Digital Asset Staking Service

The service offers a secure and user-friendly interface, enabling users to stake their cryptocurrencies, contribute to blockchain networks, and earn rewards. With a focus on security, transparency, and a seamless user experience, the solution aims to provide a rewarding staking experience for users.

Digital Assets
Staking
Cryptocurrencies
Web Application
Security
Transparency
User Experience
Python
FastAPI

Customer

industry
Web3
region
USA
client since
2020

Our client, a prominent player in the digital assets industry, approached us to develop a web application that would simplify and enhance the staking process for their users. As a leading provider, they aimed to deliver a secure and user-friendly platform that allowed individuals to stake their cryptocurrencies, contribute to blockchain networks, and earn rewards.

With a focus on institutional-grade security, transparent practices, and a seamless user experience, our client sought to provide a rewarding staking experience for their customers.

Detailed information about the client cannot be disclosed under the provisions of the NDA.

Challenge

Our challenge was to develop the back-end part of the application. The task involved addressing the complexities of integrating with various custodians and ensuring the highest levels of security for user data.

We had to design a robust and scalable architecture that could handle the demands of processing staking transactions and managing user accounts efficiently. Additionally, complying with GDPR and CCPA regulations added an extra layer of complexity to the development process.

Solution

Our team architected a robust solution for the staking service, strategically combining cutting-edge technologies to ensure scalability, security, and an optimal user experience. By leveraging the power of GoLang and other advanced tools, we created a comprehensive back-end system that perfectly aligned with the unique requirements of the staking ecosystem.

Seamless integration with leading custodians was a priority, and we achieved this through the implementation of industry-standard communication protocols such as gRPC and RESTful APIs. These technologies facilitated efficient data exchange between the platform and custodial services, empowering users to interact seamlessly with the staking service.

Efficient transaction processing was a key focus area. Leveraging PostgreSQL, a robust relational database management system, we ensured secure and efficient storage of transactional data. Redis, our choice for an in-memory data store, significantly enhanced data caching and retrieval, resulting in heightened responsiveness and optimal performance.

Security and compliance were paramount concerns. We implemented stringent encryption measures, including TLS (Transport Layer Security) and industry-standard encryption algorithms, to provide a fortified shield for sensitive user data. Furthermore, adherence to essential regulations such as GDPR and CCPA was prioritized, with comprehensive data protection and privacy controls integrated throughout the system.

Scalability and performance optimization were at the core of our solution strategy. The power of cloud-based services, particularly Amazon Web Services (AWS), came into play here. Through AWS Lambda, we facilitated serverless code execution, enhancing efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Managed database services like Amazon RDS ensured exceptional database performance and scalability.

Our development approach included rigorous testing and quality assurance practices. Pytest and other testing frameworks were harnessed to validate the functionality and stability of the back-end system, guaranteeing a high level of reliability and preemptively addressing potential issues.

In summary, our solution provided an unshakeable foundation for the staking service, yielding a secure, efficient, and user-centric back-end system. The harmonious fusion of advanced technologies, including the prowess of GoLang, along with stringent security and compliance adherence, culminated in a resilient platform. Users are empowered to stake their digital assets confidently and seamlessly, fortified by the unmatched performance and reliability of our solution.

Results

Our back-end development efforts for the digital asset staking platform yielded significant results, contributing to an enhanced user experience and platform success. Key outcomes include:

  • Robust Security: We developed a secure back-end system that integrated seamlessly with custodians, ensuring the highest levels of data protection.
  • Efficient Transaction Processing: Our solution enabled smooth and reliable processing of staking transactions, with optimized algorithms and scalable architecture.
  • User-Friendly Account Management: Users could easily create and manage their staking accounts through intuitive features and robust authentication mechanisms.
  • GDPR and CCPA Compliance: We implemented stringent data protection measures, ensuring compliance with privacy regulations and user trust.
  • Integration Readiness: The back-end system was designed for easy integration with other platform components, enabling future expansion and feature integration.
  • Scalability and Performance: Our solution handled increased user demand and transaction volumes, delivering a responsive user experience.
  • Reliable Operation: Rigorous testing and quality assurance measures ensured a stable platform with minimal downtime.

These results demonstrate our commitment to delivering high-quality back-end solutions that meet client objectives and exceed user expectations.

800M

dollars total staked per year

10K

new clients per year

Team

5

Back-end engineers

3

Fullstack engineers

1

Team lead

Technology stack

backend

Python
Go
FastAPI
aiohttp
Pydantic
Celery
Htttpx
Kafka

frontend

React
JavaScript
Next.js
HTML5
CSS3
SCSS
Redux

Platforms

AWS