Fast, reliable, and secure ADA stake pool on the Cardano blockchain—backed by the 99.9% uptime guarantee of Amazon Web Services and operated by the team at Viper Science.
Ticker: VIPER
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More information about our pool can be found at the Official Shelly Block Explorer.

Low Fees

Our pool has a fixed fee of 25 ADA plus a 2% variable fee. This fee structure distributes 98% of the block rewards each epoch (minus the 25 ADA) to our delegators.

High Reliability

We operate VIPER stake pool on Amazon Web Service (AWS) cloud servers for guaranteed hardware performance and security.

Open Communication

Join our Telegram channel to receive pool announcements and to ask us questions! We look forward to hearing from you!

Remember, no pools should ever charge you for staking, and pools do not have access to your ADA! Pools collect a fee by taxing the block rewards before distributing it to the delegators. Read more about how pools take their payments here.


Coming Soon!


We've developed several resources to aid you in your ADA staking journey. Please enjoy and send us feedback!

Getting Started with Yoroi (ITN)

Step-by-step tutorial explaining how to get up and running earning real rewards with the Yoroi wallet on the incentivized testnet (ITN).

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How to Select a Stake Pool (ITN)

A Reddit post providing details to consider when selecting a stake pool on the incentivized testnet (ITN).

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The Team

Constantly working to ensure your ADA works for you!

Dylan Crocker, Ph.D.

Pool Operator

Hello, I've been a part of the Cardano community since early 2018, when I purchased some of my first ADA at over 40 cents! Ever since learning about the project, I've wanted to run a stake pool and help decentralize what I believe to be the best cryptocurrency project in the world. My background is electrical engineering, in which I have a Ph.D. from Georgia Tech. Through my work on high-performance electromagnetic simulations, I developed my Linux sysadmin skills. Thank you for considering the VIPER stake pool! - Dylan

Contact Us

Our primary form of communication with delegators is our official Telegram channel.