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Joe Lallouz: Bison Trails – Building a Better Proof of Stake Ecosystem for Everyone
Bison Trails is a company which provides staking infrastructure for a variety of PoS blockchains. We are joined by CEO Joe Lallouz and he shares their vision to build a better proof of stake ecosystem, and infrastructure centralization in PoS.
Joe Lallouz is the CEO of Bison Trails, who provide staking infrastructure for a variety of PoS blockchains. They have built a really impressive system for deploying nodes across multiple cloud services. In light of the $25m recently raised by Bison Trails, Joe shares their vision to build a better PoS ecosystem for everyone, the types of customer they run validators for, and the cutting edge stuff they're working on in terms of deployment, redundancy and key storage. We also hear their view on infrastructure centralization in PoS, protocol improvements, and Bison Trails' role with Libra Association.
Topics covered in this episode:
- How Bison Trails got started and their vision to build a better proof of stake ecosystem for everyone
- The types of customer they run validators for and their approach to improving the product
- The networks they support and their approach to adding new networks
- Bison Trail’s technical infrastructure design and the cutting edge stuff they're working on in terms of deployment, redundancy and key storage
- How the company thinks about infrastructure centralization in PoS
- The company’s involvement in different crypto communities and discussions around protocol improvements
- Bison Trail’s role with Libra Association and how they are participating in the technical design of the protocol
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This episode is hosted by Meher Roy & Sunny Aggarwal. Show notes and listening options: epicenter.tv/329