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How to tip AVAX to anyone on Twitter, Telegram, and Discord using AvalancheTipBot

AvalancheTipBot was developed by ablock as part of Avalanche-X, an accelerator for decentralized app developers building on Avalanche. The accelerator supports developers of decentralized applications with funding, resources, and access to the wider Avalanche community.

We would like to thank the Avalanche team for the successful collaboration and for supporting our work with a grant to make AvalancheTipBot a reality.

We supported Avalanche since the beginning. In June, we published guides on how to run a Denali testnet node. To…


Win 100k FTM in prizes!

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If you answered yes to any of the above, then you’re in the right place. If not, worry not! You can tell your creative friends and still get rewarded!

As part of our commitment to Fantom, we decided to set aside part of the staking rewards for special events like this one and reward our fantastic community.

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We are delighted to announce that ablock will be running mainnet nodes for Avalanche.

The community can stake their AVAX tokens with us to receive staking rewards, starting today.

Why should you stake with us?

We are supporting Avalanche since testnet

  • We know how Avalanche works. We ran Denali and Everest nodes to understand every detail of how to run a reliable validator for Avalanche.
  • We support the AVA community from day 1. Our guides helped others set up their nodes. Our scripts to launch and deploy nodes were used 502 times by 274 unique users during the Denali testnet.
  • We help educate the community. Our…


With this guide you’ll be able to become an AVA Denali Network Validator in 5 minutes! A script will take care of all the configuration for you.

The script has 3 main steps:

  1. Download and run the script to set up the VPS. Before moving on to the next steps, you’ll have to wait for the network to sync. This can take a while.
  2. Set up your username and password
  3. Launch the node configuration script

1 — Launch the script

First of all, connect to your VPS or have your Linux Ubuntu 18.04 machine running. If you don’t have a VPS, take a look at…


With this guide you’ll be able to launch a Fantom read-only validator in 2 minutes! A script will take care of all the configuration for you.

You will need to execute 3 steps:

  1. Connect to your VPS (We tested it on an EC2 AWS Instance running on Ubuntu 18)

2. Login in Super User mode with the command below:

sudo su

3. Launch the node configuration script:

curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ablockio/auto-lachesis-read-only-validator/master/launch.sh | bash

You should now be able to see your read-only node synchronizing with the Opera network. You’ll have something like this :


What is a testnet?

A Testnet is a network for running tests. Its utility is to perform tests and run experimental features before the project goes into production. The testnet is a sandboxed environment for improvements and optimizations, before deploying them on the mainnet.

What is Avalanche?

Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching highly decentralized applications, new financial primitives, and new interoperable blockchains. It is a dedicated platform for the development of tokens and decentralized applications.

Dedicated mainly to decentralized finance, Avalanche wants to use the full potential of Avalanche protocols to build a reliable and efficient infrastructure. …


We want to congratulate Fantom for its smart medicine pilot project to track pharmaceutical products in Afghanistan.
The Afghan Ministry of Health and three pharmaceutical companies chose Fantom technology and blockchain to ensure the authenticity of medical products and battle the spread of counterfeit drugs.

“Fantom, with the endorsement of the Afghanistan Ministry of Health, has partnered with Royal Star, one of the biggest pharmaceutical distributors in Afghanistan; Nabros Pharma, a privately-owned pharmaceutical producer in India; and Bliss GVS, a public company listed on the National Stock Exchange of India and with revenues exceeding USD$120m. …


Two days ago Fantom staking rewards unlocked 🥳

We gave back almost 250,000 FTM to our stakers! We are very proud of the support we received, and we’re happy to be part of this growing ecosystem.

ablock incentive programs recap

Degressive Fees
This program allows you to reduce your fees by staking larger amounts.
Several of our stakers benefited from this incentive.

To date, we paid out 121,956 FTM of fees give-back to the community, according to the following structure:


#1 node on LTO Network — low fees, giveback program, community tools

At ablock we focus on community. To support it, we launched several initiative and tools the LTO community.

Low Fees

Our fees are the lowest, starting at 3.5% fee.
Thanks to our degressive fee program, our stakers can bring down fees even further to 2.5%.

Every 50k LTO staked, fees decrease by 0.1%

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Staking validator for PoS blockchains | community tools | services for blockchain networks & validator nodes. Website: ablock.io

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