Blockdaemon, a U.S.-based blockchain infrastructure platform for node management, announced on Monday the acquisition of Lunie, a staking and governance platform for the management of Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchains. Blockdaemon reported the acquisition will significantly strengthen its existing service offering by enhancing its scope into areas of governance and cross-protocol alignment of tooling. As part of the acquisition, Lunie’s technology and management team will also join Blockdaemon.
Established in 2019, Lunie notably provides a full suite of services to help developers manage staking and governance on Proof-of-Stake blockchains. With simple multi-product user experiences for interacting with the staking economy, Lunie offers a seamless experience to a range of PoS networks including Cosmos, Polkadot, Kusama, and Terra.
Speaking about the acquisition, Jordan Bibla, CEO and Co-founder of Lunie, stated,
“Blockdaemon’s vision to enable developers, enterprises and institutions to easily manage and scale up their blockchain operations, is a mission that Lunie is firmly committed to. Joining forces allows us to strategically align to expand our service offering to help businesses simplify the process of joining the blockchain economy.”
Konstantin Richter, CEO and Founder of Blockdaemon, added:
“Our acquisition of Lunie represents Blockdaemon’s commitment to the continued development of our node management solutions and bolsters our position at the forefront of innovation in blockchain infrastructure. Lunie’s technology team brings deep domain-specific expertise in the areas of staking and governance that will enable us to broaden our joint service offering in blockchain infrastructure.”
Founded in 2017, Blockdaemon describes itself as a blockchain deployment facilitator. Its solution is fully portable, allowing its users to switch networks and chains easily without any worries about picking the “perfect” network configuration.