloclick is ‘the non-custodial, 100% CO2 free OPS staking provider with no complications’. It currently provides staking services for almost 15 networks including Polkadex, Solana, and Moonriver.
  4. Stakin is a devoted validation service provider for over two dozen Proof-of-Stake blockchain networks. Stakin allows token holders to earn interests on their holdings and shape the future of the networks in which they believe.
  5. Pathrock Network provides secure non-custodial staking for Proof of Stake blockchain projects like Centrifuge, Moonriver, Polkadex, and more.
  6. Crifferent is made up of Web3 enthusiasts and offers secure and reliable staking as a service with a focus on Polkadot networks.
  7. Masternode24 is a German staking as a service provider for almost 30 networks including Polkadot, Kusama, Solana, and Polkadex
  8. Stake Craft offers validator services across 20 networks including Polkadot, Moonbeam, Polkadex and more, and has over $40 million staked assets.
  9. Cosmic Validator offers staking opportunities that are safe, secure and easy to understand. They use their expertise to help their stakers realize profits and participate in building curated projects to their full potential.
  10. Validatrium provides validator services for ‘only awesome networks’ including Polkadot, Kusama, Solana, and now, Polkadex.
  11. Stardust Staking is a low fee, reputable, and trusted non-custodial provider on Proof-of-Stake protocols and has a secure server infrastructure that provides an uptime of ~99.9%. All of their servers run across multiple non-US regions and they even have customer support channels.
  12. ANAMIX is a passionate team that has been validating in dPOS networks since 2016 and is passionate about the Polkadot ecosystem.
  13. Brightlystake runs validator nodes on Moonriver, Casper Labs, and Polkadex, and provides explainer videos for stakers.
  14. Pinknode is ‘the gateway to the Polkadot ecosystem’. It empowers developers by providing node-as-a-service solutions for Polkadot projects.
  15. Bware Labs provides an interface between Blockchain APIs, consumers, and node providers with integrated payment options and verified reliability, all embedded within their platform and protocol service.
  16. Polkadotters are Czech bloggers & community builders for Polkadot and Kusama networks. In adition to the aforementioned, they are validators on Darwinia, Centrifuge, Polkadex, and more.
  17. GPvalidator are ‘experts in blockchain validation’ and they take pride in ‘choosing the best projects’. They also always make sure to participate in the Testnet phases of the projects they validate and strive for the best uptime and lowest response time in case of equipment failure.

The validator community

Future validator program

Growing the network



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