🔥Crypto Fireside #3. Alessandro Grunwald From Sprout Pool. A Cardano Pool That Mints Blocks and Plants Trees

Alessandro and his rescue dog Balto.

A: Hello! Who are you and what do you do?

A: Explain what a Cardano Stake Pool is.

A: What’s your backstory and how did you become interested in Cardano and stake pools?

A: Take us through the process of running and setting it all up.

AWS server architecture design
Current Sprout Pool logo

A: Describe the process of launching Sprout Pool.

A: Since launch, what has worked to attract and retain delegators?

A: How are you doing today and what does the future look like?

A: You mentioned moving away from AWS. I just finished interviewing Dimitar Dimitrov from SAFE. Have you considered combining Cardano with another project whose focus is decentralized web/storage?

A: Through starting Sprout Pool, have you learned anything particularly helpful or advantageous?

A: What tools do you use day-to-day?

A: What have been the most influential books, podcasts, or other resources?

A: You said you’re a backend developer (you have a day job), how do you fit the stake pool operation in with life stuff?

Alessandro and fiancée

A: Advice for other creators, entrepreneurs, or developers who want to get started or are just starting out?

A: Where do you see this entire space going in the next 5 years, 10 years?

A: Where can we go to learn more?

A: Thank you, Alessandro!

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