The Referendum phase of the second HOPR DAO governance experiment is now live and will run for just under 24hrs, until noon CET on Tuesday 19th October!


It’s time for the second HOPR DAO experiment! Last time the DAO voted on providing liquidity, and we saw one of the highest governance participation rates in the whole of crypto. This time we’re interested in the community’s opinion of how to spend almost $300k controlled by the DAO. …


The first testnet of the HOPR staking program begins later this week! Previous testnets have included a large gamified component, with daily tasks, games and puzzles. …


With over 10m HOPR staked and growing, the HOPR staking program is off to a great start. If you haven’t started staking yet, you can learn more in our article here and then begin earning HOPR tokens at stake.hoprnet.org.

But that’s just the beginning. Over the next six months, you’ll…


It’s been just over a year since we began our partnership with Elrond, and both projects have gone from strength to strength. Today we’re pleased to be deepening our collaboration with a new commitment to protecting Elrond’s users and securing tools built on the Elrond chain.

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The advent of Web3…


The HOPR staking program is now live! This tutorial will show you how to stake your xHOPR tokens using the staking interface. Rewards will accumulate after July 27th and can be claimed at any time.

IMPORTANT: The HOPR staking contract lives on xDAI chain, and stakes are in xHOPR. You…


HOPR’s gamified staking program is here! This post will run through all the major details, including timings, rewards, and how the NFT boost system works. When you’re ready to get started, head to https://stake.hoprnet.org to begin.

Staking and locking

The contract will be available for staking deposits from July 20th. The contract will…


This is the second episode in a new series covering the basics of HOPR. You can find the first episode here.

The HOPR protocol is special because it protects both your data AND your connection metadata. But what is this metadata, and why is protecting it so important?

Connection metadata…


One of the most important announcements from our recent community call was the imminent launch of HOPR’s first staking program. This six month-scheme takes standard yield farming and gives a gamified twist thanks to collectible NFTs which can boost your APY. …


This is the first episode in a new series covering the basics of HOPR. Join us each week for a new update.

The Reality of the Today’s Internet

Imagine a list of everything you’ve done online this week, and when. Everyone you messaged or called. Every social media interaction, crypto exchange visit, takeout order, doctors appointment…

Rik Krieger

Rik Krieger is Co-Founder at HOPR, holds an Executive MBA from the University of Zurich and has extensive experiences in Business-Development

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