Band Protocol is proud to collaborate with Forbole, a trusted enterprise-level validator in the Cosmos ecosystem. It is one of the genesis validators on Cosmos Hub who has consistently ranked in the top 20% in terms of voting power. Forbole is the creator of Big Dipper, an open-source block explorer that is used by people from over 140 countries, and provides staking infrastructure for various blockchains including Agoric, Aion, Akash, Oasis Lab, Polkadot, Solana, Terra and more!
Forbole is a Hong-Kong based validator that builds highly secure validator infrastructure for institutional and retail clients. It is also one of the runner-ups for ‘Alerting & Monitoring in Cosmos’ HackAtom 3 and the founder of Desmos, a blockchain built for decentralized social networks.
Band Protocol is excited to work with Forbole, a trusted validator with an impressive track record and veteran status in the Cosmos ecosystem, to support the development of BandChain while also providing staking support for our token holder community. Both teams will work closely in the long-term to ensure the geographical decentralization and security of the Band Chain.
“Forbole is excited to support Band Protocol, a decentralized oracle framework connecting smart contracts to trusted high-quality data sources. With their developer-friendly and cross-chain focus alongside the launch of IBC, we see Band Protocol playing a key role in the interoperability space and emerge as a popular oracle solution for developers.”
Terence Lam, Co-Founder & Evangelist of Forbole
“We are proud to work with Forbole, an-industry leading and our first validator based in Hong-Kong. The Band Protocol community can rest assured that BAND tokens will be able to be staked securely 24/7 with enterprise validators distributed across the globe.”
Soravis Srinawakoon, CEO & Co-Founder of Band Protocol
We look forward to collaborating with Forbole and look forward to upholding the values of decentralization, safety, and security in BandChain. This is another step closer for Band Protocol to emerge as a more resilient and secure oracle solution for any blockchain application to connect to external data points outside their network.
Forbole is a pioneer in blockchain technology and UX solution founded in Hong Kong in 2017. They provide network infrastructure, software development, UX design and community management. Forbole is known as a helpful, reliable and friendly validator, contributor and builder on various blockchains such as Agoric, Aion Network, Akash, Cosmos Hub, Cyber, e-Money, IOV, IRISnet, Kava, Kusama, LikeCoin, Oasis Lab, Polkadot, Regen Network, Sentinel, Solana, Terra Money, and now Band Protocol. Forbole is also the creator of Big Dipper which is an open-source block explorer used by people from over 140 countries.
About Band Protocol
Band Protocol is a cross-chain data oracle platform with the aspiration to build high-quality suites of web3 development products. The flagship oracle solution aggregates and connects real-world data and APIs to smart contracts, enabling smart contract applications such as DeFi, prediction markets, and games to be built on-chain without relying on the single point of failure of a centralized oracle.
More about Band Protocol: https://linktr.ee/bandprotocol