Ark is a Blockchain Ecosystem and interoperable Smart Contract Platform.
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- What is Ark?
- How was Ark launched?
- Who is the team behind Ark?
- How to delegate / stake Ark?
- How to run a Shift Delegate Node?
- Which network metrics do the rewards depend on?
- Is there a risk to stake Ark?
Ark provides users, developers and start-ups with innovative blockchain technologies. The aim is to create an entire ecosystem of linked chains with sandbox tools where businesses and other can create their own blockchain from a clone of Ark in just a few clicks.
The team concluded a Token Sale in December 2016, which raised 1279 BTC, worth $998,000 at the sale´s close.
The initial supply of 125 million Ark was distributed as below:
75% for investors
15% for the founders
7% for the ARKShield program
2% as bounty
1% as escrow
Ark was founded by 27 individuals from around the globe. Currently Ark has 23 core team members, coming from 11 different countries
Ark holders simply have to choose one Delegate of their choice and cast a vote for them inside the Ark Wallet.
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.
Delegates share the block rewards with their voters. Usually they keep 5-10% and share 95-90% of the rewards.
Staking Ark is safe as long you protect your private keys. There is no risk of slashing.