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Who are we?

The Arthur J Goldman (AJG) Consultants is a collaboration of active members of the Cardano community who strive to deliver the highest quality of service for all Stake Pool Owners, Operators and Delegators.

Arthur J Goldman (AJG) specialises in cyber security, blockchain solutions and investments. Our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) has been involved in Cardano Project since 2018 and participated in the Incentivised TestNet (ITN) alongside being a member of the Cardano Pioneer Family (Friends & Family).

Arthur J Goldman (AJG) supports many stake pool owners and operators at different levels of their pool operation journey. This varies from marketing, security and performance reviews to advance technical service and support. We have assisted over 250+ pool operators and continuing to support the Stake Pool Operator (SPO) community

What is Cardano?

Cardano is designed to be the worlds most advanced cryptocurrency. It is a 3rd generation blockchain developing a smart contract platform to deliver more advanced features than any previous protocols including Bitcoin and Ethereum. With its groundbreaking proof-of-stake mechanism and peer-reviewed academic research, Cardano achieves scalability, interoperability and sustainability needed for real-world applications. Cardano is designed to be the choice of large-scale, mission-critical Decentralised Applications (DApps) that will underpin the economy of our future.

The Arthur J Goldman (AJG) are committed to the mission of Cardano, supports it’s initiatives and contributes to decentralization and security of the network.

What is Staking?

Staking is a process by which you are rewarded financially for delegating your Ada to the Cardano network. There are two options available to you as an Ada holder. You can run your own stake pool or you can invest with an already existing stake pool.

Operating and running a private stake pool comes at a huge price. For starters, you would need operational knowledge of how to run and maintain a Cardano node, as well as system operator skills, the experience of DevOps and server administration skills. You would also be required to invest a considerable amount of time, money and effort.

Investing with an already existing stake pool removes the need for any technical expertise, as all the hard work has already been done by somebody else allowing you to participate and gain the reward. By staking your Ada to Arthur J Goldman (AJG) company stake pool [KING1] you earn real rewards whilst having complete access to all of your funds 24/7, and these rewards are projected to be up to 5.6% in the first year.

You are always in complete control on your Ada when staking because you retain 100% ownership of your private keys and mnemonic phrases, so never give this information to anyone that asks.

Want to become a Stake Pool Operator?

It is important to remember the role of a stake pool operator: To ensure reliable, 24/7 operation of a network node.

As a stake pool operator, you have a responsibility to the Ada holders who delegate to you but also to the health of the network itself. This requires a stable and reliable network infrastructure and system operation and server administration skills along with experience in development and operations.

As a stake pool service provider Arthur J Goldman assists with all elements of the pool operations. This includes, setting up the nodes with multiple relays across global cloud services, providing guidance on regular updates and upgrades and most importantly managing and monitoring the security and performance of the stake pool. If you are interested in running a stake pool, we can help!

Meet the Team

Ali Zeb, Founder and CEO of Arthur J Goldman Consultants with over twenty years of leading industry expertise in information and cyber security. Ali has served as the security advisory committee member for the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Lloyds of London. Ali is currently serving as an advisory council member for InfoSecurity Europe and global advisory board member for the EC-Council.

As a global strategist and leader, Ali has designed, driven, and delivered complex Information Security, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain solutions at strategic, tactical and operational levels. Ali has a proven track record of delivering international technology strategy programmes and complete digital transformations for FTSE 100 organisations. Ali has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Bachelor of Science with Honours in Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Computing, and an Oxford Blockchain Strategy Program from Said Business School, University of Oxford.

Lauris aka StakePool247, Chief Technology Officer at Arthur J Goldman has been involved in the Cardano project since 2018 and crypto industry since late 2013 when he built his first bitcoin mining farm (GPUs and later ASICs). Lauris has a strong technical background and has been working as an IT lecturer (Linux administration). He started his career working for large corporations including Microsoft and Samsung but left the corporate world to start his own business. Cardano is now one of his main projects where he serves as a member of Cardano Pioneer Family (Family & Friends).

Alongside running his own stake pool Ticker: EU01, which started on the ITN and now migrated to the Mainnet, Lauris also provides security and performance monitoring for pools globally. Lauris has supported over 350+ stake pool operators by guiding them on how to setup and run a stake pool using the following channels:

Telegram channel | YouTube videos | Online manual

My goal is to educate and create technical awareness on how to run a successful stake pool. Cardano has a HUGE potential to change the whole blockchain industry from which a lot of people around the world would benefit. But to succeed, we need to build this on Solid Foundation – and one of the blocks in this foundation are pool operators and their mindset. I am willing to put my time in developing the right mindset and technical knowledge and awareness about the project so Cardano would become the gold standard in the blockchain industry.  By joining Arthur J Goldman we are bringing the best of 2 worlds – business and technology, which is the cornerstone for successful stake pool so our delegators can have peace of mind” Lauris

Jwad Asif, Chief Product Officer at Arthur J Goldman Consultants, with over 16 years’ industry experience with the last 5 years working in FinTech Product Development at a global leading payment provider. Jwad has delivered award winning product, from Innovative Alternative Payments, Fraud using Artificial Intelligence (AI), Foreign Exchange using Blockchain, Open Banking, Robotic Process Automation, Enterprise Data to name a few. Jwad has also successfully lead the global transformation of Agile product delivery, being SAFe Certified driving Business and Technical Agility within the organisation to deliver measured value from top down. Jwad is a Product Strategy advisor at an executive level with Delivery at board level. Jwad has a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Information Systems Engineering.

Ritesh Patel, Chief Development Officer at Arthur J Goldman Consultants, with over 20 years of experience in software development for both desktop and web applications. Ritesh has spent 10 years in the construction industry developing solutions for desktop, web and handheld devices. Ritesh has managed and delivered in every stage of the software development life cycle, including design creation, coding, debugging, testing, and maintenance, with speciality in Microsoft technologies and C#. He have managed and delivered multinational programs in both .Net Framework and .Net Core and is well verse in ASP.NET technology accompanied with range of supporting web technologies. Ritesh has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems.

Our Services


Over 20 years of experience in Information Technology. Our staking pool operators, StakePool247 have been involved in Cardano Project since 2018 and participated in the ITN. StakePool247 are also a member of the Cardano Pioneer Family (Friends & Family)


Secure system keeps unwanted traffic from impacting pool performance.


High availability Google Cloud infrastructure with backup relays providing 99.99% guaranteed uptime.


We do not charge any costs for running and maintaining our enterprise level global infrastructure, only a tiny profit margin.

Fixed Fee (ADA): 340ADA
Variable Fee: 2%-3%


Our team constantly monitors and reviews metrics to insure peak performance of the stake pools, translating into higher rewards for our stake pool participants.


We are committed to push the decentralisation as far as possible. Our long-term plan is to host a node on every continent and support the upcoming Smart Contracts, DApps and DeFi Technology on Cardano.

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