Ark is a Blockchain Ecosystem and interoperable Smart Contract Platform. The market cap is $24,028,673 and the 24h volume is $933,505.
Ark blockchain consensus is achieved via Delegated Proof of Stake. Investors can participate via forging. Currently there are 2 options to earn passive income and staking rewards with your Ark investment as outlined below.
Run a Delegate Node
- How to delegate / stake Ark?
Ark holders simply have to choose one Delegate of their choice and cast a vote for them inside the Ark Wallet.
- How to run a Shift Delegate Node?
Delegates operate Ark Nodes and the 51 Delegates with the most votes get the rights to validate transactions and create new blocks.
It requires a professional hardware setup and you need to have sufficient funds or votes.
- Which network metrics do the rewards depend on?
Delegates share the block rewards with their voters. Usually they keep 5-10% and share 95-90% of the rewards.
- Is there a risk to stake Ark?
Staking Ark is safe as long you protect your private keys. There is no risk of slashing.