August witnessed an explosion of progress for Persistence and our community. Our liquid staking protocol pSTAKE continued to confidently find its footing in the industry and began making waves, consistently smashing through TVL milestones, while the TVL of XPRT pools on Osmosis and Emeris continued to rise sharply.

We surpassed a whopping 200,000 transactions on the Persistence network with over 13,500 XPRT wallets created. Our team set a Spartan pace as we built connections and relationships with some of the finest folks in the cryptosphere. …


We’re excited to announce the winners of the pSTAKE Staking Gala! The Staking Gala was held from July 2nd until July 9th to further refine our liquid staking application before launching on mainnet in July. There was a total rewards pool of $20,000 distributed to the top 100 participants.

We’re truly grateful to all the pSTAKE pioneers who participated in the Staking Gala and congratulations to all the winners! With your support, we were able to further refine our liquid staking solution to make pSTAKE a cut above the rest.

Staking Gala Leaderboard

Here are the rankings:

  • Diamond: 1 winner, $1000 per winner…


Last month will be remembered as a turning point in Persistence’s history. pSTAKE took the stage by force securing its spot as the most efficient liquid staking product in the market. XPRT continued to grow in dominance within Cosmos DeFi, and we continued to forge alliances with industry leaders.

Furthermore, our team hosted many rewarding community events which showcased our innovative multi-chain products. Many onlookers joined the community to build stronger DeFi & staking strategies for the future, realizing pSTAKE’s potential.

Additionally, Persistence leadership took time to hit key media outlets, letting the cryptosphere know we mean business. We are…


The month of June came and went in a flash, while our team forged new paths through the metaverse and pushed forward despite market volatility. At Persistence we believe there’s no better time to focus on BUIDLing than when the market is uncertain. As you’ll soon read below, we certainly lived up to our own mantra, closing out yet another highly successful month.

In June we released the Alpha version of our liquid staking protocol, pSTAKE, along with a huge trove of educational materials in order to ready our community for pSTAKE’s upcoming mainnet launch. Furthermore, XPRT was listed on…


The month of May has been a blur, and the “noise” has seemed to have reached a crescendo. Though many are worried amid uncertain market conditions, we are not, instead we’re more driven than ever. Continuing to build on the success of an amazing April, we did not rest on our laurels, but rather we accelerated our progress.

In May, our staked XPRT percentage rose above 89%, our network surpassed 50,000 transactions, Comdex (one of our next-gen products) surpassed $100 million in transactional volume, and we introduced our highly anticipated liquid staking product launching in June — pSTAKE!

Moreover, we…


If you’re interested in being on the cutting edge of assisting in fueling a protocol powering next-gen financial products then this is your moment!

Right now, the world is transitioning into a new digital age. New ecosystems are being created giving life to new opportunities. Today we launch the Guardians of Persistence ambassador program; your opportunity to join the Persistence ecosystem and work on propelling a forward thinking and technologically advanced protocol is here.

Join Persistence, join a family of like-minded individuals, and help to usher in the new financial paradigm alongside us. This is a way to get your…


Action-packed April has just zipped by!

Continuing to build on the success of a monumental March, we pushed ahead and accelerated as we raced through April. Last month alone we witnessed our first two exchange listings, on AscendEX and Gate.io, and launched XPRT staking with 35%+ APR straight out of the gates. Meanwhile our industrious CEO, Tushar Aggarwal, was featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia 2021 and our XPRT token was trending on CoinMarketCap, in yet more clear indications that the world is waking up to Persistence.

Additionally, we continued to forge valuable industry collaborations and pushed ahead ramping…


The Persistence Core-1 Mainnet was recently launched with a limited set of carefully selected validators in order to ensure a smooth mainnet launch and the best possible staking experience. Read about our successful mainnet launch and our world-class genesis validators here:

We are now inviting all interested parties to run a validator node for Persistence, ushering in further decentralization. We are committed to ensuring the utmost security and robustness of our network, and our validator ecosystem is playing a major role on this front.

All validators play an important role, however some go above and beyond to support the growth…


TL;DR

  • We are preparing to distribute rewards for the three completed StakeDrop campaigns (Cosmos, Terra and Kava)
  • Rewards will now be distributed in the form of native XPRT tokens, as opposed to Ethereum-based XPRT tokens as originally planned
  • This means StakeDrop participants will be able to stake their XPRT token rewards for 35%+ APR even while they’re locked
  • Participants will need to create a Persistence wallet and submit their wallet address via another Magic Transaction according to the timelines detailed below
  • This update to the distribution mechanism is of considerable benefit to the community

With the XPRT token launch now complete…


March was a momentous month for Persistence and our community!

In each month of 2021, we’ve accomplished more than the last, but this past month was truly exceptional! In March alone, we launched our mainnet, conducted XPRT’s long-anticipated TGE, completed token auctions on AscendEx (formerly BitMax), trading of XPRT began, and we launched XPRT staking with rewards of 35%+ APR.

Additionally, we hosted Proof-of-Stake: The New Paradigm, one of the year’s biggest PoS events, during which thought leaders from the PoS ecosystem joined us for an action-packed day of presentations, panel discussions and fireside chats on some of the industry’s…

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