Squid Pool (Ticker: SQUID) is a Cardano stakepool deployed on Amazon infrastructure with custom built monitoring to provide superior reliability and performance at the low rate of 0.8% with minimum fixed fee.
Our mission is to be an integral part of bringing to life the Cardano vision of creating more fair and transparent systems that push power to the people, by providing professional grade services while supporting the improvement of Cardano and the development of the ecosystem.
Squid Pool has been running since day 1 of the Incentivized Testnet (December 2019) and has a history of superior performance and returns that you can count on!
Squid Pool runs on 4 powerful servers with dual hot swappable block producers for ZERO downtime during maintenance and software upgrades.
Located in Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Running in the cloud.
Serving the world!
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Note that it is normal for a perfectly performing node to lose an occasional block due to "slot battles" which are an unaviodable part of the Cardano network protocol.
Annualized Return on Staking
Average of Lifetime Rewards
22.9 million ₳ Thanks to Over 220 Awesome Delegators Including IOG!
Fun! Shawn won the Cardano Haiku competition! See the announcement and the poem on Twitter.
Check out the Fair Min Fees Cardano Improvement Proposal (CIP) submitted by Shawn to create a more fair stakepool marketplace, give delegators to smaller pools more rewards and improve decentralization and network resiliency. Show your support in the discussion on the Cardano Forum.
Squid Pool has been selected by IOG for delegation of over 3 million ADA! See the announcement on the IOG blog post.
Cardano k parameter has changed from 150 to 500 on December 6. With new maximum saturation of about 64 million ADA, this will push stake to more pools and help decentralize the network making it more resilient.
Check out the Non-Centralizing Rankings Cardano Improvement Proposal (CIP) submitted by Shawn to improve Daedalus stakepool rankings. Join the discussion on the Cardano Forum.
Squid Pool Pledge
Pledge helps secure the network and increases delegator rewards.