In a strategic move in the cryptocurrency market,, known for its validation and institutional staking services, announced a partnership with the OKX exchange. This collaboration aims to offer cryptocurrency staking to institutional clients, a service that is gaining more and more relevance in the sector.

Through’s Staking as a Business (SaaB) model, businesses can now access top-notch staking services for a variety of digital assets, including Polkadot, Kusama (KSM), Celestia (TIA), and Cardano. This access is crucial as it allows institutions to actively participate in the returns provided by these assets without the need for advanced technical infrastructure.

According to P2P spokespeople, “Staking with OKX allows eligible users to enjoy an APR without the hassle of setting up new nodes. They also highlighted the main barriers that often discourage institutions from entering the staking market: a steep learning curve, considerable time investment and high operating costs.

In April this year, reached an important milestone by recording $7.5 billion in total value locked (TVL) and introduced the concept of “staking-as-a-business”. This model is an attempt to simplify and democratize access to staking for institutional clients. Alex Esin, CEO of, commented at the time: “Our goal is to assist in the establishment or amplification of staked assets within institutional products, ensuring that the stake contributes a minimum of 10% to total revenue, ideally reaching 20% .”

The growing interest in products such as SaaB, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and crypto exchange-traded products reflects a broader trend of institutional adoption. Recent reports, such as CoinShares’ “Digital Asset Fund Flows,” reveal that inflows into crypto exchange-traded funds and products reached $2 billion in May 2024, bringing the year-to-date value to more than $15 billion.


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