The Ouroboros Proof of Stake Protocol, Highly Scalable and Sustainably Secure
The Ouroboros proof-of-stake protocol (PoS) provides, and improves upon, the security guarantees of the proof-of-work protocol (PoW) established by Bitcoin - at a fraction of the time & cost.
Incentives For Participants
To ensure the sustainability of the Cardano blockchain, the protocol features reward mechanism via the native ADA cryptocurrency;
- Rewards stake pool operators
- Passive income to ADA holders that delegate their ADA to a stake pool.