About KIRA Staking
KIRA Staking is a trusted Proof-of-Stake infrastructure provider and validator to comfortably stake your coins and earn rewards with Cosmos, Kusama, and Polkadot.
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- What is KIRA Staking?
Kira Core JSC provides Staking as Service, Crowdfunding as a Service and Development as a Service.
- What is your teams expertise / track record?
Milana Valmont is a Co-Founder and CEO at Kira Core. She was an intern at Roubini Global Economics as a Macro Research Analyst. After graduating from Fordham University Milana started working as a Private Equity Analyst at Issac Organization, and was an Investment Relationship Manager at OneMed Market. In June 2017, she joined Binance as a community volunteer and later Adcoin.com as a Project Manager and Blockchain Consultant. In 2018, she joined Knoks.io in Tel Aviv, first as a Blockchain Business Development Lead and then later became the Head of Strategy Milana has vast experience in structuring and scaling blockchain startups as well as deep understanding of crypto economics
Mateusz Grzelak is a Chief Technology officer at Kira Core, previously worked at Barclays Bank as R&D Developer, lead engineer at US Based Settle Finance and as product manager at Swiss based Bity.com. He has a deep understanding of the Interchain network protocols and experience at leading software development teams.
Ethan Fray is a Head of Engineering at Kira Core with deep understanding of cryptography, webassembly and P2P networking. He was a lead engineer at Tendermint Inc and developed the first iteration of the Cosmos SDK and Interchain Communication Protocol.
- What is your Infrastructure Security Setup?
Sentry Node Architecture, hardware security module, and custom-built uninterruptible power supply are used to maintain the highest possible uptime of the staking service and prevent any chances of double-sign slashing.
Service is being hosted and supported in the Simply Virtual Currencies data center in Malta that offers cutting edge security — such as escorted access, dual doors with biometric access, locked cabinets, automatic fire suppression, UPS battery backup and complete CCTV coverage of the entire site.
Data Center Specs Include
- Power Redundancy N+1
- Cooling Redundancy N+2
- PCI-DSS Certifications
- 10 GB Multi-homed Dual Fibre Network Connectivity
- Next Generation firewalls inspecting all traffic
- Full monitoring of all hosts
- How do you handle Governance Decisions?
We vote only on critical proposals or if we can verify deliverability and know that the teams behind them can deliver. Technical decision are made by the CTO after consultation with CEO, non critical decisions are taken by the CEO.