In just over two months, Stacking has paid out more than $8.5M in BTC via Stacking rewards. And while Stacking, at over 21%, is by far the highest Bitcoin APY we’ve been able to find, it’s about much more. Stacking helps secure the Stacks network, attracts new users to crypto, is helping people earn Bitcoin at a time when supply on exchanges is at a two-year low
, and is pushing the whole Stacks Ecosystem forward.
We believe Stacking is already (and will continue to be) a key first step for new users and contributors as the Stacks Ecosystem continues to grow. Let’s review a few things we've learned from the first 5 cycles of Stacking since the launch of Stacks 2.0 in January to explore why we think that just a bit further.