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 pool 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
In 2 days.
26.8 million ₳ Thanks to Over 320 Awesome Delegators Including IOG!
(About 1 email every 2 weeks)
Squid Pool now has a Telegram group! Join the discussion on Telegram at t.me/squidpool.
Project Catalyst Fund5 has started. This funding round has $2 million USD worth of ADA available for projects on Cardano! Check it out at cardano.ideascale.com.
As of March 31, the D parameter is now 0 maining that block production is completely decentralized and 100% of blocks are being made by community stakepools like Squid Pool and no blocks are being made by the original IOG nodes. This is a great milestone in the decentralization and growth of the Cardano network!
The Fair Min Fees Cardano Improvement Proposal submitted by Shawn has been moved to Review status and is tentatively now CIP-0017. It is designed 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.
Fun! Shawn won the Cardano Haiku competition! See the announcement and the poem on Twitter.
Squid Pool has been selected by IOG for delegation of over 3 million ADA! See the announcement on the IOG blog post.
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.