Updated: November 2019
NovaBlock is a Bitcoin mining pool focused
on the North American mining market. NovaBlock is headquartered in San Jose
with independent offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Calgary.
NovaBlock gathered hash rate from
customers privately in 2018 and became public with their operations in August
2019. As of November 2019, the pool is the 12th largest in terms of
Yuki Sun and Charles Popper act as co-CEOs
of NovaBlock. Yuki formerly worked in Global Business Development for Bitmain
NovaBlock’s pooling operations are
entirely focused on Bitcoin with no support for altcoin mining pools. NovaBlock
employs its own reward scheme branded NovaPPS+. NovaPPS+ is modelled on the pay
per share (PPS) payout scheme whereby miners connected to the pool receive
regular payouts based on the proportion of hash rate they contribute. With
NovaPPS+, miners connected to NovaBlock also collect a proportion of the
Further to mining pool services, NovaBlock
specializes in software and infrastructure projects for mining operations.
NovaBlock engineers have designed a Smart Modular Data Center (SMDC) product,
to optimize the design of data centres dedicated to mining. NovaBlock engineers
have also been experimenting with liquid immersion solutions.
NovaBlock has announced that they will be
carrying out a global mining tour in 2020. The global mining tour will host
meetups in North America, Canada, Asia, and Europe. Dallas, Calgary, Nursultan,
and Chengdu are among the cities scheduled to have meetups.
App Download: https://novablock.com/download