Bison Trails

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Bison Trails is a company that develops a blockchain infrastructure platform intended to provide decentralized blockchain participation. This crypto platform offers a full-stack offering for infrastructure and its constituents, including staking, validating, voting, transacting, and securing blockchain protocols.
HQNew York, NY, US

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)22(-12%)
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Key People/Management at Bison Trails

Joe Lallouz

Joe Lallouz

CEO and Co-Founder
Aaron Henshaw

Aaron Henshaw

CTO and Co-Founder
Evan Weiss

Evan Weiss

Head of Business Operations
Elizabeth Ralston

Elizabeth Ralston

General Counsel
Mike Armstrong

Mike Armstrong

Chief of Staff
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Bison Trails Office Locations

Bison Trails has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
16 Vestry St
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Bison Trails Financials and Metrics

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Bison Trails total Funding

$30.8 m

Bison Trails latest funding size

$25.5 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Bison Trails investors

Bison Trails's latest funding round in November 2019 was reported to be $25.5 m. In total, Bison Trails has raised $30.8 m
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Bison Trails News and Updates

Coinbase Buys Blockchain Infrastructure Startup Bison Trails

Bison Trails already partnered with Coinbase through its custody service.

Bison Trails Now Supports ‘Flow’ Blockchain From CryptoKitties Maker Dapper Labs

Bison Trails users can now build apps, games and more on Dapper Labs' scalable blockchain.

Bison Trails Hires Ex-Goldman Sachs VP as Legal Head

Blockchain infrastructure provider Bison Trails has hired BlockTower Capital’s former compliance director to be its first general counsel.

NEAR Protocol Enlists Bison Trails for Validator Support as It Heads Toward Full Mainnet

Bison Trails will help host the NEAR Protocol’s early validator set, currently consisting of over 150 nodes including some 40 of the project’s investors.

Network Bringing Bitcoin to DeFi Taps Libra Member Bison Trails for Staking Services

DeFi protocol Keep Network has tapped Bison Trails to provide non-custodial staking services for tBTC, an ERC-20 representation of bitcoin (BTC) deposits.

Bison Trails Blogs

Cardano’s stake pool pledge and margin mechanics

Aside from operating at the highest level of performance, there are three levers available for a Cardano stake pool operator to optimize rewards: the pool pledge, pool margin, and pool fixed cost. How to use these levers depends greatly on whether the operator’s goal is to run a private …

Bison Trails announces support for Helium

The Helium blockchain is transitioning to a decentralized proof of stake protocol to power the Helium network, a decentralized P2P wireless infrastructure for the internet of things (IoT). Bison Trails enables HNT holders to run their own validator, helping to secure the network and earning reward…

Bison Trails powers secure staking on the Celo network for Volt Capital

Bison Trails (, the leading blockchain infrastructure platform-as-a-service company, announced a collaboration with Volt Capital to enable secure staking on the Celo Network, a mobile-first Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchain network. Volt Capital is an early-stage venture firm t…

Bison Trails newsletter 014

Since our last update, Bison Trails published our in‐depth report on the infrastructure of CBDCs, launched our public validator for Chain, and examined NEAR’s Rainbow Bridge. Read on for more, including ecosystem updates and news from the herd. —Melissa Nelson Company News …

Meet Arti Villa Chandok: Product Engineer

Each profile in Bison Trails’ Meet the Herd series is the story of a member’s professional path: how they started their career and made their way to the world of blockchain. Interview by Mark Forscher. Q: Hi Arti! Tell us about what you do. What does it mean to be a Product Engineer at Bison Trai…

An in–depth exploration of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Central Bank Digital Currencies, commonly known as CBDCs, are digital currencies issued by a central bank, representing a new digital medium of exchange, settlement, and payment verification with the potential to restructure the global financial system and the way trades are settled. Intense fo…
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Bison Trails Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bison Trails founded?

    Bison Trails was founded in 2018.

  • Who are Bison Trails key executives?

    Bison Trails's key executives are Joe Lallouz, Aaron Henshaw and Evan Weiss.

  • How many employees does Bison Trails have?

    Bison Trails has 22 employees.

  • Who are Bison Trails competitors?

    Competitors of Bison Trails include Lightning Labs, IOST and Horizen.

  • Where is Bison Trails headquarters?

    Bison Trails headquarters is located at 16 Vestry St, New York.

  • Where are Bison Trails offices?

    Bison Trails has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Bison Trails have?

    Bison Trails has 1 office.