Stakepools are the backbone of Cardano's Proof-of-Stake consensus mechanism and process the transactions that occur on the the Cardano blockchain in a decentralized manner. Through Cardano's 2nd
layer scaling solution "Hydra" stakepools will also be responsible to scale the transactions per seconds capability of the network. Taking such a crucial role pool operators need to
ensure their nodes are online 24/7 and technically able to fullfill their duties.
Hermes Stakepool is running on the following fee structure:
2% margin + minimum fixed fee
To honour our pools we pledged a total of 250k ADA from our personal stake